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Job #: R-00002553
Location: Manassas, VA
Category: Mechanic
Schedule (FT/PT): Full time
Travel Required: Yes, 50% of the time
Shift: Rotating
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: Secret
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Advanced Solutions

Job Description:

Leidos is a full-service provider of airborne intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) solutions. We conduct full life cycle support - including air and ground ISR processing and integration and providing a 'tip-to-tail' solution for government agencies.

The Advanced Solutions Group at Leidos currently has an opening for A&P Mechanics. The job of the A&P Mechanic is to maintain aircraft in accordance with OEM specifications and FAA 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 A&P Mechanic may be required to work in areas where high noise hazards, exposure to fumes, airborne particles, and electrical shock hazards exist. The A&P Mechanic reports directly to the Lead A&P Mechanic.

Roles and Responsibilities:
Create logbook entries
Daily/turnaround inspections
Build Phase Inspection packages
Submit daily, weekly or monthly reports as required
Perform corrosion inspections and related treatment
Update maintenance tracking software and databases
Work hours may be adjusted for operational requirements
Perform shipping, receiving and issuing of aircraft material
Ability to troubleshoot systems to provide an effective solution
Maintain FAA required records, manuals and inspection forms
Structural repairs and component in-house repair/back shop programs
Washing/cleaning, servicing aircraft fuel/oil/hydraulic/oxygen/nitrogen systems
Turbine engine, propeller, airframe and flight control/landing gear or engine rigging
Track and perform scheduled and unscheduled aircraft maintenance, repair and inspections on all aircraft systems

External Referral Eligible

High School Diploma or equivalent and 3+ years of prior relevant experience.

FAA Requirements:
Must have a current FAA A&P certificate

Must be a US Citizen
have a current US civilian driver's license
Must have a basic understanding of integrated avionics
Must be able to read, write, speak and understand English
Must have working knowledge of aircraft safety directive compliance (SL, SB, AD)
Must be able to work shifts as assigned and travel as required to support operations
Experience using common or special hand tools and test equipment as required for aircraft maintenance
Must have an in-depth knowledge of aircraft/vehicle movement and safety/hazards during flight line operations
Must be able to work in the assigned work/living environment, work shift as assigned, 7 days a week, 12 hours a day to support mission requirements
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 in good physical condition, and capable of completing and passing a physical exam and CONUS Replacement Center (CRC) course prior to deployment OCONUS
Must have proficient computer skills with experience using Microsoft Office programs (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) as well as maintenance database and tracking software
Must be able to obtain and maintain an interim DOD secret government security clearance

Preferred Qualifications:
Active DOD Secret security clearance
Garmin G1000 experience a plus
Inspection Authorization (IA) is desired
Rockwell/Collins Proline 21 experience is a plus
Recent Beechcraft King Air experience on civilian and/or military variants including Pratt & Whitney PT6 turboprop experience is highly desired


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.

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