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Job #: R-00006812
Location: Albuquerque, NM
Category: Engineering Technologist
Schedule (FT/PT): Full time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: None
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Leidos Innovations Center (LInC)

Job Description:

Are you an enthusiastic Technician who would enjoy working in a vibrant and challenging research and development environment at Kirtland, AFB NM? Want to work both in the lab and out in the field constructing and testing pulsed power research projects, which include high power microwave systems, high voltage and high current discharge systems, and related sub-systems? If so, we are looking for you, someone with good technical skills, who is motivated, can multitask assignments, have time-management skills, are a good communicator, work well with others, and can work with minimal supervision. Grow with us! Through training, teamwork, and exposure to challenging technical work, let Leidos show you how to accelerate your career path.

Cool stuff on the job you will do:
- Lead technical projects, sets-up experiments and conducts tests
- Create, build, assemble, modify and/or repair electromechanical prototypes
- Troubleshoot hardware and data acquisition systems
- Collect, maintain, organize, and compile technical data
- Assist engineering staff in analyzing data
- Prepare documentation, reports, drawings (sketches/flow charts/diagrams/schematics, etc.)
- Recommend alternative solutions to problems and obstacles

To be successful in this role you will need the following:
- AAS degree in Engineering or Electronics with at least 1 year of applicable experience or 3 years of experience in lieu of degree
- US Citizen with the ability to obtain and maintain a Top Secret security clearance within 6 months of hire
- Experience with High Voltage systems (> 100 kV)
- Experience with High Current discharge systems (> 1 kA)
- Ability to read and interpret electrical schematics and mechanical drawings
- Experience with electrical and mechanical troubleshooting and repair
- Experience with oscilloscopes, multi-meters, high voltage power supplies, and voltage and current probes
- Working knowledge of vacuum systems including hardware and control systems
- Ability to understand and abide by government safety rules and regulations
- Ability to handle unusual and unique occurring job events with minimal assistance
- Willingness to support multiple customers for both short and long term assignments
- Possess excellent written and oral communication skills
- Competency with standard desktop computer software

You will wow us even more if you have these skills:
- Active DOD or DOE clearance
- Experience with electronics circuit assembly, troubleshooting and soldering
- Experience with vacuum/pneumatic systems and controls
- Experience with manual machining equipment (mill, lathe, etc.)
- Experience with LabView and related instrumentation and control software
- Experience working with hazardous chemicals and gases

External Referral Eligible

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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