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Test Technician

Company: General Atomics Aeronautical Systems
Location: Poway
Posted on: September 24, 2022

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.Performs and/or assists in modification, fabrication, operations, installation, repair and maintenance of general laboratory, experimental or commercial equipment. Assists in set up and conducts semi-routine experiments and tests. Records and summarizes data.DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:Install and configure Microsoft Windows and Linux operating systems (OS) and software using inventory of revision controlled configuration managed media in accordance with software and version assignment.Setup and perform tests and record results in accordance with documented procedures for development and production product ranging from individual computers / devices through complex end item systems.Read and comply with the full text of test instructions to ensure correctness of testing performed.Identify, analyze and diagnose (troubleshoot) test issues / failure and take independent action to address cause, resolve and retest to verify effectiveness.Perform end item acceptance testing with customer and quality oversight.Determine daily priorities by running reports and take initiative to work accordingly, coordinating efforts with peers as required, and complete work in a timely manner.Provide technical feedback and status updates to engineering and management clearly, accurately and effectively.Identify discrepant conditions and create non-conformance reports with effective documentation of the as-is and should-be conditions, including relevant technical detail and troubleshooting efforts.Suggests changes to processes and procedures, such as to address potential issues with or otherwise improve testing, quality and/or productivity.Appropriately select and safely use common hand tools.Perform housekeeping and other duties as assigned or required.Maintain a consistent work schedule, reporting to work on time, with ability to work overtime as 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 associate's degree or equivalent with two or more years of experience. May substitute equivalent experience in lieu of education. Strong working knowledge of computer operating systems, software, networks and IP address configuration.Experience with command prompt, Linux terminal and serial console interfaces with ability to understand and interpret the output, identifying any issues and potential resolutions.Familiar with various file transfer protocols and programs as well as common issues and solutions.Experienced in the safe setup and operation of test equipment, including digital multimeters (DMM), power supplies, and oscilloscopes (O-Scope).Experience with identification, proper connection, safe handling and cleaning of fiber optic cabling.Ability to read, interpret and understand engineering drawings, schematics, figures, specifications, procedures, bills of material (BOM), and other technical documents.Understands and complies with foreign object debris (FOD), tool control and calibration policies, requirements and best practices.Works effectively both independently and with others, under pressure in a fast paced environment with limited supervision.Able to obtain and maintain DoD security clearance.Prior manufacturing experience preferred.Typically requires associate's degree or equivalent with two or more years of experience. May substitute equivalent experience in lieu of education. Strong working knowledge of computer operating systems, software, networks and IP address configuration.Experience with command prompt, Linux terminal and serial console interfaces with ability to understand and interpret the output, identifying any issues and potential resolutions.Familiar with various file transfer protocols and programs as well as common issues and solutions.Experienced in the safe setup and operation of test equipment, including digital multimeters (DMM), power supplies, and oscilloscopes (O-Scope).Experience with identification, proper connection, safe handling and cleaning of fiber optic cabling.Ability to read, interpret and understand engineering drawings, schematics, figures, specifications, procedures, bills of material (BOM), and other technical documents.Understands and complies with foreign object debris (FOD), tool control and calibration policies, requirements and best practices.Works effectively both independently and with others, under pressure in a fast paced environment with limited supervision.Able to obtain and maintain DoD security clearance.Prior manufacturing experience preferred.

Keywords: General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Poway , Test Technician, Professions , Poway, California

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