Battery Technician at ZIPLINE, Kigali, Rwanda - CLOSE: 18/07/2018 - Technical & Engineering Jobs in Kigali

Published date: 12/07/2018
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Details of listing: Battery Technician at ZIPLINE, Kigali, Rwanda - CLOSE: 18/07/2018

Region
Nyarugenge
City
Kigali

Description

Battery Technician


RWANDABUILD TEAMCONTRACTOR


ABOUT ZIPLINE


Do you love to find new ways to solve old problems in a high-energy environment with an inspiring team of innovators, driven to tackle seemingly impossible challenges?  Are you someone who shines under pressure? Then keep reading.


Zipline is at the forefront of a logistics revolution, using battery-powered autonomous aircraft to deliver just-in-time, lifesaving medical supplies around the world and we’re looking for motivated, proactive team members to join us. At the moment, Zipline is delivering 20% of all the blood being transported outside of Kigali, Rwanda. We are expanding rapidly throughout the world and looking for amazing individuals who are passionate about the nexus of public health and cutting-edge technology to change the world. Zipline is currently a team of 99 rockstars, with an R&D branch in California, USA and a distribution center for drone deliveries in Muhanga, Rwanda.


ABOUT THE ROLE


As a battery technician you will be building advanced, cutting edge lithium-ion battery packs in one of Rwanda’s best equipped facilities. You will be playing a crucial support role for our flight operations by supplying Zipline’s drones with the power needed to perform medical deliveries and save lives.


1 MONTH You will receive elite Zip training that includes professional courses as well apprenticeship with the Battery Build Lead to learn on the job.


3 MONTH You will be a certified battery builder for autonomous aircraft. You will master all the skills required to build cutting edge batteries such as electrical assembly & maintenance, electrical system analysis and troubleshooting, soldering, spot welding, quality control and testing.


RESPONSIBILITIES


Collaboration: Work efficiently as a team and maintain a professional environment at all times


Battery Work: Build and assemble high-quality battery packs for use in Zipline autonomous aircraft vehicles


Training: Assist in training new members of the team to maintain a high standard of quality and workmanship


Troubleshooting & Maintenance: Collaborate with the local and US-based engineering team to perform maintenance, repair & troubleshooting of Zipline aircraft batteries.


QUALIFICATION


Degree or Diploma in electrical, electronic, aerospace, mechanical or systems engineering OR


3+ years working as a electrical assembly technician for batteries, electrical/power machinery, or other complex technical systems


Basic knowledge of circuit board, and experience with soldering and wiring


Knowledge of PythonDatabases (Quickbase) would be a plus


LANGUAGES


Full Professional Proficiency in spoken and written English


Proficiency of other local dialects preferred


REQUIREMENTS


Hands-On Attitude: Must enjoy hands-on work and be adept at working with mechanical or electrical systemsMaintain a cool head under high pressure situations


Extremely process & detail-oriented


Ability to maintain focus during extended daily operations


Comfortable troubleshooting mechanical and electrical issues with complex, battery-operated machinery.


How To Apply


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