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Job #: R-00027488
Location: Long Beach, MS
Category: Engineering Technologist
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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Job Description:

Job Description

The job of the Engineering Technician III is to build prototype and production hardware from drawings with limited oversight. The job may include basic construction to and electrical installation.  The qualified candidate will install, integrate, and test various systems such as rack mount components and at sea systems. Current experience with carpentry, metal fabrication, and general assembly experience is a requirement, while O-ring inspection and installation experience will be beneficial for the job responsibilities.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Carpentry and general assembly
  • Install deep ocean O-ring sealed connectors, inspect O-ring seals before integrating electronics
  • Install, integrate, and test various rack mount components.
  • Basic construction

Basic Qualifications

  • High school diploma and a minimum of 2 years of related experience.
  • Prior carpentry, general assembly, metal working experience
  • Basic computer proficiency with MS Office products is also required.
  • Candidate may also be required to support testing and calibration exercises in a lab, in the field, or at sea.
  • Ability to obtain a Top Secret Security clearance

Preferred Qualifications

  • Basic construction
  • Forklift operation

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Potential for Telework:


Clearance Level Required:



Yes, 10% of the time

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Engineering Technologist


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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