General Atomics

Field Avionics Technician Positions with General Atomics

Orion is currently recruiting for Field Avionics Technicians with General Atomics, a leading manufacturer of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) and tactical reconnaissance radar.

These state-of-the-art reconnaissance systems are in extensive use by the U.S. Government, including the U.S. Air Force, NASA, Department of Energy, U.S. Army, and U.S. Navy, as well as by overseas customers.

Field Avionics Technician (Palmdale, CA)
Position ID: #EB-3129165398
Date Posted: 6/5/2018 12:00:00 AM
Location: Palmdale, CA
Industry: Aerospace
Position Description
As a Field Avionics Technician, you will be responsible for technical and operational support in the installation, application and maintenance of unmanned aerial vehicle electronic equipment to include ground control stations, ground data terminals, and ground support equipment in accordance with technical specifications, engineering instructions and technical orders, procedures, and regulations. Additional responsibilities will include:
• Operating UAV's, ground control stations, and ground support equipment at an assigned location.
• Performing routine inspections on system and equipment.
• Troubleshooting, testing, and documenting findings.
• Repairing or replacing components based on test results following blueprints, schematics, handbooks, and other technical documents.
• Fabricating, upgrading, routing, and installing wiring harnesses.
• Representing a group with team leaders, supply personnel, A&P mechanics, pilots and internal and external customers.

Position Details:
Location: Palmdale, CA
Salary: $23-$25/hr while off rotation at the company’s home facility. While on rotation, compensation increases 40%-90%. Total compensation can increase up to $150k a year.
Training: The first 6 to 8 months are dedicated to training, followed by the 90 days on, 90 days off rotation.
Benefits: Our client offers competitive salary in addition to medical/dental coverage, 401k plan, and more.

• Must be able to troubleshoot electronics to the component level.
• Must have military technical experience.
• Must be able to work 90 days at a time overseas.
• Must possess a security clearance.
• Must own a passport or have the ability to obtain one.

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