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Job #: R-00024178
Location: Kabul, Kabul Afghanistan
Category: Mechanic
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 25% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance: NACI
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Defense

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Job Description:

***This position is located in Afghanistan for the CLS-Afghan Program Support***

Leidos is currently seeking a motivated Aviation Ground Support Equipment (AGSE) Lead to work on the CLS-A program. The CLS-A program currently supports Special Mission Wing (SMW) operations. The ideal candidate will work and travel in between customer sites as needed; customer sites include Kandahar, Kabul and Mazar-e Sharif, Afghanistan. The AGSE Lead will perform routine maintenance as well as minor/major repairs of aviation ground support equipment and automobiles. All repairs are made indoors in a garage or outdoors on the ramp.


Primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Maintain program compliance with Ground Operation Procedures (GOP) and Local Operating Instructions (LOI).
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.

Basic Qualifications:
High school diploma, Technical or Military School Training or equivalent
Minimum 3 years of related 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
Possess a valid state driver’s license
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)

External Referral Bonus:

Eligible

Potential for Telework:

No

Clearance Level Required:

NACI

Travel:

Yes, 25% of the time

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

40

Shift:

Day

Requisition Category:

Professional

Job Family:

Mechanic

About 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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