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SIL Maintenance Technician

Poway, California
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Date posted 06/22/2022 Job ID 37382BR Company General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Experience Level Mid-Level (3-7 years) Job Title SIL Maintenance Technician City Poway State California Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time Hourly

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.


  • 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.
  • Sets up and performs complex experiments and tests.
  • Records, reduces and summarizes data. Essential Functions Under limited supervision.
  • Responsible for fabrication, modification, installation, and documentation of complex laboratory, experimental or commercial equipment.
  • Interprets general instructions, plans sequence of assembly, maintains quality assurance documentation and prepares sketches and schematics.
  • May assist in the design of basic lab, experimental, and commercial equipment.
  • Operates specialized equipment and/or performs tests requiring knowledge of processes pertinent to the organization, program or project.
  • Responsible for execution of a set of laboratory experiments or for a complex laboratory function.
  • Collects, records, reduces, and summarizes experimental data.
  • Diagnoses and corrects operational problems or trouble sources in equipment or tests.
  • Interprets basic information displayed to recognize when various operating measurements are drifting out of established parameters.
  • Adjusts operating parameters to bring systems back to satisfactory operating conditions.
  • Develops solutions to problems that occur including assisting in the design of specialized components.
  • May provide direction to other technicians or craft personnel in construction and maintenance of equipment, operation of tests, or laboratory.
  • 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 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 associate's degree or equivalent with seven or more years of experience. May substitute equivalent experience in lieu of education.
  • Ability and willingness to work on systems which have unusual conditions such as high pressure, high voltage, high energy, cryogens, or radioactive materials.
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a security clearance.
  • Knowledge of computer operations and applications pertinent to the field required.
  • Must have analytical ability to read and understand detailed instructions, drawings and specifications.
  • Communication skills necessary to write and record precise information.
  • Special skills and expertise to use complex equipment or experimental techniques.
  • U.S. Citizenship required.
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a DoD Security Clearance is required.
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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