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Job #: R-00008019
Location: Kabul Afghanistan Non-specific Customer Site - Expat
Category: Aviation Quality Control
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 an Aircraft Quality / Technical Inspector . The Aircraft Quality / Technical Inspector will work and travel in between customer sites as needed. Customer sites include Kandahar, Kabul and Mazar-e Sharif, Afghanistan. The Aircraft Quality / Technical Inspector will establish and maintain the quality system, including International Organization Standard (ISO) requirements. The Aircraft Quality / Technical Inspector will perform quality system document control and internal audits to ensure that the quality system is complete and effective and perform aircraft, component, and shop inspections to assure compliance with specifications, technical instructions and related directives.

Other duties include, but are not limited to:
Responsible for implementing and maintaining technical quality assurance and control systems.
Completes inspections required by the U.S. Government, the aircraft OEM maintenance manuals, and local established and/or modified maintenance procedures and processes.
Responsible to support daily organizational maintenance in accordance with technical data and directives.
Render technical assistance and instruction to Afghan personnel in the assembly, operation, service repair and modification of the aircraft.
May be tasked with implementation of quality related special projects, such as training or auditing.
May be required to conduct research or assist in investigation studies.
Implement design/development of new or modified equipment or methods/systems for improved performance.
Evaluate and resolve calibration and troubleshooting problems.
Ensure maintenance records and maintenance actions are completed and correct and that military maintenance records meet local directives.
May be tasked with additional responsibilities including support of quality related projects, such as training or auditing.
This position may require travel or permanent relocation to other program areas in Afghanistan as the mission dictates.

This position is located in Afghanistan on a 90/30 rotation.

Basic Qualifications:
High School Diploma required
6 Years experience in relevant area with 2 years experience directly related to contract effort
Must have MD530 Experience
Active NACI clearance
Very familiar with Microsoft Office software, specifically Excel and Access

As the position location is in Afghanistan, the following requirements need to be met:
US Citizen
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:
Preferred Aviation background experience
Understanding and accepting local languages, customs and traditions (to be able to work with local customs, transport systems and language interpretation)
Ability to work and live in a team environment
Military deployment experience is highly desired and deployment experience to the CENTCOM region is desired

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 32,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $10.19 billion for the fiscal year ended December 28, 2018. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com .

Pay and benefits are fundamental to any career decision. That's why we craft compensation packages that reflect the importance of the work we do for our customers. Employment benefits include competitive compensation, Health and Wellness programs, Income Protection, Paid Leave and Retirement. More details are available here .

Leidos will never ask you to provide payment-related information at any part of the employment application process. And Leidos will communicate with you only through emails that are sent from a Leidos.com email address. If you receive an email purporting to be from Leidos that asks for payment-related information or any other personal information, please report the email to spam.leidos@leidos.com .

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, ethnicity, age, national origin, citizenship, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, pregnancy, family structure, marital status, ancestry, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, or any other basis prohibited by law. Leidos will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with relevant laws.

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