Electrical Engineer

March 22, 2024

Job Description

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Description

Leidos Gibbs and Cox is seeking an Electrical Engineer in the Washington, D.C. area. We are seeking a candidate to work with our engineering and production teams as we develop and produce cutting-edge solutions to challenging defense-related problems. This position reports to the Gibbs & Cox Electrical Engineering Department Manager and interfaces with the SC SDE (Surface Combatant Ship Design Engineering) Ship Design Team.

Location: This is a Hybrid remote position. Candidate will need to be local to the Washington DC area to attend meetings and support the team.

Primary Responsibilities

  • IPS (Integrated Power Systems) Ship Integration and CONOPS Lead is responsible for establishing acceptance criteria for the system of interest through analysis, allocation, and negotiation, and tracking the status of requirements throughout the system lifecycle.

  • Engineer will be the sole Lead or Engineering Manager for this role.

  • Engineer needs to be on-site to work with the Design Integration Team (typically Wednesdays) and meet with the Ship Design Manager (SDM) in person regularly.

    • This person will be the Machinery Integration Lead. They will be a primary member of the Design Integration Team, and embedded in the IPS Working Groups (WGs), Auxiliary/Deck WGs, and HME (Hull, Machinery, and Electrical) Controls WGs.

      • Responsibilities will fall under two categories: (1) high level understanding/communication of Marine Engineering design decisions and dependencies, and managing dedicated studies to close Marine Engineering trade space which requires input/interfacing with the broader Design Integration efforts (such as Machinery and General Arrangements, EPLA (Electric Plant Load Analysis) and Thermal calculations, weight estimation, and requirements management).

      • (2) Candidate will be responsible for managing design decisions, open trade space, and configuration management of Marine Engineering datasets.

  • Support is provided through access/interfacing across the entire design team – especially, Design Integration, IPS, Auxiliary, Survivability, and Affordability.

  • IPS IPT, and Critical Systems Engineering Manager have Accountability for the IPS CONOPS. This Lead will be responsible for identifying and relaying dependencies across other ship system requirements.

  • Essential responsibilities include: Performing calculations, applying electrical engineering principles, techniques, procedures, and criteria to address technical issues identified during the design and engineering of US Navy ships

  • Communicating technical principles directly to client

  • Performing quality assurance reviews of simple analyses, calculations, and drawings

  • Recording and tracking action items and meeting minutes

  • Creating and managing meeting invites

  • Review change proposals to ensure they meet the necessary specifications and requirements

Basic Qualifications

  • General knowledge of multi-disciplinary design from an integration aspect is extremely valuable, however the candidate is not expected to be the expert in these areas. They will coordinate studies and tasking with the appropriate Integrated Product Team (IPT).

  • U.S. Citizenship is required and must be able to obtain a security clearance

    • Applicant will be subject to a security investigation and must meet the eligibility requirements to obtain and maintain a security clearance issued by the US Government.

  • B.S. Degree or higher in Electrical Engineering or related field

  • 8+ Years of Electrical Engineering ship design experience on Navy or Maritime programs

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Proficiency in standard electrical system design and analysis

  • Proficiency in Word, PowerPoint, Excel and PowerPoint

  • Outstanding Oral, Written and Presentation Skills

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with Shipyard Production Systems, shipboard medium and low voltage power systems, 60 Hz and 400Hz electrical plant, and Power Conversion is a plus

  • Proficiency in standard software e.g.: CAD, AutoCAD, and Rhino. Proficiency in ETAP and other electrical modeling software is a plus.

  • Knowledge of MIL Standards and Specifications is a plus

Original Posting Date: 2024-03-21

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 $101,400.00 – $183,300.00

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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