Staff Mechanical Engineer
Posted on 5/18/2023
Remote in USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
  • With that vision in mind, we are looking for a Senior Mechanical Engineer to join our Mechanical Engineering team. The goal of the Senior Mechanical Engineer at Wisk is to design and analyze mechanical structures to build the first fully autonomous all-electric aircraft that performs and operates safely in an urban air-mobility environment
  • The successful candidate is highly motivated, and results driven. Using strong understanding of first principles to mature designs. You will be working in a fast paced environment with the focus of developing the future of electric aviation
  • BS, MS, or PhD in Mechanical, Aerospace, or Aeronautical Engineering
  • 8+ years of relevant work experience in the field of Mechanical Engineering
  • 2+ years of Finite Element Methods (FEM)
  • Advanced understanding of Mechanical Engineering fundamentals (statics
  • Dynamics, structural mechanics, etc.)
  • Familiar with CAD software such as Siemens NX(preferred), Solidworks, etc
  • Familiar with FEM software FEMAP/Nastran (preferred) or Hypermesh/Optistruct
  • Familiar with drafting standards, including GD&T, and can interpret or create engineering drawings
  • Experience supporting manufacture, including disposition of hardware non-conformances
  • You are a highly motivated, self starting individual with a broad set of skills and never afraid of facing complex technical challenges
  • You are a solution oriented individual with a strong analytical mindset
  • You have strong communication skills and can easily tailor your communications to suit the audience
  • You can adapt quickly or propose changes needed to achieve early results in a timely fashion
  • You embrace challenges and take commitments and deliver results within reasonable expectations
  • You are a positive team player
  • Design (75%) and analyze (25%) mechanical structure
  • Preform trade studies to inform design decisions
  • Create 3D CAD models using NX
  • Create, run and post process basic analysis simulations
  • Create and release 2D mechanical design drawings
  • Perform analysis using first principle techniques to validate mechanical and thermal aspects of the design
  • Make design considerations for mass optimization, structural integrity, thermal consideration, and safety
Desired Qualifications
  • Familiarity with aircraft certification and aerospace development best practices and standards
  • Experience leading cross-functional integrated project teams including schedule, budget, and technical oversight
  • Experience in field engineering/product sustainment

201-500 employees

Urban air-mobility company
Company Overview
Wisk’s mission is to provide safe everyday flight for everyone through their aircrafts and services which are centered around the highest aviation safety standards. The company has built an industry-leading autonomy platform on proven aviation systems with autopilot, precision navigation, and data links augmented with Wisk’s proprietary and decision-making logic software.
  • 100% paid employee medical, dental, & vision benefits, plus generous cost-sharing for spouse/dependent coverage
  • 401(k) plan with 50% employer matching
  • 9/80 alternative work schedule with every other Friday off
  • Commuter benefits & Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
  • Flexible time off to maintain a healthy work-life balance, plus 10 paid holidays per year
  • Quarterly wellness stipend to help maintain a healthy lifestyle
  • Annual company match for charitable giving
  • Communications allowance
  • Education assistance and flight lesson subsidy
  • Free electric vehicle charge stations at HQ
  • Daily catered lunch in Wisk facilities
Company Core Values
  • Make a difference
  • Inspire Innovation
  • Be Empowered
  • Bring People In
  • Lead with Safety