Archer is an aerospace company based in Palo Alto, California building an all-electric vertical takeoff and landing aircraft with a mission to advance the benefits of sustainable air mobility. We are designing, manufacturing, and operating an all-electric aircraft that can carry four passengers for 60 miles at speeds of up to 150 mph while producing minimal noise.
Our sights are set high and our problems are hard, and we believe that diversity in the workplace is what makes us smarter, drives better insights, and will ultimately lift us all to success. We are dedicated to cultivating an equitable and inclusive environment that embraces our differences, and supports and celebrates all of our team members.
What You’ll Do
Build and maintain a fly-by-wire aircraft according to aviation standards using shop and calibrated tooling including torque wrenches, crimping and striping tools.
Document and communicate aircraft deficiencies, and work with the engineering team to correct them
Participate in all aspects of the Flight Test Safety Risk Management process
Contribute to flight test success as part of the ground crew which may involve:
Provide input on the design and fabrication of novel air vehicles from a perspective of hands on repairability and maintainability
Meet scheduled timelines and, in some cases, aggressive deadlines to have aircraft flight ready for project milestones
What You Need
Exposure to developmental flight test
Aircraft configuration management and conformity experience
A collaborative attitude and a meticulous attention to detail
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
A&P license (or military equivalent)
Demonstrated familiarity with AC43.13-B
Great communication skills and a high attention detail are required
Experience working with high voltage systems
Knowledge of wiring techniques and best practices (crimping, routing, securing, etc.)
Experience with electric aircraft
Prior experience/working knowledge of composite frame and repair
Hands-on with fly-by-wire aircraft and flight test instrumentation
Maintenance experience with Part 23 and/or Part 27 certification flight test
Underpinning knowledge of IPC 610/620
Experience working with CAD, NX, Confluence, JIRA
Archer is proud to be an Equal Opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusivity in the workplace. All aspects of employment are decided on the basis of merit, qualifications, and business needs. We do not discriminate based upon race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.