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.
The Aviation Maintenance and Sustainment (AMS) Division of Leidos has openings for a A&P Mechanic. In this role, you would maintain aircraft in accordance with OEM specifications and FAA regulations. The diversity of working conditions range from an environment where there is little or no physical discomfort, to an environment where inclement weather may subject the individual to severe changes in temperature, wind, rain, etc. The A&P Mechanic may be required to work in areas where high noise hazards, exposure to fumes, airborne particles, and electrical shock hazards exist.
Create aircraft logbook entries
Build Phase Inspection packages
Submit daily, weekly or monthly reports as required
Perform corrosion inspections and related treatment
Update maintenance tracking software and databases
Work hours may be adjusted for operational requirements
Perform shipping, receiving and issuing of aircraft material
Ability to troubleshoot systems to provide an effective solution
Maintain FAA required records, manuals and inspection forms
Structural repairs and component in-house repair/back shop programs
Washing/cleaning, servicing aircraft fuel/oil/hydraulic/oxygen/nitrogen systems
Turbine engine, propeller, airframe and flight control/landing gear or engine rigging
Track and perform scheduled and unscheduled aircraft maintenance, repair and inspections on all aircraft systems
High School Diploma or equivalent and three (3) years of prior relevant experience.
Current FAA A&P License
Must be able to obtain and maintain an interim DOD secret government security clearance
Must be a US Citizen and have a current US civilian driver's license
Must have a basic understanding of integrated avionics
Must be able to read, write, speak and understand English
Must have working knowledge of aircraft safety directive compliance (SL, SB, AD)
Must be able to work shifts as assigned and travel as required to support operations
Experience using common or special hand tools and test equipment as required for aircraft maintenance
Must complete DoT drug test to determine the presence of illegal or un-prescribed controlled substances
Must have an in-depth knowledge of aircraft/vehicle movement and safety/hazards during flight line operations
Must have an in-depth knowledge of using aircraft technical publications with the ability to read and interpret basic schematic diagrams, drawings, and charts
Must have proficient computer skills with experience using Microsoft Office programs (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) as well as maintenance database and tracking software
Current FAA A&P License
Experience with King Air, DHC-8 or Challenger 650 aircraft preferred
NDT II: Electromagnetic and Liquid Penetrant a plus
External Referral Bonus:Eligible
Potential for Telework:Yes, 25%
Clearance Level Required:Public Trust
Travel:Yes, 50% of the time
Scheduled Weekly Hours:40
Job Family:Aircraft Mechanic
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 40,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $12.30 billion for the fiscal year ended January 1, 2021. 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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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.