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Sonar Electronic Technician


Electronic Technician


Bath, Maine, United States


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The Leidos National Security Sector is seeking a Sonar Electronic Tech to be a part the AEGIS Test Team in Bath, ME overseeing the installation and conducting testing of the AN/SQQ-89A(V) Sonar Suite. This is working with dynamic schedules and coordinating with other members of the test team and ship’s force. This position will encompass all stages of production and post sail away support.

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Responsibilities – Work you’ll do:

- Review of drawings and procedures designed for AN/SQQ-89A(V)15 installations and upgrades.

- Act as liaison during industrial installation.

- Coordinate testing of newly upgraded systems.

- Witness shipyard conducted tests as per direction of ATT Management.

- Perform fault isolation and conduct corrective actions.

- Resolution of any issues associated with installation and testing of sonar systems.

- Support assessments and at-sea test events as required.

- Fulfill duties as an on-site representative for the AN/SQQ-89A(V)15 system. These responsibilities will include:

  • Perform direct support to expedite problem resolution and to minimize any schedule impact caused by USW system equipment problems.

  • Provide installation and testing inputs to daily and weekly reports.

  • Deliver a CD of the electronic database as requested.

  • Document visual/mechanical and electrical discrepancies discovered during Assessment testing.

  • Perform configuration audits to verify installed USW system baselines on specified hulls per schedule and instructions provided.

  • Perform System Interoperability Validation (SIV)/equipment grooms using Government approved procedures.

Required Experience, Skills, and Education:

  • Bachelors degree and 2+ years of prior relevant experience or Masters with less than 2 years of prior relevant experience (additional experience, education and training may be considered in lieu of degree)

  • Must be able to lift forty (40) pounds, climb ladders, and perform other shipboard activities.

  • Understanding of Basic Sonar Principles, equipment, and interfaces.

  • Operate standard electronic test equipment i.e. Multi-meters, O-scopes, etc. and the ability to troubleshoot, test connectors, cable, and power.

  • Ability to load AN/SQQ-89A(V)15 software as per government provided documentation.

  • Technical experience on U.S. Navy combat systems.

  • US Citizenship required to start.

Preferred Experience, Skills, and Education – Favorable if you have:

  • Proficiency in MS Office products including Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint.

  • Proven experience effectively communicating with senior US government representatives.

  • Experience working in a shipyard environment.

  • CISCO Networking, Security+ or Red Hat Linux certification.

  • Technical Documentation Experience, including Engineering Change Proposal/Order (ECP / ECO) Experience.

  • Direct customer support/interface experience.

  • Strategic mindset.

  • Ability to independently research, assess and present analyses of technical/logistics data and recommended options for government decision.

Clearance Required:

  • Ability to obtain and maintain a Secret Security Clearance.


Original Posting Date:


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 $55,250.00 - $99,875.00

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.