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Lead Distribution Engineer

Company: Leidos
Location: Florissant
Posted on: May 25, 2023

Job Description:

Description Looking for an opportunity to unleash your potential?At Leidos, we deliver innovative solutions through the efforts of our diverse and talented people who are dedicated to our customer's success. We empower our teams, contribute to our communities, and operate sustainably. Everything we do is built on a commitment to do the right thing for our customers, our people, and our community. Our Mission, Vision, and Values guide the way we do business.If this sounds like an environment where you can thrive, keep reading!We are seeking a Lead Distribution Engineer to join our electric utility design engineering team in the St. Louis area. - -Those with multiple years of experience may assist in leading teams of (engineers and) designers. This would include both technical work, such as oversight of engineering projects, as well as involvement in team and employee development. In this role, you will be tasked with oversight and QA/QC of simple engineering projects, working directly with clients, and ensuring the Leidos reputation of high quality is maintained. The position will require you to develop construction work packages for the electric distribution system using various software systems and construction standards. Distribution systems may be in an OH, UG, or URD environment. Project work may include new business and reliability designs. - -**This role is remote, but the candidate must be local to St. Louis, MO. area. -Your greatest work is ahead!The Mission
Leidos Civil Group helps modernize infrastructure, systems, and security. We are a trusted partner to both government and highly-regulated commercial customers looking for transformative solutions in mission IT, security, software, engineering, and operations. We work with our customers including the FAA, DOE, NASA, National Science Foundation, Transportation Security Administration, Custom and Border Protection, airports, and electric utilities to make the world safer, healthier, and more efficient. Our customers take on the toughest challenges out there, and at times need a helping hand from specialists in their fields. We combine our scale as a Fortune 500 company with the deep technical knowledge of our core capabilities and the expertise of our talented and diverse workforce to deliver mission-centric innovations. For each of these core capabilities, we have developed proven, repeatable processes that help us deliver agile, cost-effective solutions to foster a better world. - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -To explore and learn more, click here!Are you ready to make an impact? Begin your journey of a flourishing and meaningful career, share your resume with us today!The Challenge:

  • Work packages will be developed using Computer Aided Design (CAD) tools, Geographic Information Systems (GIS), Work Management Systems (WMS), and other client systems.
  • Project work will require performing engineering calculations that may include: structural analysis of poles, guying, cable pulling, electric demand, transformer sizing, voltage drop and flicker, and coordination of protective devices. -
  • Assignments may also include: preparing forestry trimming requests, facilitating permit and Right-of-Way acquisition, developing BOM, estimating costs, and customer advocacy such as acquiring easements. -
  • Work assignments will include traveling by motor vehicle to various project locations located throughout the area to conduct field investigations.
  • Design and construction work package development of electrical overhead and underground distribution systems (operating from 4kV through 138kV), mostly associated with programmatic work such as overloaded transformers, inspection and maintenance, joint use, and inspection reports. - -
  • Comply with quality control and safe work practices and maintain compliance with project scope, schedule, and budget.
  • Work independently on larger, moderate projects/assignments
  • Explain technical solutions, practices, and procedures pertaining to their assigned project(s) to both the internal organization and the client
  • Assist other technical staff with various design tasks & assignmentsWhat Sets You Apart:
    • AS Degree and 6-10 years of related experience. -
    • Additional experience may be considered in lieu of a degree.
    • Proven ability to communicate with clients and project teams. -
    • Detail-oriented and organizational skills.You Might Also Have:
      • Experience with ESRI, AutoCAD, Civil 3D, and Geographic Information Systems (GIS) is a plus. - -
      • Familiarity with Pole Loading software (O-Calc, SPIDA Calc, Pole Foreman) and SAP.
      • Experience with projects in distribution design: using medium voltage switchgear, voltage conversion projects, distribution automation projects.
      • Experience with development of civil & electrical packages associated with complex cable/conduit in dense urban environments.At Leidos, the opportunities are boundless. We challenge our staff with interesting assignments that provide them with an opportunity to thrive, professionally and personally. For us, helping you grow your career is good business. Apply today!PDSDLINEPowerDeliveryPay Range:Pay Range $66,300.00 - $102,000.00 - $137,700.00The 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.#Remote

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