Electrical Engineer

Job Description
Leidos offers its knowledge and expertise over a wide area of cutting-edge energy technologies and independent oversight, combined with proven business acumen. Building our work for publicly- and privately-owned utilities, financial institutions and local governments, we are able to provide our clients with business insight into all sectors of the infrastructure industry.

We have an Entry-Level Electrical Engineer position located in our Hendersonville, TN location. The Electrical Engineer will be responsible for design and planning related activities associated with electric transmission, distribution and substation facilities. This includes preparation of single-lines, schematics, and wiring designs for substations, as well as preparation of system models for load, fault, and protection analysis. Responsibilities will also include preparation of studies and reports for transmission and distribution systems.

Project scope development
Relay One Line design
Three Line AC schematic design
DC protection schematic design
Panel layout and wiring design
Develop Bill of Materials based on design criteria
Complete project lifecycle support from scoping to final design and implementation
Construction Support
Applying the minimum requirements of the National Electrical Safety Code to the design processes
Working with client standards to implement design
Working with a designer/drafter to create the required drawings for each project

Successful candidates must comply with quality control and safe work practices and maintain compliance with project scope, schedule and budget. This position will be a member of a design team comprised of engineers, designers, and CAD technicians and will work with client standards to implement design


Required Education & Experience:
B.S. or M.S. degree in electrical engineering
Entry level engineer experience with a minimum of 1+ year of experience with either internships and coops, and/or course work with electric utility distribution design and/or construction.
Engineer Intern (""""EI"" or ""EIT"") professional certification preferred
Knowledge of substation design and protective relaying a plus
Ability to meet deadlines under pressure situations
Team player who can work effectively in team environment
Self-starter who work independently with minimal direction
Strong written and verbal communication skills required when interfacing with clients and staff
Detail oriented
Strong analytical skills and proven problem solver in both team and independent environments
High level of computer competency
Willingness to travel to project and/or client sites

Leidos Overview:
Leidos is an applied solutions company focused on markets that are seeing converging business and technological trends, and address basic, enduring human needs: defense and national security, health and life sciences, and energy, engineering and infrastructure. The Company's approximately 20,000 employees serve customers in the U.S. Department of Defense, the intelligence community, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, other U.S. Government civil agencies and commercial health and engineering markets.

Leidos is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V.

Clearance Level Must Currently Possess: None

Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None

Potential for Teleworking: No

Travel: None

Shift: Day Job



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