The Leidos Defense Group is seeking a Field Support Technician for the Surveillance Towed Array Sensor System (SURTASS) program in Virginia Beach, VA. This individual will provide in port maintenance support, repairs services and support for SURTASS mission equipment during T-AGOS ship in port periods and in-port availability periods.
Provide direct support for and quality control of SURTASS Mission Readiness Availabilities (MRA)/Mission Readiness Reviews (MRR).
Conduct TL-29A System grooms and module balances. Perform equipment installation and training.
Prepare operational and maintenance procedures and manuals as required.
Preparation and submission of required engineering and administrative reports.
Perform and provide quality assurance for repairs and modifications to equipment, and ensure applicable maintenance standards are met.
Perform engineering research and analysis on new and existing equipment.
Act as a liaison/coordinator with contract sponsor, TAGOS ships Master, sponsored ship riders, MILCREW, other SURTASS contractors, MSC, shipyard personnel and other government organizations. CONUS and OCONUS travel will be required.
Able to accept scheduled and unscheduled CONUS and OCONUS assignments and extensions up to 3 months with limited advance notice based on SURTASS program operational tempo.
Ability to work at sea on ships, work rotating shifts and possibly work more than 40 hours per week.
Associate Degree in Computer Science, Electronics Technology, or technical related field with four or more years of experience. Additional years of experience, training, and/or certifications may be considered in lieu of degree requirement.
Currently possess DoD Secret Clearance and ability to obtain DoD Top Secret clearance level upon hire.
Possess or ability to obtain a valid U.S. passport.
Thorough understanding of COTS maintenance requirements, and open architecture implications as well as, understanding of the administration of the U.S. Navy Maintenance Material Management System (3M).
Must have the ability to work under only very general supervision and able to provide training to shipboard assigned electronic maintenance technicians.
Position may require the ability to perform in and arduous environment.
Able to pass a mariner’s Physical per COMSCINST 6000.1.c and must maintain their medical fitness for the position.
Must have a valid driver’s license and willing to obtain an international driving permit to drive on the left side of the road if needed.
Previous SURTASS ship rider technician experience.
Graduate of US Navy electronics “C” school or equivalent civilian electronics technical school. Curriculum must have dealt directly with industrial maintenance, troubleshooting and repair of communications systems, navigations systems, and sonar surveillance systems.
Five (5) years of experience in the maintenance and repair of SURTASS ARRAYS which includes: TL-29A Twin-line, Low Frequency Active (LFA), Compact Low Frequency Active (CLFA) and High Frequency Marine Mammal Mitigation Sonar (HFM3).
Three (3) years of experience in the maintenance and repair of the SURTASS PROCESSING SUBSYSTEMS which includes: ICP, UNIX based processing systems, LINUX, Windows, GCCS-M, GPS (Commercial and MIL-STD) & SURTASS COMMS SUBSYSTEMS which includes: SHF, UHF SATCOM and LOS, HF, IFF, SECURE VOICE and DATA CRYPTOs, CMS, EKMS, KMI, SIPRNET, ADNS/CFCP, SIPR and NIPRNET.
Experienced in civilian and/or military operations.
Pay Range:Pay Range $52,650.00 - $81,000.00 - $109,350.00
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.
Leidos is a Fortune 500® technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, civil, and health markets. The company’s 44,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $13.7 billion for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2021. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.
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