General Atomics and Affiliated Companies Experienced Ground Support Mechanic in Palmdale, California

Job ID#: 17793BR

Company: General Atomics Aeronautical Systems

Title: Experienced Ground Support Mechanic

Job Category: A&P/Mechanics

City: Palmdale

State: California

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

Travel Percentage Required: 0% - 25%

Clearance Required?: Yes

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 supervision, this position is responsible for inspecting, testing, servicing, operating and troubleshooting ground support equipment (GSE) to determine serviceability and proper operation.

Essential Functions

  • Inspects, services, repairs, maintains and operates GSE as required.

  • Prepares GSE for storage and transportation.

  • Troubleshoots malfunctions; removes, disassembles, repairs, cleans, treats, assembles and reinstalls malfunctioning accessories and components.

  • Maintains and updates a variety of documents, records, databases, and electronic systems.

  • 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:

Essential Qualifications

  • Typically requires education/formal training equivalent to the completion of a two-year trade school or certification program in a related discipline and one or more years of experience as a GSE mechanic. Equivalent work experience may be substituted in lieu of education.

  • Must demonstrate a general understanding of GSE equipment, practices and concepts as well as general knowledge of hand tools and troubleshooting equipment, and ability to read moderately complex specifications, blueprints, drawings, schematics, and manuals.

  • Must be customer focused and possess: (1) the ability to grasp new concepts quickly; (2) the ability to identify issues and recognize deviations from accepted practices and processes and resolve moderately complex mechanical issues; (3) good organizational, analytical, interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills to accurately document and report; (4) working knowledge of computer operations and applications. Ability to work both independently and in a team environment is essential as well as the ability 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.