Senior Distribution Designer

Published
November 14, 2021
Location
Houston, TX
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Description

Job Description:

Currently, we have an opportunity for a Sr Distribution Designer for 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

  • BS Degree with 2-4 years of experience, or relevant experience will be accepted in lieu of a degree
  • Execution of distribution projects from kickoff through design approved
  • QAQC expertise
  • Customer interaction
  • Process documentation
  • Experience with the NESC
  • (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 AutoCAD--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
  • Attention to detail
  • Highly organized
  • Excellent time management

Typical Day

10%-30% working with client remotely in office

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

10% admin/planning/customer followup

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

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.”

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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