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Job #: R-00044606
Location: Mazar-e Sharif
Category: Logistics
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 25% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance: Secret
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Defense

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Job Description:

Leidos is currently seeking a Base Operations Specialist to work on the CLS-A program in Afghanistan. The CLS-A program currently supports Special Mission Wing (SMW) operations. The ideal candidate will work and travel in between customer sites as needed; customer sites include Kandahar, Kabul and Mazar-e Sharif, Afghanistan. The Base Operations Specialist will coordinate and monitor all flights in and out of the facility with flight crews and is responsible for monitoring weather conditions.

Other duties include, but will not be limited to:
Compiles aircraft dispatch data such as scheduled arrival/departure times, needed fuel, flight plans, ramp delays, and weather reports.
Advises flight crews on atmospheric conditions, preferred runway, and taxi instructions.
Prepares messages concerning flights and ground operation and maintains contact with operations personnel via VHF/UHF radio.
Point of contact for all aircraft ground operations to include refuel, defuel, and engine runs, Ground Support Equipment, and hanger space availability.
Ensures sections’ compliance with program’s Flight Operation Procedures (FOP) and Ground Operation Procedures (GOP). 
Maintain a graphic display for all aircraft locations on facility.
Responsible for conducting flight operations support for PC-12 and Mi17 operations at various locations in Afghanistan.
Involved with mentorship of Afghan military personnel in all aspects of base/flight operations and publications; monitor and track aircraft flights utilizing Afghan National Tracking System (ANTS) and maintain flight operations related documentation/records.
Ensure Program’s Mentorship tracking mechanisms are updated to quantify Afghan military personnel progress. 
Utilize the secure and non-secure flight operations areas and update the flight operations areas with appropriate intelligence/threat information available and displayed.

Basic Qualifications:
High School diploma, or equivalent experience/combined education, with additional specialized training in specific aspects of job functions and/or demonstrated ability to perform assigned tasks
5 years’ experience in Flight and/or Base Operations or 5 years of military experience as a flight operations technician
US citizen with an active Secret Clearance
Very familiar with Microsoft Office software, specifically Excel and Access
 
As the position location is in Afghanistan, the following requirements need to be met:
US citizen Active passport with a minimum of 12 months before expiration prior to start date 
Visa with multiple entries for 12 months prior to start date
Completion of Customer required International Readiness Certifications prior to deployment.
Failure to complete any of these actions within 60 days of accept will result in rescinding of the offer. If the candidate is unable to pass the medical screening after the start date and prior to deployment an immediate administrative termination will be requested.


Preferred Qualifications:
Preferred Aviation background experience
Understanding and accepting local languages, customs and traditions (to be able to work with local customs, transport systems and language interpretation)
Ability to work and live in a team environment
Military deployment experience is highly desired and deployment experience to the CENTCOM region is desired

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External Referral Bonus:

Eligible

Potential for Telework:

No

Clearance Level Required:

Secret

Travel:

Yes, 25% of the time

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

40

Shift:

Day

Requisition Category:

Professional

Job Family:

Logistics

  

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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