Technician VI

General Atomics

San Diego, CA

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.

  • Participates in mission planning, execution and briefing, debriefing, aircrew resource management and ground operations.
  • Participates in Flight Operations and training support in CONUS. Tests and Evaluates (T&E) aircraft sensor payloads including but not limited to lasers, IR, EO, Datalinks, Radar and hyper/multi-spectral devices.
  • Participates in flight operations of manned aircraft operating sensor systems, to include the construction of target decks, mission planning, dynamic re-tasking, collection of imagery, and maintaining databases.
  • Processes images; integrates and operates computer systems and peripheral equipment.
  • Develops mission reports and assures proper documentation of equipment status / malfunctions. Participates in equipment removal / installation operations.
  • Supports exploitation and reporting of imagery and AGI derived from airborne ISR assets; reports exploitation results based on Essential Elements of Information (EEI) to support Indications and Warning, Counter-IED, and current intelligence requirements.
  • Collects, analyzes, archives and delivers a variety of imagery products to customers and provides detailed briefings to civilian and military.
  • In-flight testing of various payloads and sensors.
  • Understanding of airspace, frequencies authorizations, FAA requirements, weather considerations, and legal limitations as it relates to in-flight testing of payloads, sensors, and other systems
  • Supporting Flight Operations and the organization with other responsibilities as required
  • Responsible for observing all laws, regulations and other applicable obligations wherever and whenever business is conducted on behalf of the Company.

We recognize and appreciate the value and contributions of individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences and welcome all qualified individuals to apply.

Job Qualifications
  • Typically requires associate's degree or equivalent with nine or more years of experience. May substitute equivalent experience in lieu of education.
  • 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.
  • Must have analytical ability to read and understand detailed instructions, drawings and specifications.
  • Communication skills necessary to write and record precise information.
  • Special skills and expertise to use complex equipment or experimental techniques.
  • Experience in MQ-9, P-3/P-8 and C-12/MC-12, EC-130, RC-130, RC-135
  • Must be able to maintain and obtain a DOD security clearance is desired.