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 Mechanical Technician will build test setups to validate the structural characteristics of primary and secondary aircraft structures (metallic and composite) by working closely with the test engineer and design teams to capture the setup requirements and operating conditions. This includes installation, setup, and teardown of test equipment, test fixturing, and hydraulic system apparatus.
How you will contribute to revolutionizing electric aviation:
Hands-on capabilities with experience in electronic, hydraulics, construction, and/or applicable mechanical trades
Ability to read drawings, diagrams, printed materials, and computer screens
Assume responsibility for key aspects of area safety, maintenance, and quality assurance, including setting up, operating, and maintaining equipment and instrumentation.
Ability to safely use and/or operate various hand and power tools
Fabricate and/or prepare test specimens and test fixtures
Assemble, adjust, and calibrate test equipment
Install appropriate measuring and data collection equipment
Responsible for maintaining a clean and orderly work environment
Minimum Qualifications we are seeking:
Associate degree in a related field, or high school diploma plus the equivalent of four years of relevant work experience
Hands-on capabilities with experience in hydraulics, electronics, construction, and/or applicable mechanical trades
Developed understanding with the ability to follow instructions for routine tests
Basic computer knowledge
Above and Beyond Qualifications that will distinguish you:
Structural testing experience
Experience with a procedural and process-oriented structure
Mathematics skills up through and including Algebra and Geometry
Experience with various machine shop tools: lathe, mill, welder
Rapid prototyping or aircraft building experience
Physical Demands and Work Environment:
Ability to lift and carry materials and equipment up to 50 lbs
Ability to safely work at heights and use and/or operate ladders, scaffolds, lifts, and other access equipment
Ability to safely use and/or operate various power tools
Ability to understand and appreciate safety training specific to numerous workplace and construction hazards
Ability to drive and safely operate a motor vehicle
Please be aware that you may be invited to complete a Video Screening interview. This invite will be sent by email (firstname.lastname@example.org). 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.