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Transmission and Distribution Engineer Electric Utility



Full Time

On Site


Honolulu, Hawaii, United States


Job Description:Transmission & Distribution (T&D) Engineer – Honolulu, HI

Leidos Engineering is seeking a Transmission & Distribution Engineer who will support the planning and implementation of T&D projects with our Power Delivery Services division at our Honolulu HI office.

PLEASE NOTE: To qualify for this position, you must be willing to relocate to Honolulu, HI.

Our Power Delivery Services division provides engineering consulting services to publicly- and investor-owned electric utilities offering comprehensive planning and engineering of electric transmission and distribution, and substation projects nationwide.

Transmission & Distribution (T&D) Engineer Responsibilities:

  • Act as lead engineer on electric transmission, sub-transmission and distribution design projects for overhead and underground systems operating from 12kV through 138kV.

  • Apply applicable industry codes and standards in the engineering and design of Electrical T&D systems, voltage conversion projects, underground conversion projects, new capacity projects and infrastructure replacement projects.

  • Perform Engineering analyses, prepare material procurement and construction documents, and work with project planning, environmental, permitting, and construction management.

  • Manage and/or execute various sized transmission, sub-transmission and distribution projects located in the State of Hawaii

  • Supervise engineers and designers responsible for preparation of construction packages

  • Mentor engineers and designers for technical and career development

  • Encourage an inclusive and collaborative work environment

  • Perform quality control of engineering work products and construction packages

  • Support engineers and designers in the development of design solutions for complex and/or non-standard installations

  • Work closely and collaboratively with client engineering and management in the prosecution of job responsibilities and project execution

  • Be a trusted advisor to clients seeking input on various technical matters

  • Support business development and sales responsibilities of Account Manager

Transmission & Distribution (T&D) Engineer General Scope of Assignments:

  • Perform design of overhead and underground transmission, sub-transmission and distribution system improvements in accordance with industry best management practice, and client standards, procedures, and policies, including but not limited to replacements, relocations, maintenance, services, system upgrades and expansions.

  • Conduct field inspections to review the physical condition of transmission, sub-transmission and distribution systems and make engineering recommendations for the replacement and/or enhancement of facilities.

  • Work collaboratively with client engineering, operations and other departments to ensure work products and services meet expectations and commitments.

  • Prepare project cost estimates considering design, materials and construction, as well as outside resources.

  • Prepare project schedules.

  • Prepare design progress submittals and construction drawings for issue to client crews and/or third party contractors.

  • Support client crews and/or third party contractors during construction by promptly responding to RFI.

To be considered for the following levels:

  • Mid Level: Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering with a minimum of four (4) + years of relevant experience as a Transmission & Distribution (T&D) Engineer

  • Senior Level: Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering with a minimum of eight (8) + years of relevant experience as a Transmission & Distribution (T&D) Engineer

  • SME Level: Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering with a minimum of eight (12) + years of relevant experience as a Transmission & Distribution (T&D) Engineer

Transmission & Distribution (T&D) Engineer Qualifications:

  • Bachelor Science degree in Electrical Engineering from an accredited program

  • Minimum 12 years of prior relevant technical and supervisory ex

  • Previous consulting experience preferred

  • Must be licensed as a Professional Engineer (PE) in the State of Hawaii or reciprocity from another State

  • Knowledge of and ability to apply industry codes and standards, including but not limited to NESC, GO6 and NEC

  • Experience with T&D design tools, such as PLS-CADD and O-Calc

  • Knowledge of overhead and underground T&D construction methods

  • Familiarity with T&D system equipment

  • Strong writing, verbal and listening communication skills

  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills

  • Valid driver’s license and clean driving record; travel required as needed for projects

  • Ability to stand for long periods, walk (and hike) on uneven ground, climb ladders, work in confined spaces, and lift up to 50 pounds.

Leidos Engineering is a trusted and future-focused solutions provider. Utilities consistently come to Leidos for reliable power expertise, as reflected through our work with more than 50 investor-owned utilities and more than 160 municipals/cooperatives across the country as well as a growing number of local utility providers and private developers. Our project portfolio includes large energy projects for electric utilities, power generation owners, and industrial clients. In addition, 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, Top 10 Program Management Firms, and Top 20 Power Firms

Pay Range:Pay Range $118,300.00 - $182,000.00 - $245,700.00

The 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.