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Distribution Engineering Manager



Full Time

On Site


Dallas, Texas, United States


Job Description:

Currently, we have an opportunity for Electric Distribution Design Engineering Manager for electric utility distribution design engineering in Houston, TX. Successful candidates must live in the greater Houston or Dallas area to provide local support to our utility client as required.

Leidos is trusted and future-focused solutions provider. This engineering manager role is within the distribution design engineering arm of Leidos’ Power Delivery Solutions (PDS) group. Utilities consistently come to PDS 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.

This role will require leading other distribution engineers, oversight and QA/QC of both simple and complex engineering projects, working directly with clients, and ensuring the Leidos reputation of high quality is maintained. Your team of engineering professionals is eagerly awaiting your expertise and guidance.

This position will lead other engineers in the development of 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.

Successful candidates can look forward to a fast paced, diverse work environment and flexible work hours/work arrangements as well as management who will encourage career development and growth including:

· Professional Engineer License (PE)

· Project Management Professional (PMP)

· Leadership training

· Additional Growth and Management opportunities

In this role, you can also expect to gain expertise in:


· Engineering Management and Oversight

· Structural Pole Modeling

· Electrical Power Calculations

· Project management

· Financial management

Basic Requirements for this position:

- Bachelor of Science in Engineering an engineering discipline (preferably Electrical)

-A minimum of 8 years of prior relevant experience either working directly with an electric utility or an electric utility consulting company, performing distribution design engineering

-Ability to provide reliable transportation (Local customer/job related travel is anticipated and will be reimbursed at IRS approved rates)

Professional Engineer license is preferred, but not required

We prefer Candidates with the following previous experience:

-Supervisory/Leadership position(s)

-Execution of distribution projects from kickoff through design approved


-Customer interaction & process documentation

-Experience with the NESC

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Pay Range:

Pay Range $84,500.00 - $130,000.00 - $175,500.00

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.