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Radar Technician

Poway, California

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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: Mid-Level (3-7 years)

  • Travel: 0 - 25

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What makes a successful Radar 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 02/21/2024 Job ID 41785BR Company General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Experience Level Mid-Level (3-7 years) Job Title Radar Technician City Poway State California Workstyle Onsite Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time Hourly Salary Range $56,180 - $83,518

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 to join our MPEX team located in Poway, CA.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • 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 five or more years of experience. May substitute equivalent experience in lieu of education.
  • Previous Radar/RF experience and the ability to operate common and specialized test equipment in the performance of Depot level repairs is required.
  • Ability and willingness to work on systems which have unusual conditions such as high pressure, high voltage, high energy, cryogens, or radioactive materials.
  • Knowledge of computer operations and applications pertinent to the field required.
  • Must have analytical ability to read and understand detailed instructions, drawings and specifications.
  • Training and/or experience in test or experimental operations normally acquired in the military or technical schools desirable.
  • Ability and willingness to work on systems which have unusual conditions such as high pressure, high voltage, high energy, cryogens, or radioactive materials.
  • Knowledge of computer operations and applications pertinent to the field required.
  • Ability to obtain and maintain DoD Security Clearance is required.

Salary:$56,180 - $83,518
Travel Percentage Required 0 - 25 Relocation Assistance Provided Not Provided US Citizenship Required? Yes Clearance Required? Desired Clearance Level Secret
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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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