Sr. Electrical Engineer

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Job Description:

Leidos is seeking a Sr Electrical Engineer. This position provides support for the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Power Services Group under the National Air-Space Implementation Support Contract (NISC) with respect to Lightning and Surge Protection, Grounding, Bonding and Shielding (LPGBS). The successful candidate will:
  • Provide engineering consultation for compliance with FAA and industry standards and best practices and provide recommendations for solutions in all phases of the system's lifecycle including: contract, policy, site survey, design and design review, and implementation.
  • Participate in the development, administration, management, logistic, and strategy of project planning and implementation.
  • Develop new simulation and graphical solution to complex engineering problem using MATLAB/COMSOL/EDSA/SKM and/or other engineering design tools.
  • Teaching workshops related to LPGBS and FAA standards.
  • Manage National Change Proposal, Configuration Control Board process, and departmental website.


The following set of skills/knowledge will lead to successful career in this position:
  • Knowledge and direct work experience in lightning protection and grounding, shielding, EMP, EMI, RFI and mitigation is a must.
  • The ideal candidate must have strong writing skills exhibited through thesis or dissertation papers at academic institutions; white papers, or publications at nationally/internationally recognized technical organizations.
  • Experience with some or all of the following are required: transients in power distribution systems, engine generator, UPS, grounding, lightning protection.
  • Familiarity with industry standards, such as IEC 61000 and 62305 series, IEEE Emerald Book, UL 1449, NFPA 780, NEC, ANSI C62 and other industry standards related to LPGBS.
  • The ideal candidate will also have knowledge of FAA systems, technical policies, standards and orders.


Primary Responsibilities
  • Provide engineering consultation for compliance with FAA and industry standards and best practices and provide recommendations for solutions in all phases of the system's lifecycle including: contract, policy, site survey, design and design review, and implementation.
  • Participate in the development, administration, management, logistic, and strategy of project planning and implementation.
  • Develop new simulation and graphical solution to complex engineering problem using MATLAB/COMSOL/EDSA/SKM and/or other engineering design tools.
  • Teaching workshops related to LPGBS and FAA standards.
  • Manage National Change Proposal, Configuration Control Board process, and departmental website.


Basic Qualifications
  • Bachelors degree in Electrical Engineering from an accredited college in a related discipline, or equivalent experience/combined education, with 8+ years of professional experience; or 6+ years of professional experience with a Master degree in Electrical Engineering.
  • Experience with transient in power systems, lightning protection and grounding, shielding, EMP, EMI, RFI and mitigation.
  • Writing skills exhibited through published papers at bonafide national/international engineering organization - writing samples may be requested during interview.
  • Knowledge of FAA systems, technical policies, standards and orders as well as military and industry standards such as industry standards, such as IEC 61000 and 62305 series, IEEE Emerald Book, UL 1449, NFPA 780, NEC, ANSI C62 and other industry standards related to LPGBS.
  • Willing to travel, approximately 30% of the time.


Preferred Qualifications
  • Knowledge of national/international/government standards and orders on grounding, lightning protection, short circuit coordination, arc flash studies, engine generator, UPS and other systems.


External Referral Bonus:

Eligible

External Referral Bonus $:

Potential for Telework:

Yes, 100%

Clearance Level Required:

None

Travel:

Yes, 50% of the time

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

40

Shift:

Day

Requisition Category:

Professional

Job Family:

Electrical Engineering

Pay Range:

Pay Range $91,000.00 - $140,000.00 - $189,000.00
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