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General Atomics and Affiliated Companies Electronics Technician Deployable in Palmdale, California

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 for an Electronics Technician to support deployments, Test Operations and Production at our Palmdale and El Mirage facilities in sunny California. This position can support CONUS and OCONUS deployments; this is not a Flex position.


The Role of an Electronics Technician:

  • Understand electronics technology and computer systems – In this job, you will perform troubleshooting and repairs of ground and airborne electronic equipment. You will perform inspections, preventative maintenance, installation, configuration, operation, test and repair of various technical systems in accordance with established operating procedures to ensure safety of flight.

  • Strong interpersonal skills and good integrity – You will interface with internal and external customers and provide technical guidance and training on remotely piloted aircraft systems and maintenance practices. This job requires strict adherence to the use of technical documents, policies, procedures and sound maintenance principles.

  • Sound judgment and reasoning abilities –This job requires you to diagnose technical issues on complex systems and correct malfunctions returning equipment to flightworthy condition. You will utilize your vast experience, knowledge and troubleshooting skills to determine solutions to routine and complex problems. You will assess equipment condition to meet mission requirements and contribute to a safe operating environment.

  • Other duties as assigned.

We Offer Fantastic Benefits:

  • Paid on-the-job training (OJT) program enables successful performance and career advancement

  • Competitive salaries in a pay-for-performance environment

  • 401(K) Retirement Program

  • Pension Plan with company contribution

  • Medical Benefits

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. 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:

  • The ability to troubleshoot at the component level

  • The ability to analyze data and recommend solutions

  • Considerable 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

  • Good analytical, interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills to accurately document, report and assess situations and make judgments.

  • Must be able to work both independently and on a team.

  • Must have flexibility to work any shift, if necessary.

  • Must be able to obtain and maintain DoD Security Clearance.

Salary: $52,020 - $77,325 Travel Percentage Required 25 - 50 Relocation Assistance Provided Provided US Citizenship Required? Yes Clearance Required? Desired Clearance Level Secret Workstyle Onsite

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. To learn more visit https://tbcdn.talentbrew.com/company/499/v2_0/EEO Notices.pdf. U.S. Citizenship is required for certain positions.