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Job #: R-00029337
Location: St. Marys, GA
Category: Field Operations
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: Secret
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Defense

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Job Description:

Contingent on Contract Award. The successful candidate will be the Site Manager for the Towed Array Intermediate Maintenance Activity (TA IMA) program in Kings Bay; GA. Leidos has an established site, providing direct fleet support of the towed acoustic systems installed on submarines and surface ships primarily out of Saint Mary’s, GA.  This includes providing 24/7/365 worldwide casualty assistance (CASREP) support as tasked.  The successful candidate will be responsible for planning, coordination and execution of day-to-day site operations, including the coordination of the shipping & receipt, testing/troubleshooting, repair, and waterfront support of towed array evolutions (installation, removal, and testing) of submarine and surface ship towed sonar systems. They must ensure that all site equipment is regularly maintained and fully serviceable. The candidate will operate the facility in compliance with applicable NAVOSH regulations. They must establish and maintain an accurate inventory of Government-owned property held on site in accordance with program instructions and manage property control in accordance with the FAR. He or she must be able to effectively build relationships and communicate with various US Navy, DOD civilians, and DOD support contractors. The expectation is that the candidate will be a “working manager”; as such, required with in twelve months of hire, complete standard program technical qualifications on the towed arrays and associated shipboard handling systems most frequently supported by the site up to and including the Pier-side Supervisor level. Responsible for coordinating subordinate employee recruitment, selection and training, performance assessments, salary, and recognition/disciplinary actions. They will be responsible for the training, qualification plans and performance status of site personnel as well as expected to travel as needed to attend meetings and/or to provide technical support services. Candidate offer will include a contingency of acceptance by the government of their resume/credentials as satisfactory for inclusion as key personnel.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelors Degree with 5 or more years experience or Masters Degree with 3 or more years experience. 4 additional years of directly related experience may offset the degree requirements.
  • Two or more years of experience in a management position successfully providing leadership and guidance to personnel engaged in technically-oriented activities.
  • Satisfactory, verifiable completion of technical school(s) or practical training including digital electronics and the use of standard electronic test equipment.
  • Familiar with US Navy organization, communications and logistics processes.
  • Practical experience in the use of Microsoft Office products (2010/2013).
  • The ability to obtain and retain a Department of Defense security clearance at a Secret level. Must obtain a minimum of an interim Secret prior to commencement of employment.
  • Must have or be willing to obtain a US Passport.
  • Must have and maintain a valid driver's license.
  • Must be able to lift 40 lbs.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Prior experience in operating, troubleshooting, and/or repair of US Navy submarine and/or surface ship towed arrays and their associated handling systems and/or experience with any of the following equipment is highly desirable: AN/BQQ-5, AN/BQQ-6, AN/BQQ-10, SQQ-89, OK-410, OK-276, OA9070 Series, or OK-542.
  • Active DoD Secret security clearance.
  • Prior US military service, preferably Navy and on a platform utilizing sonar systems (submarine or surface ship).
  • Prior US military leadership experience at the senior NCO level.
  • Prior military or industrial direct operational and/or technical experience with towed sonar systems.
  • Familiarity interpreting and executing DOD contract documents and statement of work.

External Referral Bonus:


Potential for Telework:


Clearance Level Required:



Yes, 10% of the time

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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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