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Job #: R-00030807
Location: Kandahar
Category: Mechanic
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 25% of the time
Shift: Rotating
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: Secret
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Defense

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Job Description

Leidos is looking to staff the NATO Support and Procurement Agency (NSPA) contract for the Provision of ATM and Communications, Navigation and Surveillance maintenance services in Support of Coalition Forces in Kandahar, Afghanistan. The designee must be an MT-II HVAC technician to maintain power generation/backup systems and conditioned racks and UPS at Kandahar.  The designee shall be qualified to maintain, modify, and repair electrical power generating and control systems, automatic transfer switches, and associated equipment.  Performs scheduled periodic maintenance on systems and components, and adjusts generator systems to maintain proper voltage, current frequency, and or synchronization.  Identifies, records, and repairs generator malfunctions by removing, repairing, and or replacing defective power generating components.  This designee shall be qualified to work from blueprints, drawings, and operating a variety of electrician’s hand tools and testing instruments.

Basic Qualifications
US citizen with a DoD Secret security clearance (selected applicant will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information). 
Must be a graduate of a high school or a trade school & possess valid US driver’s license with photo.  EPA 608 certification is required.

Minimum of four (4) years of “hands on” work experience in support of installations, repair, troubleshooting or maintenance of mechanical systems or mechanical equipment that may involve training and assisting lower level technicians.   Must have the technical knowledge to solve unusually complex problems, and be able to exercise independent judgment in performing tasks in support of mechanical systems or mechanical equipment.

Minimum of four (4) years of hands-on experience installing, removing, and operating electrical power generating and control systems, automatic transfer switches, and associated equipment; interpreting ammeters, voltmeters, frequency meters, synchroscopes, automatic temperature and pressure recorders, and engine oil, fuel, and coolant gauges; adjusting generator systems to maintain proper voltage, current frequency, and synchronization; synchronizing of multi-generators; operating voltage switches, circuit breakers, rheostats, and other controls on switchgear and distribution panels; maintaining inspection and maintenance records.  In addition, the technician should have experience with heating, ventilation, air conditioning, and refrigeration (HVAC/R) operation and maintenance as a backup to the primary HVAC/R technician. Uses advanced knowledge to analyze system failures and other unusual system occurrences to isolate the source of the problem and determine failure causes.

Typical power generation equipment supported may include MEP 5/TQG-805 for TPN-19 and MSN-7, MEP 6/TQG-806, MEP 16 for the TRN-26.

Education:  High School diploma or GED.  EPA 608 certification is required. 

Desired Skills:
Experience in operating, testing, troubleshooting and maintaining electrical power systems, generators, power panels, and distribution systems. Typical power generation equipment supported may include MEP 5/TQG-805 for TPN-19 and MSN-7, MEP 6/TQG-806, MEP 16 for the TRN-26. Additional experience: installing, removing, and operating electrical power generating and control systems, automatic transfer switches, and associated equipment; interpreting ammeters, voltmeters, frequency meters, synchroscopes, automatic temperature and pressure recorders, and engine oil, fuel, and coolant gauges; adjusting generator systems to maintain proper voltage, current frequency, and synchronization; synchronization of multi-generators; operating voltage switches, circuit breakers, rheostats, and other controls on switchgear and distribution panels; maintaining inspection and maintenance records; experience with ATCALS HVAC operation and maintenance. 
 

External Referral Bonus:

Eligible

Potential for Telework:

No

Clearance Level Required:

Secret

Travel:

Yes, 25% of the time

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

40

Shift:

Rotating

Requisition Category:

Professional

Job Family:

Mechanic

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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