Assembly/ QA Technician

FlightWave Aerospace

Santa Monica, CA, US
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Engineering QA
  • Post Date: 03/04/2021
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  • Company Address: , Santa Monica, CA

About FlightWave Aerospace

Developer of energy sources and unmanned aerial systems designed to boost the range and endurance of aerospace vehicles ranging from small UAVs to spacecraft via carbon-free energy sources. The company's technology enables aerial operations in any condition for protecting assets, mapping the environment, or monitoring wildlife, enabling government agencies, private companies, and nonprofits to get more mission for their money.

Job Description

In this role you will be responsible for a wide range of tasks, including fabrication of vehicle and ground station components, assembly of complex systems, quality assurance (QA), testing, and debugging. Role may be extended to inventory tracking and supply chain management, shipping & receiving, and other tasks surrounding the entire fabrication / QA process. As part of a small team you’ll be responsible for identifying challenges, setting schedules & goals, and executing in a fast-paced, startup environment. 



  • Minimum five years of experience in assembly of complex mechanical / electrical systems with preference to small team / startup environments

  • Prior, demonstrated experience with bonded (composite) structures 

  • Prior experience with 3D printing, injection molding, machining, and composite design & manufacturing techniques

  • Prior experience with soldering and printed circuit board fabrication preferred

  • Prior experience with integrated electronic systems (assembly and testing) preferred

  • Proven time management & organizational skills, including the ability to work independently, required 



If you are interested and qualified for one of the positions listed, we'd like to hear from you! Please submit your resume or CV and we'll be in touch shortly.

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This company does NOT accept candidates from outside recruiting firms. Agency contacts are not welcome.