Test Pilot

Joby Aviation is seeking a passionate and driven test pilot to join our flight test development team. This role requires a wide range of knowledge and skill that includes personally planning and flight testing experimental CTOL/VTOL fly-by-wire aircraft and supporting all certification flight test related activities. 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 flight test planning, flight readiness reviews, flight debriefs and post flight analysis
  • Perform flight test operations as a remote UAV operator as well as from within the manned test vehicles
  • 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
  • May help develop flight manuals and supporting documentation necessary to operate 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:
  • Bachelors of Science degree or equivalent experience and training with at least 500 hours of relevant flight experience as PIC
  • Fixed wing and rotorcraft or VTOL experimental flight test experience
  • 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: 
  • Fixed Wing and / or Rotorcraft Commercial Certificate
  • FAA Airframe & Powerplant (A&P) certificate

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