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Telecommunications Engineering Technician


Computer Technician


Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States


The National Airspace Systems Integration Support (NISC) program at Leidos is seeking a Telecommunications Engineering Technician to provide support to the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Central Service Area - Engineering Services Group located across the United States.

The ideal candidate will support the daily operations of the FAA Enterprise Network Services (FENS) Program. FENS is the successor to the FAA Telecommunications Infrastructure (FTI) contract, which was implemented in 2002 to provide over 30,000 communications services to more than 4,500 facilities within the National Airspace System. The program aims to design, build, operate, and maintain the FAA's next-generation communications platform and to build a dynamic, highly available and secure enterprise network to support all the agency's mission-critical applications across the NAS.

Telecommunications Engineering Technician Job Duties Include:

  • Review FAA data bases and provide input and or draft Site Survey Reports (SSR)
  • Conduct site surveys to provide input and/or draft Site Survey Reports
  • Coordinate schedules with SSC, ES, and Verizon personnel.
  • Draft Project Risk Plans (PRP) and Operational Risk Management Plans (ORMP)
  • Generate and/or update drawings, sketches, and artifacts.
  • Draft project plans for site preparation activities
  • Coordinate scheduled outages with SSC, Air Traffic and Operations personnel.
  • Develop transition plans.
  • Resolve schedule conflicts.
  • Accompany unbadged personnel at facilities.
  • Work with LECs on schedules
  • Develop briefings/information/reports on District status.
  • Work with other Districts/SSC on interstate service flows, transitions, cutovers, planning, etc.
  • Support District POC and SSCs with day-to-day work activities.
  • Review and provide comments on Verizon Site Specific Implementation Plans (SSIP)

Telecommunications Engineering Technician ​Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Electronics Engineering and 2+ years of relevant experience or a Master's degree. Additional experience may be substituted for degree.
  • Ability to travel 25%-50%.
  • Ability to obtain a Public Trust Suitability. (To be eligible for the FAA Public Trust you must be a US Citizen or a Green Card Holder who has resided in the US for the past 3 years).
  • Proficiency in MS Office Suites.

Desired Qualifications:

  • 2+ years of experience working with Telco systems performing Network Troubleshooting
  • Proficient working with AutoCAD or similar tools.
  • Knowledge of National Electric Code (NEC), National Fire Protection Assoc (NFPA) standards, National Airspace System Equipment Tower
  • Knowledge of OSHA and general construction and electrical safety standards.
  • Knowledge of NAS facilities such as ASR, ATCT, VOR, ARSR, RCAG.

Leidos is a Fortune 500™ company aimed at embracing and solving some of the world’s most pressing challenges through science and technology.

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.