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Organic Depot Project Engineer

Location: Poway
Posted on: November 17, 2021

Job Description:

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.

Under general supervision and with on-going review, this position supports the engineering staff in the analysis, investigation and resolution of routine engineering problems of limited scope. Assignments are for small projects or phase(s) of larger projects(s) and are normally outlined in terms of specific engineering activities. Contributes to the completion of assigned engineering tasks which involve the exercise of independent judgment and discretion about matters of significance. Documents findings and implemented solutions, and communicates results to project engineering staff. Contacts are primarily internal within the team. May provide direction to design staff or technicians.


  • Engineer will document and verify materials, tools, and processes for the repair of various aircraft subsystems to be performed at the GA-ASI Depot and USAF Air Logistics Centers (ALCs). This support will include training and provisioning activities.Engineer will oversee and assist other engineering disciplines for the delivery and installation of all required hardware and software necessary to activate the software development environment at specified USAF ALCs.Engineer will manage and lead proposal efforts for Depot related tasks / new scope. Proposal(s) will be submitted up the GA-ASI chain of leadership for approval & submission. Engineer will be expected to manage one or more Air Logistics Centers with respect to Organic Depot scope in accordance with the USAF Performance Work Specification (PWS).Engineer will be responsible for ensuring all Contractor Delivery Requirements List (CDRL) submissions are accurate, complete, and delivered on time.Applies basic technical knowledge to analyze, investigate and resolve assigned engineering problems.
  • Performs functional testing of equipment and systems by utilizing standard engineering and scientific principles.
  • Obtains and analyzes test data.
  • Develops appropriate documentation of findings and implemented solutions, and communicates results to project engineering staff. Will be required to make technical presentations to project staff and Customer personnel.
  • As required, will provide direction to design staff or technicians.
  • Maintains the strict confidentiality of sensitive information.
  • Performs other related engineering duties as assigned.
  • 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.
  • Travel of 0 - 25% may be required.

    Job Qualifications:
  • Typically requires a bachelor's degree, maste'rs degree or PhD in engineering or a related technical discipline from an accredited institution and progressive engineering experience as follows; four or more years of experience with a bachelor's degree or two or more years of experience with a master's degree. May substitute equivalent engineering experience in lieu of education.
  • Must have a complete understanding of engineering concepts, principles, codes, and theory; experience demonstrating a broad application of those concepts; and, expanding knowledge of principles, concepts, theory, and practices in related technical specialties. Understanding of military standards is desirable.
  • Must possess the ability to understand new concepts quickly; apply them accurately throughout an evolving environment; organize, schedule, and coordinate work phases; and, determine the appropriate approach at the task level or, with assistance, at the project level to provide solutions to a range of complex problems.
  • Must have excellent communication, computer, documentation, presentation, and interpersonal skills, ability to work independently and as part of a team; able to perform complex tasks in one engineering area; and, lead a team of less experienced professional employees on semi-routine tasks.
  • Able to work extended hours as required.
  • A Professional Engineering License is desirable.

Keywords: GENERAL ATOMICS, Poway , Organic Depot Project Engineer, Engineering , Poway, California

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