Engineering Test Technician

Wittmann, AZ /
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
- 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: Surprise, AZ
About Rivian:
Rivian is on a mission to keep the world adventurous forever. This goes for the emissions-free Electric Adventure Vehicles we build, and the curious, courageous souls we seek to attract.
As a company, we constantly challenge what’s possible, never simply accepting what has always been done. We reframe old problems, seek new solutions and operate comfortably in areas that are unknown. Our backgrounds are diverse, but our team shares a love of the outdoors and a desire to protect it for future generations.
We operate development centers in Plymouth, MI, Irvine CA and San Jose, CA, and Surrey, England, as well as a manufacturing facility in Normal, Illinois.

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.