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.
- 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.
- 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