Flight Test Mechanic


Bruchsal, DE
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Engineering QA
  • Post Date: 02/11/2021
  • Website: volocopter.com
  • Company Address: Zeiloch 20, Bruchsal, 76646

About Volocopter

The Volocopter is the world’s first purely electric flying multicopter, which is able to transport people. It flies eco-friendly, emission-free, quiet and safe. As autonomous version, the Volocopter is the answer to the tough mobility challenges our megacities are facing today, and it makes the dream of flying come true for all of us.

Job Description

We at Volocopter are pioneers in the development of electrical air taxis that take off and land vertically (eVTOLs). We bring Urban Air Mobility to life, by establishing air taxis in addition to current transportation options in megacities globally. Our aim is to offer affordable on-demand air taxi services and save people time by flying them safely to their destination. In 2011 we performed the first-ever piloted flight of a purely electrical multicopter and have since showcased numerous public flights with our full-scale Volocopter (www.volocopter.com).

Job Description

You will be a member of our highly motivated and multi-disciplinary flight test team by supervising and conducting the maintenance service on both manned and unmanned flying fleet. Further, you will work closely with our engineering team by giving feedback about technical fitness.

Tests will usually be conducted locally but may involve campaigns at remote locations from time to time.

Your Tasks

  • Maintenance and configuration change tasks on a test flight aircraft and subsequent completion of reports
  • Integration of test equipment into the prototypes
  • Monitoring and assistance of the flying systems within the flight test campaigns
  • Final assembly of individual components and prefabrication until completion of the whole aircraft
  • Cross-system coordination in production and prototype construction
  • Lamination of parts and sub-assemblies



  • Completed training as aircraft mechanic comparable to CAT A license
  • At least 5 years of experience in maintenance or production of aircraft of a category comparable to the one to be tested in our aeronautical company (small rotorcraft, electric, composite structure)
  • Good experience with fiber composite structures, and electrical drive and control technology
  • Distinct hands-on mentality and a solution-oriented way of working with strong manual skills
  • Communicative team player and leadership skills
  • Fluent in German and English language (written & spoken)


  • Knowledge of challenges in prototype construction
  • CAT B3 license

Additional Information

Our offer

  • Fast-growing high tech company with a supreme network of investors and partners
  • Ability to contribute directly to the future of aviation
  • The chance to build up new things/projects from scratch
  • Personal accountability, growth and learning opportunities, based on your personal strengths
  • An inspiring working environment with modern workspaces, flexible work time, short lines of communication, flat structures, great team spirit


Our differences make us stronger. At Volocopter, we value equal opportunity, trust, and the voice of each of our employee. As change-makers in air mobility, we believe that changing the world starts within each of our teams. We are committed to driving innovation by celebrating diversity and fostering an inclusive culture where everyone is treated equally and respectfully, regardless of our different backgrounds and roles in the company.

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