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Job #: R-00014033
Location: Kabul Afghanistan Non-specific Customer Site - Expat
Category: 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 seeking an Aviation Ground Support Equipment (AGSE) Mechanic to be located in Afghanistan. The Aviation Ground Support Equipment Mechanic will work and travel in between customer sites as needed; customer sites include Kandahar, Kabul and Mazar-e Sharif, Afghanistan. The AGSE Mechanic will perform routine maintenance as well as minor/major repairs of aviation ground support equipment and automobiles. Repairs are made indoors in a garage or outdoors on the ramp.

Primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Troubleshoot, diagnose, and repair equipment malfunctions on portable stairs, fuel trucks, towing tractors, aircraft tugs, lifts, AGPU's, company automobiles
Solve repairs by studying drawings, wiring schematics and technical manuals
Inspect, determine repairs, order parts, replace components, and maintain bench stock
Order consumables, service equipment with refrigerants, water, coolant, hydraulic fluid, compressed air, gasoline, oil, nitrogen and filters
Change tires as required
Maintain equipment records and document maintenance
Mark, stencil inspections dates as required
Perform weight lifting device testing as required as per current technical reference
Perform corrosion prevention processes as required per technical reference
Maintain compressors, jack stands, ground power units, airmobile trailers, engine stands, various adapter stands, and other pertinent equipment
Establish schedule of equipment by serial number, supported unit, and maintain pertinent technical references as required
Dispose of hazardous waste, oils, and fluids as per environmental standard operating procedures
Apply government approved modifications on ground support equipment
Mentor Afghan AGSE personnel
Additional duties as assigned

Basic Qualifications:
High school diploma with at least 3 years of relevant experience
Ability to lift up to 50 lbs
Candidate must have an active NACI clearance

As the position location is in Afghanistan, the following requirements need to be met:
US Citizen
Must be able to pass/qualify all CENTCOM CRC medical and training requirements
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:
Prior military experience (deployed)

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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