General Atomics

General Atomics is its own company, with a unique and powerful vision.

The Predator® series of unmanned aerial vehicles has changed aviation and is changing the way our fighting forces work. In electromagnetics, we’re modernizing the way aircraft carriers launch and land planes. Our work in nuclear fusion is contributing to an international effort to bring safe, unlimited power to the world.

Privately owned, we’re free of quarterly reports, stock price concerns and other diversions from technological excellence. Vertical integration with R&D, engineering, manufacturing and technical support in-house, lets us all work in unison. Our diverse businesses – aerospace, defense, electromagnetic systems, nuclear fusion and other areas, all support each other’s advances.

With approximately 13,000 employees, we’ve had an outsized impact on the world, yet can still offer everyone here the opportunity to stand out and make their own impact on General Atomics and their career. Explore your opportunities to deliver for General Atomics, our customers and your future.


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Sep 22, 2018
Job ID#: 20899BR Company: General Atomics Job Title: Custodian Job Category: Facilities City: Adelanto State: California Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time Hourly Job Summary General Atomics (GA), and its affiliated companies, is one of the world’s leading resources for high-technology systems development ranging from the nuclear fuel cycle to remotely piloted aircraft, airborne sensors, and advanced electric, electronic, wireless and laser technologies. We recognize and appreciate the value and contributions of individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences and welcome all qualified individuals to apply. We have an exciting opportunity at our facility in Adelanto as a custodian. Under close supervision with detailed instructions, this position is responsible for maintaining building, ground and office areas in a clean, orderly and sanitary condition. Performs a combination of routine duties including but not limited to vacuuming, dusting, sweeping, scrubbing, mopping and polishing. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Cleans assigned areas according to established standards. Sweeps, mops, dusts and vacuums offices, hallways and entrances. Polishes furniture, fixtures or trimmings. Reports items needing repair and hazardous conditions requiring correction to supervisor. Follows established antiseptic techniques and uses appropriate solutions to clean and wash fixtures and restrooms. Gathers and disposes of trash. Washes and relines waste containers. 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. Cleans carpets as necessary. Other duties as assigned or required Job Qualifications Typically requires a high school diploma or equivalent along with two or more years of related experience. Must possess: (1) the ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions in English; (2) a valid driver's license if operating company vehicle; and (3) the ability to use power equipment. May require the ability to lift up to 50 pounds and may require lifting above shoulders. The ability to work independently is essential as is the ability to work extended hours as required. May require a valid California driver's license with a good driving record verified by the DMV. Travel Percentage Required : 0% - 25% Clearance Required? No
General Atomics Adelanto, CA, USA
Sep 21, 2018
Job ID#: 20844BR Company: General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Job Title: Cure Composite Technician Job Category: Manufacturing, Technicians City: San Diego State: California Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time Hourly Job Summary We have an exciting opportunity for a Composite Technician to join our Composites Manufacturing department within the ASI division. This position will be working directly in our cure department within lamination. 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 recognize and appreciate the value and contributions of individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences and welcome all qualified individuals to apply. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Under general supervision, with some detailed instructions and intermittent review, and working in a loud manufacturing environment with a variety of epoxy agents, this position performs repetitive or standard procedures and assists in the fabrication, curing, build-up and assembly of various types of composite materials where required information is readily available, methods and sequences have been pre-determined and tooling is provided. Works to blueprints, templates, sample parts, process sheets and other authorized information. Assist in the preparation of molds and forms. Mark and cut tape, woven material, honeycomb, adhesive and similar materials following templates, guides or specific dimensions and sequences. Route, drill, trim, and sand to blueprint dimensions and tolerances. Vacuum bag parts for room temperature cure. Assist in the lay-up of composite materials to molds. Fit and smooth successive layers of materials as necessary to secure build-up free from wrinkles, air pockets and voids following directions and instructions. Assemble Aircraft components using structural adhesives, rivets and threaded fasteners. 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 Job Qualifications * Job Qualifications Typically requires High School diploma or equivalent and two or more years of related experience. Must be able to use hand tools, such as rollers, paper cutters, scissors, x-acto knives, electric heat gun and fixtures such as molds and mandrels. May require respirator certification. Must be able to work in a loud environment; work extended hours as required; and be able to lift assemblies weighing up to 50 lbs. Strong verbal and written communication skills Strong understanding and comprehension of written and verbal instructions Capability of conducting mathematical calculations Ability to use measuring instruments such as scales and calipers 2nd shift positions are available MUST HAVE KNOWLEDGE OF: Safety Quality Critical thinking Attention to detail Lamination Methods Travel Percentage Required : 0% - 25% Clearance Required? No
General Atomics San Diego, CA, USA
Sep 21, 2018
Job ID#: 20914BR Company: General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Job Title: Manufacturing Engineer (Cable Assembly) Job Category: Engineering, Manufacturing City: San Diego State: California Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time Salary Job Summary 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 Engineer to join our Cable Assembly group within our Manufacturing Department located in Poway, CA. This position will support the design (DFM), first article, production, test, and system integration of wire harness and cable assemblies for all UAV platforms including Ground Control Stations (GCS). Cable designs predominately incorporate Mil Spec and commercial components and wires; shielded and unshielded single/multi-conductor wires; RF connectors and cables; sensors and other devices. