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Job #: R-00008026
Location: Kabul Afghanistan Non-specific Customer Site - Expat
Category: Aircraft Mechanic
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 ALSE Technician to be located in Afghanistan. The ALSE Technician will work and travel in between customer sites as needed. Customer sites include Kandahar, Kabul and Mazar-e Sharif, Afghanistan. The ALSE Technician plans, directs, organizes, repairs, and evaluates Aircrew Flight Equipment.

Primary Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Performs operations pertaining to equipment accountability, personnel reliability, mobility, and other such activities required to meet operational readiness; associated databases shall be maintained to ensure equipment accountability.
Position establishes performance standards, improves work methods, and advises on inspection, repair, and repacking of aircrew flight equipment.
Ensures serviceability based on required specifications and technical publications.
Position evaluates problems and determines feasibility of repair or replacement related to inspecting and repairing fabric, and rubber equipment.
Additionally mentors and trains Afghan military personnel on all facets of US Military ALSE procedures utilizing USG approved training processes and program policies.

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

Basic Qualifications:
High School Diploma required, Technical or Military School Training is desired
Candidate should have a minimum of 4 years' experience
Very familiar with Microsoft Office software, specifically Excel and Access
Must have MD530 experience
Must have past Service or commercial equivalent ALSE certification
Must have familiarization with inventory, repair and accountability of Government Furnished Equipment

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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