Project Engineer, Airframe Mechanical Systems Integration


Los Angeles, CA, USA

Full time

Trucks VC portfolio

Jul 7

Skyryse wants to empower anyone, to fly anywhere, in any aircraft, safely and as a highly experienced pilot would. Powered by the Skyryse operating system, Flight OS, we automate flight controls and systems management to achieve unmatched safety and eliminate opportunities for human error. We want to make flying as ubiquitous as the road and as safe as the elevator.


As an Airframe Integration Project Engineer, you will ensure that the mechanical systems design, integration/installation and test phases are executed in alignment with the customer program needs from technical and time schedule perspective as part of an IPT (Integrated Project Team). You will help the technical and program level management of mechanical systems design and integration to the air vehicle platforms in Skyryse. You will also participate in hands-on work as needed. This position will report to the Technical Project Manager.


  • Support engineers and A&P mechanics for related IPT in a high tempo work environment
  • Support the project management with reporting on process improvement, implementation, risks, and opportunities for the related IPT
  • Coordinate the overall mechanical design and installation activities of systems such as sensors, antennas, computers, electromechanical systems to ensure that safety, certification & aircraft design requirements and objectives are met for the project
  • Generate and review 3D data, drawings required for any modification needed on the aircraft
  • Carry out structural impact analysis work for any modification needed on the airframe structure
  • Carry out mechanical design and installation of the systems by considering the weight & CG, structural, zonal analysis and EWIS requirements
  • Support generation of BOM of the air vehicle
  • Support generation of mechanical systems specifications and system description documents
  • Work in a collaborative manner with Avionics Systems Integration IPT Lead
  • Work in a collaborative manner with other engineering disciplines such as Safety, Certification and Systems, Flight Test, and lines of business as appropriate


  • Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical, Electrical, or Aerospace Engineering
  • Experience with the specification, design, installation/integration, test, analysis and certification of mechanical systems and interfaces on aircraft
  • 3+ years of professional project engineering experience


  • Understanding of how Mechanical/Electromechanical/Avionics systems integrate and interact to the overall aircraft
  • Experience with development of 3D data of mechanical and avionics/electrical systems based on requirements of systems installation, zonal analysis and EWIS
  • Experience with 3D data validation and verification of EWIS installation requirements
  • Experience in working as part of a team that has transitioned to production automation solutions for complex dynamic systems
  • Experience in working as part of a team that has certified a regulated safety critical automation solution in Aerospace industry
  • Familiarity with FAR Part 23/25/27/29, ARP 4761/4754A, DO-178, DO-160, MIL-STD-810 and other aerospace regulations/processes/standards
  • Experience with Solidworks
  • Familiarity with Git and JIRA


  • The opportunity to change the world through improving aviation safety and accessibility¬†
  • Competitive salary
  • Valuable stock option plan
  • Heavily subsidized medical, dental and vision plans
  • Unlimited PTO plan
  • A company with an ambitious vision, a dynamic work environment, and a team of smart, motivated, and fun to work-with colleagues!


Skyryse is an equal opportunity employer. We value diversity. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.


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