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Responsible for manufacturing process development, implementation, and continuous improvement to enhance Quality / Yield, reduce Cost, and improve Productivity / Schedule. Initiate and lead lean manufacturing process improvement projects. Specify and implement automation equipment and processes. Identify and assist in addressing safety issues on the manufacturing floor. Support manufacturing production planning and coordination, execution and operations process development. Provide production support to assemblers and leads. Document manufacturing processes and assembly work instructions in conjunction with T&O Planning. Design harness board and shop aid tooling to assist production. Disposition non-conforming parts, identify root cause, and implement corrective and/or preventive action to reduce scrap and rework. Collaborate with Design Engineering during prototype, development and first article manufacturing. We recognize and appreciate the value and contributions of individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences and welcome all qualified individuals to apply. Job Qualifications Requires a bachelors degree, masters 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 bachelors degree or two or more years of experience with a masters degree Ability to obtain and maintain a DoD Security Clearance is required. Expertise in assembly methods and processes, including wire cutting, stripping, splicing, and soldering; contact/terminal crimping; marking; and heat shrinking is desirable. Experience with molding/potting and shielding is desirable. Experience with electrical testing including Continuity, Insulation Resistance, and Dielectric Withstanding Voltage testing, as well as related equipment, including wiring analyzers and network analyzers is desirable. Experience with Electrical Schematics and Circuit Diagrams; Drawings and BOMs. Clearly and effectively communicate both verbally and in written form to both technical and non-technical audiences. Proficient with Microsoft Office Word and Excel. Experience with Outlook and Power Point. Ability to use CAD programs for tooling design is desirable. Additional Preferred/Desirable Qualifications Experience with IPC & MIL standards, including: IPC/WHMA-A-620 – Requirements and Acceptance for Cable and Wire Harness Assemblies, J-STD-001 – Requirements for Soldered Electrical and Electronic Assemblies, MIL-STD-1553 – Digital Time Division Command/Response Multiplex Data Bus, MIL-STD-1760 – Aircraft Electrical Interconnection System, SAE-AS39029 (MIL-C-39029) – Electrical Connector Contacts, MIL-DTL-38999 – Circular Electrical Connectors, SAE-AS50881 (MIL-W-5088) – Wiring Aerospace Vehicle, NAVAIR 01-1A-505-1 – Aircraft Electric and Electronic Wiring, Technical Manual. Knowledge of electrical bonding; EMI shielding and filtering techniques; RF testing methods, e.g. VSWR. Experience implementing capital equipment in factory environment. Experience with MRP systems, eg SAP or MTO/WDS. Experience with Microsoft Office Project and Visio. Experience with programming. Experience with databases, e.g. Oracle and FileMaker. Knowledge of SQL. Experience with process mapping and demand flow technology Six Sigma Green Belt Travel Percentage Required : 0% - 25% Clearance Required? No
General Atomics San Diego, CA, USA
Sep 21, 2018
Job ID#: 20791BR Company: General Atomics Systems Integration Job Title: Supply Support Technician - Deployable Job Category: Logistics, Product Support City: Indian Springs State: Nevada Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time Hourly Job Summary 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 recognize and appreciate the value and contributions of individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences and welcome all qualified individuals to apply. We have an exciting opportunity for a Supply Support Technician to join our Aero Services division located at Creech AFB in Indian Springs, NV. This position, under limited supervision is responsible for receiving, storing, and issuing tools, machine tool fixtures, dies, measuring devices, support equipment, materials and/or supplies in support of local and deployed locations. This position must be able to deploy both CONUS and OCONUS in support of Company projects. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Receives, stores and issues tools, machine tool fixtures, dies, measuring devices, materials and/or supplies. Supports local and deployed locations with tool related issues. Assembles new tool kits and upgrades and maintains existing tool kits. Ensures accurate distribution and tracking of items. Identifies and investigates shortages, overages and discrepancies. Verifies conformance to specifications and invoices. Develops and maintains database of issued, damaged, worn out or missing equipment. Researches and orders new or replacement tools. Updates, replaces and maintains technical orders and data. Processes requests for parts/supplies, maintains logs and databases, and monitors status and back log. Maintains shop supply inventory. Orders and stores required supplies. Coordinates periodic inventory ensuring item availability. Maintains accurate database of government owned property. Prepares hard copy or electronic monthly or periodic reports of activity or issues. Maintains ground support equipment. Cleans, oils, and performs non-routine repair on moderately complex equipment to maintain, modify or upgrade equipment. Calibrates measuring devices as required. Troubleshoots non-routine issues and recommends possible solutions. May be responsible for storing, transporting, and disposing of hazardous material (HAZMAT). Performs other duties as assigned or required. Job Qualifications Typically requires a high school diploma or equivalent and five or more years progressive experience issuing, maintaining and monitoring supplies, tools, fixtures, dies and related devices. Must be customer focused and possess: (1) basic familiarity with office and inventory/stock control software; (2)considerable knowledge of material handling equipment and hand, machine and measuring tools; (3) mechanical skills to maintain company and government owned tools, fixtures, dies and devices; (4) skills to maintain the flow of work within the unit; (5) interpersonal skills and written communication skills to interface with employees and outside representatives and to accurately document and report; and (6) basic mathematical skills.\\Works in an ever changing environment requiring long periods of standing, walking, bending and lifting up to 50 lbs. May operate heavy equipment (forklifts, cranes, lifts and company vehicle) to aid in the installation and removal equipment requiring a clean and valid driver’s license. The ability to work both independently and in a team environment is essential as is the ability to work extended hours as required. The ability to obtain and maintain a DoD Security Clearance is required. Travel Percentage Required : 50% - 75% Clearance Required? Yes Clearance Level Secret
General Atomics Indian Springs, NV, USA
Sep 21, 2018
Job ID#: 20886BR Company: General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Job Title: Project Administrator Job Category: Administrative, Logistics City: San Diego State: California Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time Salary Job Summary 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 recognize and appreciate the value and contributions of individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences and welcome all qualified individuals to apply. We have a exciting opportunity for a Project Administrator to work out of our location in Poway, CA. With general supervision, this position is responsible for the administration of operational aspects of ongoing projects. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Scheduling training for employees Monitor the employee clearance process for the group Deployment documentation coordination Administers daily operational aspects of one or more ongoing projects; participates in project plan development. Integrates and analyzes project plans to ensure milestones and delivery requirements are met; ensures that all the key parties are advised. Participates in problem solving with project managers, line managers, and clients. Develops appropriate electronic and hard copy reports and records. May represent the organization with outside organizations. Provides direction to support staff and may provide direction to less experienced professional staff. Maintains the strict confidentiality of sensitive information. Performs other 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. Job Qualifications Typically requires a bachelors degree in Business Administration or a related discipline and three or more years of progressive professional project administration experience. Equivalent professional experience may be substituted in lieu of education. Must demonstrate a general understanding of project administration principles, theories, concepts and techniques. Must have experience organizing, planning, scheduling, conducting, and coordinating work assignments to meet project milestones or established completion dates. Must possess the ability to understand new concepts quickly and apply them in an evolving environment while contributing to the development of new processes. Must be customer focused and possess: (1) the ability to identify issues, analyze data and develop solutions to a variety of problems; (2) good analytical, verbal and written communication skills to accurately document, report, and present findings; (3) good interpersonal skills enabling an effective interface with other professionals; and (4) good computer skills. Ability to work independently or in a team environment is essential as is the ability to work extended hours as required. Ability to obtain and maintain a Security Clearance Travel Percentage Required : None Clearance Required? Desired Clearance Level Secret
