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Job #: R-00008899
Category: Mechanical Engineering
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: Civil

Job Description:

The NISC III Program at Leidos currently has an opening for a Mechanical Engineer to work in the NISC Headquarters office in Washington, DC.

This is an exciting opportunity to use your experience helping the NISC III Fuel Storage Tank Program mission.

In this role, you will become a technical expert in the design and operation of FAA Fuel Storage Tanks (FST).

Specific duties for the position include:
  • Coordination of planning, organization, control, integration and completion of engineering projects within area of assigned responsibility.
  • Plan and formulate the engineering program; review product design for compliance with engineering principles, company standards, customer contract requirements, and related specifications.
  • Evaluate and approve design changes, specification and drawing releases.
  • Coordinate activities concerned with technical developments, scheduling, and resolving engineering design and test problems.
  • Provide technical and professional assistance to the FAA FST National Program Office (NPO) in areas of storage tank regulatory compliance and operations as coordinated through the Service Area FST Project Implementation Manager (PIM).
  • Support FAA Projects involving propane, diesel, gasoline, and waste oil AST and UST systems, inclusive of all piping and controls.
  • Provide plant engineering recommendations and prepares engineering designs to assure fuel systems meet National Airspace System (NAS) operational standards.
  • Provide subject matter expertise regarding configuration, component selection and placement, and risk mitigation for operation of tank systems.
  • Prepare and maintain documentation supporting system designs, specifications, procedures, drawings and project manuals.

  • Typically requires BS degree and 2 - 4 years of prior relevant experience or Masters with less than 2 years of prior relevant experience.

  • Expertise in mechanical engineering as it relates to applicable fuel storage tank work.
  • Ability to obtain a Public Trust FAA Clearance
  • Ability to work under very general supervision.
  • Sound technical judgment and overall adequacy of work product.
  • Ability to contribute to the completion of milestones associated with specific projects.
  • Demonstrated ability in the use and application of technical standards, principles, theories, concepts, and techniques.
  • Ability to provide solutions to a variety of technical problems of moderate scope and complexity.

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 .

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 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 .

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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