Staff Structural Test Engineer



501-1,000 employees

Urban air-mobility company

AI & Machine Learning


Fremont, CA, USA

  • BS, MS, or PhD in Mechanical, Aerospace, or Aeronautical Engineering
  • 8+ years of relevant work experience in the field of Mechanical Engineering
  • 3+ years of experience testing composite structure
  • Advanced understanding of Mechanical Engineering fundamentals (statics, dynamics, structural mechanics, etc.)
  • Proficiency with CAD software such as Siemens NX (preferred) or Solidworks.
  • Proficiency with FEM software FEMAP/Nastran (preferred) or Hypermesh/Optistruct
  • Familiar with drafting standards, including GD&T, and can interpret or create engineering drawings
  • Experience with data acquisition devices and sensors (accelerometers, strain gage etc..)
  • Hands-on experience supporting manufacture and assembly, including disposition of hardware non-conformances.
  • Experience working with machine shops and fabricators
  • Experience designing large assemblies and overseeing system installations
  • Lead the development and implementation of structural component and aircraft level test campaigns, including static, dynamic and fatigue testing
  • Work closely with a cross functional team to develop test requirements and test plans
  • Write test specification, operation manual and test procedures
  • Design and analyze mechanical fixture assemblies
  • Conduct Design Reviews
  • Create 3D CAD models and release 2D mechanical design drawings using NX
  • Create, run and post process basic analysis simulations
  • Perform analysis using first principle techniques to validate mechanical, model response and thermal aspects of the design
  • Make design considerations for structural integrity, thermal consideration, and safety
  • Select and integrate transducers and data acquisition devices into test setups
  • Source and coordinate external suppliers and labs
  • Support procurement and assembly of the test fixtures
  • Ensure and improve safety protocols

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.

Company Stage


Total Funding



Mountain View, California



Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth



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