Job Vacancy Distribution Designer Leidos

Job title: Distribution Designer

Company: Leidos

Job description: Unleash Your Potential

At Leidos, we deliver innovative solutions through the efforts of our diverse and talented people who are dedicated to our customer’s success. We empower our teams, contribute to our communities, and operate sustainably. Everything we do is built on a commitment to do the right thing for our customers, our people, and our community. Our Mission, Vision, and Values guide the way we do business.

At Leidos, we pride ourselves on being a trusted and technology-focused solutions provider. Our Power Delivery Services Team is the go-to for utilities and mobile operators who need reliable power and telecommunication expertise. We’ve worked with over 50 investor-owned utilities, over 160 municipals/cooperatives, and we’re continuing to expand our reach. Plus, we’ve got an amazing group of industry-leading construction partners who help us deliver meaningful Energy Delivery Solutions.

Our recognition as an industry leader has been confirmed time and time again. Engineering News-Record (ENR) has ranked Leidos among the Top 10 T&D Firms and Top 10 Power Firms.

If this sounds like an environment where you can thrive, keep reading!

Leidos is seeking a Distribution Designer who is passionate about electric utility design engineering. We’re looking for someone who is dedicated to ensuring that every project, no matter how simple or complex, is of exceptional quality. You’ll be working directly with clients to make sure that Leidos’ reputation for high-quality work is always maintained.

Candidates must be located in the Northeastern US (New York, Massachusetts, Connecticut or neighboring state) in order to be considered. You should be available to travel regionally to provide support to our local utility clients as needed. Some in-office meetings or other collaboration in our Framingham, MA office may be required.

As a Distribution Designer You can expect to:

  • Assist in the development of design engineering packages for Leidos electric utility customers
  • Perform 3rd party make ready design and analysis; potentially work on capital/ reliability design (i.e. reconductor, voltage conversion, DG, FLISR, underground, etc. designs)
  • Perform distribution design by creating construction sketches and producing bill of material for 3rd party design
  • Review design packages with clients; Review and organize existing program work
  • Perform functional tasks, planning, and/or customer follow-up
  • Perform scope analysis of work assigned and maintain schedule adherence to advocate client priorities
  • Gain experience in coordinating conflicting utilities and other field engineering design requirements, assessing and developing large design packages for complex cable/conduit projects in dense urban environments, work permit development, easements, and ROW applications
  • Gain the ability to perform QAQC on 3rd party design
  • Be comfortable in both a field and office setting; the role may require some customer-site visits to collect field data that will assist in developing work packages

What Sets You Apart (Background Requirements):

  • A minimum of 2 years of Relevant experience working with Third Party Make Ready Projects for electric utilities
  • Experience and demonstrated proficiency with National Electric Safety Code (NESC)
  • Familiarity with Pole Loading software (O-Calc, Pole Foreman)
  • Demonstrated Experience with development of civil & electrical packages associated with complex cable/conduit in dense urban environments
  • Ability to provide your own reliable transportation, as some customer-related travel is anticipated (Job-related travel will be reimbursed at IRS-approved rates).
  • Proven experience and proficiency with DDS (Distribution Design Studio) is preferred; OR Experience with STORMS software is preferred

Professional Attributes that will help you succeed in this role:

  • Collaborative attitude and inclusivity of individuals of diverse backgrounds and geographic locations.
  • Strong written, verbal and interpersonal communications skills
  • Ability to work with limited supervision
  • Positive attitude
  • Professional dress and demeanor

At Leidos, the opportunities are boundless. We challenge our staff with interesting assignments that provide them with an opportunity to thrive, professionally and personally. For us, helping you grow your career is good business.

Join our team and discover a culture of collaboration, innovation, diversity, communication transparency, work-life balance, and overall job satisfaction.



Pay Range: Pay Range $54,600.00 – $84,000.00 – $113,400.00

The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.

Expected salary: $54600 – 113400 per year

Location: Framingham, MA

Job date: Sat, 02 Sep 2023 02:57:10 GMT

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