Helicopter Mechanic at Wisk Aero | Powderkeg

Location: Hollister, CA

Employment Type: Full-time

Team: Test and Flight Operations

At Wisk, we're transforming the future of urban mobility through safe, all- electric, autonomous flight. We are a passionate team working together toward a sustainable future, solving high-impact problems that have never been solved before. By delivering everyday flight for everyone, we're making it possible to spend less time getting there and more time being there. If you want to be part of shaping the future of mobility, then read on!

We are currently seeking motivated aircraft technicians to join our flight test team. You will support aircraft integration, maintenance, operation, modifications, and repairs of 2 Bell 206 aircraft(B3 and L1). You will work with other technicians and engineers to install, remove or modify systems and perform inspections. You take initiative, creatively solve problems, and are good with the fine details. You love being challenged with unique issues, and want to be an integral part of the next great thing in aviation.

Within3 months you will

  • Set up a shop to be able to have maintenance done in house
  • Take ownership of maintenance tracking and planning.
  • Modify our L1 with the R&D division to safely operate tests

Within 6 months you will

  • Transfer documentation into a digital platform
  • Formulate a system for future planning of different test articles.

Within 12 months you will

  • Take ownership of maintenance in house of the B3
  • Work with the test team on the WISk aircraft, crew chief flight events


  • A&P with 8 years or more experience
  • Current IA
  • Part 135 experience
  • A self starter that can fill his/her time with productive tasks to help the entire test team
  • Willing to work a flexible schedule
  • Great mechanical aptitude
  • Ability to understand and comprehend assigned tasks
  • Ability to work with flight test and design engineers and understand technical drawings
  • Flight line handling and comfort with radio communication
  • Excellent troubleshooting skills
  • Strong organizational skills


  • R&D background
  • Wire harness fabrication/repair experience
  • Knowledge of Google Docs and Sheets


We are located in Mountain View just a couple of hundred feet from Shoreline Lake and its surrounding walking/jogging trails. We offer a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, vision and life insurance (company pays 100% of employee premium), alternative work schedule (9/80), flexible time off, 10 company holidays, a 401(k) plan with 50% company matching (no vesting period), commuter assistance, and education assistance. And on top of all that, we also offer a variety of perks such as free catered lunches, flight lessons, gym membership subsidies, snacks, drinks, fruits, employee referral bonus, charitable giving match, patent bonus program, happy hours and many more.

In order to protect the health and safety of all Wisk employees in the workplace, we are requiring that all employees receive an FDA-authorized vaccination against COVID-19 prior to physically returning to Wisk’s U.S. offices. Exceptions/accommodations are considered for employees with disabilities or sincerely-held religious beliefs or practices that prevent them from being vaccinated against COVID-19.

Wisk Aero provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Wisk Aero abides by applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Wisk Aero is an E-Verify employer.

Job Summary
  • Job Title
    Helicopter Mechanic
  • Company
    Wisk Aero
  • Location
    Mountain View, CA
  • Employment Type
    Full time
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