Test Technician, Vehicle Mechatronics

Foster City, CA
Vehicle Development – Vehicle Systems Engineering
As a Mechatronics Test Technician on Zoox’s, you will be responsible for the set up and execution of various tests on Zoox Electro-Mechanical components and sub-systems. This includes preparation of test articles, installing test equipment and instrumentation, and executing tests according to the requestor’s procedures. The Test Technician’s responsibilities will also include conducting periodic preventative maintenance on test and lab equipment, fabrication of test set ups, ensuring lab consumables are stocked and up to date, and general lab up-keep. Testing will be required on various systems to evaluate system performance, noise and vibration, thermal characterization, strength, and durability. You will utilize your expertise in one or more of these areas to support these testing activities, and work close together with the responsible engineering lead.


    • Execute test activities accurately and thoroughly.
    • Support the alignment of test facilities for test requests.
    • Install test instrumentation on test articles per instrumentation diagrams.
    • Support procurement and calibration of test equipment as necessary.
    • Fabricate and Assemble test fixtures as necessary.
    • Maintain workshop space to a high professional level in terms of safety, efficiency, and cleanliness.


    • Bachelors or technical degree.
    • Experience working with automotive development environment.
    • Experience working with test equipment in one or more areas like NVH, vehicle dynamics, thermal, strength, and durability.
    • Mechanical fabrication experience.

Zoox is developing the first ground-up, fully autonomous vehicle fleet and the supporting ecosystem required to bring this technology to market. Sitting at the intersection of artificial intelligence, robotics, and design, Zoox aims to provide the next generation of mobility-as-a-service in urban environments. We’re looking for top talent that shares our passion and wants to be part of a fast-moving and highly execution-oriented team.

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A Final Note:
You do not need to match every listed expectation to apply for this position. Here at Zoox, we know that diverse perspectives foster the innovation we need to be successful, and we are committed to building a team that encompasses a variety of backgrounds, experiences, and skills.