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Drone Technician



Madrid, Spain
Posted on Sunday, July 7, 2024
Destinus is at the forefront of European aerospace, and defence technologies, developing AI-driven autonomous flight systems and advanced turbine engines. Our cutting-edge technologies deliver superior efficiency and performance, pushing the boundaries of supersonic and hypersonic flight. We're pioneering the next wave of combat-proven defence innovations and breakthrough propulsion systems combining turbojet and ramjet technologies for future hypersonic vehicles with hydrogen propulsion.

The candidate will work in the assembly of small, electrically-powered drones. He/she will be involved in the manufacturing of 3D-printed parts for the airframe, the assembly of the airframe with these parts and externally sourced carbon-fibre parts, as well as the final integration of all subsystems (batteries, motor, servos, control boards, etc) onto the airframe.


  • Manufacturing of 3D-printed parts.
  • Performing nut inserts onto 3D-printed parts.
  • Inspection and acceptance of carbon-fibre parts manufactured by external contractors.
  • Assembly of various electrical and electronic components and mount onto the airframe.
  • Keep a record of stock usage and availability.


  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Technical certification or associate degree in a relevant field (e.g., electronics, mechanical engineering, UAV technology) is a plus.
  • Proven experience in the assembly and manufacturing of small, electrically-powered drones or similar electromechanical systems.
  • Familiarity with 3D printing processes and hands-on experience in manufacturing 3D-printed parts.
  • Experience with the integration of various electrical and electronic components onto drone airframes.
  • Knowledge of and experience with carbon-fibre materials and their application in drone construction.
  • Competency in performing nut inserts onto 3D-printed parts.
  • Understanding of electrical systems, including batteries, motors, servos, and control boards.
  • Quality Control: attention to detail in ensuring the quality and precision of assembled components.
  • Strong organizational skills to maintain accurate records of stock usage and availability.
  • Familiarity with inventory management systems.
  • Effective communication skills to collaborate with team members, external contractors, and suppliers.
  • Ability to follow instructions, provide updates on progress, and report any issues or challenges.
  • Strong problem-solving skills to troubleshoot and resolve issues during the assembly and integration process.
  • Adaptability to handle unexpected challenges and changes in project requirements.
  • Safety Compliance: understanding and adherence to safety protocols and guidelines related to drone assembly and testing.


Destinus is an equal-opportunity employer: we value diversity in our companies and our teams. We do not discriminate based on age, race, religion, colour, country of origin, gender, sexual orientation, or disability status