Quality Inspector, Electronic/Electrical Assembly and Circuit Card Assembly

Joby Aviation

San Carlos, CA, USA

Full time

Trucks VC portfolio

Aug 25


Joby Aviation is seeking a highly organized, passionate individual to join our quality assurance team. As part of this team, you will perform incoming, source inspection (at a supplier location) and final inspection of Electronic/Electrical Assemblies and Circuit Card Assemblies for VTOL electric aircraft. The inspection process will help baseline the company’s Electronic/Electrical Assembly and Circuit Card Assembly design efforts and pave the way for production. The Joby Aviation team is made up of extremely talented, hardworking, proactive, and hands-on individuals, operating in a very fast-paced and rewarding environment. We are looking to expand this team with like-minded individuals looking to make a mark in the transportation industry.


  • Participate in the development of the quality inspection system. 
  • Perform incoming inspection on supplied Electronic/Electrical Assemblies and Circuit Card Assemblies (CCA).
  • Perform in-process inspection of Electronic/Electrical Assemblies and CCAs (as required).
  • Perform final inspection on completed Electronic/Electrical Assemblies and CCAs.
  • Perform final inspection on the completed Work Order paperwork package.
  • Perform adhoc part and process inspections.
  • Conduct receiving inspection duties (as required).
  • Document and relay non-conformance information.
  • Conduct in-process and final inspection duties.
  • Conduct source inspection duties at a supplier location (as required).
  • Conduct first article inspection and generate first article inspection reports in compliance with SAE AS9102 (as required).
  • Conduct Electrostatic Discharge (ESD) and Foreign Object Damage (FOD) inspections/audits (as required).


  • Two years of on-the-job aerospace experience in Electronic/Electrical assembly/CCA inspection or a related field.
  • A high-school diploma or GED or an additional three years of related on-the-job experience is necessary.
  • Thorough understanding of J-STD-001, IPC-A-600 and IPC-A-610 requirements.
  • Thorough knowledge of mechanical, thru-hole, surface mount, and electronic component identification to verify proper installation of components and parts on circuit cards.
  • Must have a general knowledge of ASME Y14.44-2008 drawing practices.
  • Ability to read and interpret quality control specifications, blueprint/CCA drawings, wiring diagrams and engineering specifications including Electronic/Electrical and mechanical symbols and conventions.
  • Must be able to read and interpret definitions of critical, major and minor characteristics. 
  • Must know basic quality terms, definitions and concepts.
  • Must know basic statistical terms and techniques, how to plot data and how to recognize out-of-control conditions. 
  • Must know the definition of plan-do-check-act (PDCA) and understand the team concept.
  • Must understand types of measurement, measurement terminology and the different types of measurement scales.
  • Must know the difference between accuracy and precision and be able to select the appropriate measuring tools and techniques.
  • Must accurately use quality related measuring equipment such as a multimeters, micrometers, calipers and other equipment to assist during Electronic/Electrical Assembly and CCA inspection.
  • Must have basic calibration knowledge.
  • Must be able to identify/recognize inspection errors and initiate resolution.
  • Must understand sample size requirements for lots and pulling random samples.
  • Must be able to use inspection planning tools and perform a product audit; determine sample size for lots; pull random samples. 
  • Must have knowledge of testing methods.
  • Must be able to identify and report non-conforming material.
  • Must understand traceability (product, material and calibration).
  • Must have a strong knowledge of basic mathematical operations and perform measurement conversions; be able to solve for x; add and subtract degrees, minutes, and seconds.
  • Ability to work within a team environment. 


  • J-STD-001, IPC-A-600 and IPC-A-610 Certification or Certified Trainer preferred.
  • ASQ Certified Quality Inspector Certificate preferred.

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