Thermal System Mechanical Engineer Intern

Job Locations US-CA-San Carlos
Powertrain & Electronics

Joby Overview

Located in Northern California, the Joby Aviation team has been steadily working toward our goal of providing safe, affordable, fully electric air transportation that is accessible to everyone. Imagine an air taxi that takes off vertically, then quietly and quickly carries you over the congestion below, giving you back that time you’d otherwise spend sitting in traffic. Technology has advanced to the point where designing and operating an all-electric aircraft is completely viable. Our team has been discreetly designing and flight testing this vehicle and is looking for talented individuals to see it through certification and high rate production.


Joby Aviation is seeking a passionate student to join our Powertrain team in San Carlos, CA. This individual
would be responsible for designing testing equipment, HVAC aircraft components, low-voltage electronic
housings, and manufacturing equipment. This role will involve design work starting at the conceptual level
through full modeling and continue into manufacturing and testing.


  • Design of complicated components and packaging.
  • Initial layout and sizing
  • Detailed design and fabrication specifications
  • Direct communication with vendors and technicians in manufacturing


  • Excellent problem solving and communication skills
  • Strong analytical background
  • Experience with hands-on design and testing
  • Proficiency in mechanical design, materials selection, kinematics, troubleshooting, and analysis
  • Proficiency with CAD


  • Experience with CATIA CAD, specifically using Generative Shape Design, Part Design, and Assembly Design


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