Flight Test Technician

Joby Aviation is seeking a passionate and driven individual to join our flight test development team. This role requires a wide range of knowledge and skill that includes the basics of airframe and powerplant maintenance on composite airframes to advanced electro-mechanical devices and high voltage electrical systems. A can-do attitude is a must for this fast-paced environment in which every team member relies on each other to perform to their highest potential. 
 
Responsibilities:
  • Perform scheduled and unscheduled maintenance
  • Inspect powerplant and related components at regular intervals adhering to company approved procedures and maintenance manuals
  • Remove and replace airframe, powerplant, and electrical components
  • Complete all required documentation in accordance with established company and FAA procedures
  • May perform launch and recovery tasks of aircraft which include ground operations, preflight items, ground observer responsibilities, and post-flight items
  • Participate in the performance of Acceptance Test Procedures (ATP) in accordance with company guidelines
  • Maintain and operate ground support equipment
  • May help develop maintenance manuals and supporting documentation necessary to operate and maintain the vehicles
  • Responsible for observing all laws, regulations, and other applicable obligations wherever and whenever business is conducted on behalf of the company
  • Expected to 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 aircraft mechanical and electrical experience
  • Must be able to work with electro-mechanical devices, high voltage power systems, and electronics equipment
  • 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 to effectively communicate with employees
  • 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: 
  • FAA Airframe & Powerplant (A&P) certificate
  • FAA Inspection Authorization (IA) certificate
  • Part 135 maintenance experience
  • Composite fabrication and repair experience

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