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Composite Structures Engineer at Joby Aviation
Santa Cruz, CA, US
Joby Aviation is seeking a passionate individual to join our structures engineering team. This role is an exciting position in the team, as it allows for the engineer to interface with many disciplines within the company and invites creativity. Prototypes are designed quickly and efficiently, meaning attention to detail is critical. Applicant is expected to have experience designing and manufacturing composite structures, preferably in industry. Due to the fast nature of Joby Aviation, this position is rewarding, as the engineer will promptly see their ideas grow from concept to creation.



Responsibilities:

Design of lightweight structural aircraft components such as wings, fuselages, empennage, etc.

Engineer will perform initial layout and sizing

Conception, analysis, and selection of appropriate structural models

Detail design and fabrication instruction writing

Direct communication with vendors and technicians in manufacturing



Required:

B.S. in mechanical engineering, aerospace engineering, or a relevant discipline

Excellent problem solving and communication skills

Proficiency in composite structures design

Experience in composites manufacturing

Proficiency in CAD



Desired:

M.S./Ph.D. in relevant discipline

3+ years of working experience in relevant industry

Experience with Dassault Systemes CAD, specifically using the Composite Design Module

Experience with finite element tools (Abaqus)

Aircraft homebuilding or rapid prototyping experience is a plus