Job Description: The Field Technician will be required to travel and work aboard ships at sea for extended periods (approximately 6 months), work rotating shifts, work in excess of 40-hours per week, There will down periods between rotations (approximately 3 months) **Selected applicant can reside anywhere within the United States as long as he/she is flexible for deployments and travel. As a member of the IUSS/SURTASS team, selected applicant will be responsible for the following: Operation and maintenance of electronic equipment utilizing common and specialized tools in repair and maintenance of electro/mechanical equipment, test equipment, manufacturers' manuals, schematic diagrams and government procedures to operate and repair electro/mechanical equipment Preparation of all required reports; assist higher level personnel in compiling data for reports, procedures and manuals and ensure proper maintenance of records and logs.
Perform collateral duties in security, safety and logistics areas. Participate in Leidos and Government safety programs. Participate in the deployment and retrieval of the array and all other special tasks related to SURTASS operations This position will require close cooperation and working relationships with active duty military and other Government personnel. Berthing arrangements on board T-AGOS vessels will require sharing staterooms and other facilities. Position requires the ability to perform in an arduous duty environment and the successful candidate must be capable of passing a Mariner's Physical per COMSCINST 6000.l.c and maintain their medical fitness for this position. An escalating cash bonus is given for cumulative days at sea and a mission completion bonus is provided at the end of individual missions.
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE: Requires high school diploma or equivalent and 1 – 3 years of prior relevant experience. Demonstrated ability to perform assigned technical/para-engineering tasks and 1 Year of experience. Previous electronics repair and maintenance experience Individuals must possess the ability and demeanor to share common spaces over lengthy deployment periods and work closely with others in a small working area and in a shipboard environment Selected applicant must be proficient with personal computers and have a familiarity with operational and maintenance publications Must be able to communicate effectively both orally and in writing Obtain valid U.S. passport in an expeditious manner, have the ability to travel, successfully complete and pass a pre-employment drug screening and have the ability to obtain and maintain company provided travel charge cards
Must have successfully completed a class C military electronics repair school and/or have a degree in electronics/information technology. Selected applicant will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Final Secret required at start and ability to obtain a Top Secret SURTASS program training is highly desired. Familiarity and knowledge of UNIX is desired Background in EKMS/COMSEC.
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.