Aircraft Wiring 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 an aircraft technician to support aircraft integration, maintenance, operation, modification, and repair of a prototype electric aircraft. You will work closely with engineers to install systems and troubleshoot issues. You're a self-starter, detail-oriented, and work well both independently, and in groups.

Required:

    • Minimum 3 years industry experience
    • Ability to work closely with engineers during prototype integration and testing
    • Wire harness fabrication and repair
    • Familiarity with aerospace wiring harness tools/equipment and best practices
    • Ability to read and interpret harness drawings for harness fabrication and system troubleshooting
    • Experience routing and installing wiring harnesses on aircraft
    • Works well independently and in teams
    • Fluent with mechanical assembly procedures
    • Willing to travel with the aircraft to support ground and flight testing

Desired:

    • Experience working in an R&D prototype aircraft development environment
    • Familiar with composite aircraft and best practices
    • A&P license
    • Familiar with NAVAIR 01-1A-505−1, AC43.13-1B, NASA-STD 8739.X, or equivalent

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, gaming tables, afternoon chocolate, happy hours and many more.