Experienced Aircraft Mechanic- FLEX Job at General Atomics and Affiliated Companies – 3.8 in San Diego, CA
We currently have an exciting opportunity for an experienced A&P Specialist for our Aero Services division to support operations based out of San Diego, CA. This position also must be able to deploy both CONUS and OCONUS in support of Company projects. Employees in this role enjoy a Flex deployment rotation schedule while maintaining full benefits. Flex employees work only while deployed or in a training status, receive deployment compensation, and may live in any state.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Works under limited supervision providing technical support for the mechanical installation, troubleshooting and inspection on unmanned aerial vehicles.
Removes and replaces airframe components as needed including aileron servos, flap servos, brake servos, landing gear servos, throttle servos and waste gate servos requiring long periods of standing, walking, bending and lifting up to 50 lbs.
May perform all launch and recovery including inspections, starting engine, operational check, installing payloads (cameras, KU, Datalink, SAR, EO/IR), fueling and de-fueling.
Incorporates any approved configuration changes and other modifications into all aircraft as needed per company approved and/or government technical order requirements.
Interfaces with customers, military and civilians, and understands the discipline required to maintain aircraft and associated equipment as a contractor.
Provides flight line and ground support to include towing, refueling, defueling, launch and recovery of aircraft.
Performs scheduled and unscheduled maintenance on unmanned aerial vehicles.
Inspects airframe, powerplant, and propeller components at regular intervals as per company approved procedures and/or government and customer technical order requirements.
Certifies aircraft records that aircraft are in a condition safe for flight.
Repairs fuel and oil leaks or engine problems as needed and removes and replaces airframe components as needed.
Performs testing, maintenance and operation of ground equipment.
Provides support as required to the UAS training center maintaining UAV training assets and systems.
Performs other duties as assigned or required.
We recognize and appreciate the value and contributions of individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences and welcome all qualified individuals to apply.
About the Company
Company: General Atomics and Affiliated Companies – 3.8
Company Location: San Diego, CA