Rivian is on a mission to keep the world adventurous forever. This goes for the emissions-free Electric Adventure Vehicles we build, and the curious, courageous souls we seek to attract. 

As a company, we constantly challenge what’s possible, never simply accepting what has always been done. We reframe old problems, seek new solutions and operate comfortably in areas that are unknown. Our backgrounds are diverse, but our team shares a love of the outdoors and a desire to protect it for future generations. 

Role Summary
Electrical engineering technicians, within the Electrical Hardware team, work side by side with engineers to support the development of our vehicle’s electronic control modules. Projects are open ended, evolve over time, and often have limited up front guidance. The ideal candidate for this role is an experienced electronics lab technician that is a critical thinker, expeditor, problem solver, and team player. Must have the ability to effectively communicate and escalate issues and be able to work well under pressure while managing competing demands and tight deadlines. Must be comfortable with a soldering iron, harnessing, troubleshooting of printed circuit boards. Candidate should have the ability to apply workplace organization concepts and methods to improve test methods and efficiency and collaborate amongst a team. Should be a leader and able to train others. Excellent written & verbal communication skills. Strong organization with meticulous attention to detail.

Responsibilities

  • Perform diagnosis and repair of ECU’s and PCB’s including prototypes and test bench setups (electrical/mechanical/software)
  • Communicate directly with engineers, manager, and other technicians to ensure a high level of technical support
  • Maintain detailed records of all work performed
  • Create documentation for evolving test and assembly processes
  • Verbal and written communication skills - able to understand and record reports, procedures, and status updates
  • Rework printed circuit boards in accordance with engineering specifications, standards, and/or test procedures
  • Analytical problem solving skills & root cause analysis
  • Willing and able to travel up to 25% both domestic and international
  • Flexibility to work long hours and weekends when required

Qualifications

  • 6+ years of technician work experience in electronics/engineering labs
  • Technology/Technician degree or equivalent experience 
  • Electric vehicle experience preferred
  • Strong electrical understanding
  • Soldering and harnessing skills
  • Low voltage electrical knowledge and training
  • Familiar with test equipment such as voltmeters, oscilloscopes, spectrum analyzers, network analyzers, signal generators, antennas
  • CAN network understanding
  • Strong technical ability
  • Experience with MS office tools (Outlook/Excel/Word/PowerPoint/Project)
  • Familiarity with Jira tools is a plus
  • IPC-610, IPC-620, IPC-7711, IPC-7721 or J-STD-001 certifications are a plusr5

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