Aircraft Integration Technician
Posted on 2/14/2023
Oakland, CA, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Printed Circuit Board (PCB) Design
  • We do not work with external recruiters; if you are an external recruiter, please do not reach out
  • Use CAD drawings to accurately cut holes in composite airframe assemblies
  • Prep and bond 3D printed parts to the composite airframe
  • Install PCBs and electronics subsystems using schematics, PCB layout, and assembly work instructions
  • Install wire harnesses, HV wiring, and cables based on wiring diagrams and CAD drawings
  • Solder and crimp wires, install/replace connectors
  • Meticulously maintain tools and fixturing
  • Develop process improvements to increase manufacturing efficiency
  • Monitor product quality during manufacturing and assembly
  • Foster the principles of safety and cleanliness in the shop
Desired Qualifications
  • 2-4 years hands-on work with electrical and mechanical systems
  • Familiarity with basic hand tools (screwdrivers, pliers, etc) and hand-held power tools (dremels, angle grinders, Festool vacs and accessories, drills)
  • Excellent craftsmanship and experience with sanding, trimming, and painting
  • Ability to follow written and verbal instructions to assemble electronic subsystems containing a variety of electrical and mechanical components
  • Understanding of wiring diagrams and ability to build wiring harnesses using proper tools (wire stripper, crimper, etc)
  • Basic high voltage safety knowledge and comfortable working on 120 VDC, 20 ~ 30 kW systems
  • Experience inspecting and ensuring quality of electrical subsystems
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills; the ideal candidate is not afraid to ask for clarification or give feedback
  • Strong mechanical skills and intuition, and familiarity with different hardware types and applications
  • Experience working with composites is a plus
  • Extreme attention to detail and continual pursuit of perfection
  • Strong team player, but comfortable with a lot of autonomy in the role

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.
  • Competitive salary & equity
  • Medical, dental, & vision insurance
  • FSA with employer matching
  • 401k
  • Paid holidays
  • Unlimited PTO
  • Free catered lunch & snacks