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Job #: R-00111997
Location: Remote, US
Category: Aircraft Mechanic
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 50% of the time
Shift: Day
Remote Type: Remote
Clearance: Secret
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Referral Bonus Amount: $3000
Group: Defense

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Description

Looking for an opportunity to make an impact?

At Leidos, we know the most talented and diverse Aviation Professionals always have a multitude of career choices. Your time at Leidos will be a wise investment in your career and in yourself. We welcome your perspective and ideas, in order to foster collaboration and deliver world-class solutions.  We look for solutions that not only transform businesses, but also change the world. We offer a robust benefits package including competitive salaries; company matching 401K Retirement Plan; comprehensive medical, dental and vision coverage; tuition reimbursement and more.

Are you ready for your next challenge?

The Defense Group at Leidos currently has an opening for Unmanned Systems Aircraft Technician (UAST), Level II. In this role, the UAST maintains aircraft, ground stations, and ground support equipment in accordance with OEM specifications and DCMA INST 8210.1C 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. The UAST may be required to work in areas where high noise hazards, exposure to fumes, airborne particles, and electrical shock hazards exist. The UAST reports directly to the Mission Commander and Fleet Manager.

THE CHALLENGE (primary responsibilities)

  • Update maintenance tracking software/databases

  • Tracking and performing scheduled and unscheduled aircraft troubleshooting, maintenance and inspections

  • Performing operational inspections and checklist from preflight trough postflight.

  • Create aircraft logbook entries and report discrepancies to program leadership

  • Perform logistical tracking

  • Submit daily, weekly, or monthly reports as required

  • Perform corrosion control

  • Perform shipping, receiving, and issuing of aircraft materiel

  • Perform structural repairs and component in-house repair/back shop programs

  • Wash, clean, and service aircraft, fuel, oil, electrical, and hydraulic systems

  • Reciprocating engine, propeller, airframe, and flight control/landing gear or engine rigging

  • Track and perform scheduled and unscheduled aircraft maintenance, repair, and inspections on all Unmanned Systems

WHAT SETS YOU APART (basic qualifications)

  • High School Diploma or equivalent and three (3) years of relevant experience. Additional experience may be used in lieu of degree.

  • 150 hours experience as a mechanic or crewchief in a UAS or traditional ISR airframe

  • Must possess or be able to obtain a current FAA Class III Medical Certificate

  • Must have a current FAA A&P certificate

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen

  • Must be at least 21 years of age

  • Must possess a current passport

  • Must possess a valid state driver’s license

  • Must read, write, speak and understand English

  • Must possess an active DOD security clearance at the SECRET level, or higher

  • Must have a basic understanding of integrated avionics

  • Must have working knowledge of aircraft safety directive compliance (SL, SB, AD)

  • Experience using common or special tools and test equipment required to support operations

  • Must have in-depth knowledge of aircraft/vehicle movement and safety/hazards during flightline operations

  • 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 proficient in Microsoft Office Programs, including Word and Excel, as well as maintenance database and tracking software

  • Ability to successfully meet all contractual / program training and DoD medical requirements for OCONUS travel, COVID testing requirements, attending and successfully completing CONUS Replacement Courses (CRC) within 90 days of hire.

Security Clearance Requirement

  • Must possess an active DOD security clearance at the SECRET level, or higher

Preferred Qualifications

  • Prior Lead mechanic or flight mechanic experience

  • Experience with TigerShark UAS, or similar platform

  • Willingness to upgrade and assume additional aviation administration responsibility

AIRBORNE ISR

Pay Range:

Pay Range $53,300.00 - $82,000.00 - $110,700.00

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.

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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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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.

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