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Field Avionics Technician

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 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
  • Organized
  • Productive
  • Problem Solver

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Date posted 06/23/2020 Job ID 29316BR Company General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Experience Level Entry-Level (0-2 years) Job Title Field Avionics Technician 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 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.
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 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.
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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