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 at our Palmdale Flight Operations Facility as an Aircraft Technician.
Under general supervision, this position is responsible for assembly, test, and repair of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) in accordance with technical specifications, engineering instructions and technical orders, procedures and regulations to ensure customer specifications are met.
DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
Responsibilities include aircraft assembly, test, and repair of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV).
Must be detail-oriented, deadline sensitive and able to work effectively in a team setting.
Performs installation and test of electro/mechanical actuators, landing gear, fuel systems, and avionics systems with limited supervision.
Aircraft assembly could include cable routing, installation of aircraft system components, installation of engine support systems, and airframe related items.
Will also be responsible for off-aircraft assembly of spare components and support equipment.
Must be able to read and understand blueprints, drawings, and engineering specifications.
Must have strong skills using conventional hand tools, calipers, micrometers, torque wrenches, and Fluke meters.
Knowledge of office personal computer operating systems is required.
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 practices and procedures.
Must work extended hours when required. Other duties as assigned or requested.
This facility operates on a 9/80 schedule
We recognize and appreciate the value and contributions of individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences and welcome all qualified individuals to apply.