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Radar Technician (Deployable)

Poway, California

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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: Mid-Level (3-7 years)

  • Travel: 25 - 50

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  • Results Driven
  • Organized
  • Productive
  • Problem Solver

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Date posted 06/28/2022 Job ID 37469BR Company General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Experience Level Mid-Level (3-7 years) Job Title Radar Technician (Deployable) City Poway State California Workstyle Onsite Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time Hourly Salary Range $65,410 - $99,888

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 Senior Service Technician (Deployable) to join our MPEx team located in Poway, CA.

  • Conduct depot level repair, integration and testing, modification and operation of complex synthetic aperture radar (SAR) / ground moving target indicator (GMTI) and other airborne sensors.
  • Operate specialized test equipment in the performance of troubleshooting and maintaining sensors, both in the laboratory and in the field.
  • Performs and/or assists in fabrication, modification, assembly, installation, operation, repair and maintenance of complex laboratory, experimental and commercial equipment.
  • May assist in the design of basic lab, experimental, and commercial equipment.
  • Applies specialized knowledge and skills pertinent to the organization, project or program assigned.
  • Will utilize SAP processes to track defective components

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 associate's degree or equivalent with seven or more years of experience. May substitute equivalent experience in lieu of education. Training and/or experience from the military or a trade school highly desirable
  • Previous Radar/RF experience and the ability to operate common and specialized test equipment in the performance of Depot level repairs is required.
  • Must be highly proficient in computer applications and network interface applications as well as have the ability to understand schematics/block diagrams.
  • Must have analytical ability to read and understand detailed instructions, drawings and specifications.
  • Must have strong communication skills necessary to write and record precise information.
  • Ability to obtain and maintain DoD Security Clearance is required.

Salary:$65,410 - $99,888
Travel Percentage Required 25 - 50 Relocation Assistance Provided Not Provided US Citizenship Required? Yes Clearance Required? Desired Clearance Level Secret
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  • 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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