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Job #: R-00005171
Location: Chesapeake, VA
Category: Field Services
Schedule (FT/PT): Full time
Travel Required: Yes, 75% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: None
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Defense

Job Description:

The Defense & Intelligence Group of Leidos has an immediate opening for a Shipboard Installer Field Technician based in Chesapeake, VA with extensive travel.

Job Summary:

Shipboard Installer in support of the U.S. Navy Integrated Logistics Center (ILC). The ILC mission conducts maintenance, modernization, and installation of ASW sonar systems. This is an exciting opportunity to use your experience helping the ILC mission. The successful candidate will be a proven performer and self-starter with the ability to work well as a part of a team. The Shipboard Installer will be based in San Diego with approximately 75% travel to multiple Naval ports both CONUS and OCONUS.

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Perform cable removal and connector building on U.S. Navy Ships.
  • Provide installation and finalization of cableways, connectors, etc. on U.S. Navy Ships.
  • Follow direction, learn to read installation drawings, and work as part of a team.
  • Travel extensively and work overtime.


Basic Qualifications:
  • High School diploma or GED equivalent with less than 1 year of relevant experience sufficient to perform maintenance tasks.
  • Ability to learn installation techniques and methods quickly and produce a quality product.
  • Ability to climb ladders and lift 50 pounds.
  • Possess a valid passport.
  • U.S. citizenship with the ability to obtain a Secret security clearance required.


Preferred Qualifications:
  • Alteration Installation Team (AIT) experience.
  • Active Secret clearance.


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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