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Experienced Sensor Operator LRE Deployable

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General Atomics Palmdale , CA 93551

Posted 5 months ago

Job ID#: 17011BR

Company: General Atomics Aeronautical Systems

Job Title: Experienced Sensor Operator LRE Deployable

Job Category: Pilots

City: Palmdale

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.

We recognize and appreciate the value and contributions of individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences and welcome all qualified individuals to apply.

We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Sensor Operator to join our Flight Operations division located in our El Mirage Facility near Palmdale, California! This is a flex position and must be able to deploy both CONUS and OCONUS in support of Company Projects. This position requires you to be available for deployment assignments domestically and internationally at any time and for varying lengths of time. You generally will be deployed for approximately 12 to 16 weeks, and then placed on leave for approximately 12 weeks in between deployments.

Under general direction, this position is responsible for coordinating ground and flight operations efforts including mission planning, execution and briefing, debriefing, aircrew resource management and ground and flight safety. Serves as a Sensor Operator (MQ-9, MCE only) of assigned Unmanned Air Vehicle(s) (UAV).

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Ability to obtain and maintain a DoD Security Clearance.

  • Must possess current FAA Class II Medical Certificate or DoD equivalent..

  • Assist the Pilot in Command (PIC) defining, planning, organizing and executing complex flight profiles in a tactical environment in support of customer requirements. .

  • Coordinates and actively participates in ground and flight operations efforts with the PIC including mission planning, execution and briefing, debriefing, aircrew resource management and safety.

  • Ensures compliance with service guidance, company policy and procedures and Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) regulations.

  • 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.

  • Relocation is provided for some positions.

#LI-ASI

Job Qualifications

  • Typically requires a High School diploma or equivalent and six or more years of previous sensor operator experience or experience with the operation of complex, integrated systems, preferably airborne sensors, including three or more years experience in UAV operation or aviation with significant deployment experience.

  • Equivalent professional or military experience in UAV or aviation may be substituted in lieu of education.

  • Must demonstrate a detailed understanding of UAVs, tactical reconnaissance and aviation principles.

  • Must possess: (1) ability to obtain a DOD security clearance as well as customer specific clearances(s); (2) ability to travel CONUS and OCONUS; (3) ability to obtain an FAA Class II medical certificate; (4) strong analytical, interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills to accurately interface with all levels of employees, military and civilian customers, contractors and aircrew; (5) the ability to maintain strict confidentiality of sensitive information; and (6) detailed knowledge of computer operations and applications.

  • Possession of at least two-hundred and fifty (250) hours as a Sensor Operator in the Predator/Reaper family of aircraft.

  • The ability to work both independently and in a team environment is essential as is the ability to work extended hours and travel as required.

  • Additional education al training equivalent to the completion of a two year technical degree or trade school equivalency is strongly desired.

  • US Citizenship required.

  • Current MQ-1/ MQ-9 Instructor qualified.

  • USAF qualified MQ-1/MQ-9 Sensor Operator, with a current Form 8 is highly desired.

  • Additional education al training equivalent to the completion of a two year technical degree or trade school equivalency and six months of deployed UAV operational experience is strongly desired.

  • Ability to pass Pre/Post Deployment Medical and Dental Examinations.

Travel Percentage Required : 50% - 75%

Clearance Required? Yes

Clearance Level Secret


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