Installation Technician

Reston, VA
Aug 05, 2022
Aug 11, 2022
Specialty Trades
Full Time
Description Job Description: The Civil Group at Leidos currently has an opening for a 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 installation and 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 one's 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 US Citizen with valid US Passport in hand by hire date. HS degree or equivalent. 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 US 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 Network installation and configuration is a plus 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: Work 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 100%. Pay Range: Pay Range $57,850.00 - $89,000.00 - $120,150.00 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.

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