Mechanical Design Engineer - Battery Pack Structures

South Burlington, VT


The Mechanical Design Engineer is responsible for owning the development high voltage battery pack structures from conception through assembly. As a Mechanical Design Engineer 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 design next generation battery pack structures. You will utilize any necessary CAD modelling and analysis tools to ensure your designs are meeting the highest safety standards and exceeding all relevant regulatory requirements. You will be challenged every day and probably have a lot of fun.

Essential Responsibilities

  • Design products using CAD, owning and managing all parts in detailed assemblies
  • Develop and build prototypes and run experiments to inform future designs
  • Create drawings and manage BOMs
  • Follow Review and Change processes, and assist in process improvements
  • Work with internal and external fabricators to see parts through manufacturing
  • Development of scalable manufacturing processes in parallel with product design

  • Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering or other Engineering degree with strong Mechanical Design focus from an accredited University.
  • Minimum 5 years experience in hands-on mechanical design, with experience in most of the following areas of design: high voltage battery pack design, composite structures design, design for crashworthiness, structural analysis, shock and vibe, environmental sealing, design for manufacturing
  • Mastery of 3D CAD software (Catia preferred) with experience in FEA (ANSYS preferred) with the ability to conduct preliminary sizing using hand calculations or FEM
  • Experience designing products for certification – FAA certification experience preferred
  • Self-starter that is well organized, disciplined, team player and well versed in the structural analysis.
  • Good team, communication and leadership skills required. 
  • Google G -Suite including drive, mail, calendar, docs, sheets, slides, charts, hangouts; slack, application lifecycle 
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, with both internal & external customers
  • High energy, self-motived, organized and detail-oriented

  • 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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