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Ground Control Station Technician (GCS)

Company: Leidos
Location: Fort Walton Beach
Posted on: July 20, 2021

Job Description:

Description

Job Description:

Unleash your talents at Leidos! Grow and advance rapidly in your career by letting Leidos challenge you with world toughest technical problems.

Leidos is seeking a maintenance oriented candidate to perform as a member on a GCS (Ground Control Station) Technician team that supports RPA operations at Hurlburt Field Florida

Job Summary

The Ground Control Station (GCS) Technician supports the daily operations of an Air Force RPA (Remotely Piloted Aircraft) control station. This is a tech maintenance position maintaining RPA ground control stations in accordance with Air Force Technical Data. This position will also include installation and troubleshooting of IT equipment, modification of and testing of new equipment. This requires collaboration with colleagues across multiple areas of expertise and the ability to work independently on moderately complex projects.  This is a 24/7/365 operation with rotating shift work.

Primary Responsibilities.

  • Providing daily maintenance support, service, repair of RPA ground control stations, support installation of new hardware, software, configurations and new system initiatives.
  • Frequent collaboration with colleagues on mission specific modifications to the systems and ability to develop solutions to technical problems that a cure as mission requirements change. Must also ensure all maintenance tasks and functions are accomplished in accordance with (IAW) Air Force Instruction (AFI) 21-101, Aircraft & Equipment Maintenance Management and documented accordingly.
  • Technician is responsible for maintenance data documentation, air crew debriefing complete and/or sign Exceptional/Conditional Releases IAW TO 00-20-1.
  • Must ensure all maintenance actions are documented IAW Technical Orders and correctly entered into IMDS, track all pilot-reported discrepancies in IMDS and inform aircrew of corrective actions taken.

Basic Qualifications

  • Must have a maintenance background (Aviation maintenance and avionics is preferred ).
  • Position typically requires BS degree and 2 -4 years of prior relevant experience or equivalent maintenance experience. Additional experience can substitute for a degree.
  • Must have a current TOP SECRET SCI Security Clearance .

Preferred Qualifications

  • The ideal candidate has experience performing organizational level maintenance tasks specified in the AF Technical Order (TO), pre and post-flight system configuration and maintain mission specific equipment maintenance such as subsystems, auxiliary communications and computer interface equipment of Reaper aircraft and Ground Control Stations.

External Referral Bonus:

Eligible

External Referral Bonus $:

$5,000

Potential for Telework:

No

Clearance Level Required:

Top Secret/SCI

Travel:

Yes, 10% of the time

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

40

Shift:

Rotating

Requisition Category:

Professional

Job Family:

Systems Administration

Pay Range:

Keywords: Leidos, Mobile , Ground Control Station Technician (GCS), Other , Fort Walton Beach, Alabama

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