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A&P Mechanic OCONUS at Leidos

A&P Mechanic OCONUS

Leidos Middletown, VA (Onsite) Full-Time


Job Description:

Looking for an opportunity to make an impact?

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.

Looking for an opportunity to make an impact?

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.

THE CHALLENGE (primary responsibilities)

  • Create aircraft logbook entries

  • Daily/turnaround inspections

  • 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

WHAT SETS YOU APART (basic qualifications)

  • 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

Preferred Qualifications, not required.

  • Avionics experience

  • Current FAA A&P License

  • Experience with King Air, DHC-8 or Challenger 650 aircraft preferred

  • NDT II:  Electromagnetic and Liquid Penetrant a plus


Pay Range:

Pay Range $53,300.00 - $82,000.00 - $110,700.00

The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.

Recommended Skills

  • Aviation
  • Combustion Turbines
  • Databases
  • English
  • Hydraulics
  • Liquid Penetrant Testing
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