Electrical Engineer


  • Charlotte, NC
  • Permanent
  • Full-time
  • 1 month ago
Job Description:

Leidos is a Fortune 500™ company aimed at embracing and solving some of the world’s most pressing challenges. Through science and technology,

Our offers an array of exciting career opportunities for the best IT, energy, logistics and engineering professionals.

No two career paths will ever look the same. At we know the most talented and diverse IT and engineering professionals will always have a multitude of career choices; your time at Leidos will be a wise investment in your career and in yourself.

Protect yourself and your family, with the of working for a world-class employer. you join a Fortune 500 company and one of Ethisphere Institute’s “World's Most Ethical Companies”.

Successful candidates can look forward to a fast paced, diverse work environment & flexible work hours/work arrangements as well as managers who will encourage career development and growth including:
  • Engineer in Training Certificate (EIT)
  • Professional Engineer License (PE)
  • Project Management Professional (PMP)
  • Technical & non-technical training opportunities
  • Mentorship Program
In this role, you can also expect to gain
  • NESC expertise
  • Electrical Power Calculations
  • Interactions with other disciplines(Substation, Protection & Controls, and Civil Structural)
  • Time management and organizational skills
We have Electrical Engineer position located in Charlotte NC. The Electrical Engineer will be responsible for design and project planning related activities associated with electric transmission, distribution and substation facilities at 12.5kV through 500kV. This includes preparation of single-lines, schematics, and wiring designs for substations. Responsibilities will also include preparation of studies and reports for transmission and distribution systems.

  • Project scope development
  • Relay One Line design
  • Control House layout design
  • Three Line AC schematic design
  • DC protection schematic design
  • Panel layout and wiring design
  • High voltage Electrical plan view and elevation design
  • Conduit & cable routing design and detailing
  • Equipment grounding and bonding design and analysis
  • Low voltage power design and analysis
  • Material specification and preparation of bills of materials
  • Develop Bill of Materials based on design criteria
  • Complete project lifecycle support from scoping to final design and implementation
  • Construction Support
  • Applying the minimum requirements of the National Electrical Safety Code to the design processes
  • Working with client standards to implement design
  • Working with a designer/drafter to create the required drawings for each project
Successful candidates must comply with quality control and safe work practices and maintain compliance with project scope, schedule and budget. This position will be a member of a design team comprised of engineers, designers, and CAD technicians and will work with client standards to implement design

Required Education & Experience:
  • B.S. in electrical engineering with 2-4 years of experience
  • Engineer Intern (“”EI” or “EIT”) professional certification preferred
  • Knowledge of substation design and protective relaying a plus
  • Ability to meet deadlines under pressure situations
  • Team player who can work effectively in team environment
  • Self-starter who work independently with minimal direction
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills required when interfacing with clients and staff
  • Detail oriented
  • Strong analytical skills and proven problem solver in both team and independent environments
  • High level of computer competency
  • Willingness to travel to project and/or client sites


External Referral Bonus: Eligible

Potential for Telework: Yes, 100%

Clearance Level Required: None

Travel: Yes, 10% of the time

Scheduled Weekly Hours: 40

Shift: Day

Requisition Category: Professional

Job Family: Electrical Engineering