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Crew Member



Full Time

On Site


Oxnard, California, United States


Job Description:

Join a team committed to a mission!

At Leidos, we deliver innovative solutions through the efforts of our diverse and talented people who are dedicated to our customers’ success. We empower our teams, contribute to our communities, and operate sustainable. Everything we do is built on a commitment to do the right thing for our customers, our people, and our community. Our Mission, Vision, and Values guide the way we do business.

Are you ready for your next career challenge?

The Defense Group at Leidos, supporting the Medium/Overload Unmanned Surface Vessel (M/OUSV) Program, is seeking a Crew Member to support a dynamic high growth organization. The M/OUSV program is based in Port Hueneme, CA, and is responsible for delivering cutting edge autonomous vessel technology to the US Navy. The program operates and maintains prototype autonomous vessels for test and evaluation of the vessels as well as developing operations, maintenance, logistics and training procedures for the autonomous Fleet of the future. The Crew Member will be part of a four-person crew rotation onboard a USV during testing and evaluation. Crew will work rotating shifts of approximately two to three weeks. While on rotation crew should expect to work more than 40-hours per week.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Providing technical support on 60m Offshore surface vessels (e.g. medium/overlord unmanned surface vessels - M/OUSV) ship in port and at sea.

  • Preparation, preservation, and cleanliness of navy watercraft, performance of pre/post mission craft readiness functions.

  • Provides basic vessel facility maintenance support and cleaning duties.

  • Reports to waterfront operations for M/OUSV ship, working at-sea, dockside and at maintenance layup environments.

  • Preparation, preservation, and cleanliness of unmanned M/OUSV ship, and any associated equipment.

  • Assists in pre/post mission craft readiness functions (e.g. pre underway checklists, line handling, system layup).

  • Provides basic facility maintenance support and cleaning duties.

  • May assist in facility security and visitor control function.

  • You will participate in Leidos and Government environmental safety and health programs.

  • This position will require close cooperation and working relationships with active-duty military and other Government personnel.

Required Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalent and 2 to 4 years of experience.

  • US citizen with ability to obtain a Secret DoD Security clearance.

  • Previous experience performing basic seamanship duties.

  • Position requires the ability to perform in an arduous duty environment.

  • Familiarity with small boat operation, basic small craft maintenance, line handling, and launching/recovering from trailers.

  • Ability to lift 40lbs.

  • Individuals must possess the ability and demeanor to share common spaces over lengthy deployment periods and work closely with others in a small working area and in a shipboard environment.

  • Must be able to communicate effectively in English.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Active Secret level DoD Security clearance.

  • Prior US military service, preferably Navy and on a surface or subsurface Navy platform.

Pay Range:

Pay Range $44,200.00 - $68,000.00 - $91,800.00

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.