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Job #: R-00005967
Location: Newport, RI
Category: SCA Engineering Tech
Schedule (FT/PT): Full time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: None
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Defense

Job Description:

Leidos Defense is seeking an Engineering Tech IV in Newport, RI. The candidate, under the direction of the Engineering Manager, will support the efforts of the Naval Array Technical Support Center (NATSC) Production Support Team. Primary responsibilities of this position include repairing Jigs/Tools/Test Equipment (JTF), inspecting and polishing fiber optic cables, performing Preventive Maintenance (PM) on NATSC JTF, and building/repairing electrical pigtail assemblies and Measurement Quality Jumpers (MQJs) in accordance with detailed procedures. JTF repair efforts include using test equipment to take measurement readings and assess the working condition of JTF items (i.e. Pressure Adapters, Tension Fixtures, etc.) and perform necessary repairs to return the item to working condition. JTF PM efforts include taking fiber and electrical measurements using test equipment as defined in established PM Cards.

Basic Qualifications: High school diploma or equivalent, and three years related Technical School or Navy experience, and be capable of obtaining a security clearance. Candidates must be capable of soldering wires and inspecting and polishing fiber optic cables. Candidates must be able to read and interpret drawings and blueprints. The selected candidate will be provided fiber optic and J-STD solder training.

Preferred Qualifications: Advanced degree from a Technical School a plus.

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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