Avionics Technician

General Atomics San Angelo , TX 76901

Posted 1 week ago

Job ID#: 23482BR

Company: General Atomics Systems Integration

Job Title: Avionics Technician

Job Category: Avionics/Electronics, Product Support

City: San Angelo

State: Texas

Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time Hourly

Job Summary

General Atomics Systems Integration, LLC (GA-SI), an affiliate of General Atomics, is a provider of military and commercial engineering services. GA-SI is a leading-edge expert in systems integration technologies, reliability improvements, and controls system design.

We currently have an exciting opportunity for an Avionics Technician to join our Aero Services division to support operations in San Angelo, Texas. This position also must be able to deploy both CONUS and OCONUS in support of Company projects.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Works under general supervision providing technical expertise in fabricating, modifying, installing and troubleshooting avionics systems.

  • Supports repairs, testing, and operation of unmanned aerial vehicles, ground control stations, ground support equipment and associated electronic equipment at facilities as assigned requiring long periods of standing, walking, bending and lifting up to 50 lbs.

  • Participates in ground control station power up, ground checks, maintenance, aircraft recovery, status debriefing, repair and documentation of repairs and status.

  • Corrects minor discrepancies by removal, repair, or replacement of defective or deleted parts of aircraft electrical systems.

  • Performs limited functional checks on existing and newly installed aircraft electrical systems and equipment.

  • Operates automatic test equipment to locate, diagnose, and repair defective parts. Performs routine inspections on systems and equipment.

  • Fabricates, upgrades, routes, and installs wiring harnesses.

  • Disassembles, assembles, and adjusts electronic equipment.

  • Interfaces with engineering, manufacturing, and other disciplines of UAV operators, Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and civilian customers when required.

  • Assists in the troubleshooting, component removal and replacement, testing and documentation in accordance with customer regulations when applicable, utilizing approved technical publications, maintenance standards, and approved procedures.

  • Interfaces with deployment team leaders, supplies personnel, Airframe and Powerplant mechanics and DHS and civilian UAV pilots.

  • 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 education al training equivalent to the completion of a two-year technical degree or trade school equivalency as well as two or more years experience in aviation or electronics. Equivalent professional experience may be substituted in lieu of education.

  • Must be able to perform a variety of routine tasks and demonstrate full knowledge of avionics and electronic procedures and principles.

  • Must possess: (1) the ability to troubleshoot at the component level; (2) full knowledge and use of electronic test equipment, hand and soldering tools, voltage or amperage measuring and recording devices; (3) the ability to read and interpret blueprints, drawings, schematics and technical orders; (4) the ability to obtain a security clearance; and (5) good analytical, interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills to accurately document, report and assess situations and make judgments.as is the ability to work extended hours and travel as required.

  • Candidates must submit to and receive a favorably adjudicated background investigation by the DHS.

  • Ability to obtain and maintain a DOD clearance is required.

Travel Percentage Required : 0% - 25%

Clearance Required? Yes

Clearance Level Secret


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