Quality Assurance Technician
Full Time
Stevensville, MT
Posted on October 18, 2022

About Skyfish

Skyfish is headquartered in Stevensville, Montana, a short drive from nearby Missoula. At Skyfish you will join a team of talented individuals focused on developing best-in-class autonomous drones to measure, map, and model critical infrastructure. You'll be joining a dynamic technology start-up that is poised to change the paradigm of data collection and precision measurement. Missoula, nestled in the Rocky Mountains and located approximately halfway between Glacier National Park and Yellowstone National Park, is home to the University of Montana which has thriving programs in the sciences, forestry, health, and the performing arts as well as a top-rated law school and many competitive sports programs. The greater Missoula area has been described as one of the best places to live in the US according to Best Places Magazine. Three rivers run through the Missoula area offering excellent fishing and boating. The surrounding mountain ranges contain hundreds of miles of single-track biking and wilderness hiking opportunities. The historic downtown houses many excellent restaurants, breweries, distilleries, and music venues and is just a short drive from the Snowbowl Ski area and Flathead Lake. Skyfish is currently seeking a Quality Assurance Technician to assist our team in meeting our quality assurance and regulatory compliance requirements. You will carry out key inspections and tests on various mechanical and electrical components in order to identify quality concerns. Your extremely valuable findings will then be reported to the company, and you will work alongside various engineering disciplines to deliver solutions to QA leadership. Your other duties may include conducting periodic internal procedure and documentation audits, as well as working with our operations sector to help troubleshoot existing systems. To apply for this position, completed training or degree program in electrical engineering and exposure to the UAS field is preferred. If you have a background in aviation or UAS, you will likely be prepared for your Part 107 license in order to conduct flight checks on new systems. Two recommendation sources are required.

Technician Responsibilities:

  • Conduct detailed inspections of individual system components and entire systems
  • Help develop inspection procedures for new and prototype systems
  • Track inspection results and perform periodic audits to ensure compliance
  • Oversee all tool calibration actions and schedules
  • Develop tests to prove out system capabilities and failure thresholds
  • Document test results and make recommendations to QA leadership

Technician Qualifications:

  • Electrical Engineering Technical Degree or equivalent training required
  • Excellent mechanical and electrical skills. Solder and crimp skills preferred.
  • Strong attention to detail and disciplined attitude
  • Ability to communicate effectively and work well in cross-functional team setting
  • Remote Pilot Certificate from the FAA (UAS Part 107 license) differentiating strength
  • Foundational understanding of software code differentiating strength

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