- Horsham, Pennsylvania
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Tech job at General Atomics and Affiliated Companies in Horsham PA
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Experienced Avionics Technician- Sign-On BonusHorsham PennsylvaniaDate posted 04/09/2021Job ID 31755BRCompany: General Atomics Systems IntegrationExperience Level Mid-Level (3-7 years)Job Title Experienced Avionics Technician- Sign-On BonusCity: HorshamState: PennsylvaniaFull-Time/Part-Time Full-Time Hourly
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 currently have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Avionics Technician for our Aero Services division supporting projects in Horsham PA. This is a non-deployable role.A sign-on bonus of $10000 is available for this role; must have an active TS clearance.
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 softwares in multi user client/server environments.+ Liaisons with deployment team leaders supply personnel A&P mechanics pilots and internal and external customers.+ Performs other duties as assigned or required.We recognize and appreciate the value and contributions of individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences and welcome all qualified individuals to apply.Job Qualifications:+ Typically requires education/training equivalent to the completion of a two-year technical degree or trade school equivalency as well as five 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 non-routine tasks and demonstrate considerable knowledge of avionics and electronic procedures and principles.+ Must possess: (1) the ability to troubleshoot at the component level; (2) considerable 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 a security clearance; and (5) strong 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 handling HAZMAT AES IATA and COMSEC material is desirable.+ Ability to pass a Deployment Medical Examination.+ Must possess an active DOD Top Secret Clearance.
Travel Percentage Required: 0 - 25Relocation Assistance Provided YesUS Citizenship Required? Yes
Clearance Required? YesClearance Level Top Secret (SCI access eligible)Whether you are just starting out in your career or are an experienced professional GA offers a comprehensive benefits package. For more information on our Total Rewards package please click Apply Now below to be directed to the complete job description.General Atomics 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 religious creed ancestry gender pregnancy sex sexual orientation transitioning status gender identity gender expression national origin age genetic information military and veteran status marital status medical condition mental disability physical disability or any other basis protected by local state or federal law. EEO is the law. We also prohibit compensation discrimination under all applicable laws.
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