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Estimated Pay $31 per hour
Hours Full-time
Location Manchester, New Hampshire

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Leidos is seeking Distribution Designers to work in the Northern New Hampshire / Massachusetts area.  This role is hybrid (in the Framingham office 2-3 times per week)

Successful Distribution Designer candidates will have interest in developing construction work packages for the electric distribution system using various software systems and construction standards.  Distribution systems may be in an Overhead, Underground, or URD environment.  Project work may include joint use make ready, and street light projects.  Work packages will be developed using Geographic Information Systems (GIS), Computer Aided Design (CAD) tools, Work Management Systems (WMS), and other client systems. Project work will require performing engineering calculations that may include:  structural analysis of poles, guying, cable pulling, electric demand, fault currents, and coordination of protective devices.  Assignments may also include: preparing forestry trimming requests, facilitating permit and Right-of-Way acquisition, development of a Bill of Materials, estimating costs, and customer advocacy such as acquiring easements or calculating a customer Contribution in Aid of Construction (CIAC).  

Distribution Designer Tasks:

  • Design and construction work package development of electrical overhead and underground distribution systems (operating from 4kV through 138kV), mostly associated with programmatic work such as overloaded transformers, inspection and maintenance, joint use, and inspection reports.    
  • Comply with quality control and safe work practices and maintain compliance with project scope, schedule and budget.
  • Field pole locations and take detailed notes on existing conditions. Fielding equipment to be provided and mileage is reimbursable.

Distribution Designer Required Education & Experience:

  • Level 1 – Associate Distribution Designer:  Bachelors of Science degree with less than 2 years of experience.  Additional experience may be accepted in lieu of degree.
  • Level 2 – Distribution Designer:  Bachelors of Science degree + 2 - 4 years relevant experience.  Additional experience may be accepted in lieu of degree. 

Required for all levels: 

  • Background working with a utility performing design work.
  • Familiarity with Pole Loading software ( O-Calc, SPIDA Calc, Pole Foreman) and SAP
  • Proven ability to communicate with clients and project teams 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience with projects in distribution design: using medium voltage switchgear, voltage conversion projects, distribution automation projects

Preferred experience for all levels: 

  • Experience with AutoCAD, Civil 3D, PLS-CADD, MicroStation, and Geographic Information Systems (GIS) is a plus   
  • Experience with development of civil & electrical packages associated with complex cable/conduit in dense urban environments

No two career paths will ever look the same. At  we know the most talented and diverse 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 and flexible work hours/work arrangements as well as managers who will encourage career development and growth.

In this role, you can also expect to gain experience / expertise in:

  • The National Electrical Safety Code (NESC)
  • Structural Pole Modeling
  • Electrical Power Calculations
  • GIS design
  • Project management
  • Financial management

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Original Posting Date:2024-03-15

While subject to change based on business needs, Leidos reasonably anticipates that this job requisition will remain open for at least 3 days with an anticipated close date of no earlier than 3 days after the original posting date as listed above.

Pay Range:Pay Range $55,250.00 - $99,875.00

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.


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Posting ID: 916259720 Posted: 2024-05-17 Job Title: Distribution Designer