Substation Physical Electrical Designer

Leidos

4.1

Houston, TX

Why you should apply for a job to Leidos:

  • 4.1/5 in overall job satisfaction

  • 4.3/5 in supportive management

  • 68% say women are treated fairly and equally to men

  • 84% would recommend this company to other women

  • 84% say the CEO supports gender diversity

  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.
  • Our Women’s Network is one of nine employee resources groups that provides support for onboarding, networking & professional development.

  • Leidos offers programs to help employees prepare for over 95 industry-standard professional and technical certifications.

  • Leidos offers a voluntary well–being benefit program to help support employees on their personal wellness journey and earn rewards.

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    Position summary

    Description

    Are you ready for your next career opportunity? 

    We are looking for a skilled Substation Physical Electrical Designer to work out of our Houston office.

    In this role, you will use accepted practices and standards to create substation design drawing packages and required documents for electric power substations from 12kV to 500kV.

    Substation Physical Electrical Designer tasks include: 

    • Develop new, or modify existing, electrical layout/plan of substation equipment and structures.
    • Develop new, or modify existing, substation foundation layout/plan drawings.
    • Develop new, or modify existing, section/elevation views from layout/plan drawings.
    • Develop new, or modify existing, conduit layout/plan drawings.
    • Develop new, or modify existing ,substation grounding layout/plan drawings.
    • Develop new, or modify existing, control building layout/plan and section/elevation drawings.
    • Develop complete bill of materials for all required electrical equipment and materials.
    • Review and comment on equipment drawings received from vendors and manufacturers.
    • Work with with other disciplines (eg. Civil Engineers) as necessary to complete assigned work.
    • Assist the project team with development of processes and procedures to increase team efficiency.
    • Perform basic engineering calculations to support engineering design
    • Apply relevant client, national and state standards to each assignment as needed.

    Substation Physical Electrical Designer Qualifications: 

    • Bachelors Degree in related discipline.
    • 2 - 4 years of direct substation physical electrical design experience using CAD software on electric utility industry projects.
    • A combination of education and a demonstrated related experience may be considered in lieu of education and experience requirements.
    • Solid comprehension and application of design software such as: MicroStation and AutoCAD.
    • Proficient with Windows-based software such as Word and Excel which are frequently used to develop project deliverables.
    • Ability to learn and effectively utilize new design software programs.
    • Advanced ability to utilize 2D applications to prepare engineering drawings.
    • Ability to work in a team environment with others including, but not limited to Project Managers, Engineers, Designers and drafters in multi-discipline groups
    • Strong analytical and problem solving skills.
    • Strong attention to details and work product quality.

    Substation Physical Electrical Designer Preferred Experience:

    • AutoCAD and other 3D applications.

    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.

    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

    At Leidos, we take care of our employees. 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 with a welcoming culture that recognizes the importance of a strong work/life balance, as well as competitive compensation and 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 $63,050.00 - $97,000.00 - $130,950.00

    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.

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    What are Leidos perks and benefits

    Backup child care

    Elder care

    Unconscious bias training

    Networking

    Diversity recruiting

    Remote work policy

    Part time policy

    Paid maternity

    Paid paternity

    Paid adoptive

    About the company

    Industry: Technology: B2B Tech Services

    Leidos is a Fortune 500® information technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company’s 40,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $12.30 billion for the fiscal year ended January 1, 2021. 

    Why you should apply for a job to Leidos:

  • 4.1/5 in overall job satisfaction

  • 4.3/5 in supportive management

  • 68% say women are treated fairly and equally to men

  • 84% would recommend this company to other women

  • 84% say the CEO supports gender diversity

  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.
  • Our Women’s Network is one of nine employee resources groups that provides support for onboarding, networking & professional development.

  • Leidos offers programs to help employees prepare for over 95 industry-standard professional and technical certifications.

  • Leidos offers a voluntary well–being benefit program to help support employees on their personal wellness journey and earn rewards.