Senior Mechanical Engineering Analyst - HV Battery Structures | Battery

South Burlington, 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 Senior Mechanical Engineering Analyst is responsible for supporting the development of innovative electric aircraft components with their world-class FEA skillset. As a Sr. Mechanical Engineering Analyst at Beta Technologies, you will work in a small team environment to rapidly develop new technologies in the evolving world of eVTOL aircraft design. As an open-minded and outside-the-box thinker, you will perpetually strive to supplement your past industry experience with new knowledge gained every day through research and experimentation as you support the development of next-generation, high-energy-density energy storage systems. You will utilize your knowledge of structural analysis software to ensure designs are meeting design requirements, meeting the highest safety standards, and exceeding all relevant regulatory requirements. You will have a part in all aspects of the development of the energy storage system and guide the team in both product and test fixture development. You will be challenged every day and probably have a lot of fun.

How you will contribute to revolutionizing electric aviation:

  • Develop, run, and summarize detailed simulations related to structural load cases, including shock, vibration, and crash scenarios
  • Provide guidance and support to manufacturing and test teams to develop and test components and assemblies to validate analysis
  • Support the mechanical design team through sensitivity studies, design recommendations, and quick analysis of alternative concepts
  • Coordinate and manage larger-scale external contract analysis projects
  • Support product development from concept through testing, working in a small team environment
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, with both internal & external customers
  • High energy, self-motived, organized and detail-oriented
  • Minimum Qualifications We are seeking:

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering or other Engineering degree with strong Mechanical Design focus from an accredited University.
  • Minimum 5 years experience performing detailed mechanical analysis on complex assemblies including thin metallic components, adhesives, plastics, composites, etc. 
  • Mastery of 3D CAD software (Catia preferred) with experience in FEA (ANSYS preferred)
  • Experience supporting product certification - FAA certification experience preferred
  • Self-starter that is well organized, disciplined, team player and well versed in structural analysis.
  • Good team, communication and leadership skills required. 
  • 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 position, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to use hands or fingers, and handle or feel objects, tools, or controls. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision, distance vision, and the ability to adjust focus. The noise level in the work environment is usually low to moderate. 

    This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee(s) incumbent in this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by any person authorized to give instructions or assignments. All duties and responsibilities are essential functions and requirements and are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. To perform this job successfully, the incumbents will possess the skills, aptitudes, and abilities to perform each duty proficiently. Some requirements may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat or significant risk to the health or safety of themselves or others. The requirements listed in this document are the minimum levels of knowledge, skills, or abilities. This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an “at will” relationship.

    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.