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Mechanical Engineer - Fluid Systems and Conveyance

Location: Santee
Posted on: November 12, 2021

Job Description:

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 have an exciting opportunity for a Mechanical Engineer to join our Fluid Systems and Conveyance team in Poway, CA. This person play an integral part in the design, testing, manufacturing, and fielding of UAV powerplant, propeller, airframe fuel system, oil system, thermal management systems, and related aircraft components.


  • Conceptualizes and articulates innovative resolutions to highly technical and complex engineering problems
  • Mentors professional and support staff in technical and professional growth
  • Interacts with senior internal and external personnel on technical matters requiring coordination between organizations
  • Provides leadership, direction, and guidance for research into the solution of engineering problems
  • Advises or directs the implementation of engineering solutions, including strategic objectives and timetables
  • Prepares status/progress reports and reports to executive management
  • Create detailed design layouts, P&IDs, drawings, and bills of material
  • Acts as spokesperson and represents the technical capabilities of the propulsion group
  • 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
    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 a bachelors degree, masters degree or PhD in engineering or a related technical discipline from an accredited institution and progressive engineering experience as follows; four or more years of experience with a bachelors degree or two or more years of experience with a masters degree. May substitute equivalent engineering experience in lieu of education.
    • Direct experience with turbine aircraft propulsion engineering and systems design as well as aircraft fuel and oil systems
    • Working knowledge of engine overhaul procedures and maintenance instructions
    • Understanding of military standards, specs, and configuration control
    • Customer focused, formulates plans based on the development of innovative new designs in resolving advanced technical engineering problems
    • Experience with FAR, EASA, or other airworthiness certification
    • CREO, Pro/E, or NX modeling, drawing review, and drafting experience
    • GD&T familiarity is desired
    • Working knowledge of MS Office
    • Ability to obtain and maintain DoD security clearance is required

Keywords: GENERAL ATOMICS, Santee , Mechanical Engineer - Fluid Systems and Conveyance, Other , Santee, California

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