We are looking for a highly motivated individual to accelerate our
vehicle-level homologation test activities, with focus on energy consumption
and range tests on vehicle dynamometers. The Test Technician will help drive
Tesla’s vehicle testing programs by applying previously acquired knowledge of
Tesla vehicle systems and diagnostics to prepare, configure and diagnose
vehicles in preparation for, and during, testing. The role requires someone
highly organized and confident in their ability to manage projects along a very
fluid schedule. This full-time role requires the flexibility of traveling (up
to 30%) to various domestic and international destinations and to test vehicles
on public roads and Proving Grounds as needed.
- Prepare prototype and production vehicles for testing,
including part changes, alignments, vehicle diagnostics and instrumentation
- Diagnose issues that arise during testing by
supporting both on & off-site test trips.
- Design and build new instrumentation or test equipment
- Work with internal and external test labs and proving
grounds during test activities.
- Work with engineers, program managers, fellow
technicians and test operators to develop their skills and knowledge.
- Document results of testing and communicate issues
found to the test owners.
year or more experience as an Engineering, Service or Manufacturing technician
year technical/automotive degree preferred
knowledge of Tesla vehicle systems - both in terms of operation and diagnostics
attention to detail, and prior experience documenting issues or builds is
fabrication skills preferred
exposure to vehicle testing is preferred
written and spoken English
to multi-task, prioritize and work in an extremely fast-paced environment