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.