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Job #: R-00005990
Location: Hurlburt Field, FL
Category: Systems Administration
Schedule (FT/PT): Full time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Rotating
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: Top Secret/SCI
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Defense

Job Description:

Leidos has new opportunities for Ground Control Station (GCS) Technicians located at Hurlburt Field Florida . Candidates must possess a current TS/SCI security clearance in order to be considered.

JOB SUMMARY: The job of the Ground Control Station (GCS) Technician is to support the daily operations of an Air Force RPA (Remotely Piloted Aircraft) Operations Center. This is a tech maintenance position maintaining RPA ground control stations. This position will also include installation of IT equipment, modification of and testing of new equipment, and the conversion of existing equipment from one facility to another facility. The ideal candidate will perform organizational level maintenance tasks specified in the AF Technical Order (TO), pre and post-flight system configuration and maintain mission specific equipment maintenance such as subsystems, auxiliary communications and computer interface equipment of Predator/Reaper Ground Control Stations. This is a 24/7/365 operation with some travel required.


-Ensure the timely and cost effective repair, upgrade, and maintenance of all assigned systems. -Ensure all maintenance tasks and functions are accomplished in accordance with (IAW) Air Force Instruction (AFI) 21-101, Aircraft & Equipment Maintenance Management and documented accordingly. -Responsible for maintenance data documentation and air crew debriefing as required. -Ensure all required parts for repairs are ordered and tracked. -Complete and/or sign Exceptional/Conditional Releases IAW TO 00-20-1. -Ensure all maintenance actions are documented IAW Technical Orders and correctly entered into IMDS. -Track all pilot-reported discrepancies in IMDS and inform aircrew of corrective actions taken upon request.

Required Education/Experience/Skills/Certification
-Associates Degree in a related technical discipline and 4+ years of related experience. Or 6+ years of total experience in lieu of a degree.
-Military C4ISR (Command, Control, Computers, Communication, Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance) experience required. -A technical maintenance background in avionics, electronics, aircraft maintenance or SATCOM is required.

-Excellent verbal and written communication skills with technical personnel and non-technical end users.

-Excellent problem solving skills.

Required Security Clearance : Must have a current TOP SECRET SCI security clearance.

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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