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 Workshop Technician is responsible for the inspection, repair, and service of our test vehicles.


  • Configure, set up, and maintain test vehicle fleet for safe operation
  • Root Cause, document and report any issues discovered during testing or while performing vehicle inspections and report to test engineers and/or design engineers directly
  • Perform vehicle alignments and perform vehicle inspections prior to use by test engineering teams
  • Light duty fabrication project work as required with use of drill press, sheet metal tools, and various hand tools


    • Automotive Technical degree preferred such as an associate degree in automotive technology or having multiple ASE certifications
    • Minimum of 10 years of experience as an automotive technician, EV/HV experience preferred
    • Must have a valid driver’s license with a clean driving record
    • Ability to travel domestically up to 20% of the time
    • Extensive knowledge of methods, techniques, parts, tools, and materials used in the maintenance and repair of vehicles, including EV (Electric Vehicle) or HV (High Voltage) systems
    • Knowledge of Battery Electric Vehicle architecture with an understanding of Powertrain, Battery, Chassis, Body, and 12Volt systems and an understanding of vehicle firmware
    • Ability to operate diagnostic scan tools, scopes, meters, and other test equipment tools
    • Hands-on ability to operate a variety of hand tools, power tools, and vehicle workshop tools in servicing automobiles
    • Low voltage vehicle wiring (12v system and component integration)
    • Ability to work as a member of a small, nimble team and work in a self-directed manner
    • Must be able to manage changing priorities and balance workload
    • Maintain a professional appearance of both self and workspace within a vehicle workshop

        What's Cool About Working Here...

        • Four months paid primary caregiver 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.

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