Engineering Technician, Abuse Test & Engineering

    • Tesla Motors
  • Fremont, CA
  • Posted 60+ days ago | Updated 1 day ago


On Site
USD 24.40 per hour
Full Time


Creative problem solving
Product requirements
Hand tools
Power tools
Data acquisition
Process improvement
Electrical engineering
Health care
Apache Flex

Job Details

What to Expect

Battery Cells are the common denominator for every Tesla product. Our product requirements demand ground-up cell architectures with state-of-the-art performance, manufactured at volumes that are orders of magnitude higher than the products they power. Our environment is fast-paced and incredibly exciting, so being passionate and self-motivated to push your limits is critical. Our team works with engineering groups across various disciplines, requiring strong communication skills and a team-first mentality. You will work alongside seasoned industry experts, high aptitude entry level candidates, and people from every stage in between. We look for anyone with an exceptional ability to solve problems in both individual and team settings.
This would either be a Su-Wed or Wed-Sa schedule

What You?ll Do

Experienced technician to support or lead testing in module thermal abuse and safety testing.

Assist module, pack, and unit level thermal abuse testing on all Tesla battery products. Responsible for leading instrumentation, set up article for execution and perform detailed posttest analysis on tested articles. Testing outcomes would dictate major design and manufacturing decisions on Tesla products to uphold the thermal abuse safety requirements.

What You?ll Bring

  • Safety conscious
  • Familiar with hand tools, power tools, and machining experience
  • Ability to perform independent work, self-starter
  • Experience with data acquisition systems
  • Minimum 2 years of hands on experience in a lab, production, or field setting
  • Flexibility to work in south bay area sites
  • Electrical and thermal fundamentals
  • Ability to collaborate and build test rigs to specifications
  • Troubleshooting skills and experience
  • National Instruments DAQ, LabVIEW
  • Welding, fabrication, design experience
  • Process improvement suggestions that lead to actions
  • Cell/module/pack level experience
  • Experience with module or pack level teardowns and inspections
  • Creative problem-solving skills and experience

Compensation and Benefits


Along with competitive pay, as a full-time Tesla employee, you are eligible for the following benefits at day 1 of hire:
  • Aetna PPO and HSA plans > 2 medical plan options with $0 payroll deduction
  • Family-building, fertility, adoption and surrogacy benefits
  • Dental (including orthodontic coverage) and vision plans, both have options with a $0 paycheck contribution
  • Company Paid (Health Savings Account) HSA Contribution when enrolled in the High Deductible Aetna medical plan with HSA
  • Healthcare and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)
  • LGBTQ+ care concierge services
  • 401(k) with employer match, Employee Stock Purchase Plans, and other financial benefits
  • Company paid Basic Life, AD&D, short-term and long-term disability insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Sick and Vacation time (Flex time for salary positions), and Paid Holidays
  • Back-up childcare and parenting support resources
  • Voluntary benefits to include: critical illness, hospital indemnity, accident insurance, theft & legal services, and pet insurance
  • Weight Loss and Tobacco Cessation Programs
  • Tesla Babies program
  • Commuter benefits
  • Employee discounts and perks program

    • Expected Compensation

      $24.40 - $65.40/hour + cash and stock awards + benefits
      Pay offered may vary depending on multiple individualized factors, including market location, job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. The total compensation package for this position may also include other elements dependent on the position offered. Details of participation in these benefit plans will be provided if an employee receives an offer of employment.