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Lead Transmission Line Engineer

Company: Leidos
Location: Novi
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

DescriptionJob Description:About LeidosLeidos is a Fortune 500--- company aimed at embracing and solving some of the world's most pressing challenges. Through science and technology, Leidos makes the world safer, healthier and more efficient.Our Civil Group offers an array of exciting career opportunities for the best IT, energy, logistics and engineering professionals.Get familiar with Leidos Life, our radical program for emloyees to balance work & life.Job DescriptionWe are seeking a Lead Transmission Line Engineer who will manage a collaborative and dynamic team working in a fast- paced environment, solving challenging problems involved with electric transmission. The successful candidate will serve as a Lead Engineer and Project Manager on electric transmission line design projects of overhead and underground systems for some of the largest utilities in the country as well as regional utilities. The candidate will apply NESC, ASCE, ACI, NEC and other applicable standards in the engineering and design of all types of capital and maintenance projects from 34.5 kV to 500 kV. Additionally, the candidate will direct a team of engineers that regularly perform engineering analyses, PLS-CADD modeling, structure loading calculations, design structure framing and hardware assemblies, draft plans and specifications, and prepare bill of materials and procurement documents across project planning, engineering, environmental, permitting, and construction management phases.Successful candidate can expect a fast-paced, diverse work environment & flexible work hours/work arrangements as well as a manager and peers who will encourage career development and growth!This is a senior leadership role accountable to the Vice President of Transmission Engineering with primary responsibilities in client relations, staff management, proposal development, scope creation/change, project execution, and new business capture for the teams' full book of work. This position offers the successful candidate direct report responsibilities and the opportunity to further develop an already growing engineering team. The successful candidate will be able to communicate clear expectations, goals, and vision; manage the performance of direct reports; motivate, coach and mentor skilled professionals; and appropriately delegate project work. The candidate must be capable to manage collaboration and positive team culture to achieve successful results.Job FunctionsDirect multiple design teams simultaneously executing various projects and programs for multiple clientsDevelop a team of engineers by training, coaching, and nurturing Leidos' engineering talentSupervise staff by approving timesheets and running the annual performance review processParticipate proactively as a member of the leadership team of the Transmission Line SectionCreate responses to RFPs, RFIs, and RFQs from clients for new work including proposal creation and definition of scope of workPossess a growth mindset to foster creative problem solving for our clients' most complex issuesPromote continuous improvement to develop streamlined processes and tools that facilitate improvements to departmental technical resources via innovation and automationDelegate tasks to staff, forecast and plan their future workload, and run recruiting activities to support aggressive growth goalsDrive the quality control process for the execution team to ensure the highest level of quality in all deliverablesLiaise with clients to maximize affinity, facilitate business development growth, and foster long-term relationship buildingManage the health of project portfolio by proactive project management in tracking scope, schedules, and budget with support from Leidos' Project Management OfficeRequired Education & Experience:Bachelor's or Master's degree in Civil, Electrical, or Mechanical Engineering; Civil Engineering is preferred10+ years of relevant experience in the design of electric utility transmission systems with a Bachelor's, or 8+ years of such experience with a Master's degreeWork effectively in team environment; can also work independentlyTrack record of outstanding communication to serve as primary point of contact for existing and perspective clientsBusiness acumen with a record of understanding and meeting key project performance metricsWorking onsite in Leidos or client office is a possibility; some periodic travel may be requiredExpertise in PLS-CADD and PLS-POLEAbility and passion to develop staff through mentoringDesired Experience:2+ years of supervising staffM.S. degree in Structural EngineeringExperience with TOWEREIT or PE certificationExperience with LPILE or FAD, Mathcad, AutoCAD or MicroStation, and Geographic Information Systems (GIS) is a plusIdeally, candidate would be within driving distance of Novi, MI. As a position with supervisory responsibilities, the candidate will be expected to report in-person in a full time or hybrid schedule. However, all qualified candidates residing in the U.S. will be considered including those for work-remote only.PowerDeliveryPDSTLINENo 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".Pay Range:Pay Range $84,500.00 - $130,000.00 - $175,500.00The 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.

Keywords: Leidos, Novi , Lead Transmission Line Engineer, Engineering , Novi, Michigan

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