Mechanical Engineer (Fuel Storage Tank Expertise)

Leidos Holdings Inc. Washington , DC 20319

Posted 2 months ago


Job Description:

About Leidos

Leidos is a Fortune 500 company aimed at embracing and solving some of the world's most pressing challenges. Through science and technology, Leidos makes the world safer, healthier and more efficient.

Our Civil Group offers an array of exciting career opportunities for the best IT, energy, logistics and engineering professionals.

The Leidos Civil Group is seeking a senior Mechanical Engineer to join the National Airspace System (NAS) Integration Support Contract (NISC) team. The position will provide technical support to the Federal Aviation Administration's Fuel Storage Tank (FST) National Program Office in areas of storage tank regulatory compliance and operations located in Washington DC.

Primary Responsibilities

Supports FAA Projects involving propane, diesel, gasoline, and waste oil AST and UST systems, inclusive of all piping and control systems. Performs operational and compliance evaluations of fielded and planned systems in support of FST National Program Office initiatives.

Directs implementation of FAA FST modifications Provides plant engineering recommendations and prepares engineering designs to assure fuel systems meet NAS operational standards. Provides subject matter expertise regarding configuration, component selection and placement, and risk mitigation for operation of tank systems. Prepares and maintains documentation supporting system designs, specifications, procedures, drawings

and project manuals.

Basic Qualifications

Requires deep understanding of and ability to apply principles, theories, and concepts of technical domain and has broad understanding of other related specialty areas.

Typically requires BS and 8 to 12 years of prior relevant work experience at a professional level in the specialized fields related to fuel storage system operations with demonstrated experience in assessments and remedial actions under environmental regulatory requirements or Masters with 6 years of prior relevant experience.

Candidates with varied levels of fuels experience will be considered. Computer literacy is required.

Preferred Qualifications

Previous experience with FAA fuel delivery systems is desired.

Leidos is growing! Connect with us on LinkedIn and Facebook.

We value and support the well-being and mobility of our employees with competitive benefit packages, complementary e-learning training, work-life flexibility, an exciting External Referral Program, and a diverse, inclusive and ethical work place. In fact, in 2020, Leidos was ranked as one of the "World's Most Ethical Companies" by the Ethisphere Institute for the third consecutive year.

External Referral Bonus:


Potential for Telework:

Yes, 10%

Clearance Level Required:



Yes, 25% of the time

Scheduled Weekly Hours:




Requisition Category:


Job Family:

Mechanical Engineering

About Leidos

Leidos is a Fortune 500 information technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world's toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company's 38,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers.

Headquartered in Reston, Va., Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $11.09 billion for the fiscal year ended January 3, 2020. For more information, visit

Pay and Benefits

Pay and benefits are fundamental to any career decision. That's why we craft compensation packages that reflect the importance of the work we do for our customers.

Employment benefits include competitive compensation, Health and Wellness programs, Income Protection, Paid Leave and Retirement. More details are available here.

Securing Your Data

Leidos will never ask you to provide payment-related information at any part of the employment application process. And Leidos will communicate with you only through emails that are sent from a email address. 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 [email protected].

Commitment to Diversity

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, ethnicity, age, national origin, citizenship, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, pregnancy, family structure, marital status, ancestry, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, or any other basis prohibited by law. Leidos will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with relevant laws.

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Mechanical Engineer (Fuel Storage Tank Expertise)

Leidos Holdings Inc.