Senior Electrical Engineer (Distribution)

Leidos holdings   •  

Honolulu, HI

Industry: Technical Services


8 - 10 years

Posted 60 days ago

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Job Description:

Leidos offers its knowledge and expertise over a wide area of cutting-edge energy technologies and independent oversight, combined with proven business acumen. Building our work for publicly- and privately-owned utilities, financial institutions and local governments, we are able to provide our clients with business insight into all sectors of the infrastructure industry.

The Leidos Honolulu office is seeking a Senior Electrical Engineer with experience working for a utility and/or utility consulting company. The successful candidate should have a background in utility distribution design for overhead, URD, and underground cable/conduit projects for systems operating at 4 to 69 kV. Projects may include, but are not limited to, pole and equipment maintenance replacements; line relocations; system improvements to accommodate residential solar; system reliability upgrades (e.g., installation of circuit sectionalizing devices, replacement of manual with auto switchgear); overhead to underground conversions; cable replacements; etc.


• Development of construction work packages for projects in urban, rural and commercial environments

• Development of project cost estimates and schedules

• Execution of projects in compliance with client's engineering and construction standards, including a relevant industry codes and standards (e.g., NESC)

• Selection, specification and procurement of project materials

• Field engineering of project requirements

• Identification and coordination of conflicting utilities;

• Perform engineering and design calculations, including preparation of work permit applications.

• Maintain compliance with project scope, budget and schedule. The candidate may also support client and program management functions.

• Manage design teams, as well as communicate and coordinate with client' engineering, operations and construction staff.

• This position may supervise and mentor other engineers and designers, and be responsible for directing, monitoring and checking their work.


• Typically requires Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering degree and 8 - 12 years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 6 - 10 years of prior relevant experience.

• Must be registered as a Professional Engineer with the ability to obtain a license in Hawai'i via reciprocity within 6 months of hire date

• Expertise with industry-related engineering software

• Knowledge of all relevant industry codes and standards (e.g., NESC);

• Experience with Microstation or AutoCAD, and Geographic Information Systems (GIS) is a plus

• Experience in utility transmission system engineering, competency with PLS-CADD and/or O-Calc Pro overhead design software, and/or construction oversight experience is a plus.

• Work effectively in a team environment or independently

• Proven ability to communicate with clients and project teams

• Effective verbal, written and interpersonal communications skills

• Work in client office is a possibility and/or periodic travel may be required