General Atomics and Affiliated Companies Technician, 2nd Shift in San Diego, California

Job ID#: 19359BR

Company: General Atomics

Title: Technician, 2nd Shift

Job Category: Technicians

City: San Diego

State: California

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

Travel Percentage Required: 0% - 25%

Clearance Required?: No

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 currently have an exciting opportunity for a Technician to work second shift with our ITER group at our facility in Poway, CA. Under general supervision with detailed instructions and intermittent review this position assists with the installation, testing, and documentation of production equipment and products required for manufacturing superconducting coils.


  • Assists engineering staff and lead technicians in manufacturing development activities of superconducting coils.

  • Assists with the modification, fabrication, assembly, operation, installation, repair and maintenance of production and assembly equipment.

  • Cleans, adjusts and replaces parts on production and assembly equipment.

  • Operates specialized manufacturing equipment for production of superconducting coils.

  • Works in an open lab research 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 of equipment.

  • Maintains a clean work area by returning tools, equipment and materials to storage areas.

  • Performs other duties as assigned or required.

Job Qualifications:

  • Typically requires high school diploma or equivalent with one or more years of experience.Must be able to work with common hand tools.

  • Must be able to perform a variety of routine tasks and demonstrate a good working knowledge of laboratory equipment and procedures.

  • Ability and willingness to work on systems which have unusual conditions such as high pressure, high voltage, high energy, cryogens, or radioactive materials.

  • Knowledge of computer operations and applications pertinent to the field required.

  • A clean driving record and valid driver’s license are 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.