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Electrical Technician - Aerospace



Other Engineering
North Kingstown, RI, USA
Posted on Tuesday, April 16, 2024
REGENT is building the seaglider; the first electric flying machine that will transport commercial passengers. With a vehicle that never flies higher than a few meters off the water, we unlock the ability to fly twice as far as an electric aircraft, and certification by maritime authorities which will let us fly first passengers by mid-decade.
We are backed by the world’s best investors: the same investors who are behind SpaceX, Anduril, and Boom Supersonic, in addition to strategic investors like Lockheed Martin, Japan Airlines, and Hawaiian Airlines. We have over $9B in orders from some of the industry’s largest operators and are hard at work getting our full-scale, human-carrying prototype on the water next year.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • REGENT is looking for a highly motivated, highly skilled technician with experience in aviation electronics and avionics as well as familiarity with maritime environments
  • We are looking for an experienced electrical and/or avionics technician capable of fabricating, assembling and maintaining our vehicles electrical systems, supporting both hands-on and managerial work
  • This person will work side-by-side with our engineering team to develop our seaglider prototypes through design, fabrication, integration and test
  • In this unique position you will have the freedom to provide direct feedback and implement solutions to unique challenges in the development of an advanced all-electric maritime vehicle
  • Your experience will help ensure designs consider integration, assembly and maintainability and you will provide guidance on industry best practices
  • Applicants should also be eager to learn new skills from both industries. This role will focus primarily on avionics and electrical systems but will also support significant mechanical assembly work as well
  • Applicants should also have a keen eye for safety and safe practices in the operation of aircraft and marine systems

Required Qualifications and Skills:

  • 5+ years working as an electrical or avionics technician
  • Ability to fabricate aircraft harnessing from wiring schematics and drawings to industry standards such as IPC/WHMA-A-620
  • Ability to create and support the generation of maintenance documents and procedures
  • Familiarity with the use of MS Office products (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
  • Experienced with standard hand tools and measuring devices (multimeter, calipers, crimp tools, etc.)
  • Experience with test and safety practices for low-voltage and high-voltage systems and components

Desired Qualifications and Skills:

  • Aerospace industry experience
  • A&P technician experience
  • Experience with energy storage systems such as Lithium-Polymer or Lithium-Ion batteries
  • Experience with high power, high voltage electrical systems
  • Prototyping and production manufacturing experience (harnessing, PCB rework, composites and metalworking)
  • Experience on the water, operating in and around marine craft
  • Experience in and around aircraft
  • Experience navigating CAD models in NX or a similar CAD system as well as schematics in Capital, Altium, or similar
  • Familiarity with soldering (per IPC-A-610 and IPC 7711/21)

Bonus Points:

  • FAA pilot’s license or boating/sailing experience
Working at REGENT, you’ll be in a fast-paced environment with exciting new challenges daily and abundant growth opportunities. Your coworkers are passionate about building zero-emission, high-speed seagliders that will revolutionize coastal transportation. Our team works collaboratively and across disciplines to safely marry the latest technologies from Aviation, Aerospace, and Maritime engineering. REGENT offers competitive benefits including healthcare, dental, and vision plans as well as an employee equity incentive plan.
REGENT is committed to providing our employees with benefits to support their complete well-being, from excellent health, dental, and vision insurance, to an unlimited vacation policy.
Our Benefits & Perks include:
· 100% of annual premiums covered for healthcare, dental, and vision insurance
· Relocation packages offered
· HSA plans available
· Paid parental leave
· Employee equity incentive plan
· Free lunch catered daily
· Office amenities include snacks, drinks, and coffee and espresso bar
· Dog-friendly office
· Flexible hours and generous PTO
· Paid holidays, including company summer and winter breaks
· 401(k) plan
Equal Opportunity
REGENT is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, genetic factors, military/veteran status, or other characteristics protected by law.