Leidos is seeking a Civil Engineer in Lakewood, Colorado to support The Division of Energy and Mineral Development (DEMD) which falls under the U.S. Department of the Interior, Office of the Assistant Secretary-Indian Affairs, Office of Indian Energy and Economic Development. While technically a parallel organization to the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA), DEMD supports American Indian Reservations and BIA agencies and regional offices, as well as some other federal offices.
The Division assists Tribes with the environmentally responsible exploration, development and management of their energy and mineral resources to create sustainable economies for reservations, generate new jobs and economic self-sufficiency. DEMD provides the best technical and economic advice and services to assist Indian mineral owners in achieving these goals through the environmentally sound development of their energy and mineral resources. Indian reservations – largely unexplored lands – hold vast, natural resources, and DEMD staff members are uniquely poised to offer services no other agency can provide.
DEMD-Lakewood, CO is currently staffed by approximately twenty (20) federal employees, including the Division Chief, Deputy Division Chief and Branch Chiefs, and twenty-four contractors (24), with a mixture of federal employees and contractors participating on various functional teams. The position described falls under the Branch of Renewables and Distributed Generation.
The Civil Engineer will:
• Provide support to Government regarding civil engineering issues related to the development of renewable energy resources and furnishes guidance in the conservation and development of these resources.
• Provide technical advice and support to the Government for tribal renewable energy development programs. Evaluate the feasibility of planned projects from multiple views – financial feasibility, technical viability, operational viability, and practicality.
The Civil Engineer shall have the following knowledge/skills:
• Broad technical knowledge of renewable energy technologies and applications including photovoltaics, concentrating solar thermal, wind, geothermal, liquid fuels (ethanol, biodiesel, bio-oil), power production (combustion, gasification, pyrolysis, fuel cells, micro-turbine), facility heating, biomass resource harvesting and processing, and co-generation.
• The Government will provide specific knowledge and skills required on an as-needed basis to ensure the Contractor can successfully fill positions in this labor category.
• Must possess excellent verbal and written communication skill
• Must have experience with Microsoft Office applications
Required Skills and Experience: Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering or related engineering field. An additional four years of experience may be considered in lieu of degree. Must be able to travel up to 20% of the time.
Must be able to obtain and maintain a federal Public Trust Clearance
Desired skills: Experience with and knowledge of the dynamics of working with American Indian Tribes and on their reservations is a plus. Experience with GIS mapping software a plus.
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.