The Mechanical/Electrical Technician will be a key part of the Leidos team supporting human factors research at the Driving Simulator. Responsibility for the Mechanical/Electrical Technician will include providing technical support for the maintenance of all electrical and mechanical components of the simulator. It may also include communications and presentations to the Government concerning technical progress and results.
The responsibilities of a successful candidate may include, but are not limited to the following:
• Perform all responsibilities as assigned by the Program Manager and Senior Programmer (SP).
• Maintenance and safety oversight of all electrical and mechanical components of the simulator, which may include equipment purchases.
• Perform any required repairs.
• Care for and align projectors on an as needed basis.
• Assist Principal Investigators (PIs) and Research Assistants with data collection.
• Report any equipment failures and/or malfunctions to the SP(s) and the Government Contracting Officer Representative (COR).
• Attend team meetings on an as needed basis.
• Travel to technical conferences for outreach activities.
• Be prompt, schedule-conscious, and able to focus on the work at hand.
• Self-motivation, initiative, and ownership, making sure outstanding issues are completely addressed for the team’s success.
• Associate’s degree or two years of technical school.
• 4+ years full-time professional experience developing, evaluating, testing, installing, and maintaining complex electronic instrumentation systems using a wide range of sophisticated test equipment.
• Communicate clearly in English, both orally and in writing.
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.