Electric Powertrain Engineer

Bend, Oregon
Epic HQ
Depends on Experience 

Interested in working for a dynamic, innovative, design-driven company that's changing the world of aviation? Headquartered in beautiful Bend, Oregon, Epic Aircraft specializes in the design and manufacture of high performance, all carbon fiber aircraft. We are seeking enthusiastic, passionate individuals willing to work hard, be rewarded, and have fun! Join our team, grow with our company, and contribute to the success of game-changing aircraft!

Position Description:

The Electric Powertrain Engineer will be responsible for leading the design and development of a new electric motor/ fuel cell powertrain solution capable of meeting power output performance requirements.  We are seeking someone with hands on Electrical/Mechanical skills to lead a team through engineering challenges. 

Your Day-to-Day (Job Duties):

  • Develop high power electrical powertrain systems
  • Derive component and subsystem requirements to meet overall system requirements
  • Interface with suppliers to select or develop required components
  • Lead prototyping and testing of electrical powertrain systems
  • Ensure that system and operational safety is maintained with high power systems
  • Demonstrate and document compliance with FAA certification requirements

What You Bring to the Team (Requirements):

  • 5+ years experience working with electrical powertrain systems
  • Bachelor's Degree or higher in Electrical Engineering
  • Hands on Electrical/Mechanical skills are paramount to this position
  • Vision to see the big picture and system interactions
  • Experience in resolving system level engineering challenges
  • Capacity to lead a team of peers and management through complex and novel challenges
  • Experience developing high voltage / high power electric powertrains is required
  • Understanding of high voltage and low voltage systems and how to debug them
  • Hands-on technical experience debugging complex systems for software controlled electrical or electromechanical devices
  • AC motor control
  • AC/DC power inverters
  • Familiarity with DO178, DO 254, and DO highly desirable
  • Applicants must be authorized to work for any employer in the US without sponsorship now or in the future

Benefits Include:

  • Company Provided Paid Time Off
  • Seven paid holidays 
  • Paid time off the week between Christmas Day & New Year's Day
  • 100% paid health, vision and dental benefits for employees
  • 401K retirement plan with 3% Matching Program
  • Advancement opportunities
  • Friendly team environment
  • Fun company events!
  • Live and work in Beautiful Bend Oregon: https://www.visitbend.com/