Full-Time

Electrical Engineering Technician

Posted on 5/8/2024

Pyka

Pyka

51-200 employees

Autonomous electric aircraft for cargo and crop protection

Food & Agriculture
Hardware

Junior

Oakland, CA, USA

Required Skills
Printed Circuit Board (PCB) Design
CAD
Requirements
  • 2-4 years of experience with soldering, PCB rework, and building wiring harnesses based on schematic diagrams and drawings.
  • Strong soldering skills.
  • Understanding of wiring diagrams and ability to build one-off wiring harnesses using proper tools.
  • Electronic bench testing experience with PCBs using digital multimeters, oscilloscopes, and power supplies.
  • Understanding of electronic circuits and ability to troubleshoot at the component level.
  • Basic high voltage safety knowledge and comfortable working on 120 VDC, 20 ~ 30 kW systems.
  • Familiarity with basic hand tools: drills, screwdrivers, pliers, etc.
  • Ability to follow instructions, both written and verbal, to carefully assemble electronic subsystems containing a variety of electrical and mechanical components.
  • Experience inspecting and ensuring quality of electrical subsystems.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Detail-oriented documentation skills
Responsibilities
  • Perform incoming quality checks on production material
  • Troubleshoot issues with PCBs
  • Repair and rework PCBs and electronics subsystems
  • Assemble prototype PCBs and electronics subsystems based on schematics, PCB layout, and assembly work instructions
  • Use multimeters, oscilloscopes, and other test equipment to perform acceptance testing for electronics subsystems
  • Build wire harnesses and test setups based on wiring diagrams and CAD drawings
  • Support EE and SW teams in development of prototypes and electrical mockups for new projects using available devices, tools, development kits
  • Maintain the lab space and keep equipment operational and orderly

Pyka Inc. specializes in autonomous electric aircraft for cargo transport and crop protection, featuring proprietary flight control software, avionics, high power density motors, motor controllers, batteries, and custom carbon-fiber composite airframes. Their technologies enable safe, clean, and cost-effective transportation, with a focus on enhancing express delivery networks and making aerial application safer and more precise.

Company Stage

Series A

Total Funding

$48.3M

Headquarters

Oakland, California

Founded

2017

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

15%

1 year growth

60%

2 year growth

135%

Benefits

Competitive salary & equity

Medical, dental, & vision insurance

FSA with employer matching

401k

Paid holidays

Unlimited PTO

Free catered lunch & snacks