Mechanical Engineering Technician - blueflite - Brighton, MI, USA
Are you someone who has impeccable attention to detail and takes pride in your work? Are you ready to bring your skills to a crazy cool start up and support the creation of unmanned aerial vehicles in a growing industry? If yes, we want you to read on and apply!
Brighton, MI - United States of America (USA)
blueflite designs and manufactures high performance, electric, unmanned, aerial tilt-rotor vehicles for the delivery of light cargo. Our UAV platform is scalable and has unique and patent-pending design characteristics resulting in advanced capability regarding maneuverability and vehicle control. blueflite has experience in carbon fiber structure design and manufacturing, design of propulsion systems, developing advanced flight control algorithm, implementation of code in on-board computer systems, and developing a digital ground infrastructure.
We are searching for team members to support the development of flight control algorithms and implementation of code in on-board computer systems. We are looking for innovative and solutions-oriented engineers and entrepreneurs to be part of our amazing technology development journey creating the next generation of logistic technology platform centered around our unique, agile, and robust UAV design. If the idea of using ground-breaking technologies to develop the next generation of cargo UAV and logistic technology platforms has your attention, then keep reading.
About the Role
Drive the continuous improvement of our vehicle hardware platform towards the singular goal of a truly industry startling vehicle with unparalleled performance and robustness. Day to day work at blueflite centers around an agile approach in small teams of brilliant scientists, engineers, software developers, technicians, pilots, and experts all working towards a world class UAS technology platform.
Main areas of responsibility:
- Building prototypes by hand (bodywork, paint, polish, and the like)
- Running CNC machines
- Assembly of prototype vehicles
- Composites work with carbon fiber and wiring up components
- General shop maintenance and machine maintenance.
- Experience working in small agile teams
- Great attitude and communication skills
- Strong attention to detail
- Strong mechanical background
- Associates degree or technology degree preferred
Benefits: Paid Time Off and Holidays; Health Insurance with Dental and Vision; Equity Shares; 401K