About Canoo

If you're intrigued by the dream of working alongside the smartest & most revolutionary designers and engineers in the EV space, Canoo just may be the place for you. Are you a person who is irked by the status quo? Do you derive personal satisfaction from doing something you've never done before, and seeing that work actually put into production? Here at Canoo, every day is vastly different from the one before it, as we're moving swiftly toward our goal of changing the way the world looks at Urban Mobility. We’re a well-funded start-up, led by the who's who of EV business leaders, whose passion brought them together on this special mission. We're diligently preparing for our first vehicle launch and looking for deeply experienced and passionate talent, who are not just looking for a “job," but rather are driven to raise the bar and create new benchmarks within the global EV industry. Read on...

Job Purpose

Canoo Design-IHM Department is looking for a passionate and highly-motivated Sr. platform specialist. Reporting to the Technical Platform Manager, the person in this role will support the Design-IHM department's objective to Support prototype/concept builds geared towards production and technical aspects.


  • Performs high-level work in the inspection, repair, and service of concept vehicles
  • Effectively handle multiple priorities, organize workload, and meet deadlines
  • Manage and monitor inventory for all parts and tools
  • Perform detailed daily record keeping and reporting
  • R&I, R&R body panels, motors, suspension, and building from scratch

Required Experience

  • 15+ years experience in automotive repair/race shop
  • Excellent knowledge in low voltage and integration
  • HV troubleshooting
  • Knowledge of methods, techniques, parts, tools and materials used in the maintenance and repair of vehicles
  • Operation and maintenance of a wide variety of hand power tools, shop tools, and automotive and electrical test equipment
  • Clean driving record
  • Ability to operate independently
  • Must be a team player
  • Skills in Excel/ Microsoft office programs

Preferred Experience

  • Experience in prototype/concept builds
  • Truck and trailer hauling experience
  • Skills with p-can, CANape, or similar software

What's Cool About Working Here...

  • Four months paid primary care giver leave
  • Flexible PTO
  • Participation in the Employee Equity Compensation Plan
  • Casual workplace with an unbelievable feeling of energy
  • Work in a high-growth start up that will redefine urban mobility

Canoo is an equal opportunity-affirmative action employer and considers all qualified applicants for employment based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, past or present military service or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate.

Any unsolicited resumes or candidate profiles submitted in response to our job posting shall be considered the property of Canoo Inc. and its subsidiaries and are not subject to payment of referral or placement fees if any such candidate is later hired by Canoo unless you have a signed written agreement in place with us which covers the applicable job posting.