Leidos Substation Engineer in CHICAGO, Illinois


Leidos offers its knowledge and expertise over a wide area of cutting-edge energy technologies and independent oversight, combined with proven business acumen. Building our work for publicly and privately-owned utilities, financial institutions and local governments, we are able to provide our clients with business insight into all sectors of the infrastructure industry.

We are seeking a Substation Engineer in our Chicago, IL office who will work as a member of a dynamic team in a fast paced environment, and solving challenging substation engineering problems. In the substation engineering role the qualified individual will require a combination of strong engineering and interpersonal skills and high attention to detail with a passion for quality. The position will include reporting to project managers and directing CADD/designer staff and may include performing design quality reviews. Additionally, the candidate may be responsible for interfacing directly with clients and other staff in remote office locations. Assignments cover the full range of project planning through design and construction support. Design work may range from Substation engineering designs at 12.5kV through 500kV to Smart Grid and substation communications projects.


• B.S. degree in Electrical Engineering

• 2-4 years of experience

• Strong analytical and technical writing skills

• Team player with ability to communicate with clients and project teams

• High level of computer competency

• Periodic travel is required

Leidos Overview:

Leidos is an applied solutions company focused on markets that are seeing converging business and technological trends, and address basic, enduring human needs: defense and national security, health and life sciences, and energy, engineering and infrastructure. The Company's approximately 20,000 employees serve customers in the U.S. Department of Defense, the intelligence community, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, other U.S. Government civil agencies and commercial health and engineering markets.