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Ampaire is one of the 2018 cohort companies of Elemental Excelerator and Elemental Excelerator is funding this position.

About Ampaire

Ampaire is a tech startup based in California that is leading the charge in electric aviation. We're on a mission to provide the world with all-electric powered commercial flights that are affordable, quiet, and environmentally conscious. We're building the future of air travel, are reimagining the way we fly, and are innovating at the intersection of new technology in aerospace and electric vehicles.

Our home-base at the Los Angeles Cleantech Incubator, one of the most innovative business incubators in the world. We're in the heart of the LA Arts District, home to many creatives, including those in green technology, architecture and entertainment. As part of Starburst, the world’s top aerospace accelerator, we have access to an international support network. We're proud to have won multiple international awards as a Top Aerospace Startup (Hello Tomorrow, Paris), Top Electrification Startup (New Mobility Challenge, Los Angeles), and IEEE N3XT Stars. We've also been featured in Aviation Week for our creative business approach. Our talented team brings a diverse background from top institutions including: Caltech, Stanford, Penn, USC, Northrop Grumman, SpaceX, Virgin Orbit, GE, ABB, and Faraday Future.

Scope of Work:

We're looking for a Project Manager - Flight Demonstration with a background in Aeronautical, Mechanical, or Electrical Engineering to assist in the day-to-day management of the demonstration project. Generally, this position will be responsible for project management, data analysis, and engineering design work. The fellow will be mentored by experienced professionals in aircraft design and project management. This will be a very fast-paced position, but you will be supported by a collaborative team.


Project Manager-Flight Demonstration Fellow Project Descriptions

There are two primary responsibilities that have been scoped for this fellowship opportunity.


1.     Project Management

•       Build a detailed project plan by phase/milestone

•       Communicate project status to stakeholders

•       Manage vendors/partners for aircraft maintenance and operation


2.     Data Gathering and Analysis

  • Help design tests to measure key performance metrics
    • Fuel / Energy Usage
    • Noise Reduction
  • Analyze data gathered and build impactful reports and data visualization
  • Work with Mokulele Airlines to identify and document requirements and design change requests

3.     Other duties as assigned

  • Handle budget management and communication with vendors related to procurement

•       Potential to attend conferences and events on Ampaire’s behalf

•       Attend meetings with vendors, stakeholders, and other interested parties


Fellowship Details

Job title: Project Manager, Flight Demonstration (Fellow) Duration: June 10, 2019 - June 10, 2020 (12-months) Location: Oahu

Pay and Hours: $25/per hour; Work hours are up to 40 hours per week.



Specific requirements

  • Fluency with Microsoft Suite required; Experience building impactful reports

●      Experience with data analysis

●      Must have a team approach and innovative spirit and be willing to engage in a broad range of activities and experiences

●      Ability to self-direct and work independently and know when to ask for help

●      Interest and passion for aviation and/or transportation sustainability

●      Able to learn quickly and follow directions

●      Highly organized with attention for detail



  • You have project management experience oriented towards aerospace systems
  • You have a genuine interest in working in aviation or electric vehicles

●      Your experience includes working with or testing electric vehicles (of any kind)


  • Must have a degree from an undergraduate or graduate program, or technical program related to engineering (no more than 2 years out of school).

●      Must be available for the entire duration of the fellowship from June 2019 through June 2020.

How to apply

To apply, please provide a cover letter and resume in one pdf document to with the subject title: AMPAIRE Project Manager – Demonstration Flight Fellow.


Ampaire is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) and committed to building a more inclusive ecosystem that integrates women, people of color, and other underrepresented groups into the cleantech sector and aerospace industry. We strongly encourage applications from qualified applicants and members of underrepresented groups.


  • Posted On

    January 25, 2019
  • Closing Date

    March 1, 2019
  • Organization

    Elemental Excelerator
  • Location

  • Position Type

    Full Time
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