Flight Test Mechanic

Company: 
Joby Aviation
Category: 
Maintenance
Job Type: 
Permanent
City: 
Lancaster
State: 
California
Country: 
United States

Located in Northern California, the team at Joby Aviation is driven by our goal of creating an affordable, all-electric air transportation system. Imagine a piloted air taxi that takes off vertically, then quietly carries you and your fellow passengers over the congested city streets below, enabling you to spend more time with the people and places that matter most. Since 2009, our team has worked steadily to make this dream a reality. We’ve designed and tested many generations of prototype aircraft capable of serving in a network of electric air taxis. We’re looking for talented, committed individuals to join our team as we push onwards toward certifying the Joby aircraft with the Federal Aviation Administration, scaling our manufacturing, and preparing to launch commercial service in 2025.

Joby Aviation is seeking passionate and driven individuals to join our flight maintenance team. This role requires a wide range of knowledge and skills that include the basics of airframe and powerplant maintenance on composite airframes to advanced electro-mechanical devices and high voltage electrical systems. Integrity, the desire to learn, and a can-do attitude are a must for this fast-paced environment. The location of this role is the Palmdale/Lancaster, CA region.
Responsibilities

  • Perform scheduled and unscheduled maintenance per company procedures and maintenance manuals
  • Perform aircraft inspections per company procedures and maintenance manuals
  • Remove and replace airframe, powerplant, and electrical components per company procedures and maintenance manuals
  • Complete required documentation in accordance with established company and FAA procedures
  • Perform launch and recovery of aircraft including ground operations and observer responsibilities, as well as pre- and post-flight activities
  • Participate in Acceptance Test Procedures (ATP) in accordance with company guidelines
  • Maintain and operate ground support equipment
  • Help continually develop maintenance manuals and supporting documentation necessary to operate and maintain our vehicles
  • Responsible for observing all laws, regulations, and other applicable obligations wherever and whenever business is conducted on behalf of the company
  • Work in a safe manner in accordance with established operating procedures and practices
  • Other duties as assigned or required

Required

  • High school diploma or equivalent and two or more years of mechanical and electrical experience
  • FAA Airframe Powerplant (AP) certificate
  • Must be able to work with electro-mechanical devices, high voltage power systems, and electronics equipment. Relevant training will be provided
  • Must be able to interpret engineering drawings and technical documents
  • Must possess general working knowledge of hand tools and precision measuring equipment
  • Basic computer and interpersonal skills are required to effectively communicate with coworkers
  • Must be able to work both independently and on a team and be able to work extended hours and travel as required
  • Read and speak English proficiently

Desired

  • Experience working on experimental and/or prototype vehicles
  • FAA Inspection Authorization (IA) certificate
  • Part 135 maintenance experience
  • Composite fabrication and repair experience

Compensation at Joby is a combination of base pay and Restricted Stock Units (RSUs). The target base pay for this position is $39-$51/hour. The compensation package will be determined by job-related knowledge, skills, and experience.

Joby also offers a comprehensive benefits package, including paid time off, healthcare benefits, a 401(k) plan with a company match, an employee stock purchase plan (ESPP), short-term and long-term disability coverage, life insurance, and more.

EEO
Joby is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

First posted: 
8/19/2023 12:00:00 AM

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