Field Avionics Technician
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 Field Avionics Technician 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 Field Avionics Technician located in Grand Forks, ND.
DUTIES AND RESONSIBILITIES:
- Constructs individual components of electronic equipment following detailed schematics, layout diagrams, and work instructions.
- Corrects minor discrepancies by removal, repair, or replacement of defective or deleted parts of aircraft electrical systems.
- Performs limited functional checks on existing and newly installed aircraft electrical systems and equipment; disassembles, assembles, and adjusts electronic equipment.
- Operates automatic test equipment to locate, diagnose, and repair defective parts and performs routine inspections on systems and equipment.
- Troubleshoots, tests, and documents findings; repairs or replaces components based on test results by following blueprints, schematics, handbooks, and other technical documents.
- Fabricates, upgrades, routes, and installs wiring harnesses.
- Other duties as assigned or required.
- Typically requires education or formal training equivalent to the completion of a two-year technical degree or trade school equivalency as well as two or more years experience in aviation or electronics. Equivalent professional experience may be substituted in lieu of education.
- Must be able to perform a variety of routine tasks and demonstrate full knowledge of avionics and electronic procedures and principles.
- Must possess: (1) the ability to troubleshoot at the component level; (2) full knowledge and use of electronic test equipment, hand and soldering tools, voltage or amperage measuring and recording devices; (3) the ability to read and interpret blueprints, drawings, schematics and technical orders; (4) the ability to obtain a security clearance; and (5) good analytical, interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills to accurately document, report and assess situations and make judgments.
- The ability to work both independently and in a team environment is essential as is the ability to work extended hours and travel as required.
- Must be a US citizen.
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