General Atomics San Diego, CA, USA
Sep 21, 2018
Job ID#: 20906BR Company: General Atomics Systems Integration Job Title: Experience UAV Pilot (FLEX/Deployable) Job Category: Pilots City: Indian Springs State: Nevada Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time Hourly Job Summary 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 recognize and appreciate the value and contributions of individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences and welcome all qualified individuals to apply. We currently have an exciting opportunity for an experienced UAV Pilot to join our Aero Services Division as a deployable Flex role employee. Employee's in this role must be able to deploy both CONUS and OCONUS in support of Company projects. Employee's in this role enjoy a Flex deployment rotation schedule while maintaining full benefits. Flex employee's work only while deployed or in a training status, receive deployment compensation, and live in any state. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Under general direction, this position exercises considerable latitude in overseeing RPA ground and flight operations efforts including mission planning, execution and briefing, debriefing, aircrew resource management and ground and flight safety. Determines compliance with specification and operational suitability during engineering tests and flight test/demonstration support through specifically prescribed tests and maneuvers. Defines, plans, organizes and executes flight plans and schedules. Ensures compliance with service guidance, company policy and procedures and Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) regulations. May conduct demonstrations and participates in operational and experimental ground and flight tests of assigned UAV(s). May represents the organization with senior military and commercial customers. Performs as Pilot-in-Command of Company Unmanned Aircraft Vehicles. Utilizes various manuals such as the Airplane Flight Manuals, Flight Crew Operating Manual, and other documents and reports to ascertain factors such as aircraft weight and balance, fuel supply, route, schedule, and mechanical reliability. Performs other duties as assigned or required. Job Qualifications Typically requires education al training equivalent to the completion of a four-year technical degree or trade school equivalency and two or more years experience in UAV operation or aviation. Equivalent professional or military experience in UAV or aviation may be substituted in lieu of education. Demonstrate detailed understanding of UAV and FAA principles, theories and concepts. FAA Commercial Pilot Certificate with a current instrument rating and the ability to maintain instrument currency or DOD specialized remotely piloted aircraft system training / qualification documented on USAF Form 8 or equivalent. Pilot-in-Command (PIC) with UAV instructor or multiple UAV aircraft qualification Must possess: 500 hours as Pilot-in-Command (PIC) with UAV instructor or multiple UAV aircraft qualification Ability to obtain an FAA Class II medical certificate. Multiple aircraft UAV Pilot Evaluator qualifications. Ability to obtain DOD secret clearance as well as customer specific clearance(s) Ability to travel on CONUS and OCONUS deployments Excellent analytical, interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills to accurately interface with all levels of employees and military and civilian customers, contractors and aircrew Detailed knowledge of computer operations and applications. 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. Travel Percentage Required : 50% - 75% Clearance Required? Yes Clearance Level Secret
General Atomics Indian Springs, NV, USA
Sep 21, 2018
Job ID#: 20905BR Company: General Atomics Systems Integration Job Title: Experience UAV Pilot (FLEX/Deployable Job Category: Pilots City: Indian Springs State: Nevada Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time Hourly Job Summary 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 recognize and appreciate the value and contributions of individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences and welcome all qualified individuals to apply. We currently have an exciting opportunity for an experienced UAV Pilot to join our Aero Services Division as a deployable Flex role employee. Employee's in this role must be able to deploy both CONUS and OCONUS in support of Company projects. Employee's in this role enjoy a Flex deployment rotation schedule while maintaining full benefits. Flex employee's work only while deployed or in a training status, receive deployment compensation, and live in any state. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Without appreciable direction, this position exercises considerable latitude in overseeing RPA ground and flight operations efforts including mission planning, execution and briefing, debriefing, aircrew resource management and ground and flight safety. Determines compliance with specification and operational suitability during engineering tests and flight test/demonstration support through specifically prescribed tests and maneuvers. Defines, plans, organizes and executes flight plans and schedules. Ensures compliance with service guidance, company policy and procedures and Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) regulations. Conducts demonstrations and participates in operational and experimental ground and flight tests of assigned UAV(s). Represents the organization with senior military and commercial customers. Performs as Pilot-in-Command of Company Unmanned Air Vehicles. Utilizes various manuals such as the Airplane Flight Manuals, Flight Crew Operating Manual, and other documents and reports to ascertain factors such as aircraft weight and balance, fuel supply, route, schedule, and mechanical reliability. Performs other duties as assigned or required. Job Qualifications Typically requires education al training equivalent to the completion of a four-year technical degree or trade school equivalency and five or more years experience in UAV operation or aviation. Equivalent professional or military experience in UAV or aviation may be substituted in lieu of education. Must demonstrate extensive understanding of UAV and FAA principles, theories and concepts. FAA Commercial Pilot Certificate with a current instrument rating and the ability to maintain instrument currency or DOD specialized remotely piloted aircraft system training / qualification documented on USAF Form 8 or equivalent. Pilot-in-Command (PIC) with UAV instructor or multiple UAV aircraft qualification. Must possess: 500 hours as Pilot-in-Command (PIC) with UAV instructor or multiple UAV aircraft qualification (2) one thousand (1000)UAV hours Ability to obtain an FAA Class II medical certificate. Multiple aircraft UAV Pilot Evaluator qualifications. Ability to travel on CONUS and ONCONUS. Excellent analytical, interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills to accurately interface with all levels of employees, including senior management and senior military and civilian customers, contractors and aircrew. Detailed knowledge of computer operations and applications. Ability to obtain DOD secret clearance as well as customer specific clearance(s) Certified Flight Instructor and Instrument rating (CFII) is highly desired. The ability to work both independently and lead in a team environment is essential as is the ability to work extended hours and travel as required. Travel Percentage Required : 50% - 75% Clearance Required? Yes Clearance Level Secret
General Atomics Indian Springs, NV, USA
Sep 21, 2018
