Transmission Planning Engineer---Orlando FL or Novi, MI

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 Transmission Planning Engineer---Orlando FL or Novi, MI 

Leidos 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. 

   We are seeking a Transmission Planning Engineer who will work as a member of a dynamic team within our Commercial Energy operation, providing transmission planning consulting services as both an engineer and as a project manager as client needs dictate. This position will contribute to the expansion of Leidos Engineering and the existing Transmission Planning consulting practice. 

It is expected that this role will involve the execution of complex transmission planning studies. Studies are conducted for Municipal Utilities, Investor Owned Utilities, and Regional Planning organizations such as ISO’s and RTO’s, as well as providing transmission consulting services for Developer and Independent Power Producer Clients.

     The position will involve some degree of client facing work in a seller-doer model. Some sales and business development activities will be expected, and growth potential is significant for the right candidate. The successful candidate is expected to 

Build and maintain client relationships, assist with expanding the current client base and contribute to the growth and expansion of Transmission Planning consulting services.

Provide power system planning and analysis, including:  load flow, stability, short circuit and electromagnetic transients. 

Apply transmission policy and regulations, including: FERC Open Access Transmission Tariff, NERC reliability standards, Generator Interconnection Procedures (LGIP and SGIP) and associated study practices.





Typically requires Bachelors of Science Electrical Engineering degree and 2 – 4 years of prior relevant experience or Masters with less than 2 years of prior relevant experience. 
Experience with common industry accepted analytical tools such as PSS/E, PSLF, ASPEN, CAPE, EMTP and PSCAD is highly desirable. The candidate must be experienced and capable of functioning both as a team member and as an individual contributor role in transmission studies. 
Must have some experience in transmission analytics, e.g., load flow studies, stability studies, protection and short circuit studies, etc., and be knowledgeable of various power system theories and limitations.  
Graduate engineer with a B.S Electrical, engineering required and a minimum of 1 year of directly related experience 
Professional Engineering license preferred
Demonstrates excellent oral and written communications skills 
Detail oriented
Remarkable problem solver in both team and independent environments
Willingness to travel to project and/or client sites

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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