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UAV Mechanical/Electronic Production Technician



Madrid, Spain
Posted on Tuesday, March 12, 2024
At Destinus, we're pioneering the future of autonomous flight systems, blending cutting-edge innovations in airframes, turbojet engines, flight software, and AI to redefine aerospace as we know it. Our mission spans from subsonic to hypersonic speeds, with applications across civilian and defense sectors. As we expand across Europe, our quest for excellence continues.

We are seeking a skilled and motivated UAV (Unmanned Aerial Vehicles) Mechanical/Electronic Production Technician to join our dynamic team. As a member of our UAV manufacturing team, you will play a crucial role in the production and maintenance of UAV systems.


  • Fabricate various components of UAVs using materials such as sheet metals, fittings, composites, electronic components, and plastics. This may involve, drilling, sealing, welding, wiring, and connecting materials and components according to specifications.
  • Assemble, integrate, and install UAV components and systems according to working instructions and engineering drawings. This includes integrating mechanical, electrical, and electronic systems into the UAV airframe.
  • Perform autonomously quality checks following quality instructions at various stages of production to ensure that components and subsystems meet specifications. Identify and rectify any defects or discrepancies in manufacturing processes.
  • Conduct tests and calibration procedures on UAV systems to verify performance and functionality. This may involve testing mechanical, electrical and electronical systems and assemblies.
  • Diagnose and troubleshoot mechanical and electrical/electronic/systems issues with UAV systems. Conduct repairs (properly defined) or replacements of faulty components or assemblies as necessary to ensure proper functioning.
  • Register and maintain accurate records of manufacturing processes, assembly procedures, quality inspections and repairs. Document any modifications or repairs made to UAV systems.
  • Identify opportunities for process improvement and efficiency gains in manufacturing processes. Collaborate with team leads, engineers and other team members to implement enhancements and optimizations.
  • Adhere to industry regulations and safety standards and follow safety protocols during the manufacturing process.

Overall, a UAV mechanical or electronic manufacturing technician plays a critical role in the production, maintenance, and quality assurance of UAV systems, contributing to their reliability, performance, and safety.


  • Degree Professional training in Electrical Engineering, Electronics Engineering Technology, Metal work technology, Mechatronics, or a related field. Some positions may only require a high school diploma or equivalent if accompanied by a proven relevant experience or certification.
  • Proven experience (2-5 years) in manufacturing operations, preferably in aerospace or unmanned systems industry and/or aircraft maintenace (LMA A or B), repair and overhaul with understanding of quality control systems.
  • Familiar with UAV platforms, components, and subsystems and understand the principles of flight control systems, avionics, navigation systems, communication systems, and payload integration.
  • Knowledge of health & safety standards, environment regulations, regulatory compliance, and ethical considerations associated with aerial military vehicles.
  • Spanish will be your working language. English will be highly evaluated.
  • Attention to details to ensure correct assembly according to specification.
  • Effective communication skills for collaborating with technicians, team leader and other stakeholders.
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills are essential for diagnosing and resolving issues.
  • Security clearance may be required depending on the nature of the projects.

Join our dynamic team and contribute to the development of productions capacities of cutting-edge aerial vehicles. Your innovative ideas and manufacturing expertise will play a critical role in shaping the future of production capacities. Apply now to be a part of this exciting journey.