Job ID#: 20908BR Company: General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Job Title: Experienced Machinist Job Category: Manufacturing City: Palmdale State: California Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time Hourly Job Summary 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 recognize and appreciate the value and contributions of individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences and welcome all qualified individuals to apply. Under limited supervision, this position is responsible for performing complex functions related to machine tools. Plans, lays out work, sets up and operates all types of lathes, mills or grinders to machine or grind developmental, production or maintenance parts to exacting tolerances and dimensions. Expected to provide guidance or training to equal or lower level machinists. Duties a nd Responsibilities Reviews engineering drawings from sketches, graphic illustrations or verbal/written correspondence to plan sequence of operations. Computes angular and linear dimensions. Determines cutting or grinding tools to be used, method of holding, and machine speeds and feeds. Improvises and adapts standard tooling. Performs typical operations such as turning, facing, boring, chamfering, turning tapers, drilling, grooving, reaming; machine compound angles, multiple angels, radii, splines, serrations and keyways. ​Performs all types of helical and spiral milling, drilling, reaming, boring, tapping, slotting, and dovetailing on ferrous and non-ferrous metals and their alloys. Operates and/or performs machine set up for any horizontal or vertical lathe, milling machine, or grinding machine. May operate computer numerically controlled (CNC) machines. Lifts, cuts, loads and secures raw stock into machining equipment for job requirement. Grinds own cutting tools, drills and bits. May perform preventive maintenance on machines. 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. Job Qualifications Typically requires an associate's degree, technical/trade school training or equivalent and four or more years related experience. Additional experience may be substituted for formal education. Must be customer focused and possess: the ability to perform non-routine or moderately complex set-up and fabrication of machined parts with little direction; strong knowledge of machining equipment including ability to use judgment and safe practices; ability to read and understand engineering drawings, sketches, verbal and written instructions; skills to maintain the flow of work within the unit using independent judgment in solving non-routine problems and recommending solutions; strong interpersonal skills and written communication skills to interface with employees and management; and basic computer skills. The ability to work both independently and in a team environment is essential as is the ability to work extended hours as required. Travel Percentage Required : 0% - 25% Clearance Required? No
General Atomics Palmdale, CA, USA
Sep 21, 2018
Job ID#: 20566BR Company: Diazyme Job Title: Management Assistant Job Category: Administrative City: San Diego State: California Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time Hourly Job Summary Diazyme, an affiliate of General Atomics, is a cGMP and ISO 13485 certified medical device manufacturer. Diazyme uses its proprietary enzyme technologies to develop diagnostic reagents which can be used on most automated chemistry analyzers in user-friendly formats. Their products include test kits for diagnosis of cardiovascular disease, liver disease, cancer markers, renal disease, diabetes, and electrolytes. We recognize and appreciate the value and contributions of individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences and welcome all qualified individuals to apply. We have an exciting opportunity for a Management Assistant with Diazyme Laboratories located in Poway, CA. This position is responsible for providing direct assistance to the Senior Vice President and other Company directors. DUTIES AND RESONSIBILITIES: Coordinates schedules and ensures management is made aware of issues that need immediate attention. Interfaces with executives, managers, and staff as well as customers and visitors to gather and prepare information. Coordinates the preparation and review of correspondence, reports, and presentations for internal and external audiences. Plans, schedules and coordinates various organizational meetings, events, and travel arrangements. Tracks progress of delegated staff assignments and may coordinate activities between departments. Screens calls, prioritizes mail and maintains follow-up system to ensure completion of each task or project. Maintains confidential and specialized files and/or records. Utilizes judgment in determining which tasks can be handled and which tasks need to be directed to management or to other members of the organization. May provide guidance and/or direction to other staff. Maintains the strict confidentiality of sensitive information. Other duties as assigned or required.  Job Qualifications Typically requires a High School diploma and four or more year’s experience of progressively broadening office administration experience, including experience supporting mid-management or higher positions. Equivalent experience may be substituted in lieu of education. Must possess: (1) a complete understanding of the general and detailed aspects of the job; (2) excellent organization skills and ability to establish priorities; (3) the ability to identify issues ordinarily encountered and explain and solve routine problems, or situations that require evaluation and interpretation; (4) interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills to accurately document, report and interface effectively with all levels of personnel, including management, customers and vendors; (5) understanding of applicable policies and procedures as well as an understanding of relevant regulations; (6) knowledge of computer operations and applications. Ability to work both independently and in a team environment is essential as is the ability to work extended hours as required. Travel Percentage Required : None Clearance Required? No
General Atomics San Diego, CA, USA
Sep 21, 2018
Job ID#: 20819BR Company: General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Job Title: Engineering Manufacturing Liaison - Domestic Programs Job Category: Program/Project Management City: San Diego State: California Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time Salary Job Summary 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 recognize and appreciate the value and contributions of individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences and welcome all qualified individuals to apply. We have an exciting opportunity for an Engineering Manufacturing Liaison supporting Domestic Programs located in Poway, CA.. Under general supervision, this position supports the program manager, program engineering, and manufacturing by serving as a liaison between Domestic Programs, engineering and manufacturing departments. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Identifies issues in engineering, manufacturing and field sustainment/ obsolescence and recommends resolutions. Confers across functional areas to provide and obtain technical information. Processes and tracks Sales Orders, CFP POs, PIRs, PRs, and MIRs as necessary to assure materials are ordered in a timely fashion to meet program contract dates. Interfaces with planning to assure MRP-generated purchase requisitions are generated in a timely fashion as a result of sales order entry. Interfaces with purchasing to assure purchase requisitions are transitioned to purchase orders in a timely fashion. Tracks status of contract deliverables, processes DD-250s upon completion and deliver to bonded stores as required. Tracks status of CR/CNs upon which production deliverables are dependent. Interfaces with cognizant engineering leads to expedite CR/CN release when needed. Coordinates engineering priorities for manufacturing issues and ensures schedule parity. Advises management of the status of work in progress and identifies potential production problems. Ensures rapid disposition of engineering holds and lift orders. Maintains project specific inventory control. Coordinates Manufacturing Service Request activities by resolving priority schedule conflicts among engineering departments due to shop capacity limitations and resolving