R&D Technician, Equipment Maintenance

HQ- San Jose, CA
R&D – Hardware Engineering
Full-Time/Part-time
Come join us on our mission as we revolutionize energy storage to enable a sustainable future.


Quantumscape is seeking an Equipment Maintenance Technician to support Research and Development operations. Our ideal team member is self-motivated, a positive thinker, and can work effectively in teams and independently. The position will occupy shift 1, Monday thru Friday, days.

Your Role:
You will work closely with out team to ensure high systems up-time and availability for our high paced R&D environment. Your responsibilities will include:
Maintaining and repairing various lab equipment and facilities systems, including glove boxes, vacuum chamber systems, and high temperature ovens.
Working collaboratively with Scientists and Process Technicians to support their critical development activities.
Building and fixing electromechanical prototypes and systems using schematics and assembly drawings.

Minimum Requirements:
Education & Experience
Associate degree in Electronic Technology or equivalent and a minimum of with 7 years’ experience in equipment maintenance and operation.
Strong troubleshooting and repair skills on electrical, pneumatic, and mechanical systems.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
You are autonomous, personable, positive, a good teammate.
You like a good technical challenge.
Solving problems makes you happy and you like to spend time honing these skills by working on various types of equipment.
You are able and willing to work overtime on short notice.

Experience in any of the following are a plus!
Glove box maintenance
High vacuum evaporation systems
Facility systems maintenance (CDA, house Vacuum, PCW, Gas delivery, etc.)
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.