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Job #: R-00068400
Location: Ketchikan, AK
Category: Electronic Technologist
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance: Secret
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Referral Bonus Amount: $3,000
Group: Leidos Innovations Center (LInC)

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Job Description:


Southeast Acoustic Measurement Facility (SEAFAC) is the primary acoustic measurement facility for Pacific Fleet submarines.  SEAFAC is located on Back Island, just outside of Ketchikan, Alaska and is operated by NSWCCD Code 70 and their contractor: Leidos.  SEAFAC has a shore facility consisting of six buildings and a pier, as well as two major vessel test sites – a static site where the test vessel is suspended at various depths for specific noise investigations and an underway site for performing noise investigations at various speed conditions and depths.

This position is for an electrical specialist for the Leidos SEAFAC Operations & Maintenance contract at Back Island, Ketchikan, Alaska.   This position is responsible for maintenance of electrical systems and/or electronics systems at the Southeast Alaska Acoustic Measurement Facility.  Specific job duties will depend on candidate qualifications.

This position requires working in a maritime/industrial environment that includes exposure to heat, cold, noise, dust, humidity, and wet environments.  The job will occasionally require climbing ladders, entering vessels, and working in hard to reach and high places.

The Electrical Specialist must be able to:

climb at least 50 feet of rung ladder to access scaffolding, platforms, and other operational positions lift and carry heavy objects of up to 50 pounds distinguish colors remain alert during extended working hours perceive depth work from ladders, sky climbers, and scaffolding work evenings and weekends as required travel to/from the SEAFAC site on a boat have the ability to walk up and down steep inclines (such as piers at low tide) unassisted

This position will be located at a Government site, and will involve significant amounts of interaction with Government personnel. 


This position is expected to follow work processed with minimal direction, and will exercise independent judgment within generally defined practices and policies in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions. Work is performed under the tutelage of more experienced staff when required.  The position requires significant communication with customers and functional peer groups.  Interaction normally involves exchange or presentation of factual information, with the assistance of more senior personnel as needed.

The specialist receives general instruction in the performance of routine work.  Most assignments fall within the purview of standard practices and procedures.  Individual must have the knowledge and ability to understand when standard process and procedures do not apply and to seek help from their manager in those instances.

This position requires the application of basic fundamental, concepts, practices and procedures to acquire the knowledge and experience to become proficient in the job. Complex choice(s) of action are required using considerable breadth of knowledge, logic, and understanding in order to troubleshoot equipment, determine the cause of problems, and then analyze and determine which course of action to take.

Daily tasks will include the operation, maintenance, and troubleshooting of electronics and/or electrical equipment.  


5 years of experience in the professional world serving as an electrical technician and/or electrician.  Preferred qualifications would include experience with electronics troubleshooting, electronics system maintenance, vessel electrical maintenance, and/or certified electrician.

Ability to read, interpret, and understand schematics, drawings, as well as implement program directives, safety regulations, and local area instructions.

Requires high school diploma or equivalent and 2 – 4 years of prior relevant experience.


Experience in a trade field such as electrician or electrical technician and have earned certifications/endorsements associated with that field.

Ability to drive and dock small boats in varying weather conditions as well as deckhand when needed.

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COVID Response

Effective October 1, in order to enter Leidos facilities in the US and to attend Leidos business events outside our facilities, employees will be required to be vaccinated for COVID-19 or maintain proof of a negative COVID-19 test within 96 hours of entry.  Effective January 18, 2022, all Leidos employees must be fully vaccinated (2 weeks past final dose) unless they are entitled to a legal accommodation. If you are not vaccinated, please consider getting your COVID-19 vaccination as soon as possible. If you have any questions, please contact your Talent Acquisition POC. 

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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