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Job #: R-00007605_35928252067_0
Location: Armed Forces Europe
Category: Field Operations
Schedule (FT/PT): Full time
Travel Required: Yes, 25% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: NACI
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Defense

Job Description:

Leidos is currently seeking a motivated PC12 Maintenance Manager to work on the CLS-A program in Afghanistan. The CLS-A program currently supports Special Mission Wing (SMW) operations. The ideal candidate will work and travel in between customer sites as needed; customer sites include Kandahar, Kabul and Mazar-e Sharif, Afghanistan.

Primary Responsibilities:
Reports directly to the CLS-A Program Maintenance Manager
Manage a maintenance crew to complete unscheduled/ scheduled PC-12 maintenance.
Manage flight line activities to include launch and recovery events.
Troubleshoot malfunctions in aircraft structure, landing gear, flight surfaces and controls, anti-icing, auxiliary power unit, and ventilation and heating systems. Repair and replace aircraft components.
Use technical manuals, technical data, and other specifications to determine feasibility and method of repair of malfunctioning or damaged components.
Lead mentorship activities with SMW maintainers.
Ensure training compliance within department.
Provide technical and administrative training to PC-12 department.
Maintain GOP/ AR 95-20 compliance within department in all areas.

Basic Qualifications:
Requires a Bachelor's degree and 8 - 12 years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 6 - 10 years of prior relevant experience or twelve (12) years of direct experience in aircraft maintenance with HS diploma or military technical school degree.
Airframe & Power Plant (A&P) License.
Active NACI clearance
Must be able to perform the full range of airframe and engine maintenance, repair, modifications, inspections and servicing of aircraft in accordance with approved methods, techniques and practices and certify accomplished work. This entails the ability to:
• troubleshoot engines and systems
• use the federal supply system
• read and understand technical manuals and schematics
• read and interpret all instruments
• use special test equipment and tools
• research the technical library
• perform full system checkouts on all aircraft systems
• perform mechanic test flight duties
• perform complete servicing of aircraft

As the position location is in Afghanistan, the following requirements need to be met:
US Citizen
Must be able to pass/qualify all CENTCOM CRC medical and training requirements
Active passport with a minimum of 12 months before expiration prior to start date.
Visa with multiple entries for 12 months prior to start date
Completion of Customer required International Readiness Certifications prior to deployment.
Failure to complete any of these actions within 60 days of accept will result in rescinding of the offer. If the candidate is unable to pass the medical screening after the start date and prior to deployment an immediate administrative termination will be requested.

Preferred Qualifications:
Management and Leadership skills
Critical thinking skills
Strong Avionics and electrical troubleshooting experience
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
Ability to multi-task, solve problems, and make business based decisions
Expert knowledge of technical manuals/data, flight line procedures and practices, industrial safety and security
PC-12/ King Air experience
Prior OCONUS rotation experience

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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