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Instrumentation Technician | Beta Test

BETA Technologies

BETA Technologies

South Burlington, VT, USA
Posted on Friday, November 3, 2023
At Beta Technologies, together we apply our intellectual curiosity, passion for aviation, and commitment to sustainability toward a shared mission of revolutionizing electric aviation. Regardless of the position one holds, each team member brings their talent and desire to positively impact the environment and lives of others in a refreshing, vibrant, and inclusive culture.
The Instrumentation Technician will build and install test instrumentation to validate the structural characteristics of primary and secondary aircraft structures (metallic and composite) by working closely with the test engineer and design teams to capture the setup requirements and operating conditions. This includes installation, setup, troubleshooting, and teardown of instrumentation and test equipment.

How you will contribute to revolutionizing electric aviation:

  • Hands-on capabilities with experience in electronic, hydraulics, and/or applicable mechanical trades
  • Ability to read drawings, diagrams, printed materials, and computer screens
  • Assume responsibility for key aspects of area safety, maintenance, and quality assurance, including setting up, operating, and maintaining equipment and instrumentation.
  • Ability to safely use and/or operate various hand and power tools
  • Understanding of instrumentation such as; strain gauges, string potentiometers, and thermocouples
  • Prepare test specimens and test instrumentation
  • Assemble, adjust, and calibrate test equipment
  • Install appropriate measuring and data collection equipment
  • Responsible for maintaining a clean and orderly work environment

Minimum Qualifications we are seeking:

  • Associate degree in a related field, or high school diploma plus the equivalent of four (4) years of relevant work experience
  • Hands-on capabilities with experience in electronic, and/or applicable mechanical trades
  • Developed understanding with the ability to follow instructions for routine tests
  • Basic computer knowledge

Above and Beyond Qualifications that will distinguish you:

  • Structural testing experience
  • Experience with a procedural and process-oriented structure
  • Mathematics skills up through and including Algebra and Geometry
  • Experience with various electronic tools: soldering gun, multimeter, CAN bus
  • Rapid prototyping or aircraft building experience

Physical Demands and Work Environment:

  • Ability to lift and carry materials and equipment up to 20 lbs
  • Ability to safely work at heights and use and/or operate ladders, scaffolds, lifts, and other access equipment
  • Ability to safely use and/or operate various power tools
  • Ability to understand and appreciate safety training specific to numerous workplace and construction hazards
  • Ability to see and work with fine electrical components
Video Interview:
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BETA Technologies provides equal employment opportunity to all individuals regardless of their race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, place of birth, citizenship, disability, veteran or military status, health coverage status, HIV status, genetic information, crime victim status, pregnancy or a pregnancy-related condition or any other characteristic protected by state, federal, or local law. The company does not discriminate, and will not discriminate, and will not tolerate discrimination, based on any of these characteristics during the application process or in employment.
All offers of employment at BETA Technologies are contingent upon favorable results of a thorough background check.
BETA Technologies is an E-Verify employer.