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Job #: R-00004070
Location: Undisclosed Afghanistan Non-specific Customer Site - Expat
Category: Field Services
Schedule (FT/PT): Full time
Travel Required: Yes, 100% of the time
Shift: 24/7 12 Hour Shift Pattern
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: Secret
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Defense

Job Description:

It's a great time to join the Defense team at Leidos! Currently we are seeking to fill several Aerostat Field Service Representative's positions located in Afghanistan, to provide Operational and Sustainment support to Aerostats.

Primary Responsibilities
-Provide expert system and/or Aerostat component knowledge.
-Lead inflation/deflation of aerostats, aerostat tether termination, supervise aerostat launch, recovery and flight of the aerostat and its related systems.
-Provide Aerostat operations and troubleshooting: flight, weather, pressurization, rigging, helium loading, repair and record keeping.
-Provide Operation and Maintenance (O&M) of electronic equipment to include one or more of the following: Video distribution systems, navigation systems, avionics systems, radio communications equipment, RF telemetry systems and payload communications, fiber optic transmission systems (analysis, splicing, termination, testing), electrical and serial data cable terminations.

Basic Qualifications
-A Bachelor's degree with 4+ years of prior relevant experience, or Minimum 8 years of relevant experience in lieu of a degree.
-24 months hands-on aerostat operational and maintenance (O&M) experience.
-Proficiency in the following areas of aerostat operations and troubleshooting: flight, weather, pressurization, rigging, helium loading
-Experience with leading inflation/deflation of aerostats, aerostat tether termination, supervising aerostat launch, recovery and flight of the aerostat and its related systems.
-Familiarity with Electrostatic Discharge (ESD)
-Ability to operate and interpret test measurement and diagnostics equipment (TMDE).
-Ability to read and interpret electronic schematics and wiring diagrams.
-Must have experience deploying, knowledge of C2, information gathering, operations, and troubleshooting.
-An active, and current DoD Secret clearance required.
-There are 6 months left on the contract; must be able to work the 6 month duration, 7 days a week, 12 hrs. per day.
-Ability to pass a pre-deployment physical exam and dental exam.
-Completion of Customer required International Readiness Certifications prior to deployment.
-A valid U.S. passport, not to expire prior to July, 2019
-Must be able to meet CENTCOM CRC medical minimum standards
-Must be able to meet deployment training minimum standards

Preferred Qualifications
Operational & Maintenance experience with Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR).
Operational & Maintenance experience with EO/IR gimbaled camera systems.

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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