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Control Systems Application Engineer

ZeroAvia

Philadelphia, pennsylvania


Job Details

Full-time

6/10/2024


Full Job Description

ZeroAvia is the leader in zero-emission solutions for commercial aviation, helping the world to achieve truly clean, guilt-free flight. The company is focused on hydrogen-electric propulsion solutions to address a variety of markets, initially targeting a 300-mile range in 9–19 seat aircraft by 2025, and up to 700-mile range in 40–80 seat aircraft by 2027. Based in the UK and USA, ZeroAvia has passed significant flight test milestones, secured a number of key partnerships with major aircraft OEMs and major global airlines, and is on track for commercial operations in 2025. The company’s achievements to date were rewarded by the UK prime minister by inviting ZeroAvia as a member to the UK Jet Zero Council.

ZeroAvia’s powertrain development focuses on integrating hydrogen storage tanks, fuel cell systems, and electric motors, delivering a solution that will be not only without climate impacting emissions, but also cheaper to operate. The company’s hydrogen infrastructure team is seeking to deliver the hydrogen production and refuelling ecosystem required to fuel the transition to emission-free aviation.

Requirements

We are seeking an Applications Engineer at ZeroAvia who will play a crucial role in understanding the needs of customers, supporting customer applications, and providing feedback & observations to the engineering team for the continuous improvement of ZeroAvia products.

Due to the nature of this role, the applicant must be a US Person.

Responsibilities

  • Operational and Functional Analysis of Customer Applications
  • Support new business pursuits including:
    • Performing Application Studies
    • Cost Analysis
    • Creation of Conceptual Presentations
  • Ensure customer adherence to proper operational use of ZeroAvia products
  • Assisting the customer in the most efficient use of ZeroAvia products
  • Overall System Safety Assessment, Fault Hazard Analysis, and Single & Multiple Failure Analysis
  • Perform in-field repairs, software updates, required maintenance of products

Experience & Requirements

  • Critical Thinking and Analysis
  • Ability to interact with Customers on Critical Solutions
  • 3-5 years employed in a controls heavy industry (Agricultural, Automotive, Aviation, Industrial)
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Chemical, Electrical, Mechanical, Mechatronics, Robotics Engineering, or similar
  • Excellent level of spoken and written English (additional languages a plus)
  • Experience with system controls involving mechanical structures, electromechanical components operated by software, and thermal cooling
  • Familiarity with the design and assembly of fuel cell systems, balance of plant components, and fluid power principles
  • Create system level models demonstrating operational parameters of ZeroAvia products in customer applications
  • Low Voltage Vehicle Systems (12V, 24V)
  • High Voltage Power Electronics (400V to 800V)
  • Creating, Reading, Interpreting 2D Drawings /3D CAD Models
  • Creating, Reading, Interpreting Electrical Schematics and Fluid P&ID Diagrams
  • Creating and Following Instructional Workflows
  • Experience with Plastic or Metal Fabrication and/or Rapid Prototyping Principles
    • Use of Advanced CNC Machines and/or Additive Manufacturing, is a plus
  • Wire Harness Construction, Repair, and Maintenance
  • Use of Basic Hand Tool
  • Knowledge of the Software Development Process (C, Matlab, Simulink, Python)
  • Electronic Hardware Design (CAN, SPI, Ethernet)
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, as well as good written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to work on own initiative as well as part of a small team
  • Able to travel internationally

Diversity & Inclusion Statement

As an emergent company shaping the aviation industry, we know that diversity fuels success and unlocks potential. We embrace being an equal-opportunity employer and actively seek individuals from diverse backgrounds. We value the multitude of skills, perspectives, and mindsets everyone can bring to the table. These experiences ignite creativity, originality, and growth. We proudly reject discrimination in all forms, including that based on race, religion, colour, national origin, sex, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Benefits

The wage scale or salary range for this position is between $105,000 - $128,000. In addition to the foregoing base compensation, additional compensation and benefits are available to employees and eligible family members (as applicable) including the following:

  • Bonus: Annual discretionary bonuses.
  • Equity: Ability to exercise company stock options
  • Retirement: Eligible to participate in the company's 401(k) Plan, with up to a 4% matching
  • Health Insurance: Employer covers up to 80% of the employee's monthly premiums on medical, dental, and vision.
  • Life Insurance: Basic Life/AD&D of up to $50,000 and the option to add on Supplemental Coverage.
  • Short-Term Disability: Up to 60% of your earnings for up to a period of 24 weeks.
  • Long-Term Disability: If your disability extends beyond 180 days, LTD Coverage for up to 60% of your earnings.
  • Paid Time Off: Eligible employees may accrue up to 120 hours per year (15 days) and may borrow up to 40 hours (5 days).
  •  Sick Time: Eligible employees may accrue up to 40 hours, per year (5 days)
  • Paid Holidays: 12 observed holidays, per calendar year.
  •  The Fly Club: up to $2,000 of reimbursement towards flying lessons to all full-time staff

Please note, among other factors, the compensation offered may vary based on work location, experience, qualifications, specialties, training, and then-current market and business considerations

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