Position: Manufacturing Engineer, Electrical & Controls (Full Time, Immediate)

Location: Fremont, NH

Contact: altaeros.jobs@altaeros.com

At Altaeros, our mission is to connect people, machines and data, no matter where in the world they are located. We leverage cutting edge autonomy and advanced aerospace technology to build the most effective aerial platform available. Our SuperTowersTM are used to deliver high speed, low-cost broadband to underserved communities, build IoT networks to monitor industrial sites or crop health, provide an elevated vantage point for first responders fighting wildfires or other natural disasters, and any number of other applications.

The Electrical & Controls Manufacturing Engineer will join the manufacturing team at Altaeros’ R&D site in Fremont, NH. The manufacturing engineer will work closely with the design engineers to develop, build and test plans for subsystems on our new SuperTower project. Subsystems include power distribution, PLC control and I/O cabinets, and high precision geared motor systems. The engineer will also be responsible for maintenance, R&D activities support, and customer demonstrations on the current SuperTower in NH.  As part of the Altaeros manufacturing team, this person must have the agility to respond and debug a wide range of technical challenges that can arise on short notice. This role may require up to 25% travel for the first 24 months. Our work environment is fast-paced and dynamic, with an emphasis on collaboration; we work together to find solutions to solve some of the world’s biggest challenges, and we like to have fun while doing it.

At Altaeros, we believe you do your best work when you are trusted to operate with a high level of respect and integrity. Our team members enjoy a highly flexible work schedule. Compensation includes salary, equity, and great benefits including unlimited paid time off, health, dental, and life insurance, as well as 401k.

Within the first 6 months you will:

  • Be trained to operate and support the SuperTower automated controls systems
  • Assist with the manufacturing and assembly of SuperTowers
  • Lead the development of build and test plans for new products
  • Work on DFx projects with the design engineers for new products
  • Perform First Article Testing (FAT) and commission testing for early production units
  • Travel to customer deployment sites to support SuperTower testing
  • Thrive in a fast-paced, startup environment and meet aggressive product launch schedules


    • BS in Electrical, Controls or Robotics Engineering
    • 0-5 years of experience as a manufacturing engineer
    • Experience utilizing electrical schematics and one-line diagrams
    • Working knowledge of motor drive, PLCs, and industrial automation systems
    • Hands-on experience using hand tools, power tools, and testing/measuring equipment
    • Excellent problem-solving, root cause analysis, and troubleshooting abilities
    • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills
    • A “Startup Attitude”: quick learner, passionate, nimble, and adaptable- you get creative when the answer is not obvious

    If interested, please submit your resume and cover letter with the subject [Manufacturing Engineer Your Name] to altaeros.jobs@altaeros.com.

    Altaeros strives to build a diverse, inclusive environment, where everyone is proud to bring their full selves to bear on the problems we are tackling, regardless of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, CORI status, or disability. We value the diversity of perspectives that comes with a diverse team, and encourage applications from candidates of all identities and backgrounds, including those who are traditionally underrepresented in technology startups.