General Atomics and Affiliated Companies UAV Systems Specialist - Logs and Records Specialist in San Diego, California

Job ID#: 18786BR

Company: General Atomics Aeronautical Systems

Title: UAV Systems Specialist - Logs and Records Specialist

Job Category: Engineering

City: San Diego

State: California

Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time Salary

Travel Percentage Required: 0% - 25%

Clearance Required?: No

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 a UAV System Specialist to support the Navy MQ-25 Program.


  • With general direction this position is responsible for providing oversite of the preparation of Naval aircraft and maintenance related correspondence; maintain directive control and custody records, control forms and reporting requirements in accordance with the OPNAV 4790 NAMP

  • Support the setup and operation of the Maintenance Management Information System (MMIS) to ensure compatible data for the Naval Aviation Logistics Command Management Information System (NALCOMIS)

  • Oversea the input, verification, and validation of data pertaining to the history, operation, maintenance, configuration, receipt, and transfer of naval aircraft, related aeronautical equipment, and components installed in those equipment

  • Manage the maintenance of flight data historical files

  • Manage the creation and upkeep of Naval aircraft logs and records required for transfer with aircraft.

  • Represent the organization as the prime Naval Aviation Logs and Records technical contact and provide leadership and guidance to less experienced professionals.

  • Assist with the development of field operating procedures that support collection and documentation of the required data

  • Oversea the transfer of Naval aircraft data from the company MMIS to the customer NALCOMIS

Job Qualifications:

  • Typically requires education in aviation maintenance records equivalent to the completion of a bachelor's degree and nine or more years of professional engineering/military technical and/or documentation experience. Equivalent professional engineering/military technical, operations, and/or maintenance experience may be substituted in lieu of education/training.

  • Requires 10 years or more of hands on experience managing a Naval Aviation Maintenance Control Logs and Records organization

  • Must demonstrate an excellent understanding of Naval Aviation maintenance systems, a strong working knowledge of the maintenance management process, and an understanding of logistic support analysis and principles.

  • Must demonstrate an excellent understanding of the NAMP Aviation maintenance documentation requirements, a strong working knowledge of NALCOMIS.

  • Must possess:

  • The ability to develop, acquire, interpret and communicate maintenance documentation best practices

  • The ability to develop and communicate new concepts and apply them in an evolving environment

  • The ability to organize, schedule and coordinate work phases and determine the appropriate approach at the task or project level

  • The ability to identify issues and develop innovative solutions to a variety of complex support problems

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills to accurately analyze, document, present and report recommendations

  • Ability to work both independently and in a team environment is essential as is the ability to work extended hours and travel 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.