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Flight Test Technician at Joby Aviation
Santa Cruz, CA, US
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.

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

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

FAA Airframe & Powerplant (A&P) certificate
FAA Inspection Authorization (IA) certificate
Part 135 maintenance experience
Composite fabrication and repair experience