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Pulsed Power Technician at Leidos in ALBUQUERQUE, NM

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Description:
The Advanced Solutions Group (ASG) at Leidos currently has an opening for an enthusiastic Pulsed Power Technician who enjoys working in a vibrant and challenging research environment. You will work at a variety of government customer locations primarily at Kirtland AFB, NM, in laboratory and field settings. Responsibilities will entail constructing and testing pulsed power research projects, which include high power microwave systems, high voltage and high current discharge systems, high power laser systems and related sub-systems.

Roles and Responsibilities:
- Leads technical projects and collects, maintains, organizes, compiles, and manipulates technical data to provide support for engineering analysis.
- Creates, builds, assembles, modifies and/or repairs prototypes
- Prepares engineering documentation, reports, drawings (sketches/flow charts/diagrams/schematics, etc.).
- Performs mathematical calculations per engineering specifications. Undertakes analyses of data where guidelines are provided.
- Recommends alternative solutions to problems and obstacles.
- Sets-up experiments, conducts tests and records data.

Qualifications:
To be considered for this position, you must minimally meet the knowledge, skills, and abilities listed below
- AAS degree in Engineering or Electronics with at least 3 years of applicable experience or 5 years of experience in lieu of degree
- US Citizen with the ability to obtain and maintain a Secret security clearance
- Experience with High Voltage (> 10,000 Volts)
- Experience with High Current discharge systems (> 1,000 Amps)
- Working knowledge of vacuum systems
- Ability to obtain a government security clearance within 6 months of hire
- Ability to understand and abide by government safety rules and regulations
- Ability to handle unusual and seldom occurring job events with minimal assistance
- Willingness to support several different Leidos customers for both short and long term assignments
- Possess excellent written and oral communication skills
- Competency with standard desktop computer software
- Ability to read and interpret electrical schematics and mechanical drawings
- Experience with electrical and mechanical troubleshooting and repair
- Experience with oscilloscopes, multi-meters, high voltage power supplies, control systems, network and spectrum analyzers, power meters, and a wide array of time and frequency domain calibration equipment

Preferred Qualifications: Candidates with these desired skills will be given preferential consideration
- Active DOD or DOE clearance
- Experience with manual machining equipment (mill, lathe, etc.)
- Experience with pneumatic systems and controls
- Experience with LabView and related instrumentation and control software
- Experience working with hazardous chemicals and gases

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Leidos Overview:
Leidos is a global science and technology solutions leader working to solve the world's toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company's 33,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported pro forma annual revenues of approximately $10 billion for the fiscal year ended January 1, 2016 after giving effect to the recently completed combination of Leidos with Lockheed Martin's Information Systems & Global Solutions business (IS&GS). For more information, visit www.Leidos.com. The company's diverse employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Leidos will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories for employment in accordance with relevant Laws. Leidos is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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