Junior Electrical Engineer

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Looking for an opportunity to make an impact?

We have an Entry Level Electrical Engineer position located in our Charlotte, NC location. The Electrical Engineer will be responsible for design and project planning related activities associated with electric transmission, distribution and substation facilities at 12.5kV through 500kV. This includes preparation of single-lines, schematics, and wiring designs for substations. Responsibilities will also include preparation of studies and reports for transmission and distribution systems.

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)
  • Technical & Non-Technical Training Opportunities
  • Leadership Opportunities
  • Mentorship & Training Opportunities
  • Opportunity to Lead, Grow, and Inspire a Dynamic Team


In 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)
  • Strategic Development
  • Expanding a Portfolio of Business
  • Partnering with a Variety of Utility Clients Nationwide


If this sounds like the kind of environment where you can thrive, keep reading!

Responsibilities:
• Project scope development
• Relay One Line design
• Control House layout design
• Three Line AC schematic design
• DC protection schematic design
• Panel layout and wiring design
• High voltage Electrical plan view and elevation design
• Conduit & cable routing design and detailing
• Equipment grounding and bonding design and analysis
• Low voltage power design and analysis
• Material specification and preparation of bills of materials

• 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. in electrical engineering with 0-2 years of experience
• 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 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 Firms

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