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UAV Systems Technical Trainer

Palmdale, California
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Date posted 03/06/2023 Job ID 40532BR Company General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Experience Level Mid-Level (3-7 years) Job Title UAV Systems Technical Trainer City Palmdale State California Workstyle Onsite Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time Salary Salary Range $62,510 - $105,628

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 a UAV Systems Technical Trainer to work in the Training Department, supporting operations in Palmdale, CA.

Under general direction, this position is responsible for delivering, developing and coordinating curriculum training programs for operational or functional employees, maintainers, or customers in accordance with technical specifications or learning requirements that include, but is not limited to engineering instructions, technical orders and procedures and military/government regulations.

This role also plans, develops, and/or implements course content and coordinates the development of training aids, training curriculum, and associated learning materials, aids, or course evaluation metrics related to the program. This position involves the exercise of independent judgment and discretion about matters of significance.

  • Delivers, develops, and coordinates curriculum; conducts technical training sessions and develops criteria for evaluating effectiveness of training activities.
  • Incorporates the fundamentals of instruction and adult learning methodologies; in coordination with internal customers, contractors, or vendors, develops in-house programs, learning aids, and activities to address developmental needs.
  • Reviews product systems, functional specifications, and operations, and establishes safety requirements for assigned systems.
  • Investigates and analyzes project requirements and operating problems and develops recommended solutions to meet company governmental safety and performance standards.
  • Develops and administers student examinations; continuously revises lesson plans to meet new training requirements and to keep technical information up to date.
  • Maintains certification records for trained, qualified and/or certified personnel.
  • Coordinates instructor led training programs with customer and/or contractor personnel; standardizes user training, technical manuals, and other aspects of integrated logistics support.
  • Researches, analyzes, develops, and documents detailed requirements or operator, maintenance, and troubleshooting procedures, checklists, technical specifications, alert bulletins, training materials and other procedures and reports.
  • Analyzes and recommends safety criteria in system procedures and design to control or eliminate hazards.
  • Investigates and resolves problem areas and participates with engineering, operations and maintenance personnel to document technical solutions.
  • 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 procedures and practices.
  • Other duties as assigned or as 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 bachelor's degree and two or more years of professional engineering/military technical and/or documentation experience. Equivalent professional engineering/military technical experience or military operations and maintenance experience may be substituted in lieu of education/training.
  • Must have formal training in one or more safety disciplines.
  • Must demonstrate a comprehensive technical understanding of military or commercial systems and have knowledge of the engineering development process.
  • Must possess:
    • The ability to develop, acquire, interpret and communicate technical data
    • The ability to understand new concepts and apply them in an evolving environment
    • Strong organization skills
    • The ability to identify issues and develop solutions to technical problems
    • Strong analytical, verbal, and written communication skills to accurately analyze, document, present and report recommendations
    • Strong knowledge of computer operations and applications.
  • Ability to work both independently and in a team environment
  • Must have flexibility to work any shift, if necessary and travel as required.
  • Ability to obtain and maintain DoD security clearance is required.

Salary:$62,510 - $105,628
Travel Percentage Required 0 - 25 Relocation Assistance Provided Provided US Citizenship Required? Yes Clearance Required? Desired Clearance Level Secret Apply Now
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