Power/ Electrical Engineering

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Electrical Engineering
Jamaica, NY US
Yes, 25% of the time
Day Job
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The Leidos Innovations team is looking for an Electrical Engineer with program management expertise to support the replacement of the existing Emergency Generator and Battery Power Systems as well as Special Projects support to improve the simplicity, reliability, and availability of such systems. The Successful Candidate will: Perform facility electrical inspections on the power systems installed or modified by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for compliance with the applicable FAA orders and directives. Review engineering packages and submittals provided by FAA contractors and vendors. Complete written responses and track action items associated with the action items identified while performing facility inspections and site visits. Participate in the review and revisions of FAA power orders and specifications as requested. Prepare briefings and white papers on a variety of power related issues that need to be briefed and reported to upper FAA management and executives. 

The chosen candidate will prepare technical document requirements and develop training requirements related to power systems that are being fielded. Additionally, this may include development of course material for NFPA part 70 (NEC) or other materials as requested by the FAA. Participate in the review and rewriting of power systems related orders, standards and specifications. Coordinate a wide variety of program management activities with FAA Organizations, Contractors, local authorities and the program office in the design, acquisition, implementation, project close out, testing and evaluation as tasked by the program manager. 

Candidate may be allowed to telecommute 1-2 days a week with manager's approval.  

Bachelor’s  degree in Electrical Engineering from an accredited university or college with 9 years of professional experience; or 7 years of professional experience with a related Master’s degree.
  • Must be able to prepare engineering reports, engineering evaluations, white paper positions, develops training requirements and cost comparative analyses.
  • Must be able to assess inefficiencies in power systems that have been modified over time and have become poor performers.
  • Must be able to develop an action plan that can improve the facility performance and reliability to support FAA Air Traffic Operations without loss of service.
  • Must be able to travel to facilities within the continental US (CONUS), the territories of the US, Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico. .
Desired Experience
Experience in implementation and inspections of the following power service critical power systems: Type 1, Type 2, Type 3, Air Route Traffic Control Center Critical Essential Power Systems (ACEPS), NAS radial systems. An in-depth understanding of en-route and terminal NAS operations, FAA field operations, Service Area Organizations and Headquarters Operations.  

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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