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Engineering Technician

Company: General Atomics
Location: Poway
Posted on: July 30, 2022

Job Description:

Job SummaryGeneral 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 currently have an exciting opportunity for an Engineering Technician within the Mission Payloads and Exploitation (MPEx) Prototype Assembly group at the ASI Division. The position is located in Poway, CA. The MPEx group develops various aircraft peripherals and prototype systems such as RF sensors and information processing subsystems.DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:Fabricates, assembles, modifies, and installs laboratory equipment, experimental apparatus, or commercial hardware of moderate complexityOperates specialized laboratory or experimental equipment; collects and summarizes data.Sets up moderately complex experiments and/or tests; checks out and calibrates equipment prior to experimentation and data acquisition; conducts tests and experiments following operating procedures.Identifies operation or equipment problems and reports deficiencies.Records and reduces experimental and test data using mathematical computations; prepares tables, plots, and input for written report.Maintains and repairs laboratory and experimental equipment.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.Performs housekeeping and cleanup duties as required.May provide guidance or training to other technicians.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 QualificationsTypically requires associate's degree or equivalent with five or more years of experience. May substitute equivalent experience in lieu of education.Training and/or experience in test or experimental operations normally acquired in the military or technical schools desirable.Ability and willingness to work on systems which have unusual conditions such as high pressure, high voltage, high energy, cryogens, or radioactive materials.Knowledge of computer operations and applications pertinent to the field required.Able to obtain and maintain a Department of Defense Security Clearance.IPC J-STD soldering and wire harness assembly certifications desired.Must have communication skills necessary to write and record technical information and generate detailed reports.Ability to obtain and maintain DoD security clearance is required.

Keywords: General Atomics, Poway , Engineering Technician, Professions , Poway, California

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