Leidos is seeking a dynamic Field Technician to provide on-site customer installations, upgrades and modifications in support of both existing and new hardware, software, network configurations and new system initiatives for all sites within area of responsibility. This is a full time position headquartered in Chesapeake, VA with near continuous travel throughout the continental United States. Must successfully obtain/complete a Public Trust background check accepted by the FAA. While on travel the successful candidate will perform a variety of installation functions for premises cabling systems such as Ethernet, CAT5, CAT6, and fiber optic, associated with the Federal Aviation Administration Air Traffic Control Systems. This will include the installation of equipment, cable tray, and seismic anchoring systems and floor tile cutouts. Duties may include providing roving site support installations services as well as assisting in the development and ensuring adherence to area-wide procedural/policy changes. Works to achieve day to day objectives consisting of tasks that are typically routine, with some deviation from standard practice or procedure. Works well under moderate supervision for routine tasks. Ability to resolve routine problems and issues, without clearly prescribed solutions. Checks and makes minor adjustments to work methods to solve problems. Communicates with colleagues and customer within own project/ work area to obtain or provide information requiring some explanation or interpretation. Has substantial understanding of job requirements and overall function.
High school diploma or equivalent experience/combined education with additional technical training equivalent to a technical Associates degree. At least one year of experience. Must be available to continuously travel to perform installations throughout the United States. Must have the ability to lift and carry forty pounds. Ability to climb ladders. Ability to work in dim lighting. Ability to follow installation instructions to the finest detail. FAA site installation or system installation is a plus. Applicants must be able to obtain and maintain a Public Trust background check.
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.