Flight Research Engineering Technician

Joby Aviation

Santa Cruz, CA, USA

Full time

$44-55 (hourly)

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Apr 29


  • Work closely with engineering to develop and build our latest hardware, primarily propulsion motors, actuators and small electronics.
  • Assemble hardware for use on test stands or on aircraft while maintaining associated documentation. This will involve mechanical assembly of parts and sub-systems, etc.
  • Develop assembly methods and tools on quickly developing designs.


  • 5+ years experience as NPI (new product introduction) or engineering technician.
  • Experience with mechanical component assembly and systems integration of mechanical systems.
  • Able to work in a fast-paced environment and maintain high standards of work.
  • Strong work ethic.
  • Team oriented attitude.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Excellent problem-solving techniques and analytical ability.


  • Experience with high vacuum systems, vacuum chambers
  • Experience with cryogenic fluids such as liquid nitrogen and liquid hydrogen
  • Experience with CAD, PLM/PDM systems
  • Experience with electronic instrumentation of laboratory test set-ups
  • Proficiency with machining, welding, and overall mechanical craftsmanship a plus.
  • Experience working on high voltage systems and/or complex electromechanical systems.

Compensation at Joby is a combination of base pay and Restricted Stock Units (RSUs). The target base pay for this position is $44-$55/hour. The compensation package will be determined by job related knowledge, skills, and experience. Joby also offers a comprehensive benefits package, including paid time off, healthcare benefits, a 401(k) plan with a company match, an employee stock purchase plan (ESPP), short-term and long-term disability coverage, life insurance, and more.

Joby Aviation is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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