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Job #: R-00012789
Location: Seattle, WA
Category: Engineering Technologist
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance: None
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Civil

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Job Requisition:

Distribution Designer

Job Description:

Leidos is seeking a Distribution Designer with 2 - 4 years of experience with electrical construction experience, or with an electric utility or design consultant with design experience.  
Leidos Engineering 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. 

•    Assessment and development of design packages for overhead and underground distribution projects in urban and rural environments in compliance with client's engineering and construction specifications. 
•    Coordination with 3rd party utilities. 
•    Work permit development, ensuring quality control and maintaining compliance with project scope. 
•    Schedule and budget. 
•    Work assignments may include travelling by motor vehicle to various project locations located throughout the metropolitan Seattle area to conduct field investigations.  
•    Assignments may include conducting field investigations of overhead and underground electric distribution systems. 
•    Use of a telescoping measurement stick to take vertical measurements of overhead communications & cable television conductors attached to wood utility poles.  
•    Use of a laser range finder, a camera, and a GPS device may be required, as necessary.   As needed, training on use of field measurement devices will be provided to the successful candidate

•    Typically requires high school diploma or equivalent and 2 – 4 years of prior relevant experience.
•    Prefer Associate of Science in Engineering Technology or equivalent and 4-8 years' experience with electrical construction, electric utility and/or design consultant.  Or a Bachelor of Science in Engineering Technology or equivalent and 2-4 years’ experience.  7-14 years’ experience in lieu of degree will also be considered.
•    Familiarity with AutoCad design software is a plus. Familiarity with PSE and NESC standards is a plus. 
•    Ability to follow safe work practices, prescribed standards and procedures. 
•    Ability to work effectively in teams
•    Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communications skills.
•    Must have a valid driver’s license 
•    Must be able to lift 20 pounds
•    Must be able to walk long distances in an outdoor environment
•    Working from the Leidos or client office will be required.

**Candidates with experience that exceeds the listed requirements may be considered for a higher level position


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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 33,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $10.19 billion for the fiscal year ended December 28, 2018. For more information, visit

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