Flight Test Avionics Technician



501-1,000 employees

Developing electric vertical takeoff and landing aircraft


$55,680 - $69,600


San Jose, CA, USA

  • 3+ years of experience in the aerospace industry
  • 3+ years of aircraft maintenance experience
  • Demonstrated familiarity with AC43.13-B
  • Aircraft configuration management and conformity experience
  • Experience working with high voltage systems
  • Knowledge of wiring techniques and best practices (crimping, routing, securing, etc.)
  • Driving of aircraft tugs, carts, and lifts within an airport environment
  • A collaborative attitude, excellent written and verbal communication skills, and meticulous attention to detail with the ability to communicate and build cross-functional relationships
  • Work with all levels of personnel and effectively interact with technicians and engineers
  • Excellent planning and organization skills, including the ability to take direction from others
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule may include nights, weekends, and holidays
  • This position requires travel 5-10% of the time
  • Build and maintain a fly-by-wire aircraft according to aviation standards using shop and calibrated tooling including torque wrenches, crimping and stripping tools
  • Perform developmental, experimental and production aircraft maintenance, repair, modification, installation, and testing tasks; taking direction from others as needed
  • Marshall, charge, preflight, & maintain aircraft ensuring they are ready for daily flight test operations by minimizing aircraft downtime and maximizing aircraft availability
  • Help create and carry out Flight Test maintenance policies and procedures including 5s, FOD, work orders, tool control, etc
  • Follow maintenance safety policies and procedures for ground operations as a part of Archers Safety Management System
  • Provide plans and status updates back to the Flight Test Maintenance Manager on assigned aircraft and projects
  • Provide input on the design and fabrication of novel air vehicles from a perspective of hands on repairability and maintainability
  • Maintain aircraft maintenance records required by FAA regulations, manufacturer recommendations, and company policy
  • Comply with Engineering Orders affecting Flight Test Aircraft and communicate aircraft deficiencies to the Maintenance Manager or Engineering
  • Ensure calibration of test equipment and tools
  • Ensure that products, parts, supplies, and consumables are adequately stocked to meet Flight Testing operations
  • Monitor expiration dates for aircraft parts, aircraft/hangar consumable supplies, first aid kits, applicable survival/emergency equipment
  • Work from a variety of technical materials such as blueprints, schematics, handbooks, drawings, and engineering work orders providing feedback as required
  • Meet scheduled timelines and, in some cases, aggressive deadlines to have aircraft flight ready for project milestones
  • Assume any duties as delegated by the Flight Test Maintenance Manager

Archer stands out in the urban air mobility industry with its focus on designing and developing electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) aircraft, aiming to transform the way people move and utilize time. The company's competitive edge lies in its proprietary electric powertrain system, which offers higher power density and efficiency than current market offerings, while ensuring longevity and safety at both the cell and pack level. With a team based in Santa Clara, CA, Archer's commitment to technical advancement and industry leadership makes it an exciting and dynamic place to work.

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San Jose, California



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