Drone Manufacturing Technician
Location: St. Louis, MO
Type: Full Time & Part Time Options
WINGXPAND is expanding what’s possible with drones with our 7ft aerial intelligence aircraft that expands from a backpack to help farmers grow more yield, public safety crews respond to disasters faster, and keep soldiers safe.
We’re a rapidly growing, Techstars backed, startup that is creating the future of aerial intelligence, anywhere, at any time. We want you to play a key role in our journey!
We are seeking a Drone Manufacturing Technician responsible for fabricating, assembling, and maintaining drone / uncrewed aircraft vehicle (UAV) systems and components utilizing composite materials.
Fabricate, assemble, and maintain drone systems and components
Operate 3D printers and perform print clean ups
Leverage CAD and 3D printing software to create parts
Inspect and test completed parts to ensure conformance to specifications
Collaborate with other teams to integrate systems and components into the manufacturing process
Collaborate with engineers on manufacturing approaches and optimization strategies
Support the creation of manufacturing production systems
Assemble, integrate sub-system components, and inspect drone systems
Maintain a clean, safe and organized work environment
High school diploma or equivalent
1+ years of related experience in composite fabrication, assembly, and maintenance
Ability to learn new skills
Comes to work on time and works hard to accomplish project goals
Proactively seeks work out to complete
Strong attention to detail and ability to follow established procedures
Strong problem-solving skills
Experience with inspection and testing of composite parts
Prefer those with prior ability to operate and maintain vacuum bagging equipment, prepreg ovens, CNC, 3D printers, sanding, and cutting machines
Prefer those with a proven track record of succeeding in fast paced environments while still meeting quality requirements
What Else You Need to Know
We offer a competitive package based on level of experience, including the possibility of WINGXPAND stock options and advancement opportunities as the company expands.
To conform to U.S. Government aerospace technology export regulations, applicant must be a U.S. Person (U.S. Citizen or a Permanent Resident/Green Card Holder)
If you are a self-motivated, results-driven individual with a passion for innovation and technology, we want to hear from you! Apply today and join us on the journey of expanding what’s possible with aerial intelligence for those that keep our world running!
Please apply with your resume and / or CV explaining why you are the perfect candidate for this role.