Join our talent network

Job #: R-00002347
Location: Newport, RI
Category: Environmental Scientist
Schedule (FT/PT): Full time
Travel Required: Yes, 50% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: None
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Advanced Solutions

Job Description:

Leidos has an immediate opening for an Entry Level Hydrographer in our Newport, RI office. The job of the Hydrographer is to collect marine hydrographic survey data and perform data processing. Field work may include time on board survey vessels as part of a 3-12 member survey crew working offshore of the Continental U.S. for 3-6 weeks at a time (for potentially up to 6 months per year), or near-shore day operations. Data processing of hydrographic data may take place on board survey vessels, in shore-based temporary offices, or at the Newport, RI Leidos facility.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Survey systems may include multibeam and single beam depth sounders, side scan sonar, Global Positioning System (GPS), sound velocity profilers, bottom samplers, survey data acquisition software, data analysis and data processing software.
  • Candidate will perform data processing, prepare survey systems for the next field season, and other tasks as directed in an office environment when not at sea.
  • Data processing may be performed on data collected by Leidos, or data collected by various customers.


BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Bachelor's degree in Science or Engineering, with an emphasis on Marine Sciences, Environmental Sciences, or Ocean Engineering preferred.
  • Candidate with up to 2 years of related experience which should include:
  • Experience related to the following areas: maintenance and operation of underwater survey sensors, multibeam and single beam depth sounders, side scan sonar, GPS, sound velocity profilers, bottom samplers, survey data acquisition software, data analysis and data processing software.
  • Must be able to obtain a DoD Secret security clearance.


PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Strong mechanical background.
  • Experience maintaining and troubleshooting hydraulic, electrical and computing systems.
  • GIS software capabilities.


External Referral Bonus:
Eligible

Potential for Telework:
No

Clearance Level Required:
None

Travel:
Yes, 50% of the time

Scheduled Weekly Hours:
40

Shift:
Day

Requisition Category:
Professional

Job Family:
Environmental Scientist

2000

Advanced Solutions
Leidos is a Fortune 500® information technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company’s 31,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $10.17 billion for the fiscal year ended December 29, 2017. (NYSE: LDOS) All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

Talent Community

Join our Talent Community to create a profile, enabling a streamlined application process and to help our recruiters better understand your areas of expertise and interest.

Join our Talent Community