Leidos is dedicated to making the world a safer place. This starts with helping our customers in the Defense Industry achieve their critical missions. From our airborne work with sensors alerting warfighters to what's over the next hill, to our autonomous maritime platforms protecting sea lanes and shores; our dedicated Defense Group employees are solving critical challenges across the globe.
Airborne Solutions Operations currently has an opening for an Site Lead. In this role, you would be responsible for meeting scheduled and unscheduled maintenance requirements, leading and directing the work of the aircraft technicians and for the inspection, troubleshooting, maintenance, and repair of aircraft systems, structures, engines and Mission Equipment Package. Additionally, responsible for administrative duties, site logistics and communicating aircraft status daily to the Government Flight Representative (GFR). This is an OCONUS assignment and rotations may vary to meet customer demands.
Participating in meetings with the GFR in support daily aircraft activities
Work in a team environment manage and solve material and logistics issues.
Coordinate daily aircraft maintenance activities with Maintenance Lead
Ensure that aircraft and operation records are maintained in accordance with FAA regulations and company procedures.
Instruct assigned personnel in all applicable work-related health and safety regulations, and monitors to ensure compliance.
Maintain knowledge of current inventory of materials, equipment, test equipment, etc. to ensure adequacy for current and future maintenance events by reviewing work orders of incoming aircraft to determine labor, parts, and equipment necessary to accomplish the assigned inspection, maintenance and repair. Assist with requesting necessary parts, service, or equipment as required
Collateral duties as defined by the Maintenance Manager and Program Manager
Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of eight (8) years of related experience. Additional years of experience may be considered in lieu of a degree.
Five (5) years management experience with good organizational and communications skills
Five (5) years of aircraft material planning for maintenance and/or modification experience
Ability to plan sequence of work in a deployed environment
Experience using MS Word and Excel
Be able to obtain a passport or visa to travel OCONUS and willing to work in Hardship and Hazardous locations
Must have the ability to obtain and maintain a DOD Top Secret security clearance with SCI Read-On
Active DOD Top Secret security clearance
Ten (10) or more years of aircraft material planning for maintenance and/or modification experience
Experience with commercial and military technical manuals
Experience working under DCMA INST 8210.1
Experience managing aircraft maintenance and personnel in deployed environment
Pay Range:Pay Range $84,500.00 - $130,000.00 - $175,500.00
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 45,000 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, 2022. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.
Pay and Benefits
Pay and benefits are fundamental to any career decision. That's why we craft compensation packages that reflect the importance of the work we do for our customers. Employment benefits include competitive compensation, Health and Wellness programs, Income Protection, Paid Leave and Retirement. More details are available here.
Securing Your Data
Beware of fake employment opportunities using Leidos’ name. Leidos will never ask you to provide payment-related information during any part of the employment application process (i.e., ask you for money), nor will Leidos ever advance money as part of the hiring process (i.e., send you a check or money order before doing any work). Further, Leidos will only communicate with you through emails that are generated by the Leidos.com automated system – never from free commercial services (e.g., Gmail, Yahoo, Hotmail) or via WhatsApp, Telegram, etc. If you received an email purporting to be from Leidos that asks for payment-related information or any other personal information (e.g., about you or your previous employer), and you are concerned about its legitimacy, please make us aware immediately by emailing us at [email protected].
If you believe you are the victim of a scam, contact your local law enforcement and report the incident to the U.S. Federal Trade Commission.
Commitment to Diversity
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.