Autonomous Vehicle (Automotive) Technician

Dallas-Fort Worth, TX /
Operations – Fleet Operations /
Full-time
/ On-site
Who we are:
Founded in 2017, Gatik is the leader in autonomous middle mile logistics. We deliver goods safely and efficiently using medium duty trucks with a focus on short-haul, B2B logistics for Fortune 500 customers such as Walmart and Loblaw. Gatik enables our customers to optimize their hub-and-spoke operations, enhance service levels and product flow across multiple locations while reducing labor costs and meeting an unprecedented expectation for faster deliveries.

About the role:
We are looking for experienced automotive technicians looking to advance their automotive career. Our ideal candidate is someone who can meet accelerated deadlines, is familiar with computers and electronics as well as the mechanical aspects of trucks, and feels confident in performing mechanical repairs and maintenance. 

This role will be onsite at least four days/week at our Dallas, TX office!

What you will do:

    • Regular truck maintenance and checks to support a fleet of autonomous and manual vehicles in order to maximize uptime and availability
    • Assist the engineering team with diagnostics and testing to improve the product
    • Troubleshoot networking and computer issues
    • Replace networking and computer hardware
    • Organize dealer services and specialist repairs
    • Assist in creating assembly, troubleshooting, and repair documentation
    • Trace wiring faults, diagnose failures, repair automotive harnesses, and replace electrical components as necessary
    • Track and document task completions and changes made to the vehicles
    • Assist in installation, calibration, and replacement of sensors
    • Be on-call for off-shift and weekend service calls, as required
    • Travel to and support at off-site locations, as required

What we're looking for:

    • Certificate or Bachelor's Degree or equivalent work experience
    • 3+ years of relevant experience
    • Valid Texas Class C License and passport for international travel
    • Good knowledge of wiring including soldering, crimping, splicing and repairing
    • Comfortable and competent with vehicle maintenance and diagnostics
    • Good knowledge of computer usage including command-line tools
    • Familiarity with vehicle diagnostic tools
    • Demonstrated technical troubleshooting skills
    • An automotive technician trade and experience (preferred)
    • Experience in building and repairing computer networking systems (preferred)
    • Experience with diagnosing and repairing modern CAN bus-based automotive systems (preferred)
    • Knowledge of Python or MatLab for data processing and scripting (preferred)
More about Gatik:
With headquarters in Mountain View, CA and offices in Canada, Texas, Louisiana and Arkansas, Gatik is establishing new standards of success for the autonomous trucking industry every day. Visit us at Gatik for more company information and Jobs @ Gatik for more open roles.

Gatik News:
-America’s Best Startup Employers of 2022
-Gatik has been named as a 2023 FreightTech 25 winner!
-Gatik and Walmart Achieve Fully Driverless Deliveries in 2021
-50 List of Most Promising Artificial Intelligence Companies of 2021
-Gatik and Loblaw achieve First Fully Driverless Deployment in Canada in 2022
-Gatik CEO Gautam Narang was Named Among the Most Exceptional Entrepreneurs of 2022
-Co-founder and Chief Engineer, Apeksha Kumavat, Recognized on the Inc. 2022 Female Founders 100 List

Taking care of our team:
At Gatik, we connect people of extraordinary talent and experience to an opportunity to create a more resilient supply chain and contribute to our environment’s sustainability. We are diverse in our backgrounds and perspectives yet united by a bold vision and shared commitment to our values. Our culture emphasizes the importance of collaboration, respect and agility.

We at Gatik strive to create a diverse and inclusive environment where everyone feels they have opportunities to succeed and grow because we know that together we can do great things. We are committed to an inclusive and diverse team. We do not discriminate based on race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, national origin, religion, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, marital status or any legally protected status.