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Avionics Technician

Company name
General Atomics

Location
Tucson, AZ, United States

Employment Type
Full-Time

Industry
Aerospace, Aviation, Bluecollar, Security Clearance

Posted on
Sep 13, 2021

Valid Through
Dec 27, 2021

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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 Avionics Technician to join our Aero Services division to support operations at Davis Monthan Air Force Base in Tucson, Arizona. This position also must be able to deploy both CONUS and OCONUS in support of Company projects. Under limited 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.Operates UAV, ground control stations and ground support equipment at assigned location. Constructs individual components of electronic equipment following schematics, layout diagrams, and work instructions. Corrects discrepancies by removal, repair, or replacement of defective or deleted parts of aircraft electrical systems. Performs functional checks on existing and newly installed aircraft electrical systems and equipment. Operates automatic test equipment to locate, diagnose, and repair defective parts. Performs routine inspections on systems and equipment.Performs UAS maintenance and/or technical activities such as preventative or technical maintenance to ensure successful completion of air mission operations.Prepares UAS for flight and also serves as UAS Observer during critical flight phases. 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. May provide guidance or training to less experienced staff. 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. Additional Functions 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 or formal 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.Candidates must submit to and receive a favorably adjudicated background investigation by the DHS to access aircraft maintenance and sustainment database.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.,employmentType:Full-Time Hourly,identifier:33216BR,qualifications:Typically requires education or formal 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.Candidates must submit to and receive a favorably adjudicated background investigation by the DHS to access aircraft maintenance and sustainment database.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.,title:Avionics Technician,url:https://www.ga-careers.com/job/tucson/avionics-technician/499/14321227376,hiringOrganization:{@type:Organization,name:General Atomics Systems Integration},jobLocation:{@type:Place,address:{@type:PostalAddress,addressLocality:Tucson,addressRegion:Arizona,addressCountry:,streetAddress:,postalCode:}}}

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General Atomics
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