Power Systems Engineer (Writing expertise)

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Location
Washington, Dist. of Columbia
Salary
Competitive
Posted
25 Nov 2016
Closes
06 Jan 2017
Ref
370917BR
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Basic Qualifications
Bachelors degree from an accredited college in a related discipline, or equivalent experience/combined education, with 9 years of professional experience; or 7 years of professional experience with a related Masters degree.

Experience with some of the following skills are required: power systems, grounding, lightning protection, and electromagnetic, short circuit coordination, arc flash studies, engine generator, UPS or other systems.

Electrical and / or power engineering experience

Job Description
This position provides support for the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Power Services Group under the National Air-Space Implementation Support Contract (NISC) with respect to power engineering. The successful candidate will:
- Provide engineering consultation for compliance with FAA and industry standards and best practices and provide recommendations for solutions in all phases of the system's lifecycle including: contract, policy, site survey, design and design review, and implementation.
- Participate in the administration, logistic, strategy, research and development of national technical standard/guidance documents related to power systems design and system classifications
- Develop new simulation and graphical solution to complex engineering problem using MATLAB/COMSOL/EDSA/SKM and/or other engineering design tools
- Manage National Change Proposal, Configuration Control Board process, and departmental website

The ideal candidate will have strong writing skills exhibited through published papers at engineering organizations (such as IEEE, IEC, or other engineering/scientific organizations); thesis or dissertation papers at academic institutions; - writing samples will be requested during interview.

The ideal candidate will also have knowledge of FAA systems, technical policies, standards and orders.

Experience with some or all of the following are required: power systems, grounding, lightning protection, and electromagnetic, short circuit coordination, arc flash studies, engine generator, UPS or other systems.

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Leidos is a global leader in the integration and application of information, technology and systems working to solve the world's toughest challenges in the civil, health, defense, intelligence and homeland security markets. The company's 33,000 diverse employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers in 30 countries. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported 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 is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job Location(s): Washington District of Columbia