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Senior Mechanical Design Engineer
Confirmed live in the last 24 hours
Oakland, CA, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
  • Act as project lead on several mechanical design and development projects simultaneously
  • Use your engineering, design and project management experience to provide mentorship and help junior engineers to succeed in their roles
  • 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
  • 5+ years of professional experience in mechanical design, preferably in aerospace, automotive or a related industry
  • An inquisitive attitude with an ability to quickly and deftly research new topics, and 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 leading mechanical design and development projects from conceptualization to manufactured product
  • 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

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