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Power Systems Engineer, ACEPS

Reston VA Leidos


Job Description:

The NISC Air Route Traffic Control Center Program support team is looking for a Power Systems Engineer, ACEPS to join our team. We are currently implementing a new Critical and Essential power system to modernize and improve the function of the system that provides conditioned power for NAS operations during commercial power outages. The candidate will provide engineering support to the Power Services Group within the National Airspace Systems (NAS).  The candidate will be called upon to design and conduct design reviews of electrical power systems, components, and equipment associated with the modernization, expansion and upgrade of complex power systems within the NAS. Electrical power systems may include combinations of more than one source of commercial power, auxiliary engine generators, power conditioning systems, uninterrupted power systems and complex switching and monitoring systems. 

Power Systems Engineer, ACEPS Primary Responsibilities:

  • Supporting the development of electrical engineering implementation plans; acquiring/tracking information for site surveys; tracking of implementation and transition issues; and development of project timelines that identify/address critical facility needs.

  • Additionally, the candidate will conduct design reviews of complex electrical/electronic systems; review, analyze and provide recommendations on the expansion and upgrade of complex electrical power systems; evaluate and/or generate electrical engineering cost estimates; and develop and maintain tracking and status information for power systems.

  • Review vendor and installation contractor submittals and proposals.  

Power Systems Engineer, ACEPS Basic Qualifications:

  • A BS degree in Electrical Engineering with 4-6 years of prior relative experience. 

  • Electrical Engineer with an awareness of power systems and electrical engineering design experience.  

  • Competent in electrical engineering software and the use of AutoCAD, MS Project, and MS Office applications.

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills are a must as well as the ability to work pro-actively and productively in a fast paced, detail oriented environment; independently or as a member of a team.

  • Some travel will be required.

Power Systems Engineer, ACEPS Preferred Qualifications:

  • An understanding of Power Systems and Power Systems implementation is preferred.

  • Experience in emergency / backup and standby power systems is desired.

  • Experience and/or certification  in Project Management is also desired. 

Pay Range:

Pay Range $74,750.00 – $115,000.00 – $155,250.00

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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