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Job #: R-00016545
Location: Fort Bliss, TX
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time


Job Requisition:

Field Engineer

Job Description:

Leidos Defense group is seeking a THAAD Field Engineer for immediate assignment to Fort Bliss, TX.  The successful candidate will function as a Field Engineer with the THAAD Missile Defense System and will assist the customer in the operation, maintenance, march-order, and emplacement of the THAAD Fire Control & Communication (TFCC) Systems and THAAD Launching Station in accordance with established Interactive Electronic Technical Manuals (IETMs), Technical Manuals (TMs), policies, procedures, and processes.  The candidate will be a member of a support team and will perform all duties under direct supervision and cross-train to gain proficiency working with other elements of the THAAD system.

This position is designated as Mission Essential with a requirement for worldwide deployments, and will require deployment training, military exercise participation, and other related training for the area of operations.  The candidate will support military movement to a potentially hazardous zone, support any and all lead up events working overtime and nonstandard shifts, as necessary.

The successful candidate will:

  • Provide field and sustainment level maintenance support to USG THAAD Fire Units.
  • Support the customer in managing and monitoring the maintenance and sustainment program to include scheduling services, system upgrades, and modifications.
  • Perform all maintenance actions and failure troubleshooting that are above the level of the Enhanced Operator/Maintainers (EOM) to include but not limited to: software, hardware, interconnecting cabling, electrical system, and networks.
  • Create, update, and complete Maintenance Actions within allotted time and verify completeness and accuracy of maintenance reports.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in reading and comprehending electrical and mechanical drawings.
  • Identify issues, develop, and submit investigation reports to assist program engineers with design changes.
  • Maintain and sustain THAAD Training Devices and related software.
  • Handle and inspect electrostatic sensitive devices. 
  • Support the customer's training programs through collaboration with our program partners to ensure highly trained and competent service members.
  • Understand the customer's expectations and perceptions in order to provide the best support possible; focusing on mission, values, and goals.
  • Establish trust and confidence by creating and maintaining open, candid lines of communication with the customer and partner companies & agencies.
  • Perform all duties under minimal supervision and cross train to gain proficiency working with all elements of the THAAD system.

Basic Qualifications: Associate’s degree from an accredited college/university in a related discipline, or equivalent experience/combined education, with at least four (4) years of experience.

  • Knowledge of the professional discipline, typically obtained through advanced education combined with experience, and has a general understanding of industry practices and standards.
  • Must possess or be able to obtain and maintain a SECRET clearance.
  • Must possess or be able to obtain and maintain a Class A Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) within six (6) months of hire.
  • Must possess or be able to obtain and maintain a CompTIA Security+ certification within six (6) months of hire.
  • Must meet deployment standards as set forth in, but not limited to, DoD Instruction 3020.41, Operational Contract Support.
  • Must possess a valid U.S. Passport with no restrictions on travel.
  • Knowledge of Physical Security standards and practices (AR 190-13), and COMSEC & CCI handling and utilization.
  • Demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Windows Operating Systems and the Microsoft Office Suite.

External Referral Bonus:


Potential for Telework:


Clearance Level Required:



Yes, 25% of the time

Scheduled Weekly Hours:




Requisition Category:


Job Family:

Field Operations



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

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