Engineering Technologist

La Jolla, California
Nov 20, 2023
Nov 22, 2023
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Corporate, Other Corporate

Leidos is part of a growing team that supports the US Navy in its Research and Development programs in San Diego. This Engineering Technologist position will support NIWC-Pacific in producing and troubleshooting systems for use in under-sea applications. The ideal candidate will be able to read and analyze mechanical and electrical drawings and prepare circuit boards and wiring harnesses to specifications called out by our in-house engineering team. Additional duties include sea-based vehicle operations and electrical troubleshooting.

Our ideal candidate will have the following Duties and Responsibilities

  • Familiar with UUV systems and troubleshooting procedures.
  • Experience with at-sea operations or other open water operations.
  • Conduct electrical and mechanical maintenance and troubleshooting on completed systems including, but not limited to, electrical testing and wiring harnesses.
  • Provide engineers with constructive feedback regarding electrical and mechanical drawings and schematics.
  • Have a working knowledge Linux OS for in-lab systems.
  • Be able to document maintenance and operational activities related to rapid prototype production and testing.
  • Comfortable with soldering down to the 0402-size utilizing surface mount methods.
  • Support numerous projects and priorities at a time.
  • Familiar with cable fabrication, inspection, and integration into other systems.

  • Knowledge of SOP documentation and best practices.
  • Able to work in a high-paced R&D focused environment.
  • Familiar with ERP systems and/or Project Management software.

  • Highschool diploma or equivalent
  • Technical associate degree or tech trade school preferred.
  • Minimum two years formal electronics training or four years of progressively responsible, on-scene experience in electrical/electronic assembly.
  • Able to interpret complex electrical schematics.
  • Above average skills in soldering and electrical assembly.
  • Electrical/electronic assembly/inspection and/or soldering certificate (IPC-WHMA-620, IPC J-STD, etc.) desired, or equivalent skill in lieu of certificate.
  • Experience with cable assembly/wire harness assembly.
  • Experience troubleshooting to the component level is preferred.
  • Able to obtain a Secret clearance

Experience with PWB/PCB assembly including thru-hole and surface mount.

Pay Range: Pay Range $44,200.00 - $79,900.00

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.