Prototype Engineering Technician



  • The Tesla Design organization is looking for a dedicated Technician to join our team in an advanced and fast-paced work environment. The Prototype Engineering Technician will play an important role in creating mechanical and electrical integrations for design and new programs engineering led physical assemblies and vehicles.


  • Requirements
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills – Proficient in MS Office.
  • Detail oriented to a fault.
  • Strong desire for functional ownership.
  • Natural ability to interface with many different people from many different technical disciplines and operate with them seamlessly.
  • Ability to self-start, manage, and execute to completion given tasks with varying levels of advance information given in various written and verbal formats.
  • Understanding of basic mechanical systems.
  • The ability to learn in and function safely in a shop with various wood and metal fabrication power tools as it relates to the job function.

    Job Experience, Education, and Cert. Prerequisites

  • 5+ years’ work experience in a vehicle workshop and/or dealer shop.
  • Diagnostic troubleshooting a plus.
  • Area/function leadership experience a plus.
  • EV and HV experience a plus.
  • Graduation from high school or equivalent and an Automotive Technology degree from an institution, or the equivalent in experience and evidence of exceptional ability.
  • Factory training programs through OEMs a plus.
  • Valid driver’s license and insurance required.