Engineering Technician III

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Electrical Engineering
Yes, 10% of the time
Day Job
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Job Summary
The Towed System Intermediate Maintenance Activity group at Leidos currently has an opening for an Electronics Technician to work at our Virginia Beach, Virginia facility. This site provides direct fleet support with towed acoustic systems installed on submarines and surface ships, including 24/7/365 worldwide casualty assistance (CASREP) support.
Primary Responsibilities
Candidate will be responsible for conducting towed array module physical inspection, electrical testing, troubleshooting, array assembly and ship board installation of towed bodies while working in a pier side environment in all weather conditions and/or in a warehouse environment. Travel overseas and within CONUS on short notice may be required. Candidate will be responsible to review technical documentation, identify discrepancies and submit TMDERS (Technical Manuals Deficiency/Evaluation Report) corrections.
This position has occasional requirements for overtime work in order to meet US Navy operational schedules, and may have occasional requirements for extended travel to support surge work at other Towed System IMAs in order to meet US Navy operational schedules.
Selected candidate will receive on the job training in accordance with established Personnel Qualifications Standards (PQS) and is expected to qualify as a Towed Array IMA Technician and Pier-Side Lead within 12 month period. Upon completing qualifications the selected candidate will be expected to take on technical lead assignments supporting IMA day to day operations. Selected applicant must be able to interact with Navy, Government, and civilian support contractors. The candidate may be expected to assume additional collateral duties from time to time as assigned by the site manager.
Selected Applicant may have the ability to obtain and retain a Department of Defense security clearance at the Secret level and be able to obtain and retain a US Passport.
External Referral Eligible

Basic Qualifications
  • High school/vocational school diploma or GED certificate and 2 year work related experience in electrical/electronic systems or a graduate of an accredited technical institute or apprentice program in electronics above the high school level or successful completion of a military electronics course equivalent to U.S. Navy "C" school and at least two years’ experience in the test and repair of electronic/electrical equipment.
  • Experience in the use of electronic test equipment and operation of various hand held power tools.
  • Must obtain a minimum of an interim Secret prior to commencement of employment.
  • Must have and maintain a valid driver's license.
  • Must complete a background check and physical to be able to obtain a DOT license. 
  • Must be able to lift 40 lbs.
Preferred Qualifications
  • Prior US military service, preferably Navy and on a platform utilizing towed sonar systems (submarine or surface ship).
  • Graduate of a Navy Instructor Training course.
  • Experienced in the operation, troubleshooting, and/or repair of towed sonar arrays, or experience with any of the following equipment is desirable: AN/BQQ-5, AN/BQQ-6, AN/BSY-1, AN/BSY-2, SQQ-89, OK-276, OA-9070/9070A, OK-410 or OK-542/542A.
  • Active DoD secret clearance.
  • Must be able to perform light mechanical maintenance actions and operate a forklift as part of assigned duties.
  • Experienced in the use of Microsoft Office products (2007/2010)

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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