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Job #: R-00043314
Location: Chesapeake, VA
Category: Field Operations
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 25% of the time
Shift: Standard Plus On Call
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance: None
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Defense

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Job Description:

The Defense group is looking for a Field Engineer to support our ILC program in the Norfolk/Chesapeake, VA area. This position is working as part of a team overseeing the installation and conducting testing of the AN/SQQ-89A(V) Sonar Suite. This is working with dynamic schedules and coordinating with other members of the test team and ship’s force.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Review of drawings and procedures designed for AN/SQQ-89A(V)15 installations and upgrades.

  • Act as liaison during industrial installation.

  • Coordinate testing of newly upgrades systems.

  • Fault isolation.

  • Resolution of any issues associated with installation and testing of sonar systems.

  • Support assessments and at-sea test events as required.

Fulfill duties as an on-site representative for the AN/SQQ-89A(V)15 system. These responsibilities will include:

- Perform direct support to expedite problem resolution and to minimize any schedule impact caused by USW system equipment problems.

- Provide installation and testing inputs to daily and weekly reports.

- Investigate outstanding assessment discrepancies.

- Provide updates to the on-line database via ALICE.

- Deliver a CD of the electronic database as requested.

- Correct visual/mechanical and electrical discrepancies discovered during Assessment testing as scheduled and directed.

- Perform configuration audits to verify installed USW system baselines on specified hulls per schedule and instructions provided.

- Perform System Interoperability Validation (SIV)/equipment grooms using Government approved procedures.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Must be able to lift forty (40) pounds, climb ladders, and perform other shipboard activities

  • Position requires a valid passport.

  • Candidate must be able to obtain and maintain a Secret security clearance.

  • Understanding of Basic Sonar Principles, equipment, and interfaces.

  • Ability to troubleshoot and test connectors, cable, power.

  • Ability to load AN/SQQ-89A(V)15 software.
    Bachelors degree and 2+ years of prior relevant experience or Masters with less than 2 years of prior relevant experience (additional experience, education and training may be considered in lieu of degree)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Proficient with MS Office products.

  • Proficient writing skills, able to summarize schedules and technical issues into reports.

  • Active interim secret or secret clearance.

  • Knowledge of Linux and networking desired

External Referral Bonus:

Eligible

Potential for Telework:

No

Clearance Level Required:

None

Travel:

Yes, 25% of the time

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

40

Shift:

Standard Plus On Call

Requisition Category:

Professional

Job Family:

Field Operations

  

About 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 38,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Va., Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $11.09 billion for the fiscal year ended January 3, 2020. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.

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