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Distribution Designer

Company: Leidos
Location: Cincinnati
Posted on: May 11, 2024

Job Description:

Description No two career paths will ever look the same.At - -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.Leidos is seeking Distribution Designers in the Columbus and Cincinnati OH areas. These are hybrid or remote roles where the candidate MUST live in one of these areas!The successful candidate will have an interest in developing construction work packages for the electric distribution system using various software systems and construction standards. -Distribution systems may be in an OH, UG, or URD environment. -Project work may include joint use make ready, and street light projects. -Work packages will be developed using Geographic Information Systems (GIS), Computer Aided Design (CAD) tools, Work Management Systems (WMS), and other client systems. Project work will require performing engineering calculations that may include: -structural analysis of poles, guying, cable pulling, electric demand, fault currents, and coordination of protective devices. -Assignments may also include: preparing forestry trimming requests, facilitating permit and Right-of-Way acquisition, development of a BOM, estimating costs, and customer advocacy such as acquiring easements or calculating a customer Contribution in Aid of Construction (CIAC). -Distribution Designer Tasks:

  • Design and construction work package development of electrical overhead and underground distribution systems (operating from 4kV through 138kV), mostly associated with programmatic work such as overloaded transformers, inspection and maintenance, joint use, and inspection reports. - -
  • Comply with quality control and safe work practices and maintain compliance with project scope, schedule and budget.Distribution Designer Required Education & Experience:
    • Level 1 - Distribution Designer: - BS degree with 2-4 years of relevant experience. Additional experience may be considered with BA degree
    • Level 2 - Distribution Designer: - BS degree with 3-5 years relevant experience. - Additional experience may be considered with BA degree
    • Experience with ESRI, AutoCAD 3D, Civil 3D, PLS-CADD, MicroStation, and Geographic Information Systems (GIS) is a plus - -
    • Experience with DDS and STORMS
    • Familiarity with Pole Loading software ( O-Calc, SPIDA Calc, Pole Foreman) and SAP
    • Proven ability to communicate with clients and project teams -
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Experience with projects in distribution design: using medium voltage switchgear, voltage conversion projects, distribution automation projects
    • Experience with development of civil & electrical packages associated with complex cable/conduit in dense urban environmentsProtect yourself and your family with the - -of working for a world-class employer. - - -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 opportunitiesIn this role, you can also expect to gain experience / expertise in:
        • NESC
        • Structural Pole Modeling
        • Electrical Power Calculations
        • GIS design
        • Project management
        • Financial managementPDSDLINEPowerDeliveryPay Range:Pay Range $55,250.00 - $99,875.00The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline only -and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.#Remote

Keywords: Leidos, Cincinnati , Distribution Designer, Professions , Cincinnati, Ohio

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