Job

Engineering Technician - Subscale

South Burlington, VT

Description

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 role of Engineering Technician with the Subscale team will be involved in a multi disciplinary engineering team, with a focus around hands on fabrication. The team applies lessons learned from flight testing, and previous engineering efforts to improve flight performance of the subscale aircraft as well as tests and data collection to share with the full scale test program. You will become familiar with the mechanical design of the aircraft, the electrical and propulsion systems, as well as creating reports of flight test learnings, to be shared with other members of the Beta team.

How you will contribute to revolutionizing electric aviation:

  • Build and maintain subscale fleet - Composite and mechanical systems
  • Support the fabrication of new parts and designs
  • Work with the team to perform subscale flight tests
  • Create reports and documentation outlining test details
  • Work with electrical systems including battery, motors, and video
  • Perform other work related duties as assigned
  • Minimum Qualifications we are seeking (your Knowledge, Experience, and Abilities):

  • Two-year engineering degree or certificate from an accredited two (2) year college, university, or technical school preferred
  • Experience with CAD software and mechanical design preferred
  • Passionate about continuous improvement and driven to continually learn, develop and adapt
  • Ability to assist in problem analysis and independent decision making
  • Ability to operate hand and power tools
  • Good team communication skills required
  • Google G -Suite including drive, mail, calendar, docs, sheets, slides, charts, hangouts; slack, application lifecycle
  • Above and Beyond Qualifications that will distinguish you (preferred qualifications):

  • Experience with building and flying model planes or drones
  • FAA Part 107 certification
  • Familiarization with Onshape CAD software
  • 3D printing experience 
  • Carbon fiber/ composite material hands on experience 
  • 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 job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand. The employee is occasionally required to sit; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, and ability to adjust focus. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts, fumes, or airborne particles, toxic, or caustic chemicals, risk of electrical shock, and explosives. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate, however, in some instances this job may require work in areas where ear protection is necessary.

    Video Interview:

    Please be aware that you may be invited to complete a Video Screening interview. This invite will be sent by email (users@hireflix.com). 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.  

    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.'