Prototype Aircraft Mechanic / Technician (m/f/d)
Bruchsal, Germany

We at Volocopter are the pioneers of electric air taxis, i.e. aircraft that take off and land vertically (eVTOLs). We bring urban air mobility to life, by getting air taxis and drones off the ground in a way that complements current transportation options in megacities across the globe. Our aim is to offer affordable on-demand air taxi services that fly people to their destination quickly and safely. In 2011 we performed the first-ever piloted flight of a purely electric multicopter and have since showcased numerous public flights with our full-scale VoloCity aircrafts (www.volocopter.com).

Job Description

Your mission during this flight: 

As a Prototype Aircraft Mechanic / Technician, you will be part of our highly motivated, multi-disciplinary prototyping assembly team. Your mission is to work on our VoloCity aircraft prototypes throughout the complete assembly line, to manufacture and assemble component prototypes and share important feedback as part of our production team. For this role, we are looking for someone who is either electrical or mechanical biased, willing to work in a multi-disciplinary, dynamic environment and open to learn and develop new skill along the complete assembly line of eVTOL aircrafts.

Your Tasks:

  • You assemble, modify and repair our Volocopter aircraft and component prototypes
  • You work on the final assembly of individual components and prefabrication to build the full aircraft
  • You manufacture, install and repair Avionics and EWIS Systems
  • You take care of mechanical assembly and installation of aircrafts components incl. working on composite components and aircraft structures (e.g. installation of structural fasteners, repair, drilling, reaming, grinding)
  • You carry out system tests, fault diagnosis and rectification
  • You coordinate work between different functional units
  • You assist in maintenance activities of flying aircraft to support flight test and maintenance teams in test campaigns
  • You assist in background activities (incl. work preparation, documentation, preparation of materials, etc.)

Check-in your professional skills


  • Formal training and minimum 3 years’ experience in aircraft production or maintenance either with a mechanical or electrical focus
  • Ability to read and understand mechanical and electrical drawings
  • Ability to use a drawing to manufacture an assembly or carry out an installation independently
  • Ability to select the correct tools to carry out production tasks
  • Experience in working in a fast-changing project environment, e.g in the research and development phase
  • Experience in manufacturing and installing harnesses and avionics components
  • Experience in working with composite materials


  • 2+ years experience in a prototyping environment
  • Involvement in setting up and standardizing new processes
  • Experience in dealing with metallic structures (e.g wielding, machining)
  • Experience in 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 / Technician (m/f/d)