MECHANICAL/ELECTRICAL TECHNICIAN
Denver, Colorado
Full-time

Do you want to help build real technology for a meaningful purpose? Do you want to fight to make the world’s fresh produce healthier, tastier, and more sustainable?

As a M/E Tech at Tortuga, you’ll be core to the assembly and testing of our robotic systems. You’ll bring deep mechanical and electrical assembly and testing experience in complex and dynamic hardware systems, working closely with our engineering team. You’ll thrive in a fast-paced, flexible, and energized startup environment. As an early team member, you’ll directly build our success, growth, and culture. You’ll hold meaningful equity and are excited to help Tortuga grow and to grow with Tortuga.

What you’ll do

  • Build, assemble, test, and perform preventive or corrective maintenance on our robotic systems, including all mechanical and electrical components

  • Work closely with engineering team to provide design and manufacturing feedback

  • Test and identify problems in assembled components; design and operate test fixtures

  • Test assemblies for serviceability and reliability in our customers’ environmental conditions

  • Write repair and servicing bulletins for components of our system

  • On occasion (<10%), travel domestically or internationally to field deployments

What we’re looking for

  • 3+ years of experience working on assembly of robotics, automation, or similarly complex electro-mechanical assemblies; AS degree with mechatronics focus is a plus

  • Comfort assembling, modifying, and testing of PCBAs (mixed through-hole and SMT components)

  • Full comfort with mechanical and electrical shop tools (fasteners, presses, hand tools, oscilloscopes, etc)

  • Experience with welding is a plus

  • Great communication skills and team attitude to work with engineering team

  • Proficiency in Google productivity suite, MS Office, and ability to understand schematics and prints

About Tortuga

Tortuga AgTech’s mission is to build a healthier society, and a thriving ecosystem, through smarter farming. We’re pursuing our mission by building robotic harvesting and precision analytics systems for the world’s leading fresh produce growers (delicious things like strawberries, tomatoes, bell peppers, and herbs). We’re building not just because it’s fun, but because we believe thoughtful, well-built advanced technology can help farmers grow healthier, fresher, more environmentally sustainable produce for everyone.

Tortuga means “turtle” in Spanish. Around the world, turtles are symbols of wisdom, patience, and connectedness to the Earth. We’re proud to be based in Denver, CO - America’s 2nd best place to live according to U.S. News (but does Austin have any mountains? We still think we’re #1).

Tortuga is an equal opportunity employer. All aspects of employment including the decision to hire, promote, discipline, or discharge, will be based on merit, competence, performance, and business needs. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, pregnancy, genetic information, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or any other status protected under federal, state, or local law.

Want to apply? Send an email to careers@tortuga.ag with your resume and a few brief words on why you're interested.