Associate Distribution Engineer

Orlando, Florida
13 Sep 2016
25 Nov 2016
Contract Type
Full Time
Leidos Energy and Systems Solutions is a trusted and future-focused solutions provider. Utilities consistently come to Leidos for reliable power expertise, as reflected through our work with more than 50 investor-owned utilities and more than 160 municipals/cooperatives across the country, as well as a growing number of local utility providers and private developers.
Our project portfolio includes large energy projects for electric utilities, power generation owners, and industrial clients. In addition, Leidos works with an established group of industry-leading construction partners delivering meaningful energy delivery solutions. Our recognition as an industry leader is confirmed by the latest national rankings by Engineering News-Record (ENR), ranking Leidos within: the Top 10 T&D Firms, the Top 10 Program Management Firms, and the Top 20 Power Firms.

We are currently seeking entry-level Electric Utility Design Engineers in Orlando, FL who will work with an investor-owned utility and/or utility consulting company performing design engineering.

The candidate must have an interest or background in either utility distribution design work OR a background or interest in utility design work for high voltage transmission line projects.

• The distribution design work will include overhead, URD, and underground cable/conduit design work packages. This design work will include complex overhead and underground distribution projects in urban and rural environments in compliance with client's engineering and construction specifications, field engineering of project requirements, identification of conflicting utilities, engineering and design calculations, and work permit development.

• 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

• This is an entry level engineering position. Experience with electric utility distribution design and/or construction projects -which can be obtained through either internships or cooperatives while attending university--is preferred.

• A Bachelor's Degree from an accredited university/college in Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Industrial Engineering, or Civil Engineering -OR- an Associate's degree from an accredited university/college in Engineering Technology with additional work experience (2+ years) in utility industry is required

• Must be U.S. Citizen (contractually required)

• Ability to walk one mile
• Ability to swing a 3 lb. hammer
• Ability to stake poles
• Open to overnight travel / travel in general.

Note: Candidates with experience that exceeds beyond the listed requirements may be considered for a higher level within the job hierarchy.


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 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.