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Engineering Technician

Company: Proterra
Location: Greenville
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Position OverviewThis position will provide comprehensive technical support to Proterra's Greenville Site Pre-Production Operations Manager and other site leadership team members. You will be part of the team responsible the building of engineering development and prototype vehicles for both internal and external customers. Additional responsibilities to include assisting with development and prototype vehicle builds, root cause and solving mechanical problems, composite repairs, fabrication and development vehicle repairs for prototype projects.About the Role - You will:Maintain and uphold high safety standards and acceptable performance standards for assembly, production, quality, documentation and 5S standards under minimal supervision.Support the development of Engineering and Validation projects and uphold communication across cross functional teams.Modify, build and validate prototype harnesses and functional test equipment.Assemble or produce component parts into completed units within blueprint specification and/or design tolerance; Assist with electrical integration on the production line.Check and verify quality related to the electrical system; Diagnose and troubleshoot vehicle issues.Maintain department blueprints, drawings, production plans and standard manufacturing procedures.Implement new technology and aid research group in development of future products.Assist in the orientation and training of new/existing associates on various tasks.Support testing activities, travel to offsite locations to repair and update, both in and out of vehicles as necessary.Other duties as assigned by management.About Our Group:As strategic partners, the Testing and Validation team strives to ensure that our values, culture and engagement always allow us do great things for our company.We strive to provide the highest level service and support to our clients each and every day.We work collaboratively to build strong relationships with our clients, partners, and own team.We treat each other with respect......and always try to have a little fun every day!This position will be part of the Greenville based Testing and Validation team that supports Proterra's Manufacturing and Engineering operations in Greenville, SC.You will report to the Site Pre-Production Operation Manager and collaborate with other Testing and Validation team members located at our headquarters in Burlingame, CA and other manufacturing facility in Los Angeles, CA.About You:Self-starter with the ability to adapt interpersonal styles and techniques to influence at all levels of the organization.Customer-focused attitude, with high level of professionalism and discretion.Ability to maintain strict confidentiality, establish trust and credibility, and act with complete integrity.Detail-oriented, resourceful and diligent.Strong time management and organizational skills.Sound judgment and problem-solving skills.Excellent English communication skills.Your Experience Includes:High School Diploma or equivalent1 - 5 years of Electrical Technician experience, preferably in automotive, bus or heavy vehicle with a safety-first mentality and ability to train others.Experience with automotive electronic and mechanical systems.Hands-on mechanical and high voltage skillsProficient with MS Office applicationsProficient with electronic testing, measurement and vehicle diagnostic equipment (i.e., Isolation testing, Multi-meter, Oscilloscopes, data acquisition systems, etc.)Physical Demands:May work various shifts as needed; may be requested to travel to different locations.Lifting up to 25 pounds and occasionally 50 pounds.Able to walk, stand, crouch, bench, kneel, lift, carry and reach as needed in large and tight spaces.Good eye/hand coordination and ability to identify color variations, depth perceptions and close or distance visual items.Manual dexterity with occasional repetitive finger motion.Environmental Demands:Ability to work in manufacturing environment with extreme heat and cold conditions.Wear protective clothing or respiratory protective equipment.Works with irritant chemicals, gases, etc.You might also have:Associate's Degree preferred in related fieldElectronic skillsFabrication experienceLocation:Greenville, SCTravel:0 - 10%EEOProterra is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer, providing equal employment opportunities to all Employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions, including, but not limited to, lactation or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law or ordinance. Proterra participates in the Electronic Employment Verification Program (E-Verify). Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Keywords: Proterra, Greenville , Engineering Technician, Other , Greenville, South Carolina

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