Staff Equipment Engineer



501-1,000 employees

Urban air-mobility company

AI & Machine Learning


Mountain View, CA, USA

Required Skills
  • B.S. in a relevant engineering discipline with at least 8+ years of experience in Equipment, Mechanical, Mechatronics, Tooling, or Manufacturing Engineering
  • Demonstrated understanding of mechanical engineering fundamentals: structures, mechanisms, materials and analysis
  • Familiar with vendor management, including writing and executing statements of work, equipment specifications, and buy-off documents
  • Design expertise, including precision alignment fixtures, drive systems, linear actuators, and lift systems
  • Background in designing new equipment
  • Mechanical design and/or manufacturing experience that includes the use of interpretation of engineering design drawings
  • Familiarity with engineering CAD tools (NX, Catia, Solidworks), PLM (Teamcenter), and model based product definition
  • Working knowledge of industry standards and federal regulations including ANSI, OSHA, and AWS standards applicable to mechanical and structural systems
  • Strong understanding and implementation of Geometric Dimensioning & Tolerancing (ASME Y14.5)
  • Experience with vendor management and delivering hardware.
  • Become familiar with the Wisk Generation 6 Design
  • Improve current processes for Quality and Takt time
  • Design equipment and tooling for motor and propeller part production and assembly
  • Work with suppliers on ensuring Wisk standards are upheld for outsourced equipment and automation
  • Establish plans for testing and buyoff of test and/or production equipment
  • Play a key role as a lead developer of new equipment and automation
  • Integrate with the team at the beginning of concept through deployment
  • Work with Manufacturing Engineers and product groups on developing a roadmap for future production automation
  • Help define and develop process documentation for equipment
  • Aid Manufacturing with creating work instructions with your equipment

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