Posted on: November 22, 2021
Description 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 &
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)--- Technical & non-technical
training opportunities--- Leadership Opportunities--- Mentorship &
Training Opportunities--- Opportunity to Lead, Grow, and Inspire a
Dynamic TeamIn this role, you can also expect to gain--- NESC
expertise--- Interface with local clients--- Electrical Power
Calculations--- Interactions with other disciplines(Substation,
Protection & Controls, and Civil Structural)We are seeking a
Substation Engineer who will work as a member of a dynamic team
within our Commercial Energy Services Operation organization;
specifically our Power Delivery division: an established group of
electric utility engineering consultants that solve challenging
substation engineering problems for our utility clients
Nation-wide. The Substation Engineer will work under the direct
supervision of an experienced engineer and is expected to work
independently on his/her assignments. Responsibilities:In this role
the qualified individual will be expected to:
- Perform Physical Electrical, design on medium to large scale
utility substation engineering projects with higher
- Perform advanced engineering studies and calculations.
- Perform low complexity engineering studies or assist senior
engineer with advanced engineering studies.
- Prepare project deliverables including but not limited to
engineered drawings, technical reports, correspondence and
miscellaneous project documentation.
- Collaborate with other engineering disciplines as required.
Should be able to assess the impacts of design changes on other
disciplines to pick the best solution. Foster constructive
communication between disciplines.
- Assume the role of technical lead on smaller projects with
limited guidance or on medium sized projects with guidance.
- Perform Quality Control reviews on smaller projects
independently or on medium sized projects with limited guidance or
on portions of larger projects with guidance.
- Prepare proposals for smaller projects under the direction of
project engineers. Provide drawing counts and manhour estimates for
small to medium sized projects. Develop scopes of work for small to
medium sized projects.
- Be involved in limited client interaction with a senior,
project or lead project engineer. -- Develop leadership skills in
preparation for future roles on the team.
- Develop and provide advanced technical presentations to the
team to assist with staff technical development. Support the
training and mentorship of junior and less experienced staff.
- Assist the team with the development of processes and
procedures to improve project execution efficiency.
- Maintain accurate records and files and a high level of
- Support Leidos' goals and represent the company positively and
professionally.Qualifications:-- B.S. or M.S. degree in Electrical
Engineering from an accredited university-- 4 -8 years of prior
relevant experience in utility substation engineering with a B.S.
degree-- 2 - 6 years of prior relevant experience in utility
substation engineering with a M.S. degree-- Comprehensive
understanding of the utility grid (power generation, transmission
and distribution) system-- Comprehensive understanding of the
function and application of major substation electrical and control
house equipment-- Strong competence in applying basic theories and
principles involved in substation engineering -- Expertise in
researching engineering and design issues, evaluating alternatives,
making sound recommendations and preparing and presenting
recommendations-- Keen focus on quality and an appreciation for
high quality deliverables. Understanding of the importance of
quality and quality control in our industry.-- Strong attention to
details-- Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines under high
pressure situations-- Team player who can work effectively in team
environment with an ability to deal with a variety of individuals
from various socio-economic, cultural and ethnic backgrounds --
Self-starter who can work unsupervised-- Ability to multitask on
assignments while maintaining schedule-- Proactive communication
with strong written and oral communication skills-- Strong
organizational skills-- High level of computer competency-- Strong
proficiency with using Windows-based software programs
DesiredQualifications:-- Licensed Professional Engineer (PE)
preferred-- Active membership in national engineering societies
(IEEE, PES, etc.)-- Proficiency with Bentley ProjectWise data
management system.Travel Requirements: Frequent travel to and from
job sites may be required on a project-by-project basis.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 FirmsPDSSUBSTATIONPowerDelivery Pay Range:
Keywords: Leidos, Allentown , Substation Engineer(Physical), Engineering , Allentown, Pennsylvania
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