START Manufacturing Program, Gigafactory Nevada


  • Full Time


Tesla START is an intensive 12-week training
program that provides students across North America with the skills necessary
for a successful career at Tesla and beyond. During the program, students
develop technical expertise and earn certifications through in-class theory,
hands-on labs and self-paced learning. This is a non-exempt position.
 Successful graduates of the program will have the opportunity to
accept full-time employment as an Equipment Maintenance Technician at Gigafactory
Nevada within 30 days of graduation. Applications close on Sunday, April 9th and the program will begin Tuesday, May 30th.



  • High
    School Diploma or GED, and post-secondary trade education level (or equivalent
    military service experience) acceptable to Tesla. 
  • Must
    be at least 18 years of age.
  • Ability
    to lift up to 60 lbs. 
  • Must
    follow verbal and written instructions with attention to detail. 
  • Be
    able to work in a team-based environment and achieve goals with a “safety
    first” attitude.
  • Demonstrate
    basic computer skills, including navigating web browsers and using standard
    applications like Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook).