Leidos is looking for an Electrical Engineer for our Honolulu, HI location. The Electrical Engineer will be responsible for design and planning related activities associated with electric transmission, distribution and substation facilities.
Responsibilities may also include system planning assignments from time to time. This position will be a member of a design team comprised of engineers, designers, and CAD technicians and will also coordinate and collaborate directly with client representatives to complete work.
PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS POSITION IS IN HAWAII, AND YOU WILL HAVE TO LIVE IN HAWAII IF YOU WANT THE POSITION.
No two career paths will ever look the same.
At Leidos, we know the most talented and diverse engineering professionals will always have a multitude of career choices; your time at Leidos will be a wise investment in your career and in yourself.
Protect yourself and your family with the benefits of working for a world-class employer. When you join Leidos, you join a Fortune 500 company and one of Ethisphere Institute’s “World's Most Ethical Companies”.
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
Mentorship & Training Opportunities
Opportunity to Lead, Grow, and Inspire a Dynamic Team
In this role, you can also expect to gain:
Interface with local clients
Electrical Power Calculations
Interactions with other disciplines (Substation, Protection & Controls, and Civil Structural)
Expanding a Portfolio of Business
Partnering with a Variety of Utility Clients Nationwide
Complete tasks and assignments based on direction provided by more senior staff
Delegate tasks and assignments and provide guidance/mentoring to less-experienced engineers and technicians
Provide quality control for work performed under your direction
Conduct site investigations to assess existing conditions, identify potential constructability issues, and develop possible solutions
Perform engineering calculations and analyses, using client and industry software where applicable
Apply the minimum requirements of the National Electrical Safety Code to the design processes
Work with client and other standards to implement design
Prepare design drawings suitable for use in installing equipment and constructing facilities
Work with a designer/drafter to create the required drawings for each project
Develop bill of materials for each project; use client standard software platforms for material procurement
Perform periodic site inspections during construction
Provide engineering support to crews and contractors during construction
Prepare as-built record drawings of completed installations and construction
Coordinate with project stakeholders to execute preliminary engineering, design and construction support
To be considered for the following levels:
Mid Level: Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering and (2) + years of Electrical Engineering experience, with a preference for experience in electric utility planning and design with either electric utilities or consulting firms
Senior Level: Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering and (4) + years of Electrical Engineering experience, with a preference for experience in electric utility planning and design with either electric utilities or consulting firms
Electrical Engineer Professional Attributes:
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 with attention to quality
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
Electrical Engineer Preferred Qualifications:
Engineer-In-Training (“EIT”) professional certification preferred, or goal to complete requirements within 6 months of hire date