Wiring Systems Manufacturing Technician

Joby Aviation

Santa Cruz, CA, USA

Full time

Trucks VC portfolio

Aug 25

Joby Overview

Located in Northern California, the Joby Aviation team has been steadily working toward our goal of providing safe, affordable, fully electric air transportation that is accessible to everyone. Imagine an air taxi that takes off vertically, then quietly and quickly carries you over the congestion below, giving you back that time you’d otherwise spend sitting in traffic. Technology has advanced to the point where designing and operating an all-electric aircraft is completely viable. Our team has been discreetly designing and flight testing this vehicle and is looking for talented individuals to see it through certification and high rate production.


  • Reading and interpretation of wire harness drawings and wire lists
  • Knowledge of laser wire marking equipment
  • Experience processing aerospace connectors/terminals/shield terminations
  • Ensure product quality and conformance to specifications and type design
  • Perform inspection / cross check other’s work for concurrence and specification validation
  • Perform and document work completed via a work order
  • Ensures correct specifications and functional criteria are met per the manufacturing instructions and that thorough documentation practices have been accomplished prior to completion of work
  • Ability to use essential tools and test equipment for harness fabrication
  • Ability to solder, crimp, strip and fabricate harnesses
  • Ability to read wire harness schematics, product specific documentation and work instructions
  • knowledge and/or skills of operating test equipment used for harness manufacturing
  • Must be able to quality control and identify components for harness fabrication
  • Must perform all functions of the job in a safe and professional manner
  • Must keep work area(s) in neat, clean, safe and orderly condition


  • High School Diploma or GED
  • 2 to 4 years’ experience in harness fabrication
  • IPC/WHMA-A-620 or SAE AS50881
  • Ability to distinguish colors is required
  • General understanding of electronic components, electronics design and manufacturing
  • General knowledge of bill of materials, assembly drawings, product specific documentation, work instructions, and other general documents
  • Ability to multi-task and work in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong interpersonal and organizational skills, Strong follow through ability to meet deadlines
  • Strong verbal/written communication as well as organization/interpersonal skills
  • Ability to keep accurate records
  • Ability to maintain patience in challenging situations, Excellent follow through
  • Personable and professional demeanor
  • Computer literacy
  • Self-motivated with the ability to work independently or as part of a team
  • Ability to maintain patience in challenging situations
  • General understanding of production processes, test equipment and tools associated with wire harnessing
  • Must be available to work extended hours and weekends as needed
  • Able to travel for short and extended trips as needed (up to 10% travel)
  • Must be able to lift 25 lbs. unassisted, stoop, bend, crawl, and being able to maneuver in tight spaces
  • Solder and PCB repair experience desirable

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