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

To disassemble, inspect, and repair drive unit test articles. The technician will be comfortable working hands on as well as computer-based tasks. Applicants should be comfortable with and willing to travel as well as reporting to Canoo HQ in Torrance CA.

Responsibilities

  • Perform work in the inspection and repair of drive units
  • Perform component inspections, adjustments, and modifications
  • Instrument test articles and work around sensitive equipment
  • Perform final checklist inspections of drive units
  • Maintain records of time and materials
  • Order shop supplies and parts for builds
  • Maintain cleanliness of workspace, tools, and test articles
  • Provide input on fixturing for assembly and testing
  • Effectively handle multiple priorities, organize workload, and meet deadlines
  • Work in a team-based environment and achieve common goals
  • 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
  • Efficient skills in basic automotive techniques related to repair and servicing of automobiles
  • Perform detailed daily record keeping and reporting
  • Perform other related duties as assigned

Experience

  • 10+ years of experience in automotive, aerospace, or technical roles including EV (Electric Vehicle) or HV (High Voltage) systems
  • Valid Driver’s License and clean driving record
  • Knowledge of methods, techniques, parts, tools, and materials used in the maintenance and repair of vehicles
  • Familiar with operation and maintenance of a wide variety of hand power tools, shop tools, press tools, and automotive and electrical test equipment
  • Efficient skills in basic automotive techniques related to repair and servicing of automobiles
  • Light duty fabrication experienced with drill press, sheet metal tools, and various hand tools
  • Low voltage vehicle wiring (12v system and component integration)
  • Data Logging and instrumentation with experience in thermocouples & accelerometers
  • Proven ability to effectively handle multiple priorities, organize workload, and meet deadlines
  • High School Diploma

Preferred Experience

  • Associate Degree or Certificate in Automotive Technology.
  • Vehicle test setup experience (Suspension configuring, Instrumentation).
  • Retail automotive service experience.
  • Preferred EV/HV experience.
  • Automotive HVAC experience.
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Excel

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.