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Job #: R-00002580
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.

Our Advanced Solution Group has career openings for Lead A&P Technician/Mechanics, rotating CONUS/OCONUS. The job of the Lead A&P Technician/Mechanic is to supervise aircraft maintenance as a working member of the team, while maintaining 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. Incumbents may be required to work in areas where high noise hazards, exposure to fumes, airborne particles, and electrical shock hazards exist. The Lead A&P Technician/ Mechanic reports directly to the Fleet Manager or Director of Maintenance.

Duties include but are not limited to:

Supervise A&P Mechanics
Participate in teleconferences as needed
Perform performance evaluations on A&P Mechanics
Update maintenance tracking software/databases
Submit daily, weekly or monthly reports as required
Perform corrosion inspections and related treatment
Work hours may be adjusted for operational requirements
Conduct daily/turnaround inspections on assigned aircraft
Perform shipping, receiving and issuing of aircraft material
Maintain FAA required records, manuals and inspection forms
Ability to troubleshoot systems to provide an effective solution
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
Act as the Point of Contact (POC) for all site aircraft and GSE maintenance activities
Track and perform scheduled and unscheduled aircraft maintenance, repair and inspections on all aircraft systems

External Referral Eligible

High School diploma and 5+ years experience

FAA Requirements:
Current FAA A&P certificate is required

General Requirements:
Must be a US Citizen
Must have a current civilian driver's license
Must be able to read, write, speak and understand English
Must have a basic understanding of integrated avionics
Must have working knowledge of aircraft safety directives
Must be able to work shifts as assigned and travel as required to support operations
Must have a minimum of three (3) years lead aircraft mechanic experience on King Air series aircraft
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 security clearance

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


External Referral Bonus:

Potential for Telework:

Clearance Level Required:

Yes, 50% of the time

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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.

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