Substation Engineering Designer

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Substation Engineering Designer Novi MI 

We are seeking an experienced Substation/Engineering Designer to join our team in Novi, MI. Someone who is eager to work in a fast-paced environment, and willing to work cohesively with a project team to deliver quality substation designs to our clients. 

As a Substation Designer, you will be challenged to trouble-shoot, investigate, and solve a variety of electrical engineering/design issues. You will be the cornerstone of project execution: requiring both accountability, dedication, and desire to succeed. A high attention to technical detail is crucial in this position. 
Responsibilities include:
Performing quality checks and design reviews. Strong communication and interpersonal skills is a must, as you will be reporting to project managers, directing designers, and providing mentoring and oversight of CADD/ designer staff. 
Working directly with clients and other staff in remote office locations. Assignments cover the full range of project planning, through design and construction support. Design work may range from 12.5kV through 500kV projects.




Typically requires a  High School diploma and 3-5 years of relevant experience, a technical Bachelors or Associates degree is desired
Relevant experience in high voltage electrical utility substation physical engineering/design and experience with: 
• Substation layouts, general arrangement plan, and sections 
• Conduit layout and design, and conduit fill calculations 
• Equipment selection and specification 
• Ground grid design and analysis 
• Lightning protection design 
• Equipment selection and specification 
Previous Quality Assurance/Quality Control experience is a plus 
Familiarity with substation design and protective relaying 
Familiarity with preparation of design drawings and specifications 
Ability to meet deadlines under pressure situations 
Team player who can work effectively in team environment; 
Self-starter who can work independently with minimal direction 
Strong written and verbal communication skills required when interfacing with clients and staff 
High level of computer competency 
Experience with AutoCAD or MicroStation

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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