Field Engineer

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Leidos Engineering is seeking a part time Field Engineer to provide field inspections of utility poles throughout the Birmingham, AL area. Position will require candidate to have their own reliable car, 8MP camera, Smart Phone with Data plan, and high speed internet connection at home. The successful candidate will travel around the Birmingham AL area taking pictures of utility poles. Significant walking is required, 95% of this position requires field related work. Candidate will be required to be in the field year round and every day as weather and personal safety permits and could be subject to inspection of poles in the following areas; urban, rural, backyard pole lines, and Transmission and Distribution Right of Ways. The mileage and hours vary depending on the work provided from the client, could vary from part time to full time hours. On a weekly basis pictures need to be uploaded to a shared drive from candidates home office. Protective equipment provided; hard hat, EH rated boots, safety glasses, high visibility vest. Candidate will need to be highly organized and efficient in the execution of this work. Candidate will be highly autonomous and work independently. Candidate will receive 8 to 16 hours of training prior to working alone. Hours are flexible based on need dates of inspections. Candidate will be responsible for following Leidos safety procedures and reporting progress on a weekly basis.
• A Bachelor’s or Associate in Engineering in Mechanical, Civil / Structural or Electrical is required
• Candidates must be able to work in both team and independent environments and to organize work to meet deadlines and have 2-4 years of relevant/related experience
• Candidates must be able to walk at least five miles, swing a 3lb hammer, and execute field work on a daily basis


Leidos Overview:
Leidos is a global science and technology solutions 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 pro forma annual revenues of approximately $10 billion for the fiscal year ended January 1, 2016 after giving effect to the recently completed combination of Leidos with Lockheed Martin's Information Systems & Global Solutions business (IS&GS). For more information, visit www.Leidos.com. The company’s diverse employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Leidos will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories for employment in accordance with relevant Laws. Leidos is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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