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Job #: R-00012586_35928252067_0
Location: Kandahar
Category: Aircraft Avionics Technician
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:

***THIS POSITION IS IN AFGHANISTAN AND OFFERS A 90/30 ROTATIONAL SCHEDULE***

Leidos is currently seeking a MD-530 Avionics Technician to support the AAF MD-530F fleet of aircraft. The Avionics Technician will work and travel in between customer sites as needed. Customer sites include Kandahar, Kabul and Mazar-e Sharif, Afghanistan. The Avionics Technician will troubleshoot, inspect, repair and test aircraft avionics systems that perform communications, navigation, radar systems, collision avoidance and flight control functions.

Primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Removes or relocates electrical and electronic components and wiring to facilitate the installation of new electric/electronic equipment.

Research, provide bill of material, fabricate/modify and install wire harness assemblies to support aging aircraft inspection and refurbishment program.

Performs and/or assists with some duties associated with other trades. The level of skill, knowledge, and responsibility associated with other trades varies but is not intended to surpass the grade assigned to the positions.

You will be required to travel, live and work in austere and hostile conditions throughout assigned areas in Afghanistan and may be required to wear approximately 35 lbs. of body armor equipment during duties.

Basic Qualifications:

High school diploma or GED and appropriate EASA/ICAO or FAA license/certification. Verifiable certificates/education should be noted on resume. Copies of valid certifications required

Eight (8) years of experience in aircraft electronics installation, troubleshooting and repair

Candidate must have an active Secret clearance

Must have ability to read, understand, and apply trade or administrative guides such as technical manuals, technical orders, standard repairs, blueprints, wiring, diagrams, sketches, and other related documentation

Possess a full understanding of US DoD military aviation maintenance operations

Ability to work in a team environment

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
Possess a valid state driver's license
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:
Work experience in austere environments such as Afghanistan
Basic computer skills
Strong professional interpersonal skills
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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