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CAD Drafter - Avionics

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Job Number:
652369
Job Category:
Aviation / Aerospace
Location:
MANASSAS, VA US
Schedule:
Full-time
Travel:
Yes, 10% of the time
Shift:
Day Job
Potential for Teleworking:
No
Clearance Level Must Currently Possess:
None
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain:
Top Secret/SCI
Description:

Job Summary

 

The Leidos Airborne Integration & Ground Processing Systems operation of the Advanced Solutions Group currently has a career opportunity for a Electrical CAD Drafter to support the Airborne Reconnaissance Low Enhanced (ARL-E) program located in Manassas, VA. ARL-E is a multi-year program supporting the U.S. Army with upgrading and enhancing the Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (ISR) capabilities of their airborne reconnaissance fleet.

 

This is an exciting opportunity to use your CAD skills and experience in avionics to help in designing and maintaining electrical systems on the U.S. Army's Airborne Reconnaissance Low-Enhanced mission DHC-8-300 fleet. 

 

Primary Responsibilities

In this position your primary responsibilities will include generating and revising avionics-related electrical drawings using CAD software packages. This shall include cable assembly and cable installation drawings, as well as revising wiring diagrams, per standard engineering drafting practices. Secondary responsibilities may include avionics integration research, drawing peer reviews, assisting cable production and installation, and design improvement recommendations. You will report to Lead Electrical Engineer, but will interact closely with mechanical engineering team, mission integration team and program management.

 

 


Qualifications:

Basic Qualifications

  • High school diploma
  • 1-3 years of Electrical AutoCAD (or similar drafting software) experience
  • Experience drafting and revising cable drawings and wiring diagrams
  • Knowledge of avionics systems (i.e. power, comms, etc.)
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to multi-task and possess strong time management skills
  • Must be a US Citizen/be able to obtain DoD TS/SCI security clearance

 

Preferred Qualifications

  • Aviation background
  • Active DoD TS/SCI security clearance

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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