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
- Engineer in Training Certificate (EIT)
- Professional Engineer License (PE)
- Project Management Professional (PMP)
- Leadership training
- Management opportunities
In this role, you can also expect to gain
- NESC expertise
- Structural Pole Modeling
- Electrical Power Calculations
- GIS design training
- Project management
- Financial management
Leidos is seeking Field Technicians to work remotely in the
Modesto, Santa Cruz or Redding area.
The successful Substation Field Technician candidate
will support the following activities:
o Travel to sites as needed, perform inspections
and return to the office to perform engineering design work.
Would be out in the field 2-3 days / week.
o Perform engineering calculations such as:
structural analysis for wood pole loading, guying calculations,
specifying conductor sags and tensions for recommended spans, and
calculation of voltage drop and flicker.
o Coordinate with permit agencies, right-of-way
specialists, system owners, field leaders, forestry leaders, and
3rd party owners for joint-owned poles.
o Provide engineering support during
construction, including post-construction reviews to ensure all
applicable engineering and construction standards have been
o Conduct root cause analysis of outages and
mitigation using engineering principles and design.
o HS diploma + 1 year of relevant
o Must be local to the area. Will be working
remotely, out of your home, and will be reimbursed for
o Knowledge of NESC Standards and Client
o Proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook,
o Excellent verbal and written communications
o Willingness to perform both field and office
o Overnight travel may be required (10-20%
o Ability to work in outdoor
o Ability to utilize personal vehicle (mileage
will be reimbursed), cell phone and 8MP camera
The ideal candidate has prior experience doing field work
and distribution component identification.
Leidos 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, Top 10 Program Management Firms, and Top 20 Power
Firms. Leidos is hiring an Engineering Tech in multiple locations.
This Engineering Tech will perform field inspections, develop
project design drawings, material lists, and cost estimates for
electrical power delivery ranging from 4.8kV to 14.4kV.
External Referral Bonus:
External Referral Bonus $:
Potential for Telework:
Clearance Level Required:
Yes, 25% of the time
Scheduled Weekly Hours: