General Atomics and Affiliated Companies A&P Specialist in Indian Springs, Nevada

Job ID#: 18492BR

Company: General Atomics Systems Integration

Title: A&P Specialist

Job Category: A&P/Mechanics, Technicians

City: Indian Springs

State: Nevada

Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time Hourly

Travel Percentage Required: 50% - 75%

Clearance Required?: Yes

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 A&P Specialist for our Aero Services division to support MQ-9 Reaper operations based out of Creech AFB in Indian Springs, Nevada. This position also must be able to deploy both CONUS and OCONUS in support of Company projects. Employees 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 of the continental United State's.


  • Enforce and oversee the implementation of company policies and procedures.

  • Develop and provide training to A&P specialists and customers.

  • Oversee and/or perform scheduled and unscheduled maintenance.

  • Inspect powerplant and related components at regular intervals adhering to company approved procedures and/or government and customer technical order requirements.

  • Responsible for in-depth powerplant and system development.

  • Repair fuel and/or oil leaks and/or engine problems as required. May remove and replace airframe and/or engine components as needed.

  • Review aircraft records to ensure all required maintenance and documentation is completed in accordance with established company procedures and/or government and customer technical order requirements.

  • Independently troubleshoot and repair aircraft and/or engines and propulsion components when necessary. Train specialists in troubleshooting.

  • May inspect, test, maintain and operate ground support equipment.

  • May perform and/or evaluate all launch and recovery tasks of aircraft including inspections and operational checks, installation of payloads, weight and center of gravity checks.

  • Assist in the development, verification, and review of procedures and/or technical manuals.

  • Effectively utilize company provided aides and software programs to enhance troubleshooting and overall system expertise.

  • May act as lead A & P specialist giving direction to less experienced A&P specialists.

  • Performs other duties as assigned or required.

Job Qualifications:

  • Typically requires a high school diploma or equivalent and seven or more years of aircraft mechanical maintenance experience.

  • An FAA Airframe and Powerplant License may be required.

  • May require extensive travel and/or CONUS or OCONUS deployment.

  • Must demonstrate sound decision making skills and the ability to anticipate work related constraints and resolve issues independently.

  • Must be self-directed in identifying work assignments and be able to solicit input and guidance from supervisors and managers for technical expertise.

  • Must possess: (1) extensive knowledge of the job with a broad understanding of detailed aspects of the job and the product; (2) knowledge of relevant computer applications and operations; (3) strong interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills to effectively communicate with all levels of employees and military and civilian customers; and (4) excellent leadership, organization, and planning skills.

  • The ability to obtain and maintain a DOD security clearance.

  • The ability to pass a Deployment Medical Exam.

  • HAZMAT, AES, and IATA experience is desirable.

  • Experience handling COMSEC material.

  • Must be able to work both independently and on a team and be able to work extended hours as required

General Atomics and affiliated companies is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, pregnancy, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, genetic information, protected veteran status, disability, or any other basis protected by local, state, or federal law.