At BETA Technologies, together 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 Sr. Mechanical Design Engineer is responsible for driving the development of innovative electric aircraft systems from conception through assembly and then through test/validation. As a Sr. Mechanical Design Engineer at BETA Technologies, you will work with a small team to rapidly develop new technologies for our electric vertical takeoff and landing aircraft. You will be expected to leverage your past industry experience and supplement with new knowledge gained through research and experimentation as you design, build and validate critical systems and structures throughout the aircraft.
You will have CAD modeling and structural, thermal, and CFD analysis tools at your disposal to help you ensure that your designs are meeting or exceeding all design, safety, and regulatory requirements. You will be challenged every day and probably have a lot of fun.
How you will contribute to revolutionizing electric aviation:
Design systems using CAD, managing all parts in detailed assemblies
Integration of different systems installed within the Fuselage structure
Assist in requirements development
Analyze systems to verify requirements are met
Good understanding of aircraft systems requirements and separation/segregation of
Create drawings and manage BOMs
Follow Review and Change processes, and assist in process improvements
Develop and build prototypes and run experiments to inform future designs
Mentoring team members, and coordinating agile team goals and timelines
Participate in cross-functional design reviews
Work with internal and external fabricators to see parts through manufacturing
Development of scalable manufacturing processes in parallel with product design
Minimum Qualifications we are seeking (your Knowledge, Experience, and Abilities):
Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering or another Engineering degree with a strong Mechanical Design focus from an accredited University
Minimum 10 years of experience in mechanical design, preferably in the Aerospace industry
Extensive knowledge of typical rotorcraft Fuselage structures and Fixed Wing Fuselage structures
Extensive knowledge of self-stiffened skins and frames construction and sandwich skins and frame construction is an asset
Mastery of 3D CAD software (Catia/ENOVIA preferred) with experience in Structural analysis (pre-sizing)
Experience in most of the following areas of design and test: Composites, Thermal design, Structural Analysis, Shock and Vibe
Self-starter that is well organized, disciplined, team player, communication and leadership skills required
Google G -Suite including drive, mail, calendar, docs, sheets, slides, charts, hangouts; slack, application lifecycle
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.