Manufacturing Technician - Aerospace Assembly

At WingXpand™


St. Louis, MO


Full Time & Part Time Options


WingXpand™ is expanding what’s possible with drones with our 8ft aerial intelligence aircraft that expands from a backpack to help farmers grow more yield, public safety crews respond to disasters faster, and keep soldiers safe.

We’re a rapidly growing, Techstars backed, startup that is creating the future of aerial intelligence, anywhere, at any time. We want you to play a key role in our journey!

Position Description

We are seeking a Drone Manufacturing Technician responsible for fabricating, assembling, and maintaining drone / uncrewed aircraft vehicle (UAV) systems and components utilizing composite materials.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Fabricate, assemble, and maintain drone systems and components
  • Operate CNC, Drill Press, Soldering Iron, 3D printers, and other equipment as necessary
  • Leverage CAD and 3D printing software to create parts
  • Inspect and test completed parts to ensure conformance to specifications
  • Prep surfaces and clean up parts
  • Collaborate with other teams to integrate systems and components into the manufacturing process
  • Collaborate with engineers on manufacturing approaches and optimization strategies
  • Support the creation of manufacturing production systems
  • Assemble, integrate sub-system components, and inspect drone systems
  • Maintain a clean, safe and organized work environment


  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • 1+ years of related experience in fabrication, assembly, and maintenance
  • Ability to learn new skills and work with a team
  • Comes to work on time and works hard to accomplish project goals
  • Proactively seeks work out to complete
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to follow established procedures
  • Strong problem-solving skills

Additional qualifications:

  • Prefer those with prior experience in composites, CNC, 3D printing, sanding, and cutting machines.
  • Prefer those with a proven track record of succeeding in fast paced environments while still meeting quality requirements

What Else You Need to Know

We offer a competitive package based on level of experience, including the possibility of WingXpand™ stock options and advancement opportunities as the company expands.

If you are a self-motivated, results-driven individual with a passion for innovation and technology, we want to hear from you! Apply today and join us on the journey of expanding what’s possible with aerial intelligence for those that keep our world running!

Please apply with your resume and / or CV explaining why you are the perfect candidate for this role.

To conform to U.S. Government aerospace technology export regulations, applicant must be a 'U.S. Person' (U.S. Citizen or a Permanent Resident/Green Card Holder).

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