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Job #: R-00024596
Location: Manassas, VA
Category: Aviation Quality Control
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: 24/7 12 Hour Shift Pattern
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: Secret
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Defense

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Job Description:

At Leidos, we know the most talented and diverse professionals will always have a multitude of career choices; your time at Leidos will be a wise investment in your career and in yourself. We welcome your perspective and ideas, in order to foster collaboration and deliver world-class solutions.  We look for solutions that not only transform businesses, but change the world. When you join Leidos, you join a Fortune 500 company and one of Ethisphere Institute’s “World's Most Ethical Companies”.

Airborne Solutions within the Defense Group at Leidos currently has an opportunity for an Aircraft Quality Control Inspector to work at our Manassas Regional Airport, Manassas, VA. We integrate, man, deploy, and maintain FAA certified aircraft for various CONUS and OCONUS operations in support of DOD and other agencies/partners. 

In this role, you will ensure that Aircraft Maintenance is accomplished in accordance with FAA and DCMA 8210.1C, Leidos policies and procedures. This involves a broad understanding of all aspects of aviation including maintenance and operation functions.

Primary Responsibilities
•Review aircraft log books and historical records ensuring maintenance is performed with the appropriate procedures
•Perform required inspection functions during all checks on routine work documents; Ensure that all inspections are performed as required during manufacturing process and high standards of workmanship are being attained
•Prepare, verify and submit Government Flight Representative required documentation 
•Provide daily feedback to Program Management on daily activities

Basic Qualifications
To be considered for this position, you must minimally meet the knowledge, skills, and abilities listed below.

•Must have a current DoD Secret level of Clearance 
•Requires a Bachelor’s Degree and 6 years of prior relevant experience; or Master’s with 4 years of prior relevant experience. Additional years of direct experience working in aviation programs allowed in lieu of a degree.
•Must have at least 6 years’ experience performing aircraft maintenance and previously held a Quality Control role 
•Must have a current FAA Inspection Authorization (IA) certification
•Must have a current FAA Airframe and Powerplant (A&P) Certification
•Ability to create and maintain aviation program manuals, forms, and records
•Must have a current DoD Secret level of clearance
•Must be proficient in utilizing Microsoft Office products
•Must have exceptional verbal and written communication skills
•10% CONUS travel required
•Ability to work Day or Night shifts, including weekends to meet the mission of the program

Preferred Qualifications
•Knowledge and experience with FAA Part 145 guidelines
•Knowledge and experience with ISR operations
•Knowledge and experience with Mission Equipment Payloads
•Bachelor’s degree with 8 years of aviation related experience



External Referral Bonus:


Potential for Telework:


Clearance Level Required:



Yes, 10% of the time

Scheduled Weekly Hours:



24/7 12 Hour Shift Pattern

Requisition Category:


Job Family:

Aviation Quality Control


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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