Deployable Aircraft Electronics TechnicianPalmdale, California
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 experienced Aircraft Electronics Technician to support deployments and production at our Palmdale facilities in sunny California. This position can support CONUS and OCONUS deployments; this is not a Flex position.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
The Role of an Experienced Electronics Technician:
- Understand electronics technology and computer systems – In this job, you will perform troubleshooting and repairs of ground and airborne electronic equipment. You will perform inspections, preventative maintenance, installation, configuration, operation, test and repair of various technical systems in accordance with established operating procedures to ensure safety of flight.
- Strong interpersonal skills and good integrity – You will interface with internal and external customers and provide technical guidance and training on remotely piloted aircraft systems and maintenance practices. This job requires strict adherence to the use of technical documents, policies, procedures and sound maintenance principles.
- Sound judgment and reasoning abilities –This job requires you to diagnose technical issues on complex systems and correct malfunctions returning equipment to flightworthy condition. You will utilize your vast experience, knowledge and troubleshooting skills to determine solutions to routine and complex problems. You will assess equipment condition to meet mission requirements and contribute to a safe operating environment.
- Other duties as assigned.
- Paid on-the-job training (OJT) program enables successful performance and career advancement
- Competitive salaries in a pay-for-performance environment
- 401(K) Retirement Program
- Pension Plan with company contribution
- Medical Benefits
- 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 non-routine tasks and demonstrate considerable knowledge of avionics and electronic procedures and principles.
- Must possess:
- The ability to troubleshoot at the component level
- The ability to analyze data and recommend solutions
- Considerable knowledge and use of electronic test equipment, hand and soldering tools, voltage or amperage measuring and recording devices;
- The ability to read and interpret blueprints, drawings, schematics and technical orders
- Good analytical, interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills to accurately document, report and assess situations and make judgments.
- Must be able to work both independently and on a team.
- Must have flexibility to work any shift, if necessary.
- Ability to obtain and maintain a DoD security clearance is required.
Salary:$56,180 - $83,518
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