Engineering Technician - Battery Manufacturing

South Burlington, VT


BETA is seeking a passionate, creative, and driven individual who will support battery pack assembly operations. Technicians will identify and develop process improvements, assist with defining equipment needs, and participate in the development, design, and purchasing of tools and equipment. 

Engineering technicians are critical to the BETA mission. Ensuring battery pack assemblies are manufactured and maintained according to company needs and standards plays a key role in supporting a demanding flight test schedule while simultaneously progressing towards a certifiable production process. As the battery pack design develops, engineering technicians will be responsible for rapidly understanding and adjusting to new developments while maintaining quick assembly turnaround. This is a physically demanding role in an extremely fast-paced environment that will require walking, standing, bending, kneeling, climbing, and squatting to perform role-related tasks throughout the day.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Build flight conforming and test units to support company needs
  • Maintain equipment through the performance of regular inspection processes, reactive and preventative maintenance
  • Strictly follow Standard Operating Procedures
  • Respect and maintain a culture of safety, including working safely around very high voltage DC systems
  • Assist in writing and implementing technical documentation and Standard Work Instructions
  • Develop and maintain tooling and rapidly iterate as designs progress
  • Order parts and supplies
  • Immediately report and respond to incidents and emergencies
  • Become an expert in battery manufacturing processes to effectively troubleshoot equipment and identify quality issues
  • Communicate and collaborate with team members to support continuous improvement
  • Learn and utilize our Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system and maintain accurate component and assembly tracking, inventory and other required data 
  • Operate various equipment in all stages of development
  • Familiar with 5S practices
  • Preferred Qualifications (Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities):

  • Technical knowledge of mechanical systems such as Conveyance, Hydraulics, PLCs, Pneumatics, Robotics, Electrical Systems ranging from 24 VDC to 480 VAC 3 phase automation and multiple other manufacturing systems
  • Min 4 years maintenance or technician experience in a Manufacturing environment 
  • Utilization of a Quality Management System
  • Utilization of an ERP system 
  • Utilization of a Manufacturing Execution System (MES)
  • Knowledge of material flow needs and storage requirements
  • Experience in equipment implementation and maintenance 
  • Experience in production assembly 
  • Battery cell or interconnect technology exposure
  • Exposure to rapid manufacturing growth and preferably startup experience 
  • Experience with high voltage systems
  • Experience with in-process/end-of-line testing 
  • Minimum Qualifications (Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities):

  • Experience referencing or developing technical documentation 
  • Min 2 years maintenance or technician experience in a Manufacturing environment 
  • Passion for sustainability 
  • Experience working in a collaborative team environment 
  • Ability to recognize risk and act in the case of an emergency
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs, utilize hand tools and power tools
  • Strong critical thinking and analytical skills
  • Ability to pivot and rapidly develop solutions to changing goals
  • Desire to work in a dynamic environment
  • Strong communication skills
  • 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.

    BETA Technologies is an E-Verify employer.