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SIL Technician

Poway, California
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Date posted 10/03/2023 Job ID 42514BR Company General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Experience Level Entry-Level (0-2 years) Job Title SIL Technician City Poway State California Workstyle Onsite Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time Hourly Salary Range $52,020 - $77,325

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 avionics technician in our software engineering department supporting engineers within our Systems Integration Labs (SIL) with general direction.

  • Performs updating, configuring, repairing, testing, and operation of UAS, GCS, and various associated ground support electronic equipment at assigned facilities which will require long periods of standing, walking, bending, and lifting up to 50 lbs.
  • Assists in troubleshooting, component removal and replacement, testing and documentation following schematics, layout diagrams, and work instructions in accordance with customer regulations.
  • Applies specialized knowledge and skills pertinent to the organization, project or program assigned.
  • May assist in the design of basic lab, experimental, and commercial equipment.
  • Responsible for execution of a set of laboratory experiments or for a complex laboratory function.
  • Participates in GCS power up, ground checks, maintenance, aircraft recovery, status debriefing, repair and documentation of repairs and status.
  • Sets up and performs complex experiments and tests.
  • Supports maintenance, repairs and installation of various types of electronic equipment and related devices such as electronic transmitting and receiving equipment, micro and mainframe computers and industrial measuring, controlling and calibration devices.
  • Should demonstrate an understanding of engineering terminology and be able to work well in a technically diverse team environment.
  • Supports installation and upgrading operating system application software’s in multi user client/server environments.
  • Performs configuration, monitoring, troubleshooting, analysis and repair of databases, switches, networks, video systems and long-haul communications.
  • 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.
  • Performs 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 five or more years of experience. May substitute equivalent experience in lieu of education.
  • Training and/or experience in test or experimental operations normally acquired in the military or technical schools desirable.
  • Must be able to perform a variety of non-routine tasks and demonstrate considerable knowledge of avionics and electronic procedures and principles.
  • The ability to troubleshoot at the component level;
  • 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, technical orders; and S
  • Strong analytical, interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills to accurately document, report and assess situations and make judgments.
  • The ability to work both independently and in a team environment is essential as is the ability to work extended hours as required.
  • Experience handling HAZMAT, AES, IATA, and COMSEC material is desirable.
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a secret security clearance.

Salary:$52,020 - $77,325
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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