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Job #: R-00007138
Location: Chesapeake, VA
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: Defense

Job Description:

Leidos is seeking an Engineering Technician for our Naval Engineering & Manufacturing program who will serve as the senior technician in support of engineering & manufacturing efforts for various shore based and shipboard systems. Systems will include both combat systems (C5I) and engineering plant systems (HM&E) for US Navy. This position will report to the Integration & Logistics Center Site in Chesapeake, VA.

Primary Responsibilities:
  • The selected candidate will oversee the assembly and installation of various systems and components as part of engineering and manufacturing program tasking associated with multiple USG and commercial contracts.
  • Provide engineering technician expertise to analyze and evaluate system design as it relates to assembly; identifying new methodology and techniques to maximize production throughput.
  • Responsible for ensuring that assigned tasking remains on budget and schedule, while partnering with the lead electrical and mechanical engineers in assembly/installation execution.
  • Participate in maintaining, developing and implementing policies and procedures that will standardize practices across all contracts - Become key process owner.


Basic Qualifications:
  • High School or Technical School Diploma and 5+ years of prior relevant experience
  • Understanding of FFP contracts and prior performance executing similar role in an FFP environment
  • Must have prior experience leading an engineering and technician team
  • Experience with managing NAVSEA programs and their lifecycle support
  • Prior experience with assembly of combat system and HM&E products for DoD programs
  • Excellent written communication and grammatical skills
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Must have or be able to obtain and maintain a DoD Secret Security Clearance


Preferred Qualifications (not required);
  • Experience using SharePoint and MS Project
  • Travel may be required for this position


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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