Workshop + boat testing assistant - $30 ph at Boundary Layer Technologies (W19)
High speed container ships using hydrofoils.
About Boundary Layer Technologies

We make high speed hydrofoil cargo ships that compete with air freight.

About the role

The Company

Boundary Layer Technologies is building the future of zero emission maritime transport, starting with hydrofoiling electric passenger vessels. We are backed by Y Combinator, Fifty Years VC and Lower Carbon Capital and have built a world leading 26' fully electric hydrofoil prototype. We are a company of builders where rapid iterations and fast learning is in our DNA. We aim to reduce global GHG emissions by as much as 2.5%

We are looking for a multi talented, enthusiastic workshop assistant to lend a helping had to everything that we have going on. Everything from building new things to testing our fully electric prototype!

We are based at the Bay Ship and Yacht complex in Alameda. There is plenty of parking and a taco truck every day!

This is a great role where you get to spend a mix of time in the workshop playing with cool things as well as our on the water on an electric boat!


  • Assist with workshop operations
  • Order supplies
  • Organize workshop
  • Pick up goods
  • Assist in launching and retrieval of our electric test boat
  • Assist in piloting the electric test boat

Required skills and experience

  • A can do attitude to all tasks
  • Drivers licence
  • Hands on experience in a workshop, construction site or factory
  • Desirable - experience working with boats

If this sounds like you, please apply! We are looking for this person to start asap.

Please still consider applying even if you don't match every listed expectation, as we are big believers in learning and growth. Here at Boundary Layer Technologies, we know that diverse perspectives foster the innovation we need to be successful, and we are committed to building a team that encompasses a variety of backgrounds, experiences, and skills.

Women candidates are encouraged to apply.


No one has made hydrofoils this large before, let alone out of carbon composites.

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