Volume 31
July 27, 2015

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Apply for Experienced Avionics Technician job at General Atomics

Posted on Wednesday, July 22, 2015 at 5:07:10 PM
Apply5521BR Company General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Experienced Avionics Technician Job Category Avionics Electronics City China Lake State California Regular Temp Regular Employee 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 have an exciting opportunity as an experienced Avionics Technician at the China Lake NAWS in Ridgecrest CA. Under general supervision this position is responsible for fabricating modifying installing troubleshooting repairing and maintaining ground airborne and electronic equipment such as unmanned aerial vehicles ground control stations and ground support equipment in accordance with established technical specifications engineering instructions and technical orders and procedures. Performs work involved in routine disassembly repair assembly testing and maintenance of electrical systems equipment and accessories. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES + Operates UAV ground control stations and ground support equipment at assigned location. + Constructs individual components of electronic equipment following detailed schematics layout diagrams and work instructions. + 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 equipments. + Operates automatic test equipment to locate diagnose and repair defective parts. + Performs routine inspections on systems and equipment. + Troubleshoots tests and documents findings. Repairs or replaces components based on test results by following blueprints schematics handbooks and other technical documents. + Fabricates upgrades routes and installs wiring harnesses. + Disassembles assembles and adjusts electronic equipment. + Represents group with team leaders supply personnel A&P mechanics pilots and internal and external customers. + 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. Job Qualifications JOB QUALIFICATIONS + Typically requires education formal 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. + The ability to troubleshoot at the component level. + Full 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 and technical orders. + The ability to obtain and maintain and DoD security clearance. + Good 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 and travel as required. Travel Percentage Required 0% - 25% Clearance Required Yes

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