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Leidos Associate Distribution Designer in Kansas City, Missouri

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Leidos is seeking an Associate Distribution Designer in the Kansas City, MO office.The successful Associate Distribution Designer candidate will have an interest in developing 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. Project work may include joint use make ready, and street light projects. Work packages will be developed using Geographic Information Systems (GIS), Computer Aided Design (CAD) tools, Work Management Systems (WMS), and other client systems. Project work will require performing engineering calculations that may include: structural analysis of poles, guying, cable pulling, electric demand, fault currents, and coordination of protective devices. Assignments may also include: preparing forestry trimming requests, facilitating permit and Right-of-Way acquisition, development of a BOM, estimating costs, and customer advocacy such as acquiring easements or calculating a customer Contribution in Aid of Construction (CIAC).

Associate Distribution Designer Responsibilities:

  • Design and construction work package development of electrical overhead and underground distribution systems (operating from 4kV through 138kV), mostly associated with programmatic work such as overloaded transformers, inspection and maintenance, joint use, and inspection reports.

  • Comply with quality control and safe work practices and maintain compliance with project scope, schedule and budget.

    Associate Distribution Designer Required Education & Experience:

  • BS degree with 0-1 years of experience or BA or AS degree with 2 years relevant experience or HS diploma + 4 years of relevant experience

  • Experience with ESRI, AutoCAD, Civil 3D, PLS-CADD, MicroStation, and Geographic Information Systems (GIS) is a plus

  • Proven ability to communicate with clients and project teams

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Experience with projects in distribution design: using medium voltage switchgear, voltage conversion projects, distribution automation projects

  • Experience with development of civil & electrical packages associated with complex cable/conduit in dense urban environments

Are you ready to make an impact? Begin your journey of a flourishing and meaningful career; share your resume with us today!

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 (http://www.leidos.com/careers/pay-benefits) of working for a world-class employer. When you join Leidos, (https://www.leidos.com/about/rankings-awards) 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)

  • Leadership training

  • Management opportunities

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

  • NESC

  • Structural Pole Modeling

  • Electrical Power Calculations

  • GIS design

  • Project management

  • Financial management

WHAT WE DO

Leidos is a trusted and technology-focused solutions provider. Utilities and mobile operators rely on our Power Delivery Services Team for reliable power and telecommunication expertise, as reflected through our work with more than 50 investor-owned utilities, more than 160 municipals/cooperatives, as well as a growing number of mobile operators, local utility providers and private developers. In addition to providing engineering and project management services, 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, and Top 10 Power Firms. To explore and learn more, click here (https://www.leidos.com/markets/energy/power-delivery) !

At Leidos, we deliver innovative solutions through the efforts of our diverse and talented people who are dedicated to our customers’ success. We empower our teams, contribute to our communities, and operate sustainably. Everything we do is built on a commitment to do the right thing for our customers, our people, and our community. Our Mission, Vision, and Values guide the way we do business.

We take care of our employees. At Leidos, we seek the best and the brightest, and in return, we invest in you, with an eye on your future, through career advancement, growth opportunities and continuous improvement via mentoring, formal and informal project management training and assistance with obtaining pertinent certifications. We challenge you to help solve some of the world’s toughest problems, and reward you (https://www.leidos.com/careers/life) with a welcoming culture that recognizes the importance of a strong work/life balance, as well as competitive compensation and benefits (https://www.leidos.com/careers/pay-benefits) . We believe that diversity and inclusion make us all better and offer the chance to have fun and make a difference.

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Pay Range:Pay Range $44,200.00 - $68,000.00 - $91,800.00 REQNUMBER: R-00074080

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status. Leidos will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories for employment in accordance with relevant Laws. Leidos is an equal opportunity employer/disability/vet.

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