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Sr. Prototype & Test Technician - Vehicle Integration

Company: ElectraMeccanica
Location: Mesa
Posted on: January 16, 2023

Job Description:

Meet ElectraMeccanica, an innovative electric vehicle manufacturer that is ready to revolutionize the way people commute! Drawing on a 60-year legacy of building and delivering high-end custom cars, our flagship vehicle is a single-seat, electric vehicle called the SOLO (NASDAQ:SOLO). The provided driving experience is an unrivaled combination of exhilaration, affordability and environmental consciousness. Now, we are eager to open our doors to our new 18-acre US Assembly and Engineering Technical Center in Mesa, Arizona. Needless to say, its electrifying times and we want to invite you to seriously consider joining our expanding team!About our team? ElectraMeccanica has heart & soul! We hire dedicated, passionate, respectful and engaged contributors, who enjoy creating, solving and challenging the status quo. We have a dedicated team of people and continually seek to hire those who are always willing to roll up their sleeves. If we just described your personal values and work ethic here, we definitely want you to read on to see if this position sparks your interest as well.The Sr. Prototype & Test Technician Vehicle Integration (VI), supports the rapid development and prototype build of ElectraMeccanica vehicles, subsystems components. This person is the lead vehicle protype technician is responsible for prototype vehicle builds, modifications and component updates. Inclusive of entire vehicle mechanical and electrical updates. Additionally, this person is responsible for full vehicle test instrumentation and diagnostics. This role requires strong communication, negotiation and leadership skills. They must be knowledgeable of automotive mechanical, electrical and vehicle diagnostics systems as well as proactive, self-starting, energetic and an ability to work effectively within cross functional teams. In addition, this role will also support advanced engineering activities and Technology Road Map development executed by the Head of Advanced Engineering.The Protype & Test Technician Vehicle Integration, will support EMV engineering and business teams based in Mesa Arizona. Job Responsibilities

  • Instrument and build test vehicles to specifications given by the customer. This includes removing and replacing parts as needed.
  • Build and repair prototype vehicles, systems, and subsystems
  • Inclusive of disassembly and reassembly of test parts for performance and wear evaluations (i.e., measurement of rotors, hubs tire treads, etc.)
  • Installation of various instrumentation, such as flow meters, pressure transducers, thermocouples, humidity Sensors, Accelerometers, strain gauges, LVDTs/String pots, as well as Low voltage, High Voltage and Current Sensors to monitor energy consumption and any other device monitoring equipment as required.
  • Diagnostics of vehicle instrumentation to ensure proper functionality.
  • Run vehicle level tests: setup, detailed inspections, maintenance and component retrofits.
  • Keep up to date with data processing skills, which includes assisting Engineer when needed.
  • Update prototype vehicles though fabrication, modification or replacement of vehicle components.
  • Complete repair and diagnosis of concept and prototype vehicles.
  • Fabrication of wiring harnesses for 12V and High Voltage systems.
  • Maintain inventory of prototype shop supplies and tools.
  • Support design engineering with potential assembly and service issues
  • Provide failure analysis feedback and design concerns to Engineering.
  • Diagnose, maintain and repair EMV vehicles
  • Perform other duties as assigned or requestedWorking Conditions
    • Prototype center, manufacturing facility, shop floor. Requirements
      • 8+ years automotive mechanical experience with knowledge of products and repair procedures, preferred.
      • 5+ years of vehicle test instrumentation with advanced knowledge and experience with Data Acquisition Systems.
      • Specific experience with HEV, PHEV and EV is required.
      • Supervisory experience is desired.
      • At a minimum, must have High Voltage Level 2 safety training certification (Qualified Electrician for HV Systems in Motor Vehicles). Level 3 HV safety certification is preferred.
      • Instrumentation experience of refrigerant components, sensors, valves, and fluid transport components is beneficial.
      • EPA Section 609 certified (HVAC refrigerant) or equivalent.
      • Thorough understanding of overall brake and testing procedures while paying close attention to detail.
      • Experience using diagnostic software tools (CAN Data Loggers or similar).
      • Must possess a thorough knowledge of complex mechanical and/or electrical concepts.
      • Ability to read and comprehend complex engineering drawings.
      • Good verbal and written communication and organizational skills are a priority.
      • Must possess interpersonal skills and ability to work effectively with others.
      • Good knowledge of vehicle from Bumper to Bumper and its functions.
      • Creativity; strong communication (verbal, written, presentation)
      • Open minded and flexible enough to work effectively in an environment where project priorities may rapidly shift
      • MS Office, SharePoint, PowerPoint, experience.BenefitsOne last important note, we work hard, but we play hard too! In fact, our new facility is planned to incorporate modern, dedicated spaces for our employees to dine, engage, relax, and play. We also provide the following comprehensive benefits package that supports our employees health, wellness, retirement, and work-life balance:
        • Medical, dental, and vision plans
        • Generous paid time off
        • Life/AD&D insurance
        • Long-term disability benefitsWhile we greatly appreciate all candidate applications, we only contact those individuals who best meet the required position qualifications. Thank you in advance for considering ElectraMeccanica!

Keywords: ElectraMeccanica, Mesa , Sr. Prototype & Test Technician - Vehicle Integration, Professions , Mesa, Arizona

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