shop capacity issues with manufacturing and planning. Reviews and recommends resolutions for open engineering issues affecting sales orders. Alerts planning department to open engineering issues that may affect manufacturing. Alerts engineering departments to sales order activity which may affect outstanding work. Creates transportation orders and coordinates shipments to customer operational sites Maintains the strict confidentiality of sensitive information. Responsible for observing all laws, regulations and other applicable obligations wherever and whenever business is conducted on behalf of the Company. Expected to maintain a productive and safe working environment in accordance with established operating procedures and practices. Job Qualifications Typically requires a bachelor’s degree in business, planning or a related discipline. May substitute equivalent experience in lieu of education. Must be proficient in reviewing engineering specifications and drawings. Must have a basic knowledge of production and engineering support principles and concepts and a general understanding of practices, techniques, and standards. Must be customer focused and possess: (1) the ability to use independent analysis and judgment in developing solutions to a variety of non-routine problems; (2) excellent verbal and written communication and presentation skills to accurately document and report findings to a variety of audiences; (3) excellent interpersonal skills to influence and guide employees and managers Ability to work independently or in a team environment is essential as is the ability to work extended hours and travel as required. Field support, manufacturing, and or aviation maintenance experience is a plus. Must be proficient in SAP and be willing to gain access to the customer’s inventory management system. Proficient in the Microsoft Office Suite. Willing to travel and work extended hours as required. Travel Percentage Required : 0% - 25% Clearance Required? Yes Clearance Level Secret
General Atomics San Diego, CA, USA
Sep 21, 2018
Job ID#: 20882BR Company: General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Job Title: Experienced MCE UAV Pilot Job Category: Pilots City: Indian Springs State: Nevada Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time Hourly Job Summary 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, this position is responsible for coordinating flight operation efforts including mission planning, execution and briefing, debriefing, aircrew resource management and ground and flight safety. Serves as Mission Control Element (MCE) Pilot-in-Command (PIC) of assigned Unmanned Air Vehicle(s) (UAV). DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Coordinates and actively participates in flight operation efforts including mission planning, execution and briefing, debriefing, aircrew resource management and safety. Defines, plans, organizes and executes moderately complex flight profiles in a tactical environment in support of customer requirements. Ensures compliance with service guidance, company policy and procedures. Interacts directly with customer in the employment of aircraft on matters of importance to include the collection of data, tactical situation and overall mission. Performs other 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. 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 al training equivalent to the completion of a four-year technical degree or trade school equivalency and five or more years experience in UAV operation or aviation. Equivalent professional or military experience in UAV or aviation may be substituted in lieu of education. Must demonstrate a general understanding of UAV and FAA principles, theories and concepts. Must possess: (1) FAA Pilot Certificate with a current instrument rating and ability to maintain instrument currency or DOD specialized aircraft system qualification; (2) at least two thousand (2000) hours flight experience in a manned aircraft or UAV; (3) ability to obtain and maintain a customer specific security clearance; (4) excellent analytical, interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills to accurately interface with all levels of employees and military and civilian customers, contractors and aircrew; and (5) detailed knowledge of computer operations and applications. 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. Travel Percentage Required : 0% - 25% Clearance Required? Yes Clearance Level Top Secret (SCI access eligible)
General Atomics Indian Springs, NV, USA
Sep 21, 2018
Job ID#: 20884BR Company: General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Job Title: Experienced MCE UAV Sensor Operator Job Category: Pilots City: Indian Springs State: Nevada Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time Hourly Job Summary 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 recognize and appreciate the value and contributions of individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences and welcome all qualified individuals to apply. Under general direction, this position is responsible for coordinating flight operation efforts including mission planning, execution and briefing, debriefing, aircrew resource management and ground and flight safety. Serves as Mission Control Element (MCE) Sensor Operator (SO) of assigned Unmanned Air Vehicle(s) (UAV). DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Operates the payload of the UAV in support of customer requirements Coordinates and actively participates in flight operation efforts including mission planning, execution and briefing, debriefing, aircrew resource management and safety. Defines, plans, organizes and executes complex flight profiles in a tactical environment in support of customer requirements. Ensures compliance with service guidance, company policy and procedures. Interacts directly with customer in the employment of aircraft on matters of importance to include the collection of data, tactical situation and overall mission. May instruct UAV Sensor Operators in ground and flight operations to ensure certifications are maintained and serves as a subject matter expert. Performs other 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. Job Qualifications Typically requires education al training equivalent to the completion of a High School diploma or equivalent and six or more years of experience (or 2,000+ hours) in UAV operations or aviation. Equivalent professional or military experience in UAV or aviation may be substituted in lieu of education. Must demonstrate a detailed understanding of UAV and FAA principles, theories and concepts. Must possess: (1) Ability to obtain and maintain a customer specific security clearance; (2) Detailed understanding of UAVs, tactical reconnaissance and aviation principles; (3) excellent analytical, interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills to accurately interface with all levels of employees and military and civilian customers, contractors and aircrew; and (4) detailed knowledge of computer operations and applications. 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. Travel Percentage Required : 0% - 25% Clearance Required? Yes Clearance Level Top Secret (SCI access eligible)
General Atomics Indian Springs, NV, USA
Sep 21, 2018
