Airframe and Powerplant Specialist
Grand Forks, North Dakota
Assemblers, Machinists, Material and Production Control, Composite Technicians, Coordinators, Planners and Stock Clerks. These are just a few of the Manufacturing positions we offer at General Atomics. As a Manufacturing team member, you will use high-tech machines, systems, equipment and tools to create and build our products.
Experience in handling composite materials, using CNC machines and software, reading blueprints and drawings and a general understanding of manufacturing prinicples and systems are all desirable qualifications.
Schedule: Full-Time Hourly
Job Level: Entry-Level (0-2 years)
Travel: 0% - 25%
What makes a successful Airframe and Powerplant Specialist at General Atomics? Check out the top traits we’re looking for and see if you have the right mix.
- Detail Oriented
- Team Player
- Results Driven
- Problem Solver
Job Summary General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI), an affiliate of General Atomics, is a world leader in proven, reliable remotely piloted aircraft and tactical reconnaissance radars, as well as advanced high-resolution surveillance systems.
We have an exciting opportunity for an Airframe and Powerplant Specialist located in Grand Fork, ND.
DUTIES AND RESONSIBLITIES:
- Perform scheduled and unscheduled maintenance.
- Inspect powerplant and related components at regular intervals adhering to company approved procedures, maintenance manuals, and/or government technical order requirements.
- Repair fuel and/or oil leaks and/or engine problems as required and may remove and replace airframe and/or engine components as needed.
- Review records to ensure all required documentation is completed in accordance with established company procedures and/or government and customer technical order requirements.
- May perform all launch and recovery tasks of aircraft to include ground operations, preflight items, ground observer responsibilities, and post flight items.
- May inspect, test, maintain and operate ground support equipment.
- .Assist in the training of new A&P Specialists.
- Assist with new powerplant and system development as required.
- Other duties as assigned or required
- Typically requires a high school diploma or equivalent and two or more years of aircraft mechanical maintenance experience.
- An FAA Airframe and Powerplant License may be required.
- Must possess:(1) full knowledge and understanding of the detailed aspects of the job;(2) knowledge of relevant computer applications and operations;(3) basic leadership, organization and planning skills; and(4) strong interpersonal skills to effectively communicate with employees and both military and civilian customers.
- The ability to obtain and maintain a DOD security clearance may be required.
- Must be able to work both independently and on a team and be able to work
extended hours as required.
Paid Time Off
Multiple product lines means a variety of work
Pension, 401(k)/Retirement Plans
“The people I work with and the great opportunities to grow are the reasons I look forward to coming to work every day.”– Ralph, Technician
“I enjoy working with good people and knowing I am helping our great military.”– Joe, Fabricator
“I chose General Atomics because I wanted to work in a challenging work environment.”– Tony, Composite Technician
“I'm excited to come to work because of the new projects and challenges.”– James, Quality Composite Inspector