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REMOTE Transmission Planning Engineer





Reston, Virginia, United States


Job Description:Transmission Planning Engineer

Fully remote/100% telework

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.

We are seeking a Transmission Planning Engineer who will work as a member of a dynamic team within our Energy & Systems Solutions, and who will provide transmission planning consulting services as both an engineer and as a project manager as client needs dictate. This position will contribute to the expansion of an established and well respected Transmission Planning consulting practice.

Travel Requirements

It is estimated that you will have to travel up to 10% of the time as from time to time you may be required to travel to a Leidos facility, or to meet with a customer at a customer facility.

PLEASE NOTE: This position is for a future need, and because of it's status, it may result in delayed responses on your application.

Transmission Planning Engineer Job Responsibilities:

  • Perform complex transmission planning studies both independently and as a team member

  • Mentor more junior team members who are involved with similar studies for a variety of clients such as: Municipal Utilities, Investor Owned Utilities, and Regional Planning organizations such as ISO’s and RTO’s, as well as providing transmission consulting services for Developer and Independent Power Producer Clients

  • Serve as Subject Matter Expert for selected NERC Reliability Standards in support of Leidos’ NERC compliance practice

  • Responsible for providing consulting services Transmission Planning and in-depth analysis

  • Participate in business development activities: both building and maintaining client relationships, as well as assist with expanding the current client base. This position has a significant growth and career development potential

To be considered for the following levels:

  • Mid Level: Bachelors of Science Electrical Engineering (BSEE) is required and with a minimum of four (4) + years of relevant Transmission Planning experience

  • Senior Level: Bachelors of Science Electrical Engineering (BSEE) is required and with a minimum of eight (8) + years of relevant Transmission Planning experience

Transmission Planning Engineer Qualifications:
  • The candidate should possess solid understanding of power system analysis concepts, including: load flow, stability, short circuit and electromagnetic transients, including knowledge of various power system theories and limitations

  • Experience with common industry accepted analytical tools such as PSS/E, PSLF, ASPEN, CAPE, EMTP and PSCAD are highly desirable

  • The candidate must be experienced and capable of functioning both as a team member and at times in a project leadership role in transmission studies

  • Knowledge of transmission policy and regulatory issues is desired examples include: experience with FERC Open Access Transmission Tariff, NERC reliability standards, Generator Interconnection Procedures (LGIP and SGIP) and associated study practices

  • Professional Engineering license preferred

  • Demonstrates excellent oral and written communications skills

  • Detail oriented

  • Remarkable problem solver in both team and independent environments

  • Willingness to travel to project and/or client sites

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 - -

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.