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Job #: R-00049228
Location: Newport, RI
Category: Electrical Engineering
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance: None
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Defense

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Job Description:

Leidos has an opening for a Senior Electrical Engineer to support the Naval Array Technical Support Center (NATSC) located at Navy Undersea Warfare Center (NUWC), Newport, Rhode Island.  NATSC is the depot-level repair activity for US Navy surface ship and submarine towed sonar arrays.  It is a Government Owned-Contractor Operated (GOCO) facility.  The successful candidate will be one of the electrical engineers for the NATSC towed array depot.

Primary Responsibilities

The Electrical Engineer will:

Conduct engineering investigations, as assigned, to resolve issues reported via NATSC Trouble Reports using industry best practices, including calculations (weights, measures and dimensions, stresses, specific gravity, volts/amps/ohms) as appropriate.  Provide reports of investigation findings, including investigation and test methodologies used, tests accomplished, ideas considered and recommendation(s) made. If recommendations include building something, include a diagram and list of materials. Conduct/assist with investigations related to material and equipment obsolescence issues and determine suitable replacements. Conduct engineering investigations, as assigned, to resolve issues using industry best practices, including calculations as appropriate.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from an accredited college and five (5) years of hands-on engineering experience in an industrial or production environment.

  • Able to obtain/maintain DOD security clearance at the Secret level. 

  • Able to generate reports and presentations using Microsoft Office Suite.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Knowledge of current surface and submarine towed sonar arrays/modules and their testing and repair procedures. 

  • Experience with the layout and operation of NATSC capital equipment used for towed array module repair and testing. 

  • Hold an active US DOD security clearance at the SECRET level.

  • Five or more year’s prior experience in US Government DOD projects and direct liaison with Government customers.

  • Prior experience using NDA (NATSC Depot Application), TAMS (Towed Asset Management System), and/or MasterControl (Process/Document Management System).

  • Hold a valid electrician license in the state of RI to support repair of energized equipment and proof of such license shall be provided with the resume.

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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

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