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15 days ago

Management Assistant

General Atomics Washington, DC +2 locations

We have an exciting opportunity for a Management Assistant. This position will be located in our Washington D.C. location. This position is… General Atomics

14 days ago


General Atomics San Diego, CA

Under limited supervision, this position performs a variety of activities in support of functional areas. Maintains, processes, reviews, compiles… General Atomics

20 days ago


General Atomics Adelanto, CA

• Assist in the performance of scheduled and unscheduled maintenance. • Assist in the inspection of airframe, powerplant, and propeller components… General Atomics

14 days ago

Airframe & Powerplant Spec II

General Atomics Palmdale, CA

Under general supervision on routine work and with detailed instruction for special assignments, this position is responsible for providing flight… General Atomics

25 days ago


General Atomics San Diego, CA

• Edits material for spelling, grammar, and punctuation for scientific journals. • Follows project requirements and presents drafts of finished… General Atomics

21 days ago


General Atomics San Diego, CA

• Responsible for overseeing the daily operations of a machining and/or sheet metal department. • Plans and directs subordinates to achieve… General Atomics

29 days ago


General Atomics San Diego, CA

• Negotiate airworthiness qualification methods through discussions with the certifying agencies to establish the baseline compliance method… General Atomics

29 days ago

Import/Export Manager

General Atomics San Diego, CA

• Provides leadership and coordinates the administration of export licenses and agreements ensuring adherence to Company policy, and appropriate laws… General Atomics

29 days ago


General Atomics Adelanto, CA

Under limited supervision, this position is responsible for performing complex functions related to machine tools. Plans, lays out work, sets up and… General Atomics

29 days ago

Business Systems Analyst - PLM

General Atomics San Diego, CA

• Define the business problems, address business problems and maximize value… General Atomics

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    Just a paycheck, not a career

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Rancho Bernardo, CA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Rancho Bernardo, CA

    I have been working at General Atomics full-time


    Cool products. Some really smart people. I really like my job, but the company culture is so bad that it makes most people disgruntled. Every other Friday off is nice.


    Horrible culture. Employees left out of the loop on purpose. Management tries to keep engineers talking to customers. A lot of infighting - multiple personal "kingdoms". Most supervisors not trained properly. HR is absolutely worthless. Two classes of people at GA: the managers and the "sorry people". Employees blamed for management screw-ups.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Fat, Dumb, and Happy. So much money is thrown at this company that you can afford to have more managers than "worker bees". Managers should realize that they have a job due to the hard work of the people doing the work and charging direct to contracts. Don't hire experienced engineers to work for inexperienced managers. Chain of command extremely confusing. At least 3 managers per worker. Shape up before the rug gets pulled out from under you by your customers. Too many decisions made based upon personal relationships and not business based. Too many fire drills. Reactionary management vs. proactive management. Very poor communication to the employees, but I guess that's ok because employees can't be trusted at GA.

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