Broken Arrow set to welcome high-paying jobs

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L-3 AMI, a division of L-3 Communications, is bringing 60 high-paying jobs to the Broken Arrow community in the near future. The company already employs 130 locally with 40 hires coming on in 2013.

Average salary for the new jobs is expected to be $60,000

Headquartered in New York City, L-3 employs approximately 48,000 people worldwide and is a prime contractor in command, control, communications, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance systems, platform and logistics solutions, and national security solutions. L-3 is also a leading provider of a broad range of electronic systems used on military and commercial platforms. The company reported 2013 sales of $12.6 billion.

The latest round of new jobs will have average salaries of about $60,000, officials said.

Oklahoma’s Quality Jobs Program and the aerospace engineer workforce tax credit were both cited as factors in the company’s expansion.

Since 1981, AMI has specialized in the design and production of electro-mechanical simulated instruments and integrated training system hardware. Whether an aviation, maritime or custom-related application, AMI can duplicate any type of cockpit, workstation or control console to a high-level of fidelity, test it to the I/O and deliver it to prime government contractors for final system integration.

Positions for hire will include mechanical and electrical engineering jobs and also drafters.

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