Field Engineer

Leidos

4.1

(20)

Ridgecrest, CA

Why you should apply for a job to Leidos:

  • 4.1/5 in overall job satisfaction
  • 4.3/5 in supportive management
  • 70% say women are treated fairly and equally to men
  • 85% would recommend this company to other women
  • 85% say the CEO supports gender diversity
  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.
  • Our Women’s Network is one of nine employee resources groups that provides support for onboarding, networking & professional development.
  • Leidos offers programs to help employees prepare for over 95 industry-standard professional and technical certifications.
  • Leidos offers a voluntary well–being benefit program to help support employees on their personal wellness journey and earn rewards.
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    Position summary

    tion, and maintenance of ground radar and associated devices for the Navy's aircrew Electronic Warfare (EW) training capability. Our organization designs, manufactures, integrates, and provides depot level support for a wide variety of EW threat simulation systems that are part of the training infrastructure that ensures our Navy aircrews are the most effective in the world.

    This position will be based in Ridgecrest, California requiring approximately 10% travel. Estimated travel is between one and two weeks at a time approximately 3 times a year to geographically disperse sites associated with the Aircrew Electronic Warfare Tactical Training Ranges (AEWTTR). These training ranges are located primarily located at Cherry Point, NC, Fallon, NV, Yuma, AZ and Pacific Beach, WA.

    Responsibilities

    The Field Engineer plans, prepares, issues and controls production schedules and coordinates with material requirements to ensure a controlled flow of approved materials timed to meet production requirements. Advises management of the status of work in progress, material availability, and potential production problems to ensure that personnel, equipment, materials and services are provided as needed. Schedules equipment and personnel, confirms material supply and demands, prepares work orders or purchase requests for the production or purchase of components or parts based on a master production schedule, shop load and inventory requirements. Coordinates interdepartmental activity with quality assurance, manufacturing, purchasing, engineering, inventory control, traffic, etc.; schedules and expedites the movement of parts by means of move orders, stock transfers and requests for shipping orders. (It should be understood that this is not intended to be a detailed nor comprehensive description of any individual employee's job content. Managers set the specific duties and responsibilities for each employee.) In addition, The Field Engineer is responsible for supervising all manufacturing production control activities which include: development of schedules an status charts in accordance with the program plan: identification of long lead material items; release and monitor jobs to production; provide management with current status which includes master schedules, shortage reports, and line of balance. Additionally responsible for personnel management of assigned employees. Receives assignments in the form of objectives and establishes goals to meet outlined objectives. Work is reviewed by management to measure meeting objectives. Directs established guidelines, procedures, and policies. The Field Engineer works on complex problems where analysis of data requires evaluation of identifiable factors. The successful candidate exercises independent judgment within generally defined practices and policies in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions. The Field Engineer is integral to development of organizational goals and objectives. Decisions or failure to achieve results may cause substantial delays in schedules. The Field Engineer regularly interacts with outside customers and functional peer groups. Interaction normally requires the ability to gain cooperation of others conducting presentations of technical information concerning specific projects/schedules. The Field Engineer provides focus to subordinates directed by established policies and procedures. Interprets, implements, and administers policies that typically affect individual employees of a sub-unit. Provides administrative supervision. The Field Engineer has the knowledge and experience to be able to handle unusual and seldom occurring job events with minimal assistance. May determine methods and procedures on new assignments, may serve in a lead role and provide guidance to nonexempt personnel. Additional duties include the assembling, disassembling, cleaning, fabrication, reassembling, testing, troubleshooting, and repairing along with the processing of data related to Radars, Electronic Warfare, Instrumentation and Communications Systems; as well as accessing and manipulating databases of parts, materials and drawings in order to prepare Material Requests and to create/kit/process Travelers in accordance with assigned Work Packages; and other duties as assigned.

    Qualifications

    • Bachelors Degree with 5 or more years of related experience. Additional directly related experience can offset the degree requirements.

    • Experience related to creating, building, assembling, installing, integrating, testing, troubleshooting, modifying, and repairing prototype and production electrical/mechanical/logical systems.

    • Knowledge of specialized tools and equipment such as Multi-meters, Oscilloscopes, and Signal Generators for the purpose of creating, building, assembling, installing, integrating, testing, troubleshooting, modifying, and repairing electrical/mechanical/logical systems.

    • Experience soldering wires, connectors, and circuit boards.

    • Experience assembling electrical connectors, cables, subassemblies, assemblies, subsystems and systems typically found in military platforms and equipment.

    • The ability to read, understand and interpret detailed electrical/mechanical/logical line drawings, assembly drawings, schematics, and work packages either in hardcopy or electronic/database formats.

    • Must be a US Citizen.

    EIO 2024

    Original Posting Date:
    2024-07-01
    While subject to change based on business needs, Leidos reasonably anticipates that this job requisition will remain open for at least 3 days with an anticipated close date of no earlier than 3 days after the original posting date as listed above.

    Pay Range:
    Pay Range $68,900.00 - $124,550.00

    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.

    Why you should apply for a job to Leidos:

  • 4.1/5 in overall job satisfaction
  • 4.3/5 in supportive management
  • 70% say women are treated fairly and equally to men
  • 85% would recommend this company to other women
  • 85% say the CEO supports gender diversity
  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.
  • Our Women’s Network is one of nine employee resources groups that provides support for onboarding, networking & professional development.
  • Leidos offers programs to help employees prepare for over 95 industry-standard professional and technical certifications.
  • Leidos offers a voluntary well–being benefit program to help support employees on their personal wellness journey and earn rewards.