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Leidos

Telecommunications Engineer ( R-00056341 )

Telecommunications

Engineer

Yearly

No

Honolulu, Hawaii, United States

Description

Job Description:

Leidos Engineering is seeking a Telecommunications Engineer to join our Power Delivery team at our Honolulu HI and support our electric utility clients’ capital projects and programs.

Our Power Delivery Services division provides engineering consulting services to both public and investor-owned electric utilities offering comprehensive planning and engineering of electric transmission and distribution, and substation projects nationwide.

Telecommunications Engineer responsibilities:

• Perform planning and engineering in support of telecommunication systems and telecommunication projects.
• Design telecommunication systems for transmission line and substation projects/facilities.
• Design, modify or upgrade networks using Ethernet, fiber optic, copper, microwave, radio, leased service, or cellular utilizing client standards or developing new standards.
• Conducting communication network studies for wide, metro and local area networks
• Establish project schedules and budgets.
• Develop drawings and specifications for utility telecommunication system projects
• Create bills of materials for telecommunication equipment; obtain quotes and order materials.
• Coordinate with other internal engineering departments, external contractors and utility construction crews.
• Travel to project sites to collect information on existing conditions.

Qualifications:
• Requires a Bachelors of Science in Engineering degree (Electrical or Computer Engineering) and a minimum of 2+ years of prior relevant experience working directly with an electric utility or an electric utility consulting company, performing design engineering. A Master’s degree and less than 2 years of experience will also be considered.
• Certifications and Licenses: Fundamentals of Engineer certification required; a Professional Engineering license is a plus for candidates with the requisite experience
• Experience with the National Electric Safety Code (NESC) and other applicable industry standards.
• Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office suite of software (e.g., Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Project).
• Capability to learn a variety of client software packages and databases as required
• Must be comfortable in both a field and office setting.
• Must be able to lift 20 pounds.
• Must possess the physical ability to support fieldwork in, at times, rough terrain in order to access more remote project locations.

Professional attributes:
• Strong verbal and written communication skills within a team environment.
• Good interpersonal skills – may be in a client-facing role.
• Ability to work independently with limited supervision.
• Ability to work effectively in teams.
• Positive attitude and professional demeanor.
• Collaborative and inclusive of individuals of diverse backgrounds and geographic locations.
• Ability to operate in a fast-paced engineering/production environment.
• Ability to balance multiple assignments and priorities.

PDSPM

External Referral Bonus:Eligible

External Referral Bonus $:2000

Potential for Telework:No

Clearance Level Required:None

Travel:Yes, 10% of the time

Scheduled Weekly Hours:40

Shift:Day

Requisition Category:Professional

Job Family:Electrical Engineering

Pay Range: