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Maintenance Technician



Dallas, TX, USA · Fort Worth, TX, USA
Posted on Thursday, June 6, 2024

About Zipline

Do you want to change the world? Zipline is on a mission to transform the way goods move. Our aim is to solve the world’s most urgent and complex access challenges by building, manufacturing and operating the first instant delivery and logistics system that serves all humans equally, wherever they are. From powering Rwanda’s national blood delivery network and Ghana’s COVID-19 vaccine distribution, to providing on-demand home delivery for Walmart, to enabling healthcare providers to bring care directly to U.S. homes, we are transforming the way things move for businesses, governments and consumers. The technology is complex but the idea is simple: a teleportation service that delivers what you need, when you need it. Through our technology that includes robotics and autonomy, we are decarbonizing delivery, decreasing road congestion, and reducing fossil fuel consumption and air pollution, while providing equitable access to billions of people and building a more resilient global supply chain.
Join Zipline and help us to make good on our promise to build an equitable and more resilient global supply chain for billions of people.

About You and The Role

Zipline is seeking Maintenance Technicians who have sound judgment, excellent interpersonal skills and high standards. Success will require attention to detail, a safety-oriented attitude, flexibility, and enthusiasm for cutting-edge technology.

What You'll Do

You will be responsible for scheduled and unscheduled aircraft maintenance, ensuring the aircraft conforms to high standards, is in safe operating condition and that all procedures are followed and documented appropriately. This candidate is expected to work closely with engineering, flight operations, and other teams to deliver on their assigned responsibilities with minimal supervision.

What You'll Bring

Basic Qualifications

  • Adhere to and perform work in accordance with Zipline’s Continuous Airworthiness Maintenance Program (CAMP)
  • Perform UAS Maintenance in accordance with Zipline’s General Maintenance Manual (GMM) and Federal Aviation Administration regulations
  • Basic engineering knowledge: mechanical, electrical and software
  • Mechanical and electrical integration and assembly experience
  • Experience performing precision work with hand tools
  • Excellent customer service skills, including the ability to communicate clearly and empathetically with customers, resolving inquiries and concerns promptly and professionally to ensure a positive experience
  • Must be able to support shift work including, but not limited to days/evenings, weekends, etc.
  • Must be able to travel 5 %- 10%, as necessary
    • Will experience 80% + travel in first 3 months including offsite/remote training
  • Must be eligible to work in the U.S.
  • Ability to lift and or move up to 55 pounds
  • Must have a valid US Driver's License
  • Must be able to receive Repairmen Certification
  • This role is classified as a Safety Sensitive opportunity, and is therefore subject to pre-employment and random drug and alcohol testing

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Remote pilot certificate (P107) or manned certificate
  • Experience in the development of manuals, training materials, and operational procedures for sUAS operations
  • Airframe and Powerplant Certifications

What Else You Need to Know

Zipline is an equal opportunity employer and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion or religious creed, mental or physical disability, medical condition, genetic information, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital status, military or veteran status, citizenship, or other characteristics protected by state, federal or local law or our other policies.

We value diversity at Zipline and welcome applications from those who are traditionally underrepresented in tech. If you like the sound of this position but are not sure if you are the perfect fit, please apply!