General Atomics Aeronautical Systems - San Diego, CA

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General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI), an affiliate of General Atomics, is a world leader in proven, reliable Unmanned Aircraft Systems and tactical reconnaissance radars, as well as advanced high-resolution surveillance systems.

We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Machinist Helper in our ASI Division.

Under minimal supervision, this position is responsible for removing and discarding metal chips from machines and maintaining coolant levels in the machines. This position will also assist and/or perform the set up and fabrication of simple, routine machined parts utilizing light-duty machine tools and equipment.


Assists and/or operates basic drill presses, lathes, mills, saws and shears. §

Capable of operating Fork Lift (company will train). §

Cleans machines and work area; deburrs parts. §

Removes and discards metal chips from machines. §

M ust be able to read and comprehend pertinent instructions to maintain oil and coolant levels in the machines. §

Performs kitting of production tools, fixtures, cutters and pre-cut raw material. §

Expected to work in a safe manner in accordance with established operating procedures and practices. §

A bility to perform basic routine set-up and fabrication of machined parts. §

Basic knowledge of shop equipment including ability to use judgment and safe practices. §

Skills to maintain the flow of work within the unit. §

Good interpersonal skills and written communication skills to interface with employees and supervisor. §

Basic computer skills. §

Ability to work both independently and in a team environment. §

Flexibility to work extended hours as required. §

Responsible for observing all laws, regulations, and other applicable obligations wherever and whenever business is conducted on behalf of the Company.

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General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI), an affiliate of privately-held General Atomics, is a leading manufacturer of Unmanned...