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Job #: R-00023616
Location: Riyadh
Category: Field Operations
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: None
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Defense

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Description

Job Description:

Leidos is seeking E-3 Series Aircraft Technical Advisors with knowledge of the Royal Saudi Air Force (RSAF) E-3K, KE-3A and RE-3A airframes and installed system. The E-3 Series Aircraft Technical Advisors will be part of the Contractor Engineering and Technical Support team in support of a U.S. Air Force Foreign Military Sales (FMS) program to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.  This is a one-year assignment with option to renew. Assignment location may be one of seven locations in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia per the Performance Work Statement.

The E-3 Series Aircraft Technical Advisor shall perform work that applies a broad theoretical and practical technical knowledge to include, but not limited to, the following:

  • The SMA is the focal point between the RSAF and the contractor to support AWACS Maintenance squadron mission requirement.
  • Manages all contractor maintenance support (CMS) employees.
  • Coordinates with United States Military training mission and technical coordination group personnel as directed by the MSC.
  • Provides technical recommendation and training to assigned RSAF personnel.
  • When directed by the MSC the SMA will correspond with all internal /external organization to accomplish AWACS maintenance work requirements.
  • Ensures CMS employees are in compliance with contract requirements.
  • Advises the MSC with regard to pending aircraft modification requirements such as provisioning, training, and technical support

Basic Qualifications

Knowledge of E-3K, KE-3A, and RE-3A airframes and installed systems required for all positions.

For Level I: BA/BS and four (4) years of directly related experience OR eight (8) years of directly related experience with proper certification(s).
For Level II: BA/BS and ten (10) years of directly related experience OR fifteen (15) years of directly related experience with proper certification(s).
For Level III: Advanced Degree (MA/MS) and twelve (12) years of directly related experience; OR BA/BS degree and fifteen (15) years of directly related experience; OR twenty (20) years of directly related experience with proper certification(s).

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in RSAF work environment and on RSAF systems preferred.
  • RSAF AFSC 2513 or equivalent.
  • Experience in theory of aviation and basic understanding of jet prop engines and all aircraft systems.
  • Must be able to demonstrate past examples of cultural adaptability and ability to establish a trusted professional relationship with an international customer.
  • Arabic language proficiency.

External Referral Bonus:

Eligible

Potential for Telework:

No

Clearance Level Required:

None

Travel:

Yes, 10% of the time

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

40

Shift:

Day

Requisition Category:

Professional

Job Family:

Field Operations

Leidos

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.

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