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Job #: R-00012608
Location: Riyadh
Category: Aerospace Engineering
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: Secret
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Defense

Description

Job Requisition:

Aircraft Propulsion Engineer

Job Description:

Leidos is seeking a Aircraft Propulsion Engineer who specializes in the analysis and solution of problems related to gas turbine engine performance and installations to support the Royal Saudi Air Force (RSAF) in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.  Candidates must possess a Secret security clearance in order to be considered.  The Aircraft Propulsion Engineer will be part of the Contractor Engineering and Technical Support team in support of a US Air Force Foreign Military Sales (FMS) program to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. This is a one-year assignment with option to renew.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Assists the RSAF in the analysis and solution of problems related to aircraft gas turbine engine performance and installations.
  • Evaluates analytical possibilities and devises methods for solutions of gas turbine problems.
  • Performs analysis of gas turbine engine installations including the engine, engine components, airframe induction and cooling systems, fuel systems and related installation equipment.
  • Analyzes performance data obtained from engine test cell runs, engine manufacturer and other sources.
  • Assists in the resolution of engine test cell problems. Reviews, evaluates and provides· input to contractors doing repair and overhaul of engines.
  • Evaluates engineering change proposals related to engine and engine installation design.
  • Reviews and evaluates TCTOs applicable to engines.
  • Reviews, evaluates and confirms requirements for engine support equipment and special tools.
  • Performs routine analysis necessary to assure the operational structural integrity of system modifications.
  • Prepares specifications for the design and· performance of engine installation modifications.
  • Reviews tests performed to verify conformance to specification requirements.
  • Provides guidance and instruction to other engineers in the field of aircraft propulsion systems.
  • Organizes and conducts informal OJT.
  • Recommends additional training to enhance the capabilities of other engineers.

Basic Qualifications

  • Shall have a Bachelor of Science degree or 10 years of experience
  • Active Secret Clearance required
  • Successful completion of a college level course of study (B.S. degree) in Aeronautical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or related Engineeringfleld is mandatory. Must be a General Electric Ex- employee. Must demonstrate competence in and knowledge of the following:

1. Characteristics and interaction of systems related to aircraft propulsion.

2. Engine tests, test cell operations, and test instrumentation.

3. Engine installed health-monitoring systems.

4. F-110-129 engine experience (REQUIRED). Specialist: F15 General Electric Propulsion Engineer

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External Referral Bonus:

Eligible

Potential for Telework:

No

Clearance Level Required:

Secret

Travel:

Yes, 10% of the time

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

40

Shift:

Day

Requisition Category:

Professional

Job Family:

Aerospace Engineering

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Defense

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 33,000 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.

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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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