Collision Repair Validation Technician, Body Repair Development - Fremont, CA


March 20, 2021

Fremont, CA, US

Tesla is seeking a curious, engaging, and driven Validation Technician to join the Body Repair Development team. The position is located in our Fremont, CA. Body Repair headquarters. If you’re interested in becoming a part of a world-class team supporting the latest EV technology, we are interested in hearing from you. More details about the job are listed below:
  • Validate and document Flat Rate Times for body repairs
  • Provide feedback to Repair Development team on procedures, to increase repair efficiency
  • Validate and test tooling equipment used in body repairs: frame equipment, riveters, welders, collision repair related tooling
  • Validate consumables used for body repair; adhesives, fasteners, corrosion protection, etc.
  • Use of design software and systems: Lightview and other associated software
  • Order and maintain parts and consumables to perform validations
  • Maintain a clean and organized workshop; includes cleaning of work area and maintaining of equipment used to perform validations
  • Perform operations consistent with collision repair; disassembly/reassembly of vehicles, cutting, grind, welding, riveting, panel preparation, fitting
  • Operate a variety of hand and power tools that are consistent with collision repair
  • Comply with all Tesla safety rules, guidelines, and standards

  • Certificate from Vocational School in collision preferred
  • Body Master Technician - 10 years industry experience, Tesla experience preferred
  • Expert working knowledge - frame equipment, welding, riveting, metal work, diagnostic systems, estimating platforms
  • High proficiency in written and spoken English
  • Strong computer skills - Microsoft office and cloud applications
  • Ability to maintain high level of confidentiality
  • Ability to work independently in limited supervision environments
  • Ability to travel domestically and international based on business needs
  • Capable of lifting 50 lbs and driving fork lift
Employee Benefits
As a full time Tesla employee you will receive full benefits from day 1 for you and your dependents. Kaiser and UnitedHealthcare PPO and HSA plans (including infertility coverage) 3 medical plan choices with $0 paycheck contribution Vision & dental plans (including orthodontic coverage) Company paid Life, AD&D, short-term and long-term disability 401(k), Employee Stock Purchase Plans, and other financial benefits Employee Assistance Program, Paid Time Off, and Paid Holidays Back-up childcare and employee discounts