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Engineering Technician

Location: Nashville, TN

About the Role

We’re looking for an experienced engineering technician to join our team. This technician will be focused on assembling prototype engine assemblies, building and operating ground testing equipment, and overseeing rapid prototyping equipment. They will have a solid track record with aerospace system hardware and instrumentation and proficiency troubleshooting and developing creative solutions.

What You’ll Do

Assemble prototype aerospace products and develop assembly instructions.
Manage, maintain, and operate 3D printers and rapid prototyping equipment.
Assist in the setup of test stations and conduct tests with data acquisition.
Develop and implement wiring layouts for ground tests and vehicle systems.
Operate basic metal machining tools

What You’ll Need

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4+ years of experience as an electronics, test, or assembly technician.
Expert skill with general hand tools, precision measurement tools, and electronics fabrication.
Demonstrated experience operating a manual mill and a manual lathe.
Experience with FDM 3D printing and printer operation.
Experience building high performance assemblies such as engines.
Familiarity with using test equipment (multimeters, accelerometers, pressure sensors).
Respect for both the safety of yourself and others, experience and awareness of high voltage electrical systems and electromechanical spinning machinery, and the ability to work safely in a lab test environment.

Bonus Qualifications:

Experience in R&D space
Proficiency in SolidWorks other similar CAD program.
Proficiency with LabVIEW
Proficiency with MATLAB and/or Python basic data analysis.
Proficiency with Arduino or Raspberry Pi programming.
Experience working with composites.
Experience with mold making or model making.
Experience with SLA 3D printing and printer operation.
Experience with finishing body work (automotive or otherwise).
Software version control using Git.
Experience with high voltage batteries and electric motors and controllers.
Aerospace experience
Ability to perform basic data plotting, post processing, and write lab reports for tests performed.
Google suite experience (Sheets, Docs, Slides, …)

Application Process

Email with the following subject line. If you are interested in more than 1 role, please indicate that in the body of your email. Please confirm in your application email that you are a US Person (citizen or permanent resident).
[name_of_the_role] first_name last_name for Whisper Aero
ex. [CFD Engineer] Jane Doe for Whisper Aero
Attach reference materials
• Resumé (required for consideration)
• Portfolio of prior work (optional)
• Links to your LinkedIn, website, and/or Github repo (optional)
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