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Avionics Technician Deployable
Indian Springs, NV
Company: General Atomics Systems Integration
Title: Avionics Technician - Deployable
Job Category: Avionics/Electronics Technicians
City: Indian Springs
Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time Hourly
Travel Percentage Required: 50% - 75%
Clearance Required?: Yes
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 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 an Avionics Technician for our Aero Services division based out of Creech AFB in Indian Springs Nevada. Under general supervision this position is responsible for providing field support repair troubleshooting modifications and installations on deployed Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) and Ground Control Stations (GCS). Additional responsibilities will include repairing monitoring and installing networking electronic equipment in support of these systems. This position must be able to deploy both CONUS and OCONUS in support of Company projects. Employees in this role enjoy a Flex deployment rotation schedule while maintaining full benefits. Flex employees work only while deployed or in a training status receive deployment compensation and live anywhere across the continental United States.Duties and Responsibilities:
+ Performs repairs testing and operation of UAS GCS and various associated ground support electronic equipment at assigned facilities which will require long periods of standing walking bending and lifting up to 50 lbs.
+ Assists in troubleshooting component removal and replacement testing and documentation following schematics layout diagrams and work instructions in accordance with customer regulations.
+ Participates in GCS power up ground checks maintenance aircraft recovery status debriefing repair and documentation of repairs and status.
+ Supports maintenance repairs and installation of various types of electronic equipment and related devices such as electronic transmitting and receiving equipment micro and mainframe computers and industrial measuring controlling and calibration devices.
+ Performs basic configuration monitoring troubleshooting analysis and repair of databases switches networks video systems and long-haul communications
+ Supports installation and upgrading operating system application software’s in multi user client/server environments.
+ Performs configuration monitoring troubleshooting analysis and repair of databases switches networks video systems and long-haul communications.
+ Liaisons with deployment team leaders supply personnel A&P mechanics pilots and internal and external customers.
+ Performs other duties as assigned or required.
+ 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.
+ 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 and maintain a security clearance; and (5) 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.
+ Experience with maintaining troubleshooting and repairing RF systems is desirable.
+ Experience with session layer protocol used on the Internet or local area networks to provide a bidirectional interactive text-oriented communication facility using a virtual terminal connection also known as TELNET is highly desirable.
+ Knowledge in File Transfer Protocol (FTP) is desirable.
+ Certification in A+ Network+ and Security+ is highly desirable.
+ Ability to obtain and maintain a DoD Security Clearance is required.
General Atomics and affiliated companies is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race color religion gender pregnancy sex sexual orientation gender identity gender expression national origin age genetic information protected veteran status disability or any other basis protected by local state or federal law.
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