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Staff Engineer, Electrified Powertrains

Ampaire

Ampaire

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hawthorne, ca, usa
Posted on Friday, April 28, 2023

Ampaire Inc. Staff Engineer, Electrified Powertrains Hawthorne, CA · Full time

Lead the design and development of electric motor/generators for integration into hybrid and fully electric aircraft commercial-intent powertrains

Description

Company Overview

Ampaire is a tech startup based in California that is leading the charge in electric aviation. We are on a mission to provide the world with electric commercial flights that are affordable, quiet, and environmentally conscious. We are building the future of air travel by reimagining the way people and their things fly.  We are a practical and lean start-up that quickly iterates and learns, and this has allowed Ampaire to be among the first of the electric aviation companies to fly. We currently are flying what we believe to be the world’s largest electrified aircraft by weight and capacity.

Role and Responsibilities:

  • Lead the design and development of electric motor/generators for integration into hybrid and fully electric aircraft commercial-intent powertrains
  • Lead supplier trade studies and recommendations for machinery magnetics and other components
  • Lead technical execution with suppliers
  • Lead development of fabrication and test systems
  • Collaborate on strategies for integrating machinery into the aircraft systems
  • Collaborate on testing of components and systems
  • Lead development for compliance with FAA aircraft requirements
  • Participate in commercial certification project design reviews and trade studies
  • Support the development of required certification documentation
  • Support the development of qualified validation and verification processes
  • Reports to CTO

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in relevant engineering discipline
  • 5+ years of increasing responsibilities in electrified powertrain development projects
  • Expert knowledge of electric machinery sizing and requirements
  • Expert knowledge of electric machinery supply chain
  • Proficient with dynamometer testing
  • Proficient with integration with vector controlled AC drives
  • Proficient with thermal management of electrified powertrains
  • Hands-on experience with operating high voltage (800V+) and high power (50 kW+) systems and safety practices

Desired Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in relevant engineering discipline
  • Successful FAA certification of TC or STC project compliant with Part 23 and/or Part 33
  • Proficient with developing compliance matrices for Subparts B thru G
  • Proficient with ARP4761 and ARP4754
  • Proficient with hybrid electric powertrain engineering
  • Experience with electrified propulsion certification-intent projects

Salary

$140,000 - $225,000 per year

This job is no longer accepting applications

See open jobs at Ampaire.