Engineering Test Technician

Irvine, CA /
Engineering and Programs – Test and Development /
Full Time
This is what you’ll do:·       Perform diagnosis and repair of prototype vehicle’s electrical/mechanical/software systems
·       Fabricate and/or modify existing prototype components/fixtures
·       Maintain detailed records of all work performed
·       Maintain test equipment in operational condition by performing routine maintenance and making minor repairs/adjustments as needed
·       Install instrumentation, test equipment, and other components on prototype vehicles in accordance with engineering specifications, standards, and/or test procedures
·       Communicate directly with engineers and other technicians to ensure a high level of technical support
·       Load and transport prototype vehicles to specified test locations as needed. (Class A CDL a plus)
·       Test drive vehicles on closed tracks
·       Travel 10%

This is what you’ll need:
·       5+ years of technician / mechanic work experience in the automotive industry. Electric/hybrid vehicle experience preferred
·       Valid driver license with clean record
·       Advanced driver training. (preferred)
·       Strong automotive electrical understanding
·       High Voltage electrical knowledge and training
·       CAN/LIN network understanding
·       Minor fabrication experience
·       Strong technical and mechanical ability

This is where you’ll work:
Department: Vehicle Integration
Location: Irvine, CA
Rivian is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Prohibits Discrimination and Harassment of Any Kind: Rivian is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at Rivian are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. Rivian will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics. Rivian encourages applicants of all ages.