Lead Equipment Maintenance Technician

Tesla

Responsibilities

  • Tesla is seeking Lead Equipment Maintenance Techs who will play a crucial role in ensuring the operational availability of our advanced 4680 battery cell manufacturing equipment.
    The Lead Equipment Maintenance tech will apply his/her technical skills to install, maintain and repair high speed high volume mechanical and electrical systems, factory automation and robotics. They will be the first-responding problem solvers who manage machine breakdowns and recoveries. Lead’s will provide technical leadership amongst other techs on shift and provide support to the shift supervisors.

Requirements

  • Three (3) or more years of experience working in a maintenance capacity on production manufacturing equipment and/or have equivalent training or relevant education.
  • Demonstrate ability to analyze problems and error conditions, identify root causes, and implement viable long-term solutions.
  • Experience using a volt / multi-meter and interpret schematic diagrams to troubleshoot electrical systems.
  • Ability to read and interpret detailed mechanical assembly drawings and accurately measure and inspect tolerance.
  • High speed precision conveyances knowledge utilizing magnetics, belts, rotary dials and Pneumatics
  • Proficient with pneumatics-solenoid valves, actuator and control operations and can read schematics
  • Proficient with basic hydraulic and vacuum system operations.
  • Experience with Roll to Roll coating, Toll coating, Laminating and slitting with a high level of tolerances on the micron scale is a plus, but not required.
  • Follow all aspects of maintenance safety protocol (LOTO, 5S, Arc Flash, etc.).
  • This is a physically demanding job working in tight spaces, requiring walking and standing all day, as well as, bending, squatting, kneeling, climbing ladders and lying on the ground intermittently throughout the day. Maintenance Technicians will lift up to 50 lbs. and utilize other hand tools and power tools as needed.