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Lead Distribution Engineer Jobs in Atlanta – Georgia – USA at Leidos

Title: Lead Distribution Engineer

Company: Leidos

Location: Atlanta – Georgia – USA

Type: Remote/Work from Home

Category: Engineering, Energy/Power Generation

Description

Job Description:

Currently, we have an opportunity for Lead Distribution Engineer for electric utility design engineering. This is a fully remote position. 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 structural analysis, guying calcs, cable pulling calcs, coordination of protective devices, calculations of electric demand and fault currents. Candidates will gain 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 of Science in Engineering degree (EE preferred) is required and 4+ years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 2+ years: 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). Equivalent additional experience can be used in place of a degree.
• Experience with Voltage Conversion projects, Road Widening Projects, Major Underground Projects, Conductor replacements, and OH to UG conversions
• Candidate must provide their own reliable transportation
• Local customer/job related travel is anticipated and will be reimbursed s Nice to haves:
• Experience providing estimated costs, development of a BOM, calculating the CIAC
• Experience with design tools such as Pole Foreman, SOCKET, Spida-Calc
• Experience using Micro

Station–performing Electrical Distribution design
• Experience with design standards 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 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 expect to gain:
• NESC expertise
• Structural Pole Modeling
• Electrical Power Calculations
• GIS design training
• Project management
• Financial management No two career paths will ever look the same. At Leidos, we know the most talented and diverse IT and 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.

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