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Job #: R-00096386
Location: Lynnwood, WA
Category: Engineering Technologist
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Clearance: Secret
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Referral Bonus Amount: $3,000
Group: Defense

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Job Description:

The Maritime Systems Division (MSD) of Leidos develops, integrates, and deploys advanced technology solutions that address existing and emerging maritime missions for a range of customers across the Department of Defense (DoD).

Due to our continued growth as a division, MSD currently has an opportunity for an Electro-Mechanical Technician in Lynnwood, WA. This position is responsible for supporting assembly, testing, and production work related to electro-mechanical devices used for both surface and subsea applications.

Whether supporting a first ever R&D build in the lab or a long-standing production program alongside customers in the field the successful applicant will be self-motivated, detail oriented and solution driven.

This position requires US citizenship and an active Secret security clearance.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Electrical assembly
    • Wire harness fabrication utilizing wire splicing, crimping, molex connector installation and soldering on a multitude of different connectors and cable types.
    • Circuit board component installation using approved soldering techniques for surface mount and through-hole mount components on multi-layer printed circuit boards.
    • Circuit card assembly inspection and test.
    • Utilize standard lab equipment (oscilloscopes, digital multi-meters, etc.) to assess and troubleshoot electronic assemblies.
  • Mechanical assembly
    • Assembly and test various mechanical systems
    • Potting and encapsulation of connectors, electronics, and subassemblies
    • Read, understand and follow engineering assembly drawings, bill of materials, manufacturing procedures, work instructions, and misc. supporting documentation.
    • Use various hand tools to assemble mechanical components into larger assemblies.
    • Able to troubleshoot assembly issues under limited supervision.
    • Support documentation standards by filling out serial number records, traveler records, work orders, and non-conformance reports.
  • Lab and equipment
    • Support the creation and implementation of work orders, test procedures, and safety procedures.
    • Maintain a clean, organized and safe work environment.
    • Manage lab equipment and assembly fixtures, support repair tasks, or seek assistance of project personnel to keep all equipment in good working condition.
    • Conceptualize and build assembly fixtures as needed for continuous process improvement

Basic Qualifications

  • High School diploma or equivalent and 5 - 7 years of prior related experience.
  • Ability to obtain a SECRET security clearance within 6 months of hire date.
  • Must have experience reading schematics and drawings.
  • Must be detail oriented.
  • Must have experience with the operation and use of basic machine shop tools and wood working shop tools (i.e. Drills, saws, grinder, router, sander, sandblaster, etc.).
  • Must have hands on experience in electrical and mechanical assembly, soldering, and use of basic electrical test equipment.
  • Capable of soldering to J-STD-001
  • Familiar with and capable of operating standard electronic test equipment; oscilloscopes, meters, frequency generators, etc.
  • Must be self-motivated, self-sufficient, and able to switch from one task to another at a moment’s notice.
  • Must be able to keep work spaces clean, organized and free from grit, dust etc.
  • Needs to work well with others and be able to communicate and understand verbal and written instructions.
  • Capable of interacting with customers, peers, and supervisors with professionalism.
  • High level of physical mobility with the ability to lift and manipulate 50 lbs or more within confined spaces that are pier-side and onboard seaward vessels.
  • Willingness to travel outside local area 2-5 times per year.
  • Capable of writing work orders and test procedures.

Preferred Qualifications

  • 2 year degree in electronics.
  • Prior experience with unmanned underwater vehicles and associated sensors, underwater cables/connectors (including molding/potting), control and monitor electronics, launch and recovery subsystems, and acoustic sensors.
  • Fiber Optics manufacturing, troubleshooting, and repair.
  • Certified to J-STD-001 Solder Standard.
  • Prior experience using fabrication equipment (ie: milling machine, lathe, bandsaw, metal brake and shears).
  • ISO manufacturing experience.
  • Willingness to travel for extended durations

Experience with CAD (design, manipulation and interpretation)

Pay Range:

Pay Range $53,300.00 - $82,000.00 - $110,700.00

The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.

About Leidos

Leidos is a Fortune 500® innovation company rapidly addressing the world’s most vexing challenges in national security and health. The company's global workforce of 47,000 collaborates to create smarter technology solutions for customers in heavily regulated industries. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $15.4 billion for the fiscal year ended December 29, 2023.  For more information, visit

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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, ethnicity, age, national origin, citizenship, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, pregnancy, family structure, marital status, ancestry, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, or any other basis prohibited by law. Leidos will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with relevant laws.

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