Our Mission at Scythe

Humanity has lost touch with nature - we’ve traded dirt and trees for asphalt, and we rely on loud, polluting, gas-powered machines to care for our limited natural spaces.
 
Scythe is forging a new future by building intelligent, all-electric machines that unlock a new superpower: the ability to care for the outdoors pollution-free at enormous scale. From today’s first steps in landscape maintenance to full-fledged re-terraforming in the future, Scythe is pioneering autonomous machinery that supports the ingenuity of humans, multiplying our power to nurture our planet.
 
At Scythe, you’ll work with a team of world-class experts in everything from computer vision to mechanical engineering, pushing the limits of possibility and growing by overcoming hurdles along the way. 
 
The world needs what we’re building—come join us in making it a reality.

Run-In Support Technician at Scythe

We're looking for a Run-In Support Technician to help bring the future of autonomous outdoor equipment to life. This Scyther will have the responsibility of operating our autonomous commercial lawn mowers for an extended period of time in an outdoor environment to validate vehicle reliability. We're looking for a detailed-oriented Technician to be very hands-on: operating the vehicle both manually and autonomously, and getting into the field to work directly with the bot.

“Run-In” is the process of operating our autonomous mowers for several hours to measure hardware reliability before deploying to out customers across the US. 

A Run-In Support Technician will work alongside teammates across from Scythe to execute the operation of robots for extended periods of time to validate reliability before turning these vehicles over to our commercial customers. A successful technician will always be ready to get their hands dirty, to thrive in a fast-paced outdoor environment and to be a collaborative, low-ego teammate who helps Scythe realize its big mission.

What you’ll do at Scythe  

  • Perform daily outdoor robot testing to quickly learn about the quality and performance of our machine as it relates to the reliability of the machine
  • Execute manual tests and communicate results
  • Perform manual mowing operations when required

Preferred Skills/Qualifications 

  • Excellent attention to detail and organizational skills to run disciplined tests daily
  • Ability to work in outdoor environments safely and effectively
  • Safe use of various hand and power tools
  • Experience with proper cargo loading and tie-down practices
  • Strong verbal communication skills and experience communicating in person with interdisciplinary team members (engineers, peers, etc).

This is a seasonal temporary position expected to last until September 2024.

Candidates must be at least 18 years of age and have a clean driving record. A MVR will be conducted before offer. Candidates will also need reliable daily transportation and may at times be asked to use their personal vehicle for work purposes. 

Closing

Scythe is a total compensation company, which provides employees a comprehensive salary, equity, and benefit package. However, only the minimum salary amounts are listed here. Scythe carefully considers a wide range of compensation factors, including education, years of experience, competencies and other relevant business considerations. These considerations can cause your compensation to vary along with your compensation mode preferences. The Run-In Support Technician position has an expected minimum annual hourly rate of $20.00/Hr. The actual pay may be higher depending on your skills, qualifications, and experience. Equity and benefits packages are NOT included in this estimate. Please note that this information is provided for those hired in Colorado only, and this role is open to candidates outside of Colorado as well.

Scythe is an Equal Opportunity employer committed to diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other factor protected by applicable local, state or federal laws.

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