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Installation Technician

Company: Leidos
Location: Richmond
Posted on: April 10, 2021

Job Description:

Description

Job Description:

Leidos is a Fortune 500--- company aimed at embracing and solving some of the world's most pressing challenges. Through science and technology, Leidos makes the world safer, healthier and more efficient.

Our Civil Group offers an array of exciting career opportunities for the best IT, energy, logistics and engineering professionals.

Driven by our talented workforce, the Security Detection & Automation Operation is the cornerstone of Leidos' comprehensive suite of fully integrated security detection and automation solutions for aviation, ports and borders, and critical infrastructure customers around the world, with more than 24,000 products deployed across 120 countries. Leidos is positioned to address emerging and evolving threats through rapid development of innovative solutions for our global customers. Leidos' SDA Operation, in conjunction with the TSA, also performs on-call, onsite installation servicing of X- Ray Detection Equipment using leading edge technology to ensure the safety of our clients, customer and passengers.

The Security Detection and Automation Operation is comprised of four divisions to align with our customers' missions and needs:

  • Checkpoint
  • Hold Baggage
  • Ports & Borders
  • General Automation The Civil Group at Leidos currently has an opening for an System Installation Technician - Airport Security and Computer Network Systems to work at airports globally. This is an exciting position where you can use your experience installing and upgrading Explosive Detection Systems, Checkpoint and computer networked screening systems for Homeland Security and other governments. Our mission is to travel weekly to the customer site (generally an airport) and perform integration with Baggage Handling Systems, or interconnect between our own Leidos systems. You must be team oriented and flexible, and actively seek to share information and assist his peers. Expect 100% weekly travel; primarily domestic, future international travel can be expected. Most weekends are off at home, but can be sent to customer site for two weeks at a time with 3-4 days off. Must be flexible to work days and nights. Possesses excellent communication skills, both oral and written. Demonstrates strong electronic repair troubleshooting methodology and maintains an expert technical level of product knowledge after training. Be ethical and professional, act with integrity.

    Primary Responsibilities
    • Installs and commissions conveyor systems and electrical connections on industrial handling equipment.
    • Installs, repairs and modifies equipment in the field; provides customer training as directed.
    • Performs a variety of maintenance and technical support on products such as equipment, integrated systems and subsystems, and software at customer and/or factory locations.
    • May be called upon to work on equipment that has little or no documentation or training.
    • Meets weekly project installation goals within required deadlines.
    • Documents all inspections, maintenance, repair work and submits paperwork in a timely basis.
    • Ensures that tools and test equipment are properly maintained and calibrated.
    • Assesses product/equipment performance based on experience and support data; recommends modifications or improvements to equipment, documentation and operating processes.
    • Seeks to provide technical support to customers and other service professionals as required.
    • Maintains clear and concise business communication proficiency, both oral and written
    • Travel, overtime and work hours other than Monday-Friday may be required.
    • Troubleshoots and diagnoses malfunctions to eliminate problem in minimum time.
    • Installs, upgrades and removes products ensuring coordinative engineering field change.
    • Maintains effective customer communications and relations.
    • Willing to work on challenging international projects for short durations.
    • Work well with peers from various backgrounds to build effective work relationships.Basic Qualifications
      • Current U.S. Citizen with valid U.S. Passport in hand by hire date.
      • AS degree or graduate of technical school in electronics field or equivalent experience
      • 2+ years' experience in field or installation service environments
      • Must pass criminal background check, drug test and extensive credit check
      • Physically able to get in narrow spaces, climb ladders / stairs, and carry 50+ lbs. without assistance.
      • Must have a valid U.S. Driver's License with Real ID.
      • Candidates may be located anywhere within CONUS as weekly travel is required.Preferred Qualifications
        • Computer literacy; competency in use of all programs within MS Office Suite and aptitude for learning specialized software programs
        • Working knowledge of x-ray and/or CT technologies
        • PLC experience is a plus
        • Previous field electrical assembly experience
        • Software integration with electric/mechanical equipment.
        • Previous hands on project management is a plus.Work Environment:

          The environment is typically considered to be off-site, wherever the customer of concern is located. Service will typically be rendered at airports, correctional facilities, courthouses, cruise ships or other locations as required. Typical travel requirement is up to 75% but is expected to be 50% to support installation activities and customer relationships

          See how Leidos is safeguarding people and commerce by selecting the link below!

          Transforming global security and detection.

          Leidos is growing! Connect with us on LinkedIn and Facebook .

          We value and support the well-being and mobility of our employees with competitive benefit packages, complementary e-learning training, work-life flexibility, an exciting External Referral Program

          External Referral Bonus:

          Eligible

          Potential for Telework:

          Yes, 100%

          Clearance Level Required:

          Other Clearance

          Travel:

          Yes, 100% of the time

          Scheduled Weekly Hours:

          40

          Shift:

          Standard Plus On Call

          Requisition Category:

          Professional

          Job Family:

          Field Services

          Pay Range:

          Pay Range $34,450.00 - $53,000.00 - $71,550.00
          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 .
          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 .
          Leidos will never ask you to provide payment-related information at any part of the employment application process. And Leidos will communicate with you only through emails that are sent from a Leidos.com email address. If you receive an email purporting to be from Leidos that asks for payment-related information or any other personal information, please report the email to .
          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.

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