Materials Test Technician, Weathering and Durability

Tesla

Responsibilities

The candidate will work as a member of Tesla’s Materials
Test Group to support material level weathering and surface durability test
activities. The role includes overseeing a wide variety of tests and associated
test equipment, ranging from simple scratch testing devices to large
environmental chambers.  The position
will be based in Fremont (California, USA) within the Materials Test Lab.

Requirements

  • Practical
    knowledge and working experience within a materials or environmental
    testing lab, including basic understanding of different type of materials
  • Experience
    operating and maintaining environmental or other test chambers is
    preferred.  Experience working with
    other materials test equipment, hand tools and sample preparation
    equipment is a plus
  • Familiarity
    with materials-centric test standards (e.g., ASTM, ISO, SAE)
  • Experience
    working with hazardous materials, with a willingness to exhibit and
    promote health and safety across the team
  • Strong
    interpersonal and communication skills to establish effective working
    relationships
  • An
    ability to effectively handle multiple priorities, meet deadlines and
    manage time independently; must maintain top level professional integrity
    and appearance throughout
  • Knowledge,
    understanding and a track record of conformance to ISO 17025 is
    advantageous