San Martin, CA
Vehicle Integration and Test /
Full Time /
We're building safety-enhancing technology for aviation that will save lives. Automated aviation systems will enable a future where air transportation is safer, more convenient and fundamentally transformative to the way goods — and eventually people — move around the planet. We are a team of mission-driven engineers with experience across aerospace, robotics and self-driving cars working to make this future a reality.
As an Aircraft Technician at Reliable Robotics, you will be a part of the Integration & Test team. The Integration & Test team is responsible for all vehicle level installation and test efforts at Reliable Robotics. The team regularly ensures the proper function of mechanical, electrical, and flight control systems onboard the aircraft. In addition, the Integration & Test team has ownership over all ground and flight test operations within the organization. The team is composed of individuals familiar with experience developing experimental and certification products.
In your role as Aircraft Technician you will assist in the design and installation of modified flight control systems, throughout the development of a remotely operated autoflight system. You will plan and execute aircraft maintenance in support of those plans. As part of the flight test campaigns, you’ll support ground preparations and execution.
Basic Success Criteria
- FAA-issued Aircraft Technician (Airframe & Powerplant) certificate
- 3+ years operations or small aircraft maintenance experience
- General fabrication and modification experience with significant Sheet Metal experience
- Ability to work in a self-directed manner in a fast-paced environment
- Maintenance experience with piston engine aircraft
- Experience with Research & Development engineering projects and Experimental category operating certificates
Preferred Success Criteria
- Fixed Base Operator (FBO) or FAR-145 experience
- Experience with the fabrication of test fixtures
- Maintenance experience with turboprop and jet engine aircraft
- Private or commercial pilot ratingsExperience fabricating and modifying wire harnesses and pinning aerospace connectors
- Maintenance and rigging experience on P&W PT6A Engines/Airframes
Aircraft Technicians at Reliable Robotics will have an opportunity to deliver a first-of-its-kind gate-to-gate autoflight system for commercial use. Let’s make it happen! This role is headquartered in Mountain View CA, but the aircraft are currently hangared in San Martin, CA.
Must be willing to travel 25% of the time.
The estimated salary range for this position is $85,500 to $151,000/annual salary + cash and stock option awards + benefits. At Reliable Robotics, we strive to provide competitive and rewarding compensation based on experience and expertise, as well as market conditions, location, and pay equity.
In addition to base compensation, Reliable Robotics offers stock options, employee medical, 401k contribution, great co-workers and a casual work environment.
This position requires access to information that is subject to U.S. export controls. An offer of employment will be contingent upon the applicant’s capacity to perform in compliance with U.S. export control laws.
All applicants are asked to provide documentation that legally establishes status as a U.S. person or non-U.S. person (and nationalities in the case of a non-U.S. person). Where the applicant is not a U.S. person, meaning not a (i) U.S. citizen or national, (ii) U.S. lawful permanent resident, (iii) refugee under 8 U.S.C. § 1157, or (iv) asylee under 8 U.S.C. § 1158, or not otherwise permitted to access the export-controlled technology without U.S. government authorization, the Company reserves the right not to apply for an export license for such applicants whose access to export-controlled technology or software source code requires authorization and may decline to proceed with the application process and any offer of employment on that basis.
At Reliable Robotics, our goal is to be a diverse and inclusive workforce. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, creed, ancestry, sex, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions), gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability or medical conditions, national origin, military or veteran status, genetic information, marital status, or any other basis covered by applicable law. All employment and promotion is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.
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