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Company Overview

Urbineer is composed of experienced, hands-on, multidisciplinary technicians and engineers with a strong background in driving complex concepts to completion. The team was formed around a passion for creating new transportation modalities, focusing on ground and aerial transportation in dense urban cities. Our agility and expertise have quickly positioned us to work alongside the major pioneers of the industry. We pride ourselves in developing and prototyping lightweight performance vehicles using advanced manufacturing techniques. 

As our portfolio grows, we are focused on building a cohesive team of motivated, versatile, and hands-on people that enjoy the fast-paced ideation, prototyping, and testing environment to bring new technologies and platforms to market. Our company is founded and operated by engineers that continuously foster both technical and professional growth in a rewarding team environment. 


Introduction

Urbineer is looking for a Prototype Build Technician to be part of our group that will play a vital role in developing next generation vehicle structures and assemblies. As a member of our team, you will be involved with a variety of projects: assembly of flightworthy airframes and aerostructures, fabrication of prototype metallic components and assemblies, and integrating / testing vehicle subsystems. You will be working in a challenging and fast paced work environment on multidisciplinary teams.  

To Be Successful

A candidate must demonstrate the ability to learn new skills on the job, collaborate effectively within a team, and have extensive experience with aerospace industry standard fabrication techniques.  At Urbineer, we value people who have a passion for aerospace and want to challenge themselves and further your career.  


RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Fabricate, assemble, install, and test state-of-the-art prototype vehicle parts, systems, and subsystems with minimal supervision
  • Follow manufacturing procedures, engineering instructions, and quality control requirements to maintain traceability in work performed
  • Assemble structures including setup and alignment, drilling, bonding, and installing fasteners
  • Provide manufacturing feedback to engineering to improve part producibility 
  • Support engineering design reviews and development of manufacturing plans for tooling, components, and assemblies
  • Proactively maintain cleanliness and safety of shop and lab areas. This includes requesting equipment, maintaining tools, and acting on safety issues/concerns
  • Meet scheduled timelines and, in some cases, aggressive deadlines to support project milestones
  • Work on assignments that require judgment in resolving issues or in making recommendations
  • Proficiency in the use of measuring tools such as scales, calipers, and micrometers 
  • Surface prep, hand abrade, and power abrasion techniques 

QUALIFICATIONS

Minimum

  • Direct experience / training in aerospace fabrication and assembly procedures
  • Aerospace industry experience of 5+ years in fabrication
  • 3+ years of experience with fastened or bonded assemblies
  • Capable of demonstrating drilling Class 1 holes consistently and installing fasteners such as HI-LOKs, HI-LITES, and other aerospace grade hardware  
  • Interpreting engineering models, drawings, and notes 
  • Trained in aerospace / aviation metallic processes and using equipment/tools to perform the following types of task: welding, sheet metal fabrication, drilling, trimming, and simple part machining.

Preferred

  • A degree in Manufacturing Engineering, graduated from a technical college, or have a FAA approved A&P license 
  • Capable of demonstrating an expertise in aerospace / aviation metallic processes and using equipment/tools to perform the following types of task: welding, sheet metal fabrication, drilling, trimming, and simple part machining.
  • Training in aerospace / aviation composite procedures, cleanroom environment protocols, and material processing equipment such as ovens, autoclaves, and presses 
  • Industry experience of 10+ years 
  • Industry demonstrated leadership experience of 5+ years in a fast-paced work environment handling a large variety of composite and metallic processes that require traceability and conformance to engineering requirements.
  • Capable of performing and overseeing drilling Class 1 holes consistently and installing fasteners such as HI-LOKs, HI-LITES, and other aerospace grade hardware
  • Capable of interpreting engineering drawings and notes

In Return

  • Be an integral part of a team dedicated to building the next generation air vehicles  
  • Opportunities to continuously learn and collaborate with our innovative and knowledgeable technical staff, including industry proven engineers that have been designing and building next generation vehicles for over 20 years 
  • Being part of an accelerated prototyping and design team where you get to work on endless projects at the forefront of technology  
  • Be a part of a growing company that will continue to provide opportunities for advancement in your career