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Job #: R-00106752
Location: Reading, POST-BER
Category: Field Services
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 25% of the time
Shift: Standard Plus On Call
Remote Type: No Remote
Clearance: UK - BPSS
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Civil

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Description

Field Service Technician – Home based, covering London airports predominantly

Permanent role, you are ideally based close to London: Berkshire, Hertfordshire, Beds/Bucks or nearby, within 2-3 hours of Stansted/Luton/City.

Are you a customer focussed field service technician or Armed Forces Engineer looking to work with complex, life-saving security equipment?

As a Field Service Technician here at Leidos, you provide effective and efficient technical and customer support for our complex baggage handling systems at airports, you will cover the Southern region, including Luton and Stansted airports.

You’re ideally qualified in electrical or mechanical engineering or an equivalent, we are also keen to hear from engineers with an Armed Forces background looking for a new career.

You’ll be the primary engineer working on some recently won contracts with a major airport group, installing, commissioning, troubleshooting, repairing and testing a variety of complex X-ray and CT based equipment such as body scanners and explosive trace detection systems, many of which are integrated into larger systems.

When the systems are up and running, you will carry out scheduled and unscheduled corrective and preventive maintenance and radiation surveys. Reporting any design, reliability and system bugs and quality issues that may arise, also identifying the Root Cause of repetitive parts failures. You’ll also provide written reports on completed maintenance, machine faults, down times and availability.

You’ll join a national team of close-knit engineers, you will cover mainly the London Region (Luton, Stansted, City). You enjoy customer interaction; providing great service, customer/technical support and training.

This is a field-based position, normal working hours are 8am – 4.30pm, however it is expected that you will need to complete overtime as required and be part of the on call, 7-day rota.

Why should you join our Field Service Team?

We are problem solvers – we often have to think on our feet to solve engineering problems, minimising the downtime on the equipment and responding to call outs at short notice.

We hold great responsibility – not only is our role varied, we accept responsibility for ensuring our life saving solutions are always working seamlessly to give passengers a great experience.

Reward – we offer a competitive package with great benefits from a pension scheme (contribution matched up to 8%), private medical insurance and life assurance with loads of flexible benefits including dental insurance, gym flex and shopping discounts. This role also comes with a car/car allowance, overtime and out of hours allowance.

About You

Ideally qualified in electrical or mechanical engineering or an equivalent, we are also keen to hear from engineers with an Armed Forces background looking for a new career.

It would be ideal to hold an electrical qualification such as 2391/2392 or 17th/18th edition

You will have some experience of maintaining complex electromechanical systems such as PLC controlled machinery, X-Ray or CT tech

Good customer facing skills, providing great service and training on equipment.

Willing to work on call and off shift where needed. Also comfortable with regular travel within the region and occasionally internationally.

You will require a full, clean UK driving license. To fulfill the requirements of the role, you will need to live within within 2-3 hours drive of Stansted/Luton/City.

Due to the nature of the role, you must be able to obtain and maintain an Airside Security Pass.

Pay Range:

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 www.Leidos.com.

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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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