Manufacturing Technician - Landing Gear and Flight Control Systems | Manufacturing Subsystems

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South Burlington, VT, United States

Posted on: 2024-03-15

Category: transportation

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Employment type:

Full time

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About the company:

BETA Technologies is creating an electric transportation ecosystem that’s safe, reliable and sustainable. A relentlessly focused team is building an extensive charging infrastructure and ALIA, the world’s most technologically advanced electric vertical aircraft (EVA).

BETA’s platform and products are strikingly simple. Prioritization of safety and a pragmatic approach to certification drive elegant redundancy, appropriate diversity of implementation and simplicity of control. ALIA’s fixed-pitch propellers and centrally located batteries make it an inherently stable aircraft that is safe to fly and easy to maneuver.

At Beta Technologies, we apply our intellectual curiosity, passion for aviation, and commitment to sustainability toward a shared mission of revolutionizing electric aviation. Regardless of the position one holds, each team member brings their talent and desire to positively impact the environment and lives of others in a refreshing, vibrant, and inclusive culture.

 In this position, you will have the opportunity to contribute to the electrification of flight.  Our Subsystems Manufacturing Team is in need of a Manufacturing Technician to support the assembly and test of landing gear and flight control surface actuators and associated hardware and systems. This hands-on role would also support the installation of these sub-assemblies into our aircraft on the final assembly line.

Physical Demands and Work Environment:
Manufacturing Line and Office Environment. Must be able to lift 50lbs.

Inclusivity Statement
Each of our backgrounds influences how we evaluate our own abilities. Research reveals that BIPOC, LGBTQ+, women, those from working-class backgrounds, individuals with disabilities, and other marginalized groups may hesitate to apply for roles if they don't meet all the requirements. Many skills can be learned on the job. If you can envision contributing value to our community and meet most criteria, we encourage you to apply.

BETA Technologies provides equal employment opportunity to all individuals regardless of their race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, place of birth, citizenship, disability, veteran or military status, health coverage status, HIV status, genetic information, crime victim status, pregnancy or a pregnancy-related condition or any other characteristic protected by state, federal, or local law. The company does not discriminate, and will not discriminate, and will not tolerate discrimination, based on any of these characteristics during the application process or in employment.

All offers of employment at BETA Technologies are contingent upon favorable results of a thorough background check.

BETA Technologies is an E-Verify employer.  

How you will contribute to revolutionizing electric aviation:

  • Hands-on assembly of key components/subsystems to be installed in our CTOL and VTOL aircraft.
  • Support Mfg. Engineers develop detailed work instructions and assembly processes to ensure the highest quality product.
  • Provide feedback and take action to improve the assembly and test processes.
  • Performing in-process quality control inspection tasks, feeling comfortable identifying and raising concerns about process deviations, and being an integral part of any troubleshooting efforts to solve them.
  • Maintaining accurate and clear manufacturing documentation in compliance with both internal and external quality systems or regulations.
  • Maintaining maintenance logs for all machines or processes they oversee, which requires proficiency in word processing and spreadsheet software.
  • Log and track inventory and job hours as needed using the ERP system.
  • Using all mandated safety equipment and complying with all safety requirements in accordance with company and government regulations and guidelines
  • Performing other work-related duties as assigned
  • Minimum Qualifications We are seeking:

  • Two-year degree in manufacturing technology or equivalent work experience
  • Strong knowledge and experience in manufacturing safety standards for personnel, equipment, environment, and tooling.
  • Must be detail-oriented, with the ability to produce high-quality work every time.
  • Ability to troubleshoot wiring, tooling, complex mechanical assemblies.
  • Strong mechanical understanding and experience.
  • Strong dexterity skills with the ability to operate hand and power tools.
  • Aptitude to learn/interpret design schematics for complex mechanical subassemblies requiring a high degree of precision and attention to detail.
  • Above and Beyond Qualifications that will distinguish you:

  • Experience in a high compliance manufacturing environment (Aerospace, Medical, or Mil-Spec)
  • Ability to lead and teach others.
  • 5+ Years of experience in a like role.
  • Experience with high-performance aviation or automotive suspension assembly.
  • Computer savvy with experience with test equipment.
  • Self-starter.
  • Enthusiastic about aviation!
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