Electrical QA/QC Engineer – Cell Manufacturing


The Role:
A Tesla Facilities Electrical QA/QC Engineer will have the opportunity to drive the quality of electrical construction across all capital and improvement projects throughout multiple buildings in the Bay Area to a world-class level of quality and execution. You will work closely with design, construction, facilities and other end users to continuously develop and improve the process and procedures needed to put state-of-the-art electrical systems into operation and ensure they are free of defects.

• Serve as Subject Matter Expert on Electrical systems, where you are accountable for driving the quality of electrical construction on every jobsite to the highest standards in the industry.
• Verify installation of all electrical infrastructure meets code, specifications, and project plans/drawings using the most stringent requirements.
• Inspect for and recognize whether materials used for construction are UL listed and are installed in a manner consistent with their intended use and manufacturer’s instructions.
• Work with and mentor electricians of all experience levels to help ensure high quality of installation.
• Participate and provide engineering and constructability feedback in design reviews of capital projects.
• Perform pro-active quality and readiness inspections with emphasis on identifying and resolving potential issues before they impact the start-up and commissioning of the equipment or system.
• Develop, publish, utilize, and make continuous improvements to inspection checklists, ensuring that lessons learned are clearly captured and checked throughout the design, construction, start-up, and commissioning process.
• Champion and observe all safety policies (including NFPA-70E) during the execution of required tasks. Must be capable of identifying hazards in testing, start-up and operation of various mechanical, chemical, and electrical systems. Implementing engineering and operational controls to address these hazards combined with clear communication of risks and mitigating actions to all affected parties is a requirement for this role.
• Review and drive closure of Construction Checklists and Issues.
• Ensure redlines of engineering/vendor documents are accurate and properly transmitted at system turnover.
• Coordinate with Facilities team for operation and turnover of systems. Support operations team with troubleshooting system failures and root cause reporting of events.
• Knowledge of related basic engineering design principles, applicable design guides and standards.
• Knowledge of relevant building codes and standards.
• Required to work with and around hazardous areas and hazardous chemicals and materials.
• Develop and maintain skills necessary to operate, and collect accurate data from, diagnostic tools related to electrical systems that enables collection of meaningful data for engineering analysis and Commissioning validation of how the mechanical systems operate. This includes thermal imaging and sonic analyzers.
• B.S. in Chemical or Mechanical Engineering OR equivalent industry experience, plus experience in at least one of the following categories:
o 4 yr accredited apprentice program + 10 yrs as a journeyman electrician in light industrial manufacturing.
o 5 years Foreman or Superintendent Status minimum
• California Journeyman’s card required.
• Experience in oil and gas, pharmaceutical, manufacturing, or large capital projects.
• Knowledge of UL Listed materials and how they are used.
• Ability to travel
• Great organizational and communication skills.
• Confident and able to work on own initiative and with limited supervision.
• Flexible and able to adapt to current and new company requirements
• Ability to interact and coordinate effectively with all levels of construction, facilities operations, manufacturing, engineering, and management, as well as city inspectors