Job ID#: 20896BR Company: General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Job Title: Mid Level Field Avionics Technician Job Category: Avionics/Electronics City: Palmdale State: California Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time Hourly Job Summary 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 recognize and appreciate the value and contributions of individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences and welcome all qualified individuals to apply. We have multiple opportunities for Mid-Level Electronics Technicians at our Flight Operations Facilities located in the High Desert region of Southern California near the Victor Valley and Antelope Valley areas. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES The Role of a Mid-Level Field Avionics Technician Use electronics technology and computer systems – In this job, you will apply knowledge to troubleshoot and repair ground and airborne electronic equipment. You will conduct inspections, preventative maintenance, installation, configuration, operation and test 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 advance your understanding on the technical aspects of system operations 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 serviceable condition. You will utilize gained knowledge and troubleshooting skills to determine solutions from routine to complex problems. You will assess equipment condition to meet mission requirements and contribute to a safe operating environment. Ability to obtain and maintain a DoD security clearance. Other duties as assigned. We Offer Fantastic Benefits Paid on-the-job training (OJT) and mentorship program builds upon formal technical and trade education. Enables successful performance with career advancement at the completion of the OJT program. Competitive salaries in a pay-for-performance environment. 401(K) and Pension Plan with company contribution. Extensive relocation package. Comprehensive and affordable medical, dental and vision benefits with coverage offered within the first 30 days. Enhanced benefits package including life and disability insurances, flexible spending accounts and legal plans. Work Schedule Regular Full Time 9/80 work week Shift work with paid differentials Licenses and Certifications A&P License – desirable FCC GROL – desirable Job Qualifications Minimum Qualifications Typically requires education al training equivalent to the completion of a two-year technical degree or trade school certificate. Equivalent professional experience may be substituted in lieu of education. Ability to analyze data, troubleshoot problems and recommend solutions, and perform a variety of routine tasks demonstrating knowledge of electronic industry standards. Ability to apply analytical, interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills to accurately assess, document and report equipment condition, maintenance actions and operational status. Ability to apply personal integrity, sound reasoning and judgment to ensure a safe work environment and flight safety. Must be able to read and interpret technical publications, engineering instructions, schematics, drawings, and blueprints. Must possess the ability to use standard electronic test equipment and specialized instruments to test and repair ground and airborne electronic equipment. Must be able to work both independently and in a team environment, work extended hours, outdoors and in confined spaces Travel Percentage Required : 0% - 25% Clearance Required? Yes Clearance Level Secret
General Atomics Palmdale, CA, USA
Sep 21, 2018
Job ID#: 20841BR Company: General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Job Title: Intermediate Composite Technician in Lamination Job Category: Manufacturing, Technicians City: San Diego State: California Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time Hourly Job Summary We have an exciting opportunity for a Composite Technician to join our Composites Manufacturing department within the ASI division. This position will be working directly in the lamination room. 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 recognize and appreciate the value and contributions of individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences and welcome all qualified individuals to apply. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Under general supervision, with some detailed instructions and intermittent review, and working in a loud manufacturing environment with a variety of epoxy agents, this position performs repetitive or standard procedures and assists in the fabrication, curing, build-up and assembly of various types of composite materials where required information is readily available, methods and sequences have been pre-determined and tooling is provided. Works to blueprints, templates, sample parts, process sheets and other authorized information. Assist in the preparation of molds and forms. Mark and cut tape, woven material, honeycomb, adhesive and similar materials following templates, guides or specific dimensions and sequences. Route, drill, trim, and sand to blueprint dimensions and tolerances. Vacuum bag parts for room temperature cure. Assist in the lay-up of composite materials to molds. Fit and smooth successive layers of materials as necessary to secure build-up free from wrinkles, air pockets and voids following directions and instructions. Assemble Aircraft components using structural adhesives, rivets and threaded fasteners. 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 Job Qualifications * Job Qualifications Typically requires High School diploma or equivalent and two or more years of related experience. Must be able to use hand tools, such as rollers, paper cutters, scissors, x-acto knives, electric heat gun and fixtures such as molds and mandrels. May require respirator certification. Must be able to work in a loud environment; work extended hours as required; and be able to lift assemblies weighing up to 50 lbs. Strong verbal and written communication skills Strong understanding and comprehension of written and verbal instructions Capability of conducting mathematical calculations Ability to use measuring instruments such as scales and calipers 2nd shift positions are available MUST HAVE KNOWLEDGE OF: Safety Quality Critical thinking Attention to detail Lamination Methods Travel Percentage Required : 0% - 25% Clearance Required? No
General Atomics San Diego, CA, USA
Sep 21, 2018
Job ID#: 20843BR Company: General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Job Title: Cure Composite Technician Job Category: Manufacturing, Technicians City: San Diego State: California Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time Hourly Job Summary We have an exciting opportunity for a Composite Technician to join our Composites Manufacturing department within the ASI division. This position will be working directly in our cure department within lamination. 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 recognize and appreciate the value and contributions of individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences and welcome all qualified individuals to apply. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Under general supervision, with some detailed instructions and intermittent review, and working in a loud manufacturing environment with a variety of epoxy agents, this position performs repetitive or standard procedures and assists in the fabrication, curing, build-up and assembly of various types of composite materials where required information is readily available, methods and sequences have been pre-determined and tooling is provided. Works to blueprints, templates, sample parts, process sheets and other authorized information. Assist in the preparation of molds and forms. Mark and cut tape, woven material, honeycomb, adhesive and similar materials following templates, guides or specific dimensions and sequences. Route, drill, trim, and sand to blueprint dimensions and tolerances. Vacuum bag parts for room temperature cure. Assist in the lay-up of composite materials to molds. Fit and smooth successive layers of materials as necessary to secure build-up free from wrinkles, air pockets and voids following directions and instructions. Assemble Aircraft components using structural adhesives, rivets and threaded fasteners. 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 Job Qualifications * Job Qualifications Typically requires High School diploma or equivalent and two or more years of related experience. Must be able to use hand tools, such as rollers, paper cutters, scissors, x-acto knives, electric heat gun and fixtures such as molds and mandrels. May require respirator certification. Must be able to work in a loud environment; work extended hours as required; and be able to lift assemblies weighing up to 50 lbs. Strong verbal and written communication skills Strong understanding and comprehension of written and verbal instructions Capability of conducting mathematical calculations Ability to use measuring instruments such as scales and calipers 2nd shift positions are available MUST HAVE KNOWLEDGE OF: Safety Quality Critical thinking Attention to detail Lamination Methods Travel Percentage Required : 0% - 25% Clearance Required? No
General Atomics San Diego, CA, USA
Sep 21, 2018
