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

The EV Technician will be comfortable working hands on as well as with computer-based tasks. Applicants should be comfortable with and willing to travel as well as reporting to Canoo HQ in Torrance CA. Applicants Should have 10+ years experience in automotive, aerospace, or technical roles including EV (Electric Vehicle) or HV (High Voltage) systems.


  • Performs entry-level work in the inspection, repair, and service of electric vehicles
  • Operate a variety of hand, power, and shop tools
  • Perform equipment inspections, adjustments and certifications
  • Pick up and deliver customer vehicles using full size truck and 20ft trailer
  • Perform Pre-Delivery Inspections (PDI) of new cars
  • Maintain records of time and materials
  • Order shop supplies and parts
  • Perform other related duties as assigned
  • Help maintain vehicle cleanliness of customer cars
  • Support journeymen technicians as needed
  • Effectively handle multiple priorities, organize workload, and meet deadlines
  • Perform detailed daily record keeping and reporting
  • Follow and promote safe work practices
  • Follow and promote 5S work practices

Required Experience

  • Ability to follow oral and written instructions with attention to detail
  • Willingness to learn new and innovative automotive technologies
  • Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with those contacted in the course of work, including the public
  • Knowledge of methods, techniques, parts, tools and materials used in the maintenance and repair of vehicles
  • Experience with operation and maintenance of a wide variety of hand power tools, shop tools, and automotive and electrical test equipment
  • Efficient skills in basic automotive techniques related to repair and servicing of automobiles
  • Clean driving record is imperative
  • High School Diploma
  • Valid Drivers License
  • Light duty fabrication experienced with; Drill Press, Sheet metal tools, various hand tools
  • Low voltage vehicle wiring (12v system and component integration)
  • Vehicle test setup experience a plus (Suspension configuring, Instrumentation)
  • Data Logging and can instrumentation with experience with; thermo couples, accelerometers

Preferred Experience

  • Automotive HVAC experience
  • Associate Degree or Certificate in Automotive Technology
  • Retail automotive service experience
  • EV/HV experience

What's Cool About Working Here...

  • Four months paid primary care giver leave
  • Flexible PTO
  • Participation in the Employee Equity Compensation Plan
  • Beautiful new facility in Torrance
  • 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.

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