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Aircraft Technician

Palmdale, California
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Date posted 02/02/2023 Job ID 40195BR Company General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Experience Level Entry-Level (0-2 years) Job Title Aircraft Technician City Palmdale State California Workstyle Onsite Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time Hourly Salary Range $41,290 - $61,375

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 individual who is currently enrolled in an aviation or technical education program or someone pursuing a career as a Aircraft Technician. This position under supervision, is responsible for assembly, test, and repair of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) in accordance with technical specifications, engineering instructions and technical orders, procedures, and regulations to ensure customer specifications are met.

  • Responsibilities include aircraft assembly, test, and repair of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV).
  • Must be detail-oriented, deadline sensitive and able to work effectively in a team setting.
  • Perform and assist in installation and test of electro/mechanical actuators, landing gear, fuel systems, and avionics systems with limited supervision.
  • Aircraft assembly may include cable routing, installation of aircraft system components, installation of engine support systems, and airframe related items.
  • Perform and assist with off-aircraft assembly of spare components and support equipment.
  • Must be able to read and understand blueprints, drawings, and engineering specifications.
  • Must have familiarization using conventional hand tools, calipers, micrometers, torque wrenches, and Fluke meters.
  • Knowledge of office personal computer operating systems is required.
  • Responsible for observing all laws, regulations, and other applicable obligations wherever and whenever business is conducted on behalf of the Company.
  • Expected to work in a safe manner in accordance with established operating practices and procedures.
  • May require working extended hours when required. Other duties as assigned or requested.
  • This facility operates on a 9/80 schedule

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 enrollment as a student in an aviation or technical education program at a recognized college or Part 147, Aviation Maintenance Technician School, or a high school diploma or equivalent with one or more years of experience.
  • Must be able to work with common hand tools and operate common and specialized test equipment.
  • Must have the capability to perform complex assignments with little or no direction.
  • Knowledge of computer operations and applications pertinent to the field required.
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a DoD clearance is required.

Salary:$41,290 - $61,375
Travel Percentage Required 0 - 25 Relocation Assistance Provided Not Provided US Citizenship Required? Yes Clearance Required? Desired Clearance Level Secret Apply Now
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