Mechanical Technician at Wisk Aero | Powderkeg

Location: Mountain View, CA

Employment Type: Full-time

Team: Mechanical Assembly

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 a technician with experience assembling, integrating, and testing electromechanical and electromagnetic systems, to join our Power and Propulsion group. The position will require you to work on components such as complex magnet assemblies, electric motor windings, power inductor winding, wire harnesses, test fixtures, etc. You should be able to build, install, troubleshoot, and maintain electromechanical assemblies using industry standard methods, while maintaining records and logs.

Within 3 months you will

  • Become familiar with the parts of an electric motor
  • Learn assembly procedures and manufacturing practices

Within 6 months you will

  • Be able to contribute to the team while meeting high quality standards
  • Be able to troubleshoot issues

Within 12 months you will

  • Be able to train new team members
  • Work with engineers to develop new technology


  • Strong work ethic and self starter
  • Five or more years experience as a technician assembling mechanical and electromechanical assemblies is required.
  • Ability to work from procedures and drawings with minimal guidance
  • Strong mechanical assembly skills
  • Precise with good attention to detail
  • Understanding and use of basic electronics tools (basic shop equipment, DMM, crimpers, etc.)
  • Strong background in troubleshooting and repair of wiring and avionics systems
  • Able to select and manage parts from a BOM
  • Good communication, problem solving and organizational skills
  • Working knowledge of basic computer applications and basic electronics
  • Ability to read schematics and prints.
  • Ability to lift 25 lbs


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
    Mechanical Technician
  • Company
    Wisk Aero
  • Location
    Mountain View, CA
  • Employment Type
    Full time
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