Senior Distribution Engineer
Las Vegas, NV 
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Job Description:

This position is potentially for remote work. No specific location required.

No two career paths will ever look the same. Atwe know the most talented and diverse engineering professionals will always have a multitude of career choices; your time at Leidos will be a wise investment in your career and in yourself.

Protect yourself and your family with theof working for a world-class employer.you join a Fortune 500 company and one of Ethisphere Institute's "World's Most Ethical Companies."

Successful candidates can look forward to a fast paced, diverse work environment and flexible work hours/work arrangements as well as managers who will encourage career development and growth including:

  • Engineer in Training Certificate (EIT)
  • Professional Engineer License (PE)
  • Project Management Professional (PMP)
  • Leadership training
  • Management opportunities

In this role, you can also expect to gain experience / expertise in:

  • NESC
  • Structural Pole Modeling
  • Electrical Power Calculations
  • GIS design
  • Project management
  • Financial management

Currently, we have an opportunity for a Senior Distribution Engineerfor electric utility engineering. This position will be working with our growing Power Distribution Engineering team. This role will require leading other distribution engineers, oversight and qaqc of both simple and complex engineering projects, working directly with clients, and ensuring the Leidos reputation of high quality is maintained.

Background must haves

  • Associates Of Science (preferably engineering) from an accredited college or university and 4+ years of relevant experience OR a Bachelors Of Science (preferably engineering) and 2+ years of relevant experience OR a Master's and 1+ year of relevant experience. Bachelors degree or higher is preferred. Relevant experience is either working directly with an electric utility or an electric utility consulting company, performing design engineering (EIT/FE credentials or PE license is preferred).
  • Execution of distribution projects from kickoff through design approved
  • QAQC expertise
  • Customer interaction
  • Process documentation
  • Experience with the NESC and/or CA GO95
  • (Local customer/job related travel is anticipated and will be reimbursed at IRS approved rates)
  • Candidate must provide their own reliable transportation

Nice to haves

  • Experience providing estimated costs, development of a BOM, calculating the CIAC
  • Experience with design tools such as Pole Foreman, O-Calc, Spida-Calc
  • Experience using MicroStation--performing Electrical Distribution design
  • Experience with Joint Use and Colocation projects
  • Experience with rear to front lot conversion projects

Professional Attributes

  • Strong communication skills, written and interpersonal communications skillsand supporting of customer advocacy
  • Collaborative and inclusive of individuals of diverse backgrounds and geographic locations
  • Positive attitude
  • Ability to work with limited supervision
  • Professional dress and demeanor
  • Attention to detail
  • Highly organized
  • Excellent time management

Typical Day

10%-30% working with client in office or field visit

60%-80% Engineering and development of design pkgs for customer

10% admin/planning/customer followup

Leidos is a trusted and technology-focused solutions provider. Utilities and mobile operators rely on our Power Delivery Services Team for reliable power and telecommunication expertise, as reflected through our work with more than 50 investor-owned utilities, more than 160 municipals/cooperatives, as well as a growing number of mobile operators, local utility providers and private developers. In addition to providing engineering and project management services, Leidos works with an established group of industry-leading construction partners delivering meaningful Energy Delivery Solutions. Our recognition as an industry leader is confirmed by the latest national rankings by Engineering News-Record (ENR) ranking Leidos within the Top 10 T&D Firms, and Top 10 Power Firms.

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External Referral Bonus:Eligible

External Referral Bonus $:5000

Potential for Telework:Yes, 75%

Clearance Level Required:None

Travel:Yes, 10% of the time

Scheduled Weekly Hours:40

Shift:Day

Requisition Category:Professional

Job Family:Distribution Design Engineering

Pay Range:

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Job Summary
Company
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
4+ years
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