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Terrafugia Mechanical Technician (Projected 5-6 Month Duration) in Woburn, Massachusetts

Terrafugia is a fast-paced, energetic company that is developing the world?s first practical flying car. We are currently looking for a world-class Mechanical Technician to join our vehicle development team and help complete a batch of validation prototype/demonstration vehicles. The projected duration of this assignment is 5-6 months, with potential conversion to a regular Full-Time position depending on future workload. Candidates should be self-starters who bring positive attitude, integrity, and enthusiasm to our team as we transform personal transportation.

As a Key Contributor You Will

Work closely with teams of Composite, Mechanical and Manufacturing Technicians to assemble prototype vehicles

Key Responsibilities and Activities

  • Interpret engineering drawings and instructions to assemble composite, mechanical, and electro-mechanical parts into subassemblies and prototype vehicles

  • Use jigs and fixtures to achieve high-quality assemblies and vehicles

  • Adhere to all specifications and standard practices relating to vehicle assembly

  • Fabricate assembly jigs & fixtures

  • Responsible for pulling and returning jigs and fixtures to their proper location

  • Accurately troubleshoot and document prototype work instructions and provide feedback to the Manufacturing Engineer

  • Accurately document completed assembly steps and the type and weight of material used

  • Willingness to work overtime as project schedule requires

  • Contribute to day to day department needs outside of vehicle assembly

Required Skills and Experience

  • Ability to work within a team setting on individual projects

  • Flexibility to handle multiple projects at one time

  • Experience with interpreting technical drawings

  • Proficiency with shop equipment and hand tools used in composite vehicle assembly

  • Ability to use both hands with fine dexterity

  • Strong math and measuring skills

  • Highly detail-oriented, organized and able to maintain a clean work area

  • Excellent time management skills

  • Able to follow instructions and established processes and procedures carefully

  • Ability to lift up to 50 lb.

  • Outstanding analytical, and problem-solving skills

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Desired Skills and Experience

  • 2+ years of relevant experience

  • Experience with aircraft, automotive or marine vehicle assembly

  • Ability to work with minimal guidance at times

Terrafugia provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, ancestry, religion or veteran status, or any other status protected under applicable federal, state or local law.