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Airframe and Powerplant Specialist

Grand Forks, North Dakota

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Overview

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%

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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
  • Organized
  • Productive
  • Problem Solver

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Date posted 06/04/2020 Job ID 29157BR Company General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Experience Level Entry-Level (0-2 years) Job Title Airframe and Powerplant Specialist City Grand Forks State North Dakota Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time Hourly

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
We recognize and appreciate the value and contributions of individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences and welcome all qualified individuals to apply.
Job Qualifications
  • 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.
Travel Percentage Required 0% - 25% US Citizenship Required? Yes Clearance Required? No
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Benefits

  • Competitive Pay

  • Paid Time Off

  • Healthcare

  • Multiple product lines means a variety of work

  • Pension, 401(k)/Retirement Plans

  • Travel

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“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
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“I'm excited to come to work because of the new projects and challenges.”
– James, Quality Composite Inspector

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