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Job #: R-00040732
Location: Manassas, VA
Category: Aircraft Sheet Metal Technician
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 25% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: None
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Defense

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Description

Job Description:

At Leidos, we know the most talented and diverse Aviation Professionals 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 also change the world. We offer a robust benefits package including competitive salaries; company matching 401K Retirement Plan; comprehensive medical, dental and vision coverage; tuition reimbursement and more.

Airborne Solutions Operations (ASO) in the Defense Group at Leidos is seeking Mechanics with sheet metal and structural experience for modification and ongoing support of turbo prop and jet powered aircraft.

**A&P a plus but not required**

Primary Responsibilities

  • Sheet metal and structural modification, on going daily maintenance and support to include trouble shooting and repair, phase inspections, cleaning aircraft etc.

  • Perform sheet metal repair, fabrication and structural modifications, requires strong understanding and ability to read and follow technical data; interpret blueprints, engineering drawings, standard operating procedures, and manufacturing specifications in the modification / maintenance process. Requires strong ability to utilize precision tools while performing structural repairs and modifications to exacting standards, must be able to layout and drill precision holes, install rivets, hi-loks, and other hardware.

  • Perform modifications to include fabrication of sheet metal and composite components of aircraft in a timely manner while delivering a clean, safe quality product with attention to detail on the fit, form and finish.

  • Perform fitting and installation of fabricated and manufactured parts. Assists with troubleshooting of structural related tasks. Work with engineers to produce “First Article” parts. 

  • Also may include all aspects of maintenance to include trouble shooting and diagnosis, phase inspections and flight line repair.

Qualifications

  • High school diploma and 3+ years of related experience.

  • Vocational development or on-the-job training with 3 plus years of aircraft structural work.

  • Ability to fabricate sheet metal repairs while delivering a clean safe finished product

  • Ability to read and follow structural drawings as well as OEM technical publications.

  • Experience in General Aviation, King Air, Challenger a plus

  • Must be able to pass CRC training.

  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a DOD Secret security clearance.

Ability to:

  • Crawl in and out of tight spaces

  • Comfortably work in confined areas in a kneeling or crouched position

  • Lift, balance and carry up to 50 lbs.

  • Work in enclosed hangars as well as exterior in year round weather conditions

  • Work off site as required

Desired Qualification

  • Prior CNC machine experience

  • FAA A&P License

External Referral Bonus:

Eligible

Potential for Telework:

No

Clearance Level Required:

None

Travel:

Yes, 25% of the time

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

40

Shift:

Day

Requisition Category:

Professional

Job Family:

Aircraft Sheet Metal Technician

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.

Pay and Benefits

Pay and benefits are fundamental to any career decision. That's why we craft compensation packages that reflect the importance of the work we do for our customers. Employment benefits include competitive compensation, Health and Wellness programs, Income Protection, Paid Leave and Retirement. More details are available here.

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Leidos will never ask you to provide payment-related information at any part of the employment application process. And Leidos will communicate with you only through emails that are sent from a Leidos.com email address. If you receive an email purporting to be from Leidos that asks for payment-related information or any other personal information, please report the email to [email protected].

Commitment to Diversity

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, ethnicity, age, national origin, citizenship, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, pregnancy, family structure, marital status, ancestry, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, or any other basis prohibited by law. Leidos will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with relevant laws.

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