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Mid Level Airframe & Powerplant Spcecialist
General Atomics Aeronautical SystemsTitle:
Mid-Level Airframe and Powerplant SpcecialistJob Category:
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time HourlyJob 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 have an exciting opportunity for a Mid-Level Airframe and Powerplant Specialist in our Palmdale CA facility. Under general supervision on routine work and with detailed instruction for special assignments this position is responsible for providing flight line and ground support. Troubleshoots aircraft and/or engine systems to determine related problems and identify possible solutions. Provides technical assistance in mechanical and inspection work. Assists with the development and review of new processes and procedures. May assist in training programs.Duties and Responsibilities:
+ Perform scheduled and unscheduled maintenance.
+ Inspect powerplant and related components at regular intervals adhering to company approved procedures maintenance manuals and/or government technical order requirements.
+ Repair fuel and/or oil leaks and/or engine problems as required. May remove and replace airframe and/or engine components as needed.
+ Review records to ensure all required documentation is completed in accordance with established company procedures and/or government and customer technical order requirements.
+ May perform all launch and recovery tasks of aircraft to include ground operations preflight items ground observer responsibilities and post flight items.
+ May inspect test maintain and operate ground support equipment.
+ Responsible for observing all laws regulations and other applicable obligations wherever and whenever business is conducted on behalf of the Company. Expected to maintain a productive and safe working environment in accordance with established operating procedures and practices.
+ Assist in the training of new A&P Specialists.
+ Assist with new powerplant and system development as required.
+ Other duties as assigned or required.Job Qualifications:
+ Typically requires a high school diploma or equivalent and two or more years of aircraft mechanical maintenance experience including one or more year(s) of product related mechanical knowledge.
+ An FAA Airframe and Powerplant License is required.
+ May require extensive travel and/or CONUS or OCONUS deployment.
+ Must possess full knowledge and understanding of the detailed aspects of the job.
+ Knowledge of relevant computer applications and operations.
+ Basic leadership organization and planning skills and strong interpersonal skills to effectively communicate with employees and both military and civilian customers.
+ The ability to obtain and maintain a DOD security clearance is required.Travel Percentage Required:
75% - 100%Clearance Required?
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