Facilities Journeyman Electrician


Job Description:

Leidos currently has an opening for a Facilities Project Manager, Journeyman Electrician in Hines, IL. These positions will support the critical infrastructure associated with the VA data center located in Hines, IL. and is required to be on site. This is an exciting opportunity to use your experience helping the IOSS mission in supporting the mission of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), Office of Information & Technology (OI&T), Information Technology (IT) Operations and Services (ITOPS), Infrastructure Operations (IO).

Primary Responsibilities:

Must have prior experience in supporting the electrical infrastructure of a large data center.
  • Conduct all aspects of project initiation, planning, execution and closeout per industry standards.
  • Follow VA and ITOPS IO standards and procedures for internal, Facilities Project Management.
  • Develop formal project charters and assist the VA in developing project packages, including market research, statement of work (SOW) and performance work statement (PWS).
  • Facilitate project kick-off and status meetings and communicate individual roles and project expectations.
  • Conduct formal project reviews with project sponsor at project completion and review all project products to confirm acceptance and satisfaction.
  • Conduct reviews with the Program Manager on a periodic basis.
  • Keep the Program Manager, Customer, and project team informed of the status of the project.
  • Coordinate activities for ad hoc requests.
  • Develop and maintain detailed project plans, and Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) of the tasks required to execute the project.
  • Monitor project milestones and critical dates to identify potential jeopardy of project schedule and recommend ways to resolve.
  • Ensure that risks associated with the cost, resource, schedule, and technical aspects of the project are identified, assessed, documented, tracked, and mitigated. All issues tracked must be accessible by the COR/VA PM(s) for any reviews and approvals required.
  • Apprise management of issues that impact the project and require management decisions.
  • Assess variances from the project plan and develop recommendations as necessary to ensure project remains within specified scope as well as time, cost and quality objectives. All variances tracked must be accessible by the COR/VA PM(s) for any reviews and approvals required.
  • Maintain a collaborative environment with key stakeholders(s).
  • Participate in the development of project standards, procedures and quality objectives.
  • Communicate assigned responsibilities to project members for developing artifacts and performing project activities.
  • Review project management activities with VA Management on a periodic basis.
  • Review project-planning activities with the Project Team on a periodic and event-driven basis.
  • Produce high quality technical documents (technical writing skills).

Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Computer Science, Systems, Business or related scientific /technical discipline.
  • Minimum 10 years of experience.
  • 8 years of additional relevant experience may be substituted for education.
  • Experience supporting critical power infrastructure directly related to data centers.
  • Proficient using Microsoft Office products.
  • Active Journeyman or Master Electrician license is required.
  • Site utility feeds (multiple/redundant)
  • Auto transfer switches (ATS)
  • Large Uninterruptible Power Systems (UPS)
  • Large Power Distribution Units (PDU)
  • Remote Power Panel (RPP) units
  • Electrical panels
  • Wiring install/removal
  • Breaker install/removal
  • Various testing tools and methodologies
  • Must be able to lift and/or move objects 10-50 lbs.; occasionally lift and/or move objects weighing more than 100 lbs.
  • Frequently required to stand, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl.
  • Must be able to climb and balance (stairs, ladders, scaffolds, etc.).
  • Specific vision abilities required - close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust/focus.
  • Ability to obtain Public Trust clearance.
  • Must be a US citizen.

External Referral Bonus:


External Referral Bonus $:


Potential for Telework:


Clearance Level Required:

Public Trust



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Job Family:

Proj and Prog Management

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