Engineering Assistant

Engineering Assistant

We are a fast-growing company with a single lofty goal: to bring personal aviation to the general public. Innovating at the leading edge of electric aviation technology, we have developed BlackFly, the world’s first ultralight all-electric fixed-wing VTOL personal aircraft. Join us in ushering in a new age of aviation.

Role Responsibilities

  • Prototype part development
  • Tooling and machinery maintenance and operation
  • Operating CNC machines
  • Working with various shop tools ranging from hand tools to welders

Required Qualifications

  • Hands on knowledge in various power tools
  • Prior construction, mechanic or machine shop experience
  • Understanding of part tolerances and stackup
  • Basic knowledge of design drawings to build parts

Optional Qualifications

  • A&P strongly desired
  • Experience with composite structures
  • CAD knowledge
  • Past experience with production tooling

Personal Attributes

  • Looking for an exciting career with large positive impact
  • Strong work ethic and focus on timely project completion
  • Good problem solving and debugging skills

Applicants must be eligible to work in the United States and willing to relocate to Palo Alto, CA. To apply, send your cover letter, resume, and unofficial transcripts to careers@opener.aero. Be sure to include Engineering Assistant and your name in the subject line.