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Job #: R-00065497
Location: Abingdon, MD
Category: Technical Trainer
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance: None
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Referral Bonus Amount: $2,000
Group: Defense

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Job Description:

Our Mission, Operations, and Infrastructure Protection Division within Leidos has an opening for a Training Specialist. The candidate will provide training development and execution with a focus on chemical demilitarization and chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear, and high yield explosives (CBRNE) in support of Department of Defense and private sector contracts. 

Our ideal candidate will work closely with clients and contract employees to develop technical training products specific to CBRNE and all hazards support programs.  These programs include, but will not be limited to, Chemical Materials Activity (CMA) Recovered Chemical Materiel Directorate (RCMD) non-stockpile munitions disposal efforts, joint military equipment system development and fielding programs, military collective protection programs, and various local, state, and federal first responder support efforts.

This position will be located in Edgewood, Maryland with a primary customer base at Aberdeen Proving Ground - South. 


  • Expected to lead and/or conduct a full range of training activities in support of government operations. This includes, but may not be limited to training needs analyses, training course development and updates, interactive multimedia training development and/or update, training coordination and site setup, classroom and virtual training execution, formative and summative evaluations, functional area feedback, and lessons learned. 
  • Assist in the monitoring and tracking of training readiness for customers and project stakeholders.
  • Conduct training in classroom and field environments, in varying weather and climatic conditions, and at military installations. 
  • Assist in the development of in-process review briefings, review, comment on, and develop training-related documents, plans and reports, draft technical papers, work closely with project teams, monitor cost and schedule of projects, participate in project evaluations, respond to customer inquiries, and verify product technical quality. 
  • Support regularly scheduled training meetings with the customer to identify current and future needs, and to recommend training improvements where necessary. 
  • Grow into a primary liaison role between Leidos and the customer for all matters related to training.
  • Travel of up to 5%. 


  • Bachelor’s degree with up to two years’ experience or four to six years’ experience in a mechanical role or technical training position.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and an ability to interact effectively with team members, senior managers, and clients.
  • Mechanical background with hands-on experience.
  • Self-motivated individual with ability to learn a complex system and teach others in layman’s terms.
  • Must have the ability to lift up to 30 pounds, bend, and climbs stairs within the facility.
  • Excellent data gathering and writing skills.
  • Skilled in the Microsoft Office suite of tools.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.


  • Technical equipment aptitude – mechanical, electrical, pneumatics experience and/or understanding.
  • Interactive multi-media instruction development and execution experience.
  • Familiarity with the ADDIE model for instructional design.
  • Adult learning and/or training experience

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Clearance Level Required:



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Please note that effective October 1, to enter Leidos facilities in the U.S. and to attend Leidos business events outside of our facilities, employees, vendors, subcontractors, and visitors will be required to be vaccinated or maintain proof of a weekly negative COVID-19 test. In addition, we are receiving guidance from certain customers that onsite contractor personnel will need to be fully vaccinated or able to show negative COVID-19 test results to access facilities. If you are not vaccinated, please consider getting your COVID-19 vaccination as soon as possible. 

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, civil, and health markets. The company’s 43,000 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

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