General Atomics and Affiliated Companies Experienced SIL Technician in San Diego, California

Job ID# 10181BR

Company General Atomics Aeronautical Systems

Title Experienced SIL Technician

Job Category Engineering

City San Diego

State California

Regular/Temp Regular Employee

Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time Hourly

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 opportunity for an Experienced SIL Technician to join our Software Engineering Team.


Performs or assists in fabrication, modification, assembly, installation, operations, repair and maintenance of moderately complex laboratory, experimental and commercial equipment. Consults on the design of equipment or tests; sets up and conducts moderately complex experiments and tests. Records and summarizes data.


  • Fabricates, assembles, modifies, and installs laboratory equipment, experimental apparatus, or commercial hardware of moderate complexity.

  • Operates specialized laboratory or experimental equipment; collects and summarizes data.

  • Sets up moderately complex experiments and/or tests; checks out and calibrates equipment prior to experimentation and data acquisition; conducts tests and experiments following operating procedures.

  • Identifies operation or equipment problems and reports deficiencies.

  • Records and reduces experimental and test data using mathematical computations; prepares tables, plots, and input for written report. Maintains and repairs laboratory and experimental equipment.

  • Responsible for observing all laws, regulations and other applicable obligations wherever and whenever business is conducted on behalf of the Company. Expected to work in a safe manner in accordance with established operating procedures and practices.

Additional Functions

  • Performs housekeeping and cleanup duties as required

  • May provide guidance or training to other technicians.

  • Other duties as assigned or required.

Job Qualifications

  • Typically requires associate's degree or equivalent with five or more years of experience. May substitute equivalent experience in lieu of education.

  • Training and/or experience in test or experimental operations normally acquired in the military or technical schools desirable.

  • 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.

Travel Percentage Required 0% - 25%

Clearance Required? No