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Protection & Control /SCADA Engineer

Protection & Control /SCADA Engineer


Job Requisition:Protection & Control /SCADA Engineer

Job Description:

Leidos Energy & Systems Solutions 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.


Currently, we have an opportunity for a Protection & Control /SCADA Engineer with an emphasis on utility SCADA and communication systems. This position is member of dynamic team of Power Delivery engineers within our Energy & Systems Solutions operation.


We are seeking a qualified SCADA Engineer who will be responsible for:

  • Analyzing designing, commissioning, configuring and testing of SCADA systems
  • Demonstrated Proficiency in:    
    • Leadership
    • Taking ownership of projects
    •  High attention to detail and accuracy
    • Apply standard engineering techniques and procedures
    • Flexibility and desire to meet client needs
    • Commitment to Schedule
    • Meeting and exceeding client satisfaction goals 

Technical Skills:

  • Design and specification of SCADA systems
  • Specification and application of data communication systems and SCADA components
  • Development and implementation of master station database
  • Design and implementation of HMI graphical screens and data reports
  • Configuration and testing of SCADA equipment including, but not limited to Remote Terminal Unit /RTU’s (SEL, Novatech, ACS, GE), communication based annunciators, smart meters, SEL 3610’s, GPS clocks, analog modems, Cisco routers, switches and relays.
  • Create, modify and comprehend RTU point-lists
  • Performing pre-energization control circuit checks and verifying schematics and wiring diagrams.
  • Performing end to end checks of a SCADA system connected to in-service devices.
  • Ability to modify drawings to reflect As-Built conditions.
  • Prepare final documentation for site turnover after job completion.
  • Working knowledge of NERC CIP compliance
  • Experience with DNP, 61850, SEL Fast Messaging and Modbus protocols
  • Expertise with PLC hardware and software is beneficial
  • Experience with the ASE 2000 Test Set
  • Experience troubleshooting and verifying performance of data radio communications systems a plus



Bachelor's degree Electrical Engineer and 4+ years relevant experience. Working as engineering consultant to a utility or working directly for a Utility is a plus

This position will require 85% travel throughout the state of Michigan(4 days per week).  Telework is allowed one day per week.

External Referral Bonus:Eligible

Potential for Telework:Yes

Clearance Level Required:None

Travel:Yes, 75% of the time

Scheduled Weekly Hours:40


Requisition Category:Professional

Job Family:Electrical Engineering


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