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Job #: R-00029882
Location: Manassas, VA
Category: Proj and Prog Management
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 100% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: Secret
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Defense

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Job Description:

Leidos is dedicated to making the world a safer place. This starts with helping our customers in the Defense Industry achieve their critical missions. From our airborne work with sensors alerting warfighters to what's over the next hill, to our autonomous maritime platforms protecting sea lanes and shores; our dedicated Defense Group employees are solving critical challenges across the globe.

We are a full-service provider of airborne intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) solutions. We conduct full life cycle support – including air and ground ISR processing and integration and providing a 'tip-to-tail' solution for government agencies.

Airborne Solutions Operations currently has an opening for an OCONUS Site Lead. In this role you would be responsible for meeting scheduled and unscheduled maintenance requirements, leading and directing the work of the aircraft technicians and for the inspection, troubleshooting, maintenance, and repair of aircraft systems, structures, engines and Mission Equipment Package. Additionally responsible for administrative duties, site logistics and communicating aircraft status daily to the Government Flight.  As this is an OCONUS assignment, it will be a 60 day rotational requirement with a completion bonus provided after each rotation.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Participating in meetings with the GFR in support daily aircraft activities
  • Work in a team environment manage and solve material and logistics issues.
  • Coordinate daily aircraft maintenance activities with Maintenance Lead
  • Ensure that aircraft and operation records are maintained in accordance with FAA regulations and company procedures.
  • Instruct assigned personnel in all applicable work-related health and safety regulations, and monitors to ensure compliance.
  • Maintain knowledge of current inventory of materials, equipment, test equipment, etc. to ensure adequacy for current and future maintenance events by reviewing work orders of incoming aircraft to determine labor, parts, and equipment necessary to accomplish the assigned inspection, maintenance and repair. Assist with requesting necessary parts, service, or equipment as required
  • Collateral duties as defined by the Maintenance Manager and Program Manager

Basic Qualifications

To be considered for this position candidates must have:

  • Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of eight (8) years of related experience.  Additional years of experience may be considered in lieu of a degree.
  • Five (5) years management experience with good organizational and communications skills
  • Five (5) years of aircraft material planning for maintenance and/or modification experience
  • Ability to plan sequence of work in a deployed environment
  • Experience using MS Word and Excel
  • Be able to obtain a passport or visa to travel OCONUS (100%- 60 day rotational) and willing to work in Hardship and Hazardous locations
  • Must possess an active DOD security clearance at the SECRET level, or higher and be able to obtain and maintain a DOD Top Secret security clearance

Preferred Qualifications

List additional skills and experience that is “nice to have” but not required. 

  • Active DOD Top Secret security clearance
  • Ten (10) or more years of aircraft material planning for maintenance and/or modification experience
  • Experience with commercial and military technical manuals
  • Experience working under DCMA INST 8210.1
  • Experience managing aircraft maintenance and personnel in deployed environment


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Potential for Telework:


Clearance Level Required:



Yes, 100% of the time

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Proj and Prog Management


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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