Mechanical Technician – 2nd Shift

Tesla

Mechanical
Technician/Machine Builder — 2nd Shift

The Mechanical
Technician will be responsible for building our automation equipment and
occasionally installing and supporting it at our Tesla facilities. 
Tasks include performing mechanical assembly, electrical panel wiring, field
wiring, troubleshooting and machine integration of industrial automated
equipment.

Shift Schedule: Monday – Friday, 2:00pm-10:30pm with additional OT
on an as-needed basis.

Responsibilities:

·       
Assemble
equipment.

·       
Assemble
and install equipment at other Tesla locations (up to 20% of the time).

·       
Manage
onsite installation, repair, maintenance, and test tasks.

·       
Interface
with project team (i.e. Controls Engineer, Mechanical Engineer, Assemblers,
Project Manager, etc.).

·       
Build
positive relationships coworkers and peers.

·       
Perform
risk mitigation (i.e. anticipate problems before they occur).

·       
Troubleshoot
and debug (i.e. diagnoses trouble or defects, determines corrective action and
repairs system).

·       
Ensure
that all equipment is in proper working condition after troubleshooting.

·       
Perform
preventative maintenance and diagnostics on automation system and components.

·       
Complete
service repairs, replacements, upgrades, adjustments, and calibration on automation
systems and components following issued tasking, maintenance, troubleshooting,
and installation instructions.

·       
Perform
system checkout and assists in automation systems startups for service
installed jobs.

·       
Provide
status updates to management on assigned projects.

·       
Comply
with the company’s safety procedures.

·       
Adhere
to policies and procedures of Tesla.

·       
Must
be able and willing to travel and work at other Tesla locations.

·       
This
job operates in an assembly shop floor environment.  Employees will also
work at other Tesla locations.  While
performing the duties of this job, employees may be exposed to moving
mechanical parts and loud environments.

·       
Travel is
expected to be up to 20% of the time.  Employees must be willing to do
extended travel occasionally.

·       
While
performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to be
independently mobile.

·       
The
employee is also required to interact with a computer, and communicate with
peers, and co-workers.

·       
This
position requires the use of basic hand tools

·       
This
position requires standing, sitting, walking, bending, kneeling, and stooping
for long lengths of time.

·       
This
position requires frequent lifting and moving of objects up to 50lb.

·       
Employees
are required to wear a respirator and pass a respiratory health test.

·       
**Reasonable
accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform
the essential functions.

Requirements:

  • Employees must provide their
    own basic set of hand tools

Preferred Qualifications:

·       
2+
years’ experience building automated equipment preferred

·       
Ability
to read/understand mechanical drawings and schematics and create redlines

·       
High
precision, close tolerance proficiency

·       
Ability
to use all hand tools

·       
Familiarity
with machine shop equipment (e.g. mill machine, drill press, lathe, etc.)

·       
Very
strong analytical and troubleshooting skills of mechanical systems

·       
Aware
of design tools and techniques

·       
Proficient
in standard and metric systems

·       
Proficient
in MS Office 2010 (Excel, Word, Outlook) and general computer literacy

·       
Excellent
written and verbal communication skills

·       
Must
be a self-starter, team player, work well with others, and have a positive
attitude

·       
Must
have ability to prioritize and meet deadlines

·       
Sharp,
quick, dedicated, and innovative problem solver

·       
Must
be organized, creative, results-oriented, focused, and attentive to detail

·       
Exhibits
continuous improvement

·       
Possession
of a valid driver’s license

Employee Benefits Summary:

·       
As
a full-time Tesla employee, you will receive full benefits from day 1 for you
and your dependents.  

·       
Aetna
PPO and HSA plans (including infertility coverage) 

·       
3
medical plan choices with $0 paycheck contribution  

·       
Vision
& dental plans (including orthodontic coverage) 

·       
Company
paid Life, AD&D, short-term and long-term disability  

·       
401(k)
and match, Employee Stock Purchase Plans, and other financial
benefits  

·       
Employee
Assistance Program, Paid Time Off, and Paid Holidays 

·       
Back-up
childcare and employee discounts