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Mechanical Design Engineer
Posted on 12/6/2022
INACTIVE
Locations
Oakland, CA, USA
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
CAD
FEM/FEA
SolidWorks
Communications
Responsibilities
  • Take engineering ownership over several aircraft and ground support subsystems and components
  • Lead the conceptual design, prototyping, testing, iteration and documentation of flight critical mechanical parts and assemblies
  • Create 3D CAD, drawings and manufacturing documents with meticulous attention to detail
  • Work with manufacturing teams to build tools and processes to facilitate the manufacture of in-house and parts and subsystems
  • Communicate closely with external suppliers and fabricators to ensure receipt of quality products, on time
Desired Qualifications
  • 3+ years of professional experience in mechanical design
  • An inquisitive attitude with an ability to quickly and deftly research new topics, try new things
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills; the ideal candidate is not afraid to ask for clarification or give feedback
  • Proven record of taking ideas from napkin sketches to manufactured products
  • Expertise in any 3D CAD package (Solidworks, NX, Inventor)
  • Experience using FEA and hand calculations to validate mechanical designs
  • Ability and excitement to be in a prototyping shop building things with your hands
Pyka

11-50 employees

Autonomous electric aircraft manufacturer
Company Overview
Pyka believes that electrification and automation will make aviation safer, more affordable, and more accessible than has ever been possible in human history.
Benefits
  • Competitive salary & equity
  • Medical, dental, & vision insurance
  • FSA with employer matching
  • 401k
  • Paid holidays
  • Unlimited PTO
  • Free catered lunch & snacks