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Job #: R-00002612
Location: Albuquerque, NM
Category: Engineering Technologist
Schedule (FT/PT): Full time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: Secret
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Advanced Solutions

Job Description:

Reinvent yourself at Leidos! Uncover your potential by becoming a member of our team.

Be our latest Electro-Mechanical Technician working in our Albuquerque, NM office on an opportunity that will challenge you to use your problem solving skills to develop the next generation of directed energy (DE) weapons for the US Air Force. Join our team that conducts research, development, demonstrations, and testing with high power electromagnetic (HPEM) components and systems at Kirtland, AFB. Help us showcase this technology to potential customers located around the world. Sounds fun right!!

Fun stuff you will do in this role:
- Operate, repair and maintain high power equipment such as power supplies, vacuum pumps, electric generators, and circulation pumps.
- Work with the engineering team to troubleshoot hardware problems, brainstorm, and implement solutions.
- Set up field experiments, sensors and instrumentation, and collect data records and archive them.
- Track equipment and spares inventory and initiate purchase orders necessary to maintain stock.

Skills you need to be successful in this job:
- High School diploma with at least 3 years of related experience or an associate's degree with at least 1 year of related work.
- US Citizen with the ability to obtain and maintain a DoD Secret clearance.
- Ability to read, interpret and update electrical schematics and drawings.
- Ability to assist engineering staff to troubleshoot and repair electro-mechanical systems.
- Maturity and integrity to understand and abide by facility rules and regulations for personnel safety and environmental compliance.
- Ability to operate a fork lift rated for loads up to 15,000 lbs.
- Available to travel, to provide technical support for demonstration, tests, trouble shooting, and repairs for electro-mechanical systems.

You will wow us even more if you have these skills:
- Experience working with high voltage (up to 100 kV) and high current (up to 10 kA) power systems.
- Familiarity with diagnostic equipment including multimeters, oscilloscopes, and LCR impedance meters, as well as calipers and micrometers.
- Ability to set up and operate digital cameras for regular and thermal imaging, and collect and archive video files.
- Familiarity with antennas and microwave field mapping.
- Knowledge of control systems, including relay logic, Allen Bradley controllers, supervisory controllers (SCADAs) and LabView-based systems.
- Familiarity with the National Electric Code (NEC). A current license is highly desirable.
- Possess a current, or be able to obtain a commercial driver's license (CDL).

External Referral Eligible

External Referral Bonus:

Potential for Telework:

Clearance Level Required:

Yes, 10% of the time

Scheduled Weekly Hours:


Requisition Category:

Job Family:
Engineering Technologist


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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