Prototype aircraft mechanic / Light aircraft manufacturer (m/f/d)

Bruchsal, Germany

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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

Your mission during this flight: 

As a our Prototype Aircraft Mechanic/Light Aircraft Manufacturer, you will be part of  of our highly motivated, multi-disciplinary prototyping team. Your mission is to work on our VoloCity prototype and share important feedback as part of our development team.

Your Tasks:

  • Repair of Volocopter prototypes
  • Integrate test-articles into the prototypes
  • Coordinate across our production and prototype teams
  • Work on the final assembly of individual components and prefabrication to complete the whole aircraft
  • Laminate parts and sub-assemblies
  • Maintain and monitor flying systems within the flight test and assistance in the test campaigns

Check-in your professional skills


  • Minimum 2 years experience as a mechanic in the area of modification, remodification, troubleshooting, testing or comparable
  • Able to read and understand mechanical and electrical drawings
  • Able to use a drawing to manufacture an assembly or carry out an installation independently
  • Able to select the correct tools to carry out production tasks
  • Experience working in a fast-changing project, e.g in the research and development phase


  • 2+ years experience in a prototyping environment
  • Involvement in setting up and standardizing new processes
  • Experience dealing with metallic structures (e.g wielding, machining) or with fiber composite structures (e.g manufacturing, repair)
  • Basic understanding of avionic systems (troubleshooting, fabrication of harnesses, initial production of wiring)
  • Experience working in a Production Organization (PO)
  • Completed training as a light aircraft builder, aircraft mechanic (EASA CAT-A or CAT-B License), or comparable
Additional Information

Our Offer:

  • Volocopter offers a fast-growing high-tech working environment with a supreme network of investors and partners
  • Working at Volocopter, you will have personal accountability, be able to grow, and have unique learning opportunities, based on your personal strengths
  • Volocopter offers flexible working time, short lines of communication, flat structures, and a great team spirit. Moreover, we offer an attractive salary package
  • Our offices in Bruchsal are offering an inspiring working environment with modern workspaces, comfortable networking areas, a rooftop terrace for evening BBQs and free meals and drinks
  • To build our excellent team we welcome all qualified people regardless of ethnicity, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation, or age. Our international team will be happy to give you welcome and help you with your relocation where applicable


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.

Prototype aircraft mechanic / Light aircraft manufacturer (m/f/d)

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