Field Service Technician

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Electrical Engineering
Yes, 50% of the time
Day Job
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Leidos is seeking an experienced field service technician (FST) to operate and maintain a complex radar system in the National Capitol Region. This position will require the candidate to currently possess an active DOD –  Secret Security Clearance. The field technician will work closely with Leidos engineers to operate the radar system and identify issues that require frequent travel to remote facilities to implement repair or replacement of system equipment.
FSTs must be able to:
-Install, integrate, configure, initialize, administer, operate, deploy, troubleshoot, maintain and repair a complex radar system.
-Assemble and troubleshoot electronic systems, mechanically integrated parts, cable harnesses, RF coaxial and fiber optic cables, and electronic and computer chassis.
-Perform System Integration and Checkout of modified and repaired equipment.
-Analyze equipment failures to determine root cause in order to then recommend and implement corrective action.
-Prepare and submit reports of equipment discrepancies and possible solutions devise and implement preventive maintenance programs and actively keep performance and maintenance records on equipment configuration.
-Keep accurate parts and equipment inventory records.
-Be self-motivated and able to work effectively both in a team environment and under minimal supervision in the field.

External Referral Eligible


Required Experience/Education:

-5+ years civilian or military training and hands-on experience in relevant electronics system installation and maintenance such as radar systems, electronic countermeasure systems, electronic warfare systems or radio communications systems.
-Formal training in Basic Electronics & Electricity (RF, Digital & Analog principles), solid state electronics and RF theory and principles.
-Testing, troubleshooting and evaluation experience with digital, analog and RF level electronics.
-Understanding and knowledge of military communications systems and encryption devices.
-Understanding and knowledge of basic computer network (LAN/WAN) principles.

Expected Skills and Abilities:

-Proficiency with standard test equipment such as multi-meters, signal generators, spectrum analyzers, power meters, oscilloscopes, logic analyzers to test and troubleshoot electronic hardware.
-Basic knowledge of electrical multi-pin connectors and the repair of same.

Leidos Overview:
Leidos is a global science and technology solutions leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company’s 33,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported pro forma annual revenues of approximately $10 billion for the fiscal year ended January 1, 2016 after giving effect to the recently completed combination of Leidos with Lockheed Martin's Information Systems & Global Solutions business (IS&GS). For more information, visit www.Leidos.com. The company’s diverse employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Leidos will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories for employment in accordance with relevant Laws. Leidos is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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