Tesla

Engineering Technician, Gigafactory NV

Tesla

July 21, 2021


Responsibilities
  • Building custom automation equipment from mechanical/electrical drawings.
  • Wiring of low voltage and high voltage machine control cabinets.
  • Applying knowledge of NFPA/NEC and Tesla requirements to panel and machine wiring.
  • Basic machining skills (drill, saw, tap, etc.)
  • Ability to read blueprints and understand measuring requirements/methods.
  • Fabricating and building control cabinets and wiring automated equipment based on schematics and construction drawings, from the ground up.
  • Modifying control systems based on verbal instruction and conceptual description.
  • Assembling aluminum extrusion structures.
  • Assembling pneumatic and hydraulic manufacturing equipment.
  • Engaging with Manufacturing Engineers to simplify or improve designs, verify code compliance, then making them reality.
  • The ideal candidate is recognized as a great collaborator and takes pride in their hands-on work, craftsmanship, organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Appreciates an environment where superior work is encouraged, noticed and rewarded and where individuals carry tremendous responsibility.
  • Looks forward to learning an incredible amount on the job.

Requirements
  • Comfortable reading automation electrical drawings and assembling control cabinets per drawings.
  • Familiarity with PLC and IPC programming, and troubleshooting automated systems.
  • Comfortable promptly and clearly raising questions and problems verbally and via email to engineers during the assembly of equipment.
  • Comfortable working in Warp system for purchase orders
  • Comfortable maintaining stocked bins of commonly used components (e.g. terminal blocks, crimps, wire) by re-ordering as necessary from vendors such as McMaster, Digikey, and Mouser.
  • Capability of working on your feet the entire work day when necessary.
  • Experience driving forklift and rigging heavy equipment.
  • AS or BS in a technical topic.
Preferred but not required
  • Comfortable reading mechanical drawings and assembling per drawings.
  • Comfortable reading pneumatic drawings and assembling pneumatic cabinets per drawings.