The Kokofolio is Hiring


Prototype Engineering Technician



Davis, CA, USA
Posted on Thursday, May 16, 2024

InnerPlant is a technology company enabling the earliest possible detection of stress in crops to make farming universally more efficient and sustainable. We are developing innovative technologies to make a positive and lasting impact on the future of agriculture and the environment.

As a Prototype Engineering Technician at InnerPlant, you will work in a team responsible for building and delivering prototype devices for imaging our fluorescent plants in the lab as well as in the field. This will include the design and assembly of imaging boxes, mobile imaging and non-imaging sensor systems, as well as drone systems.

Key Responsibilities

In this role, you will be expected to assume responsibility for the following tasks.

  • Assist in sourcing parts and assembling prototypes with existing designs.
  • Use CAD systems to design new prototypes and build mechanical assemblies via rapid prototyping techniques.
  • Work on the electrical systems responsible for running the imaging prototypes
  • Assist in conducting experiments using the developed devices in the laboratory as well as in the field.
  • Use your experience as a prototyping technician to assist in the selection of appropriate materials and manufacturing techniques.
  • Maintain a clean, organized and safe work environment, ensuring equipment and tools are properly maintained
  • Follow all equipment operating and safety procedures
  • Visit field sites to test and deploy the developed devices