Instrumentation Engineer - St Albans | Battery

St. Albans, VT


At Beta Technologies, we apply our intellectual curiosity, passion for aviation, and commitment to sustainability toward a shared mission of revolutionizing electric aviation. Regardless of the position one holds, each team member brings their talent and desire to positively impact the environment and lives of others in a refreshing, vibrant, and inclusive culture. 

The Instrumentation Engineer is responsible for instrumentation and data acquisition needs at our new, state-of-the-art test facility in St Albans, VT. As an Instrumentation Engineer on the Battery Test Team at BETA Technologies, you will use your experience with various sensors and data acquisition platforms to collect data including strain, condensation, or even thermal runaway contact audio. Test needs range from one-off research and development tests, to extensively planned tests witnessed by the FAA for certification credit. An ideal candidate has the attention to detail to ensure each test produces useful data and has the drive and motivation to see things through to completion no matter the challenge. 

How you will contribute to revolutionizing electric aviation:

  • Development, review, and approval of parameter requirements for testing platforms 
  • Data acquisition system architecture design, software, and hardware development
  • Formal documentation of data acquisition design, including engineering schematics and bill of materials
  • Data acquisition software development to support multiple hardware platforms 
  • Develop and continue support of data retrieval and storage methods
  • Work with the software team for long-term data storage plans and process
  • Minimum Qualifications we are seeking:

  • Technical experience and/or education to support essential duties
  • Proficiency in electro-mechanical engineering and fundamental physics required
  • Understanding of sensing, measurement, and data acquisition techniques
  • Hands-on experience using required tools and techniques to facilitate building, deploying, and maintaining complex data acquisition systems and sub-systems
  • Requires excellent documentation skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to creatively propose various possible solutions to problems
  • Clear communication with team members to aid in work planning and raise any blockers or needs
  • Above and Beyond Qualifications that will distinguish you:

  • Formal applicable education, including a Bachelor Degree in Engineering
  • Battery cell or high voltage DC electrical system experience
  • Aerospace design verification experience, especially compliance test experience
  • Physical Demands and Work Environment:
    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to sit. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, and the ability to adjust focus. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts, fumes, airborne particles, toxic, or caustic chemicals, risk of electrical shock, and explosives. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate, however, in some instances, this job may require work in areas where ear protection is necessary.

    Inclusivity Statement
    Each of our backgrounds influences how we evaluate our own abilities. Research reveals that BIPOC, LGBTQ+, women, those from working-class backgrounds, individuals with disabilities, and other marginalized groups may hesitate to apply for roles if they don't meet all the requirements. Many skills can be learned on the job. If you can envision contributing value to our community and meet most criteria, we encourage you to apply.

    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.

    BETA Technologies is an E-Verify employer.