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Power Systems Electrical Engineer


Systems Engineer


Des Plaines, Illinois, United States


Are you looking to accelerate your professional development and advance your career? We invite you to explore joining Leidos.

The National Airspace Systems Integration Support (NISC) program at Leidos is seeking a recent college graduate with a degree in Electrical Engineering. You will provide support to the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) located in Des Plaines, IL.

The Junior Engineer will support the daily operations of the FAA Central Service Area (CSA) Engineering Services Infrastructure Team.

Working with a Senior Level Engineer, your duties may include :

  • Plan and design electrical systems for a variety of FAA buildings and structures.
  • Perform on-site surveys to develop “to-scale” designs and detailed reports.
  • Generate sketches showing relation of proposed installation in existing or new facilities with exact specifications and dimensions.
  • Test and analyze power systems and participate in construction inspections and final inspections inclusive of CAI and JAI.
  • Prepare construction drawings and prepare site-specific specifications and contract documents and independent cost estimates.
  • Generate and coordinate the Integrated Risk Management Checklists (IRMC), communication plans, project risk register, to meet Operational Risk Management (ORM) requirements.
  • Coordinate and complete Work Permits required for potential impact to lead and asbestos that may be encountered during construction.
  • Participate in meetings inclusive of the pre-construction meeting and on-site construction meetings with stakeholders to coordinate electrical systems with other ongoing construction and projects.
  • Plan, schedule, and coordinate construction project activities to meet milestones and deadlines; working directly with stakeholders and contractors.
  • Manage and participate in on-site cutovers, testing and restoration of facilities.
  • Prepare, maintain, and provide periodic updates of project to team, management, and stakeholders.
  • Manage multiple projects towards successful on-time completion.
  • Review contractor design and construction submittals.
  • Perform internal design reviews of FAA designed power projects.
  • Effectively communicate in written and verbal form.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Must have a Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering or Power related degree from an accredited College/University and 4 years of work experience.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite and able to organize documentation, and have an awareness of general documentation systems.
  • Proficiency with AUTOCAD.
  • Ability to obtain Public Trust Clearance.
  • Ability to travel up to 25% of the time.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Familiar with arc flash studies.

Pay Range:

Pay Range $81,250.00 - $146,875.00

The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.