Engineering Technician

San Francisco, CA
Engineering
Full-time
We are a San Francisco based team building self-driving semi trucks. We raised a 30 million dollar series B led by Sequoia, crossed 100,000 autonomous miles driven and are moving freight daily between LA and Phoenix. Our engineering team is made up of experienced and highly talented people from world class companies like Mercedes, Volkswagen, Ford, Uber ATG and Apple.

We are looking for an engineering technician to work directly with our hardware team on the buildout, testing, maintenance and improving our utilization rate of the fleet. You will work directly with our hardware engineers, operators and safety drivers across our SF and SoCal offices.

Responsibilities:

    • Support truck buildout following schematics for hardware and electrical systems
    • Testing of incoming electronics systems, sensors, computer systems
    • Support engineers in regression testing of embedded systems (hardware and software)
    • Assembly and diagnostics of custom cable harness and PCB’s
    • Troubleshooting the truck systems, computer components and sensors performing root cause analysis and calibration
    • Managing an inventory system for all truck components and lab supplies
    • Working to minimize truck downtime while focused on safety

Experience Might Include:

    • 2+ years technical experience in mechanical, electrical, computer, automotive or the robotics industry
    • Experience assembling PCB prototypes, electrical wiring and cable assemblies according to engineering instructions
    • Proven ability to read and  understand electrical schematics, datasheets
    • Experience with documenting and maintaining detailed assembly procedures
    • Time working in a shop, lab or other assembly environment with proven soldering skills and high quality workmanship
    • Experience using shop equipment, 3D printers, automotive diagnostic tools
    • Interest in learning new things and working in a fast paced environment
    • Maintaining an inventory system
    • Familiarity with CAD (or SolidWorks) design process is a plus

Benefits

    • Help revolutionize transportation as we know it
    • Work in a small team that operates at an incredibly fast pace
    • Lunch, dinner and snacks
    • Competitive salary, equity and benefits including medical, dental & vision