Flight Test Technician

South Burlington, VT


This position is responsible for hands-on work on the aircraft and directly supports flight test operations.
Note: While this position is based in South Burlington, VT, the incumbent will be required to travel to Plattsburgh, NY frequently.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Perform aircraft maintenance, instrumentation, and other test-related activities
  • Aircraft electrical system troubleshooting, inspections and repairs
  • Composites structural inspections, repairs, and modifications
  • Maintain aircraft forms and maintenance records
  • Regular maintenance on aircraft High Voltage systems, electric propulsion systems, avionics, instrumentation systems, landing gear and composites structures
  • Launch and recovery of flight test aircraft
  • Aircraft modifications to support operational and flight test requirements
  • Communicate directly with Engineering to recommend changes to aircraft systems to improve reliability and maintainability
  • Support ongoing technical development projects
  • Coordinate and perform ground test operations
  • Organize and maintain flight test ground support equipment and hardware

  • Minimum Qualifications (Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities):

  • High school diploma or GED required
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Ability to read schematics
  • Wiring, crimping pins and, sockets and basic knowledge of connectors
  • Avionics troubleshooting
  • Basic electrical troubleshooting
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, with both internal & external customers
  • High energy, self-motived, organized and detail-oriented
  • Passion for safety through quality at all times
  • Google G -Suite including drive, mail, calendar, docs, sheets, slides, charts, hangouts; slack,

  • Preferred Qualifications (Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities):

  • 5+ years of experience in aerospace or other regulated industry
  • Airframe & Powerplant license and/or equivalent experience
  • Avionics and basic electrical troubleshooting
  • Background in Flight Test / Aerospace Engineering

  • Video Interview:

    Please be aware that you may be invited to complete a Video Screening interview. This invite will be sent by email ( We highly recommend completing this step of the application process within the following 48 hours should you be invited.

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    BETA Technologies provides equal employment opportunity to all individuals regardless of their race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, place of birth, citizenship, disability, veteran or military status, health coverage status, HIV status, genetic information, crime victim status, pregnancy or a pregnancy-related condition or any other characteristic protected by state, federal, or local law. The company does not discriminate, and will not discriminate, and will not tolerate discrimination, based on any of these characteristics during the application process or in employment.

    All offers of employment at BETA Technologies are contingent upon favorable results of a thorough background check.

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