General Atomics and Affiliated Companies Entry-Level Electronics Technician in Palmdale, California

Job ID#: 17402BR

Company: General Atomics Aeronautical Systems

Title: Entry-Level Electronics Technician

Job Category: Avionics/Electronics

City: Palmdale

State: California

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

Travel Percentage Required: None

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.

We have multiple opportunities for Entry-Level Electronics Technicians at our Flight Operations Facilities located in the High Desert region of Southern California near the Victor Valley and Antelope Valley areas.


The Role of an Entry-Level Electronics Technician

  • Learn electronics technology and computer systems – In this job, you will learn to troubleshoot and repair ground and airborne electronic equipment. You will learn to conduct inspections, preventative maintenance, installation, configuration and test of various technical systems in accordance with established operating proceduresto ensure safe operations.

  • Strong interpersonal skills and good integrity – You will interface with internal and external customers and learn the technical aspects of system operations and maintenance practices. This job requires strict adherence to the use of technical documents, policies, procedures and sound maintenance principles.

  • Sound judgment and reasoning abilities –This job requires you to learn how to diagnose technical issues on complex systems and correct malfunctions returning equipment to serviceable condition. You will utilize gained knowledge and troubleshooting skills to determine solutions to routine problems. You will assess equipment condition to meet mission requirements and contribute to a safe operating environment.

  • Ability to obtain and maintain a DoD Secret security clearance.

  • Other duties as assigned.

We Offer Fantastic Benefits

  • Paid on-the-job training (OJT) and mentorship program teaches fundamentals and builds basic skills. Enables successful performance with career advancement at the completion of OJT programs.

  • Competitive salaries in a pay-for-performance environment.

  • 401(K) and Pension Plan with company contribution.

  • Comprehensive and affordable medical, dental and vision benefits with coverage offered within the first 30 days.

  • Enhanced benefits package including life and disability insurances, flexible spending accounts and legal plans.

Work Schedule

  • Regular Full Time

  • 9/80 work week

  • Shift work with paid differentials

Licenses and Certifications

  • None required


Job Qualifications:

  • Typically requires a high school diploma or equivalent with one or more years of experience. Education in a technical or vocation program may be substituted in lieu of experience.

  • Ability to analyze data, troubleshoot problems and recommend solutions, and perform a variety of routine tasks.

  • Ability to apply analytical, interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills to accurately assess, document and report equipment condition, maintenance actions and operational status.

  • Ability to apply personal integrity, sound reasoning and judgment to ensure a safe work environment and flight safety.

  • Must be able to read and follow technical publications, engineering instructions and verbal direction.

  • Have the ability to use standard electronic test equipment and specialized instruments to test and repair ground and airborne electronic equipment.

  • Must be able to work both independently and in a team environment, work extended hours, outdoors and in confined spaces.

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.