R&D Hardware Technician

West Hollywood Headquarters
Hardware
Full-time
Ride in style with Wheels, a last-mile, shared electric vehicle platform, that is changing the current landscape in dockless mobility. Our innovative products are a low-cost, fun, and  comfortable way to see your city and get you where you need to go safely. Connect with our app through a smartphone and don't forget to tag us on instagram @takewheels. 

While we're headquartered in West Hollywood, California, we're quickly expanding across the world and coming to a city near you. We hope you're ready for the ride of your life. 

We're looking for someone to join our team and help with rapid-prototyping on bike parts and assembly.

Get to know us better by checking out these articles:
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What You'll Do

    • Maintain the lab
    • Mechanical skills to assemble/dissemble our electric bikes
    • Melt solder and remove component(s)
    • Remove residual solder
    • Place new component and reflow
    • Building cables
    • Basic electrical equipment with multimeter and power supply

What You'll Need

    • 6 months prior experience of soldering technician work
    • SMT soldering and rework experience
    • SMT Surface-Mount Technology (assembling and mounting technology) the method for producing electronic circuits in which the components are mounted or placed directly onto the surface of printed circuit boards (PCBs)
    • Building cables experience
    • Basic electrical equipment with multimeter and power supply experience
    • Hardware or electrical industry professional experience
    • Some basic Mechanical skills to assemble/dissemble
    • Assembly SOP experience
    • DISCLAIMER: This is not meant to be an all-inclusive statement of every duty and responsibility which will ever be required of an employee in this position. However, the employee will be held responsible for all duties assigned.

Bonus Points

    • Mechanical experience with 3d printing
    • Electric Bike or E-scooter assembly experience
    • Experience in start up environments
    • R&D experience
    • A flexible mentality and comfortability working in high demand / fast-paced environments
    • Working experience in fields of; consumer electronics, auto industry, or Ebikes
Wheels is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status or any other basis covered by appropriate law. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.