General Atomics Palmdale , CA 93551
Job ID#: 18591BR
Company: General Atomics Aeronautical Systems
Job Title: Aircraft Avionics Technician
Job Category: Avionics/Electronics
Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time Hourly
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 recognize and appreciate the value and contributions of individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences and welcome all qualified individuals to apply.
We have multiple opportunities for an Aircraft Avionics Technician (Non-Deployable) at our Flight Operations Facilities located in the High Desert region of Southern California near the Victor Valley and Antelope Valley areas.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
The Role of aAircraft Avionics Technician
Understand electronics technology and computer systems In this job, you will perform troubleshooting and repairs of ground and airborne electronic equipment. You will perform inspections, preventative maintenance, installation, configuration, operation, test and repair of various technical systems in accordance with established operating proceduresto ensure safety of flight.
Strong interpersonal skills and goodintegrity You will interface with internal and external customers and provide technical guidance and training on remotely piloted aircraft systems and maintenance practices. This job requires strict adherence to the use of technical documents, policies, procedures and sound maintenance principles.
Sound judgment and reasoning abilities This job requires you to diagnose technical issues on complex systems and correct malfunctions returning equipment to flightworthy condition. You will utilize your vast experience, knowledge and troubleshooting skills to determine solutions to routine and complex problems. You will assess equipment condition to meet mission requirements and contribute to a safe operating environment.
Ability to obtain and maintain a DoD security clearance.
Other duties as assigned.
We Offer Fantastic Benefits
Paid on-the-job training (OJT) program enables successful performance and career advancement.
Competitive salaries in a pay-for-performance environment.
401(K) and Pension Plan with company contribution.
All expense paid relocation.
Comprehensive and affordable medical, dental and vision benefits with coverage offered within the first 30 days.
Enhanced benefits package including life and disability insurances, flexible spending accounts and legal plans.
Regular Full Time
9/80 work week
Shift work with paid differentials
Licenses and Certifications
Typically requires education al training equivalent to the completion of a two-year technical degree or trade school equivalency as well as two or more years of experience in electronics, technology or aviation diverse experiences welcomed. Equivalent professional experience may be substituted in lieu of education.
Ability to analyze data, troubleshoot complex problems and recommend solutions, and perform a variety of non-routine tasks demonstrating considerable knowledge of electronic industry standards.
Ability to apply good analytical, interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills to accurately assess, document and report equipment condition, maintenance actions and operational status.
Ability to apply personal integrity, sound reasoning and judgment to ensure a safe work environment and flight safety.
Must be able to read and interpret technical publications, engineering instructions, schematics, drawings, and blueprints.
Must possess the ability to use standard electronic test equipment and specialized instruments to test and repair ground and airborne electronic equipment.
Must be able to work both independently and in a team environment, work extended hours, outdoors and in confined spaces.
Travel Percentage Required : 0% - 25%
Clearance Required? Yes
Clearance Level Secret