Job ID#: 20847BR Company: General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Job Title: Composite Technician and Team Lead Job Category: Manufacturing, Technicians City: San Diego State: California Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time Hourly Job Summary 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 recognize and appreciate the value and contributions of individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences and welcome all qualified individuals to apply. This opportunity is available in 1st and 2nd shift! DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Under minimal supervision and working in a loud environment with a variety of epoxy agents, this position builds up, fabricates, cures and assembles various types of composite materials where required information is readily available, methods and sequences have been pre-determined and tooling is provided. Works from and interprets engineering drawing and diagrams that do not contain detailed information of all operations. Provides direction and guidance to less experienced staff. Reads blueprints, diagrams, process sheets, and assembly and schematic drawings. Gives instructions to team of Composite Technicians regarding work assignments. Analyzes and resolves work problems or assists workers in solving work problems. Sets up and operates equipment to make test runs. Examines product for defects, performing required tests, measurement of performance, need for required adjustments and verification of specified tolerances. Records information on appropriate production records, logs and other report forms. Prepares reports as required. Studies production schedules and estimates worker hour requirements for completion of job assignment. Establishes or adjusts work procedures to meet production schedules. Recommends measures to improve production methods. Confers with other supervisors to coordinate activities. Performs re-work as required. Repairs defective products rejected by inspection or test personnel. 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: May provide guidance and training to other technicians as a lead. Other duties as assigned or required. When performing the duties of Team Leader, the following job responsibilities will be required: Identifies daily constraints and escalates to Supervisor or appropriate contact. Conducts LEAP Meetings and follow-up on action items. Leads Team and Tier board review. Leads 5S activities Maintain skills matrix and training records. Approves, makes corrections and ensures proper time charging for subordinates. Maintains metrics as directed by Manager for production group(s) to include overtime, overhead, realization and 5S activities. Provide input to annual Performance Appraisals in his/her group. Makes setups and adjustments holding tolerances to specifications. Ensures equipment is functioning as required. May perform duties as required in his/her manufacturing functional area. Manages labor resources, material and schedules. Establishes or adjusts work procedures to meet production schedules. Recommends measures to improve production methods. Job Qualifications QUALIFICATIONS: Typically requires High School diploma or equivalent and seven or more years of related experience. Must be able to verbally communicate, read and comprehend written and verbal instructions, detailed blueprints and other similar authorized drawings and documents, and be capable of doing advanced mathematical calculations. Must be able to use hand tools, such as rollers, paper cutters, scissors, x-acto, knives, electric heat gun and fixtures such as molds and mandrels. Ability to use measuring instruments such as scales, and protractors and calipers. Familiarity with common shop tools such as band saws, table saws, disk sanders, drill press, wood lathe, etc. May require respirator certification. Must be able to work in a loud environment; work extended hours as required; and be able to lift assemblies weighing up to 50 lbs. Travel Percentage Required : 0% - 25% Clearance Required? No
General Atomics San Diego, CA, USA
Sep 21, 2018
Job ID#: 20848BR Company: General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Job Title: Intermediate Composite Technician in Lamination Job Category: Manufacturing, Technicians City: San Diego State: California Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time Hourly Job Summary We have an exciting opportunity for a Composite Technician to join our Composites Manufacturing department within the ASI division. This position will be working directly in the lamination. 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 recognize and appreciate the value and contributions of individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences and welcome all qualified individuals to apply. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Under general supervision, with some detailed instructions and intermittent review, and working in a loud manufacturing environment with a variety of epoxy agents, this position performs repetitive or standard procedures and assists in the fabrication, curing, build-up and assembly of various types of composite materials where required information is readily available, methods and sequences have been pre-determined and tooling is provided. Works to blueprints, templates, sample parts, process sheets and other authorized information. Assist in the preparation of molds and forms. Mark and cut tape, woven material, honeycomb, adhesive and similar materials following templates, guides or specific dimensions and sequences. Route, drill, trim, and sand to blueprint dimensions and tolerances. Vacuum bag parts for room temperature cure. Assist in the lay-up of composite materials to molds. Fit and smooth successive layers of materials as necessary to secure build-up free from wrinkles, air pockets and voids following directions and instructions. Assemble Aircraft components using structural adhesives, rivets and threaded fasteners. 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. 2nd shift positions available Job Qualifications * Job Qualifications Typically requires High School diploma or equivalent and two or more years of related experience. Must be able to use hand tools, such as rollers, paper cutters, scissors, x-acto knives, electric heat gun and fixtures such as molds and mandrels. May require respirator certification. Must be able to work in a loud environment; work extended hours as required; and be able to lift assemblies weighing up to 50 lbs. Strong verbal and written communication skills Strong understanding and comprehension of written and verbal instructions Capability of conducting mathematical calculations Ability to use measuring instruments such as scales and calipers 2nd shift positions are available MUST HAVE KNOWLEDGE OF: Safety Quality Critical thinking Attention to detail Lamination Methods Travel Percentage Required : 0% - 25% Clearance Required? No
General Atomics San Diego, CA, USA
Sep 21, 2018
Job ID#: 20846BR Company: General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Job Title: Composite Technician and Team Lead Job Category: Manufacturing, Technicians City: San Diego State: California Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time Hourly Job Summary 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 recognize and appreciate the value and contributions of individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences and welcome all qualified individuals to apply. This opportunity is available in 1st and 2nd shift! DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Under minimal supervision and working in a loud environment with a variety of epoxy agents, this position builds up, fabricates, cures and assembles various types of composite materials where required information is readily available, methods and sequences have been pre-determined and tooling is provided. Works from and interprets engineering drawing and diagrams that do not contain detailed information of all operations. Provides direction and guidance to less experienced staff. Reads blueprints, diagrams, process sheets, and assembly and schematic drawings. Gives instructions to team of Composite Technicians regarding work assignments. Analyzes and resolves work problems or assists workers in solving work problems. Sets up and operates equipment to make test runs. Examines product for defects, performing required tests, measurement of performance, need for required adjustments and verification of specified tolerances. Records information on appropriate production records, logs and other report forms. Prepares reports as required. Studies production schedules and estimates worker hour requirements for completion of job assignment. Establishes or adjusts work procedures to meet production schedules. Recommends measures to improve production methods. Confers with other supervisors to coordinate activities. Performs re-work as required. Repairs defective products rejected by inspection or test personnel. 