Mechanical Safety Technician

Clearance Level
Field Engineering
Atlantic City, New Jersey

REQ#: RQ120724

Travel Required: 10-25%
Requisition Type: Regular

General Dynamics Information Technology is currently seeking a full-time Airport Safety Technician for our office at the FAA’s William J Hughes Technical Center to support the Airport Technology Research and Development Branch (ATR) in conducting testing and evaluations of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) detection and mitigation technologies/systems for airports. The research conducted by ATR is highly visible with evolving objectives that have a high impact to airport safety and the National Airspace System (NAS). This position is located in Atlantic City Airport – William J. Hughes Technical Center.

Shall possess at least 5 years of specialized electrical/mechanical/fabrication experience maintaining facilities, assets and infrastructure, and constructing project related mockups, equipment, demonstrations or prototype devices as per requested by the FAA, as provided through test plans, standard engineering drawings, or other sources. This candidate shall be self-motivated, and have demonstrated the ability to work without supervision/direction from senior project personnel, and have demonstrated the ability to produce technical written documentation to project manager personnel to support the generation of technical reports or documents. Performs a variety of duties in the electronic, mechanical, electro-mechanical, and/or optical areas. Constructs, troubleshoots, calibrates, adjusts, tests, diagnoses, and maintains equipment, components, devices, or systems. Works from schematics, engineering drawings and written or verbal instructions. Operates related equipment; conducts tests and reports data in prescribed format.

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS: 5 plus yrs related experience

About Our Work

We are GDIT. The people supporting some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We deliver. Bringing the expertise needed to understand and advance critical missions. We transform. Shifting the ways clients invest in, integrate, and innovate technology solutions. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. We are there. On the ground, beside our clients, in the lab, and everywhere in between. Offering the technology transformations, strategy, and mission services needed to get the job done.

COVID-19 Vaccination

GDIT does not have a vaccination mandate applicable to all employees. To protect the health and safety of its employees and to comply with customer requirements, however, GDIT may require employees in certain positions to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Vaccination requirements will depend on the status of the federal contractor mandate and customer site requirements.

GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.