Lead Equipment Technician, Plastics


  • Full Time


As a Tesla Maintenance Technician, you will play a crucial role in ensuring the operational availability of a wide array of manufacturing equipment. You will apply your technical skills to install, maintain and repair mechanical and electrical systems, factory automation and robotics. You will work with the highest caliber process and equipment engineering teams to improve equipment reliability and minimize or eliminate downtime. Tesla’s Equipment Maintenance is also the first-responding problem solvers who manage machine breakdown recoveries to keep production running. 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. In addition, the technician may wear a fall protection harness while working from heights or from a suspended position. Maintenance Technicians will lift up to 50 lbs. and utilize other hand tools and power tools as needed.


3+ years of extensive experience maintaining injection molding equipment, or aluminum casting equipment and automation and/or have equivalent training or relevant education
Verbal and written communication skills (able to understand and record maintenance procedures, shift pass downs, etc.)
Ability to read and interpret basic assembly instructions
Basic computer skills (able to use basic PC applications to report issues and provide inputs)
Good mechanical and electrical knowledge (understand typical mechanisms and wiring associated with equipment)
Math skills (able to read and use measuring equipment) Basic skill with volt meter to check AC/DC voltage, read continuity checks and expected known voltages
Basic knowledge of pneumatic system operations
Safety oriented
Ability to work off-shifts, as needed