To our valued Leidos candidates:

Coronavirus is on everyone's mind with the effects being felt around the world. The markets are volatile, and we're all concerned for the health and safety of our families, friends, and colleagues. Please know that we're taking all necessary measures to safeguard our employees, customers and the communities in which we live, including following all recommended best practices around social distancing.

With that in mind, in an abundance of caution, we are canceling all face to face career events, such as job fairs and open house events. In the coming days and weeks, we will be hosting career events virtually, using our online chat tools so that we may continue our hiring practice safely and securely. You can find available virtual career events at https://career-events.leidos.com.

We are using telephone meetings and online chats via Brazen to conduct interviews and hiring discussions, and we are offering options for video interviews so that you can have a virtual face to face meeting with your potential new leader. We do not conduct interviews or extend offers via text or chat based social media, such as WhatsApp or MySpace.

Leidos will never ask you to provide payment-related information at any part of the employment application process, nor will Leidos ever advance money as part of the hiring process. And Leidos will communicate with you only through emails that are generated by Leidos.com automated system. If you receive an email purporting to be from Leidos that asks for payment-related information or any other personal information, please report the email to Chris Scalia, Leidos’ Senior Vice President of Talent Acquisition, at [email protected].

As a company, as a country, as a world, we have confronted challenging moments before. We are confident that, guided by our values and the strength of our community as well as the commitment we have to the important work we do each day, we will find our way through this time together. We will do this with the care and concern for one another and the common good that defines. Please keep those impacted by the virus in your thoughts.

Close Window
Join our talent network

Job #: R-00059637
Location: Bedford, GB
Category: Proj and Prog Management
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 25% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: Other Clearance

Description

Job Description:

Aviation Project Engineer

Leidos Security Detection & Automation programs organization is comprised of highly skilled, motivated and customer focused professionals that are experts on customer relationships, understanding their needs and providing the right solution with Leidos Aviation products.

As a Project Engineer – Aviation and working for an industry leader, you'll be responsible for managing customer relationship, reporting, cost and technical performance of aviation programs or series of programs. You will plan, organize and integrate company resources required to successfully manage the projects program and meet contractual obligations. Establish scope of works for the team and obtaining their commitments to deliver, by being the main interface to the customers while delegating specific contact roles to other team members.

Reporting to directly to the Portfolio Manager, with a dotted line to the Program Manager (PM), this is an exciting opportunity to use your project engineering, technical expertise and project/program coordination skills to contribute to our team’s success in the Europe and Africa region. Travel will be required at times, although many duties can be performed from the UK.

In this mission, we look for ambitious candidates who would play a key role in the initial phases of the project/programs and continue to support them until achievement of a successful handover to the customer or our Service team. The roles and responsibilities may change from time to time without notice and include but are not limited to the roles described below.

Primary responsibilities will include:

  • Project documentation, submission and approvals

  • Technical and design coordination, attend meetings

  • Support PM for shipment, delivery, storage coordination

  • Oversee project schedule and site progress with Site Supervisor

  • Support Site Supervisor on site coordination and documentation

Basic Qualifications

To be considered for this role you must have:

  • Degree in Engineering discipline, or relevant experience

  • Excellent on MS Office, MS Project, Acrobat

  • Working knowledge for Project Coordination and Documentation

  • Project engineering experience in Security Screening and Explosive Detections Systems

  • Demonstrable experience in a similar role, with the ability to visualize and discuss solutions with confidence

  • Effective communication skills both written and verbal

  • Demonstrable business and financial acumen

  • Proven cost management and sales productivity experience

  • A strategic mindset

  • A collaborative approach with the ability to adapt and lead change courageously

  • Security clearance is an advantage but not essential as applications will be made

Preferred Qualifications

AutoCAD, Revit, BIM, Primavera, PMP, and Finance knowledge is a plus

In return you will receive:

  • A competitive salary including performance bonus and package with Car Allowance

  • The opportunity to expand your knowledge and experience across the general automation space and other market sectors

  • Access to our brand-new bespoke Head Office facility that will showcase our solutions with 'state of the art' customer facilities

  • The opportunity to be part of a growing global organisation

Location:

Depending upon candidate home location the role will be based from either our Bedford centre of excellence hub or home based in addition role includes regular travel to other locations within the UK and worldwide, therefore a valid passport and full driving licence is mandatory.

Additional information: Applications will only be accepted from individuals who possess current eligibility to live and work within the EEA.

External Referral Bonus:

Eligible

External Referral Bonus $:

Potential for Telework:

No

Clearance Level Required:

Other Clearance

Travel:

Yes, 25% of the time

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

37.5

Shift:

Day

Requisition Category:

Professional

Job Family:

Proj and Prog Management

Pay Range:

   Save Job Saved

Talent Community

Join our Talent Community to create a profile, enabling a streamlined application process and to help our recruiters better understand your areas of expertise and interest.

Join our Talent Community