Ground Control Station Technician (GCS)

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Job Category:
Information Technology - Networks
Yes, 10% of the time
Potential for Teleworking:
Clearance Level Must Currently Possess:
Top Secret/SCI
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain:

Leidos has new opportunities for Ground Control Station (GCS) Technicians located at Cannon AFB, NM. Candidates must possess a current TS/SCI security clearance in order to be considered.

The job of the Ground Control Station (GCS) Technician is to support the daily operations of an Air Force RPA (Remotely Piloted Aircraft) Operations Center. This is a tech maintenance position maintaining RPA ground control stations. This position will also include installation of IT equipment, modification of and testing of new equipment, and the conversion of existing equipment from one facility to another facility. The ideal candidate will perform organizational level maintenance tasks specified in the AF Technical Order (TO), pre and post-flight system configuration and maintain mission specific equipment maintenance such as subsystems, auxiliary communications and computer interface equipment of Predator/Reaper Ground Control Stations. This is a 24/7/365 operation with some travel required.

-Ensure the timely and cost effective repair, upgrade, and maintenance of all assigned systems.
-Ensure all maintenance tasks and functions are accomplished in accordance with (IAW) Air Force Instruction (AFI) 21-101, Aircraft & Equipment Maintenance Management and documented accordingly.
-Responsible for maintenance data documentation and air crew debriefing as required.
-Ensure all required parts for repairs are ordered and tracked.
-Complete and/or sign Exceptional/Conditional Releases IAW TO 00-20-1.
-Ensure all maintenance actions are documented IAW Technical Orders and correctly entered into IMDS.
-Track all pilot-reported discrepancies in IMDS and inform aircrew of corrective actions taken upon request.


Required Education/Experience/Skills/Certification

-Associates Degree in a related technical discipline and 3+ years of related experience. Or 5+ years of total experience in lieu of a degree.

-Military C4ISR (Command, Control, Computers, Communication, Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance) experience required.
-A technical maintenance background in avionics, electronics, aircraft maintenance or SATCOM is required.
-Excellent verbal and written communication skills with technical personnel and non-technical end users.
-Excellent problem solving skills.


Required Security Clearance : Must have a current TOP SECRET SCI security clearance.


External Referral Eligible


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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