Skyryse is reimagining urban transportation for the 21st century by making air travel a viable option for more people.
We see a future where flying Skyryse to a meeting, out to dinner, or home from the office is as natural as hopping in a car. Only it will be way faster and a whole lot more fun. Our app will make it effortless to travel door-to-door in major cities, unlocking new possibilities for how people live, work, and play.
To support our efforts, we are embedding the world’s most advanced perception technology into our aircraft, giving pilots greater situational awareness and making air travel safer for everyone.
The Skyryse team is comprised of aerospace experts and engineers from Airbus, Robinson, Tesla, Lockheed and the U.S. Military, and operates out of Hawthorne, California.
About the Job:
We want to create the world’s first intra-urban air transportation platform, drastically reducing travel time by transporting passengers by helicopter. We intend to target commuters with multiple trips back and forth from a number of locations 10-40 miles apart.
You will be a Director of Maintenance managing the servicing of multiple R44s. The anticipated wear and tear is multiple R44 helicopters (3-5) each flying about 900hrs/year. You will be responsible for maintenance, daily inspections, annual inspections, unscheduled and scheduled inspections, overhaul, and servicing of all helicopters to ensure the highest level of safety and ensure maximum utilization can be achieved. You will further be responsible for service log entries as well as managing the other mechanics. You will be expected to work alongside SkyRyse software and hardware engineers to attach and fit our helicopters with additional equipment.
5 year minimum experience with rotorcrafts
Experience with R44s
Completed Robinson maintenance course
FAA Part 135 experience
IA (inspection authorization (FAA)) experience
Full-time employed - 5 days/week.
Ability to legally work in the United States
Nice to Have:
Experience managing mechanics.
FAA Part 135 experience.
Skyryse is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status
Principals only please. NO AGENCY CANDIDATES WILL BE CONSIDERED. Please apply directly to Skyryse.