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Maintenance Electronics Technician III (NCI)

Leidos Biomedical Research, Inc.

Frederick, MD
Posted Date:
Position Type:
Full time
Job Code:
Required Education:
High school or equivalent
Areas of Expertise Desired:

Job Description

Leidos Biomedical Research, Inc. (LBRI), a wholly owned subsidiary of Leidos, operates the Frederick National Laboratory for Cancer Research (FNLCR). FNLCR is a Federally Funded Research and Development Center (FFRDC) sponsored by the National Cancer Institute (NCI). It is the only FFRDC dedicated to biomedical research. Through its status as an FFRDC, FNLCR provides NCI and others with a unique national resource to accelerate the development and delivery of effective preventive, diagnostic, and therapeutic products for cancer and AIDS.

The breadth of FNLCR’s activities spans the research and development spectrum, including investigator-initiated, hypothesis-driven research into cancer and AIDS; advanced technology programs focused on genetics and genomics, proteins and proteomics, imaging, nanotechnology, bioinformatics, and laboratory animal sciences; clinical operations in support of NCI and National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)-sponsored clinical trials, as well as NCI drug discovery and development efforts; and management and operations of biopharmaceutical development and manufacturing programs under current Good Manufacturing Practice conditions for NCI and NIAID. Administrative, procurement, financial, safety, and facilities support is provided to these R&D activities through state-of-the-art business processes.  LBRI has approximately 1,900 employees and manages an annual operating budget of approximately $450M.

For more information about Leidos Biomedical Research Inc., please visit our webpage at

The Facilities Maintenance and Engineering (FME) Directorate is responsible for laboratory space, administrative space, infrastructure, campus landscape, planning, and design, and construction management at Frederick National Laboratory for Cancer Research.

The Maintenance Electronics Technician III is responsible for:  1) repairing, fabricating, modifying, installing, and testing a range of electronic, pneumatic, electrical, and mechanical instruments, and 2) servicing oscilloscopes, radioactivity scales, spectrophotometers, electronic detectors, projection equipment.

This position is subject to 24-hours emergency repairs.


Possession of a high school diploma or equivalent, plus one (1) year of vocational or manufacturer’s instruction in electronic industrial instrumentation and pneumatic controls
Foreign degrees must be evaluated for U.S. equivalency
A minimum of six (6) years of craft-related experience
Ability to read electrical schematics and blueprints
Ability to diagnose and repair malfunctions on a wide variety of electronic, pneumatic, electrical, and mechanical instruments
Experience in a wide range of precision electronic testing equipment
Ability to perform physical duties including: Lifting and carrying up to 50 lbs., Walking, standing, climbing stairs, bending, stooping, and working in confined areas, potential exposure to particulates, vapors or noisy environment
Knowledge of advanced electronic, pneumatic and mechanical principles
Experience in a wide variety of complex electronic controls, sensory and recording systems used in research
Experience in safety practices in the trade