Airframe & Powerplant Mechanic - Aircraft Integration, Maintenance, & Test

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. 

This position is responsible for hands-on work on the aircraft and directly supports our all-electric aircraft fleet's integration, maintenance, and flight test operations. 

Note: This position is split between our Headquarters and manufacturing facilities in Burlington, VT and Flight Test Facility in Plattsburgh, NY. There are also opportunities to travel with the aircraft when flown out of the area for Market Survey flight events.

How you will contribute to revolutionizing electric aviation:

  • Perform aircraft maintenance, modifications, instrumentation, and other test-related activities
  • Aircraft electrical system troubleshooting, inspections, repairs, and modifications
  • Composites structural inspections, repairs, and modifications
  • Maintain aircraft forms and maintenance records
  • Regular maintenance on aircraft high voltage systems, electric propulsion systems, avionics, instrumentation systems, landing gear and composites structures
  • Launch and recovery of flight test aircraft
  • Aircraft modifications to support operational and flight test requirements
  • Communicate directly with engineers and project managers to recommend changes to aircraft systems to improve reliability and maintainability
  • Coordinate and perform ground test operations
  • Organize and maintain aircraft ground support equipment and hardware
  • Develop maintenance processes and procedures 
  • Contribute to the development of a maintenance program 

  • Minimum Qualifications we are seeking:

  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, with both internal & external colleagues/customers
  • High energy, self-motived, organized and detail-oriented
  • 5+ years of experience in aerospace or other regulated industry
  • Airframe & Powerplant license and/or equivalent experience
  • High school diploma or GED required
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Ability to read schematics
  • Wiring, crimping pins and, sockets, and basic knowledge of connectors
  • Avionics/ basic electrical troubleshooting
  • Passion for safety through quality at all times
  • Google G -Suite including drive, mail, calendar, docs, sheets, slides, charts, hangouts, slack

  • Above and Beyond Qualifications that will distinguish you:

  • Background in Flight Test / Aerospace Engineering
  • Experience with training others toward obtaining Airframe and Powerplant Licenses.  
  • Experience working with Aviation Maintenance Management programs/software like IMDS, CAMP, Envision, AvPro, etc.
  • Experience working in a dynamic, fast-paced environment
  • Pilots license 
  • Degree/partial schooling toward any engineering occupation

  • Physical Demands and Work Environment:

  • Ability to lift 25/40/80 pounds periodically 
  • Sit for long periods of time
  • Use their hands to handle, control, or feel objects, tools, or controls
  • See details of objects that are less than a few feet away
  • See differences between colors, shades, and brightness
  • Use fingers to grasp, move, or assemble very small objects
  • Understand the speech of another person
  • Speak clearly so listeners can understand 
  • Hold the arm and hand in one position or hold the hand steady while moving the arm. See details of objects that are more than a few feet away
  • Use one or two hands to grasp, move, or assemble objects 
  • Make quick, precise adjustments to machine controls 
  • Hear sounds and recognize the difference between them 
  • Move two or more limbs together (for example two arms, two legs, one arm, and one leg) while remaining in place
  • Must be able to wear protective gear for certain tasks 
  • Determines the  distance between objects 
  • React quickly using hands, fingers, or feet

  • 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.