Aircraft Technician

Mountain View, CA
Engineering
Full-time

Zee Aero, a division of Kitty Hawk, is developing revolutionary aircraft concepts, working at the intersection of aerodynamics, advanced manufacturing, and electric propulsion. We are actively building a team of world-class engineers who have experience in fields ranging from power electronics to aerodynamics.

We are currently seeking motivated aircraft technicians to support aircraft integration, maintenance, operation, modifications, and repairs of prototype aircraft.  You will work with other technicians and engineers to install, remove, or modify systems, perform inspections, and support flight testing. You take initiative, creatively solve problems, and are good with the fine details. You love being challenged with unique issues, and want to be an integral part of the next great thing in aviation.

Required:

    • Minimum 3 years industry experience, with at least a portion in an R&D environment
    • Able to work closely with engineers during prototype integration and testing
    • Avionics and wire harness installation
    • Works well independently and in teams
    • Fluent with mechanical assembly procedures
    • Willing to travel with the aircraft to support ground and flight testing
    • Meticulous with details
    • Self-starter

Desired:

    • A&P license
    • Familiar with composite airframes
    • Wire harness fabrication and repair
    • Flight line experience

We are located in Mountain View just a couple of hundred feet from Shoreline Lake and its surrounding walking/jogging trails. We offer a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, vision and life insurance (company pays 100% of employee premium), unlimited PTO days, 10 company holidays, a 401(k) plan with 50% company matching (no vesting period), commuter assistance, and education assistance. And on top of all that, we also offer a variety of perks such as free catered lunches, snacks, drinks, fruits, employee referral bonus, IP bonus program, afternoon chocolate, happy hours and many more.

Kitty Hawk provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Kitty Hawk abides by applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.