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Leidos Senior Distribution Engineer in Kalamazoo, Michigan

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Job Description:

No two career paths will ever look the same. At Leidos, we 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 the benefits of working for a world-class employer. When you join Leidos, 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:

  • NESC expertise

  • Structural Pole Modeling

  • Electrical Power Calculations

  • GIS design training

  • Project management

  • Financial management

Currently, we have an opportunity for Senior Distribution Engineer for electric utility design engineering.

The successful candidate must have experience in developing the work packages for OH, UG, URD, Make Ready and Street Light projects, using customer GIS and WMS systems such as GE Smallworld, Bentley Expert Designer and Maximo. The candidate will be comfortable in both a field and office setting, and will trained in customer engineering and construction standards. Successful candidates will have experience conducting structural analysis, guying calcs, cable pulling calcs, coordination of protective devices, calculations of electric demand and fault currents. Candidate should have experience in coordination of conflicting utilities, and other field engineering design requirements, the assessment and development of design big packages for complex cable/conduit projects in dense urban environments, work permit development, easements and ROW applications, and the design of mainline vault medium voltage switchgear, network system design and distribution system protection and coordination.

Background must haves

  • Bachelor’s Science Engineering (EE is preferred) is required and 4-8 years of prior relevant experience or Masters with less than 2-6 years: relevant experience is either working directly with an electric utility or an electric utility consulting company, performing design engineering (EIT/FE credential or a PE license is preferred)

  • Experience with Voltage Conversion projects, Conductor replacements and OH to UG conversions, back lot to front lot conversion projects

  • Engineering experience with structural analysis, guying calcs, cable pulling calcs, coordination of protective devices, calculations of electric demand and fault currents

  • Providing estimated costs, development of a BOM, calculating the CIAC

  • Experience with the NESC and/or CA GO95

Nice to haves

  • Experience providing estimated costs, development of a BOM, calculating the CIAC

  • Experience with analysis programs such as Pole Foreman, Spida-calc, O-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 skills and 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

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:Ineligible

Potential for Telework:Yes, 75%

Clearance Level Required:None

Travel:No

Scheduled Weekly Hours:40

Shift:Day

Requisition Category:Professional

Job Family:Distribution Design Engineering

Leidos is a Fortune 500®information technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company’s 38,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Va., Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $11.09 billion for the fiscal year ended January 3, 2020. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.

Pay and benefits are fundamental to any career decision. That's why we craft compensation packages that reflect the importance of the work we do for our customers. Employment benefits include competitive compensation, Health and Wellness programs, Income Protection, Paid Leave and Retirement. More details are available here.

Leidos will never ask you to provide payment-related information at any part of the employment application process. And Leidos will communicate with you only through emails that are sent from a Leidos.com email address. If you receive an email purporting to be from Leidos that asks for payment-related information or any other personal information, please report the email to spam.leidos@leidos.com.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, ethnicity, age, national origin, citizenship, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, pregnancy, family structure, marital status, ancestry, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, or any other basis prohibited by law. Leidos will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with relevant laws.

REQNUMBER: R-00042523

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status. Leidos will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories for employment in accordance with relevant Laws. Leidos is an equal opportunity employer/disability/vet.

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