The Defense Group at Leidos currently has an opening for a Lead A&P Mechanic, rotating CONUS/OCONUS. This is an exciting opportunity to use your experience helping the HR3DGI mission. The Lead A&P Mechanic will supervise aircraft maintenance personnel as a working member of the team, while maintaining aircraft in accordance with OEM specifications and FAA regulations. The diversity of working conditions range from an environment where there is little or no physical discomfort, to an environment where inclement weather may subject the individual to severe changes in temperature, wind, rain, etc. Incumbents may be required to work in areas where high noise hazards, exposure to fumes, airborne particles, and electrical shock hazards exist. The Lead A&P Mechanic reports directly to the Fleet Manager or Director of Maintenance.
- Supervise A&P Mechanics
- Participate in teleconferences as needed
- Perform performance evaluations on A&P Mechanics
- Update maintenance tracking software/databases
- Submit daily, weekly or monthly reports as required
- Perform corrosion inspections and related treatment
- Work hours may be adjusted for operational requirements
- Conduct daily/turnaround inspections on assigned aircraft
- Perform shipping, receiving and issuing of aircraft material
- Maintain FAA required records, manuals and inspection forms
- Ability to troubleshoot systems to provide an effective solution
- Structural repairs and component in-house repair/back shop programs
- Washing/cleaning, servicing aircraft fuel/oil/hydraulic/oxygen/nitrogen systems
- Turbine engine, propeller, airframe and flight control/landing gear or engine rigging
- Act as the Point of Contact (POC) for all site aircraft and GSE maintenance activities
- Track and perform scheduled and unscheduled aircraft maintenance, repair and inspections on all aircraft systems
- Current FAA A&P certificate is required
- High School diploma and 5+ years experience
- Must be a US Citizen
- Must have a current civilian driver's license
- Must be able to read, write, speak and understand English
- Must have a basic understanding of integrated avionics
- Must have working knowledge of aircraft safety directives
- Must be able to work shifts as assigned and travel as required to support operations
- Must have a minimum of three (3) years lead aircraft mechanic experience on King Air series aircraft
- Experience using common or special hand tools and test equipment as required for aircraft maintenance
- Must have an in-depth knowledge of aircraft/vehicle movement and safety/hazards during flight line operations
- Must be able to work in the assigned work/living environment, work shift as assigned, 7 days a week, 12 hours a day to support mission requirements
- Must have an in-depth knowledge of using aircraft technical publications with the ability to read and interpret basic schematic diagrams, drawings, and charts
- Must be in good physical condition, and capable of completing and passing a physical exam and CONUS Replacement Center (CRC) course prior to deployment OCONUS
- Must have proficient computer skills with experience using Microsoft Office programs (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) as well as maintenance database and tracking software
- Must be able to obtain and maintain an interim DOD SECRET security clearance
- Inspection Authorization (IA) is desired
- Rockwell/Collins Proline 21 experience is a plus
- Recent Beechcraft King Air experience on civilian and/or military platforms including Pratt & Whitney PT6 turboprop experience is highly desired
Pay Range:Pay Range $54,600.00 - $84,000.00 - $113,400.00
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® innovation company rapidly addressing the world’s most vexing challenges in national security and health. The company's 47,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $14.4 billion for the fiscal year ended December 30, 2023. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.
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