Vehicle Technician

South San Francisco
Fleet Operations

We're the driverless car company. We believe in improving people’s lives by making transportation safer, more accessible, and more convenient. Our team is small and we move quickly. We’re currently testing a fully driverless solution on city streets. We're looking for smart, ambitious people to help build the world’s largest fleet of driverless cars.

Vehicle Technicians will maintain and repair Cruise’s fleet of Autonomous Vehicles with the goal  of maximizing the fleet utilization rate.


    • Maintain and update vehicles to keep the fleet operational while focusing on minimizing vehicle downtime
    • Maintain high standards of correct diagnoses, first-time fixes, and timeliness
    • Always perform work with safety being top priority
    • Work with Test Engineers and operations team to optimize scheduling process for vehicle repairs
    • Assist Test Engineers to bring fleet up to date with current software and hardware
    • Diagnose vehicle accurately and create a repair order stating the diagnosis, procedure performed, and parts required
    • Maintain detailed online database of vehicle issues & repair history
    • Manage parts inventory levels and supply chain
    • Proactively communicate key field insights related to vehicle issues to headquarters and stay up-to-date on current policies and procedures
    • Stay current on continuing education and training requirements
    • Conduct test drives to ensure issues have been resolved


    • 4+ years of experience as a vehicle technician or equivalent automotive education
    • Automotive refrigerant recovery & recycling certification (EPA 609)
    • Relevant vehicle technician state licensing
    • Strong computer skills
    • Proven track record showing a strong background with emphasis on safety, quality of work, and technical aptitude 
    • Able to anticipate future issues and mitigate them before they become operational setbacks
    • Strong communication skills
    • Able to juggle numerous projects simultaneously with ease
    • Comfortable with change and the pace of a startup 
    • Willingness to travel to other regional offices for training and ongoing reporting

Bonus Points

    • Electric or hybrid vehicle repair and diagnosis experience
    • Specialty automotive experience
    • Engineering or technical background
    • ASE certifications
    • GDS2 experience
    • Manufacturer certifications 
    • GM Certified


    • Be a part of a huge undertaking that has immediate and valuable real-world application
    • Competitive salary and benefits (401k, health/dental/vision insurance)
    • Paid time off (vacation and sick days)
    • Free rides in self-driving cars
    • Ongoing world-class GM training
    • Company provided tools and shop equipment

GM Cruise LLC provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or genetics.  In addition to federal law requirements, GM Cruise LLC complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities.  This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

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