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: May provide guidance and training to other technicians as a lead. Other duties as assigned or required. When performing the duties of Team Leader, the following job responsibilities will be required: Identifies daily constraints and escalates to Supervisor or appropriate contact. Conducts LEAP Meetings and follow-up on action items. Leads Team and Tier board review. Leads 5S activities Maintain skills matrix and training records. Approves, makes corrections and ensures proper time charging for subordinates. Maintains metrics as directed by Manager for production group(s) to include overtime, overhead, realization and 5S activities. Provide input to annual Performance Appraisals in his/her group. Makes setups and adjustments holding tolerances to specifications. Ensures equipment is functioning as required. May perform duties as required in his/her manufacturing functional area. Manages labor resources, material and schedules. Establishes or adjusts work procedures to meet production schedules. Recommends measures to improve production methods. Job Qualifications QUALIFICATIONS: Typically requires High School diploma or equivalent and seven or more years of related experience. Must be able to verbally communicate, read and comprehend written and verbal instructions, detailed blueprints and other similar authorized drawings and documents, and be capable of doing advanced mathematical calculations. Must be able to use hand tools, such as rollers, paper cutters, scissors, x-acto, knives, electric heat gun and fixtures such as molds and mandrels. Ability to use measuring instruments such as scales, and protractors and calipers. Familiarity with common shop tools such as band saws, table saws, disk sanders, drill press, wood lathe, etc. May require respirator certification. Must be able to work in a loud environment; work extended hours as required; and be able to lift assemblies weighing up to 50 lbs. Travel Percentage Required : 0% - 25% Clearance Required? No
General Atomics San Diego, CA, USA
Sep 21, 2018
Job ID#: 20842BR Company: General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Job Title: Advanced Composite Technician in Lamination Job Category: Manufacturing, Technicians City: San Diego State: California Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time Hourly Job Summary We have an exciting opportunity for a Composite Technician to join our Composites Manufacturing department within the ASI division. This position will be working directly in the lamination room. 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 recognize and appreciate the value and contributions of individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences and welcome all qualified individuals to apply. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Under general supervision, with some detailed instructions and intermittent review, and working in a loud manufacturing environment with a variety of epoxy agents, this position performs repetitive or standard procedures and assists in the fabrication, curing, build-up and assembly of various types of composite materials where required information is readily available, methods and sequences have been pre-determined and tooling is provided. Works to blueprints, templates, sample parts, process sheets and other authorized information. Assist in the preparation of molds and forms. Mark and cut tape, woven material, honeycomb, adhesive and similar materials following templates, guides or specific dimensions and sequences. Route, drill, trim, and sand to blueprint dimensions and tolerances. Vacuum bag parts for room temperature cure. Assist in the lay-up of composite materials to molds. Fit and smooth successive layers of materials as necessary to secure build-up free from wrinkles, air pockets and voids following directions and instructions. Assemble Aircraft components using structural adhesives, rivets and threaded fasteners. 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 Job Qualifications * Job Qualifications Typically requires High School diploma or equivalent and two or more years of related experience. Must be able to use hand tools, such as rollers, paper cutters, scissors, x-acto knives, electric heat gun and fixtures such as molds and mandrels. May require respirator certification. Must be able to work in a loud environment; work extended hours as required; and be able to lift assemblies weighing up to 50 lbs. Strong verbal and written communication skills Strong understanding and comprehension of written and verbal instructions Capability of conducting mathematical calculations Ability to use measuring instruments such as scales and calipers 2nd shift positions are available MUST HAVE KNOWLEDGE OF: Safety Quality Critical thinking Attention to detail Lamination Methods Travel Percentage Required : 0% - 25% Clearance Required? No
General Atomics San Diego, CA, USA
Sep 21, 2018
Job ID#: 20897BR Company: General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Job Title: Avionics Technician Job Category: Avionics/Electronics City: Palmdale State: California Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time Hourly Job Summary 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 recognize and appreciate the value and contributions of individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences and welcome all qualified individuals to apply. We have multiple opportunities for Avionics Technicians at our Flight Operations Facilities located in the High Desert region of Southern California near the Victor Valley and Antelope Valley areas. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: The Role of an Avionics 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. Ability to obtain and maintain a DoD security clearance. 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) and Pension Plan with company contribution. Extensive relocation package. Comprehensive and affordable medical, dental and vision benefits with coverage offered within the first 30 days. Enhanced benefits package including life and disability insurances, flexible spending accounts and legal plans. Work Schedule Regular Full Time 9/80 work week Shift work with paid differentials Licenses and Certifications A&P License – desirable FCC GROL – desirable Job Qualifications Minimum Qualifications Typically requires education al training equivalent to the completion of a two-year technical degree or trade school equivalency as well as two or more years of experience in electronics, technology or aviation – diverse experiences welcomed. Equivalent professional experience may be substituted in lieu of education. Ability to analyze data, troubleshoot complex problems and recommend solutions, and perform a variety of non-routine tasks demonstrating considerable knowledge of electronic industry standards. Ability to apply good analytical, interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills to accurately assess, document and report equipment condition, maintenance actions and operational status. Ability to apply personal integrity, sound reasoning and judgment to ensure a safe work environment and flight safety. Must be able to read and interpret technical publications, engineering instructions, schematics, drawings, and blueprints. Must possess the ability to use standard electronic test equipment and specialized instruments to test and repair ground and airborne electronic equipment. Must be able to work both independently and in a team environment, work extended hours, outdoors and in confined spaces. Travel Percentage Required : 0% - 25% Clearance Required? Yes Clearance Level Secret
General Atomics Palmdale, CA, USA