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Job #: R-00107077
Location: Remote, US
Category: Mechanical Engineering
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 100% of the time
Shift: Day
Remote Type: Remote
Clearance: None
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Referral Bonus Amount: $1000
Group: Civil

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Leidos is seeking dynamic engineers to join the National Airspace System Integration Support Contract (NISC IV) team. In this role, you will support the Federal Aviation Administration's (FAA) Eastern Service Area (ESA) performing construction oversight for projects in support of Project Engineers, Contracting Officer’s Representatives, and Contracting Officers.  The projects support Air Traffic Control facilities over the eastern third of the continental United States plus the Caribbean. 

**This position requires 100% travel including nights/weekends**

Mechanical Field Engineer Primary Responsibilities:

  • Ensure general contractor complies with FAA Environmental, Safety, and Health policies

  • Supervise construction of FAA projects on-site and provide quality assurance that completed work is in compliance with the plans and specifications

  • Maintain accurate daily records of work accomplished, personnel onsite, weather conditions and other essential details

  • Act as point of contact and coordinate directly with the general contractor

  • Monitor progress against accepted construction schedule, review the general contractor’s progress reports, assess the progress and inform all stakeholders

  • Discuss deviations from specified construction materials and procedures with project engineer

  • Mark up drawings to as-built conditions and submit these for review and updating

  • Participate in construction inspections, final inspections, and contract close-out activities

  • Prepare sketches, site-specific specifications, contract documents and independent cost estimates as needed to support change proposals

  • Coordinate and review work permits required for potential hazards such as lead and asbestos that may be encountered during construction

  • Review contractor shop drawings, construction submittals and provide input to design staff

  • Track, reconcile and coordinate closure of acceptance punchlist

Mechanical Field Engineer Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Science – Mechanical Engineering degree from an ABET-accredited institution and 4+ years of relevant experience or a Master's degree and 2+ years of relevant experience.

  • Ability to tactfully coordinate with a variety of project stakeholders and management levels

  • Working knowledge of office productivity software such as MS Word and MS Excel

  • Ability to occasionally work an alternate schedule such as nights/weekends to meet the needs of the construction project

  • Ability to pass drug screening

  • Ability to climb multiple flights of stairs such as those found in Air Traffic Control towers

  • Ability to exposed to challenging environmental conditions such as remote locations, sun, extreme cold, extreme heat, noise, and confined spaces.

  • May occasionally be required to wear fall protection systems to access work areas

  • Must be able to lift/carry 25 pounds

  • Candidate must establish a residence in the eastern third of the United States

  • U.S. Citizenship required

  • Driver’s license issued in the U.S. required

  • Ability to obtain a Public Trust

Mechanical Field Engineer Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with AutoCad or Microstation

  • Experience with Primavera or Microsoft Project

  • Basic knowledge of OSHA construction safety regulations

  • Prior construction experience

Pay Range:

Pay Range $78,000.00 - $120,000.00 - $162,000.00

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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