E-3 AWACS Radar Engineer - Expat Saudi Arabia

Description

Job Description:

Leidos is seeking an E-3 AWACS Radar Engineer with knowledge of the Royal Saudi Air Force (RSAF) E-3 AWACS radar system. The AWACS Radar Engineer will be part of the Contractor Engineering and Technical Support team in support of a U.S. Air Force Foreign Military Sales (FMS) program to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. This is a one-year assignment with option to renew. Assignment location is Prince Sultan Airbase (PSAB) Al Kharj, Saudi Arabia.

The AWACS Radar Engineer shall perform work that applies a broad theoretical and practical technical knowledge to include, but not limited to, the following:
  • Providing continuous on-site technical support at PSAB.
  • Providing continuous on-site support at any other base the RSAF deems necessary.
  • Assisting in the resolution of RSAF technical issues related to the Surveillance Radar, IFF and associated support systems.
  • Providing reach-back (liaison) capabilities directly to Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs), Subject Matter Experts (SMEs), NGC, and/or any other suppliers or contractors.
  • Providing technical support, guidance and expertise to RSAF operations and maintenance personnel on E-3 Surveillance Radar, IFF and associated support systems. This will include the identification and resolution of common issues up to and including correction of errors contained within technical data.
  • Advising RSAF management on all technical and engineering details, issues and/or discrepancies related to the E-3 Surveillance Radar, IFF and associated support systems.
  • Participating in the evaluation and design of proposed new systems and equipment and/or changes to existing equipment to determine that the design criteria has been satisfied.
  • Review vendor specifications, work statements and test plans for new or modified Surveillance Radar, IFF and associated support systems.
  • Assisting in the development of repair concepts beyond the normal scope of RSAF technical orders and produces detailed technical instructions to accomplish the repairs.
  • Assisting the RSAF in the analysis and identification of correct in-shop practices and procedures to be used during repair actions.
  • Assisting the RSAF with the tracking of E-3 Surveillance Radar, IFF and associated support systems components while undergoing repair at NGC or their associated facilities.
  • Providing engineering assessments and advise the RSAF on matters effecting aircraft availability and operational readiness.
  • Evaluating, evaluating and providing feedback to RSAF management on Quality Control reports.
  • Training RSAF personnel (including OJT) on the E-3 Surveillance Radar, IFF and associated support systems.
  • Monitoring (analyzing and recording) operational performance of the E-3 Surveillance Radar, IFF and associated support systems.
  • Performing any hands-on maintenance tasks to the E-3 Surveillance Radar, IFF and associated support systems.
  • Providing reports (in accordance with RSAF directives) to the relevant RSAF departments, including attending any meetings that are applicable to the Surveillance Radar, IFF and associated support systems.


Basic Qualifications
  • Bachelor Degree in Electronic Engineering, Radar Engineer, or equivalent.
  • Fifteen (15) years of experience with the E-3 Surveillance Radar, IFF and associated support systems or similar Northrup-Grumman equipment.
  • Fluent in English
  • Must be knowledgeable on the E-3 Surveillance Radar and IFF fault detection troubleshooting and repair.
  • Must have an advanced course certification on the E-3 Surveillance Radar, IFF and associated support systems.
  • Knowledge of RSAF technical terminologies, task and responsibilities is desirable.
  • Must be able to develop training syllabuses that include theory of operation, troubleshooting and repair of the E-3 Surveillance Radar, IFF and associated support systems. The individual will be required to perform classroom instruction and OJT.
  • Must have a high level of oral and written communication skills, and have a firm knowledge on the use of Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint applications
  • Must demonstrate good interpersonal, communications and teamwork skills.
  • Knowledgeable of RSAF Technical Terminologies


Preferred Qualifications:
  • Must be able to demonstrate past examples of cultural adaptability and ability to establish a trusted professional relationship with an international customer.
  • Arabic language proficiency.


External Referral Bonus:

Ineligible

Potential for Telework:

No

Clearance Level Required:

None

Travel:

Yes, 10% of the time

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

40

Shift:

Day

Requisition Category:

Professional

Job Family:

Electrical Engineering

Pay Range: