Refrigeration Equipment Maintenance Technician (PM Shift)


April 16, 2021

The Role (Fremont, CA)
The Equipment Maintenance technician will work as a member of the Test Facilities & Equipment Engineering Team within the Engineering Test Organization.
This position will support Reliability/Durability, Strength, Environmental, Safety and Performance Test teams.
The primary objective of this role is to establish and maintain safe lab operations through installation, preventive maintenance and repair of test equipment, workshop assets and facility infrastructure. The successful candidate for this position must have a broad background and a proven record of success in equipment maintenance/repair and workshop organization/management.
Strong interpersonal and communication skills are a requirement to establish effective working relationships within Tesla. The successful candidate for this position takes pride in his/her hands-on abilities, organization skills and attention to detail. He/she appreciates a dynamic & fast paced work environment where superior work is encouraged, noticed and rewarded.
This role will be primarily based in Fremont, but some travel will be required to support other sites around the south bay area
  • Perform the installation and commissioning of test equipment, workshop assets and facility infrastructure
  • Perform preventative maintenance and repair of test equipment, workshop assets and facility infrastructure
  • Interact with outside contractors and service personnel to manage equipment installation, commissioning or repair projects
  • Mentoring of less experienced technicians as appropriate and required

  • 2-year technical (Trade School) Degree or equivalent work experience in Industrial/Manufacturing Equipment Repair Industry
  • A minimum of 2 years of HVAC/R equipment repair experience in an Industrial or Manufacturing environment
  • Experience with high voltage electrical systems (up to 480v)
  • Experience low voltage control systems
  • Experience with plumbing/mechanical copper piping operations
  • Hands-on technical experience in diagnosing/troubleshooting equipment failures and their repair
  • Ability to operate and maintain a wide variety of hand and power tools, shop tools and shop equipment
  • Working knowledge of blueprints and schematics (electrical/hydraulic/pneumatic)
  • Willingness to work on a late shift – normal work hours would be from approximately 10am to 8pm, Monday to Friday with some weekend hours as and when needed
  • Ability to follow oral, written, email, and text message instructions
  • Ability to communicate clearly using excellent written and verbal skills
  • Ability to work well under pressure while managing competing demands and tight deadlines
  • Ability to remain engaged, proactive and positive in tough circumstances, owning assignments and taking full accountability for their success
  • Maintain flexibility and adaptability to changing priorities and assignments, coping with rapidly changing information
  • Work in a team-based environment to achieve common goals
  • Strong organization skills with meticulous attention to detail
  • Experience with MS office tools (Outlook/Excel/Word/PowerPoint)
  • Must have valid driver’s license
  • Must have ability to lift 50lbs

Job Type: Full-time
Pay: $25.00 - $42.00 per hour
  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Flexible schedule
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Parental leave
  • Professional development assistance
  • Referral program
  • Retirement plan
  • Vision insurance

  • 10 hour shift
  • 12 hour shift
  • 8 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • Night shift
  • On call
  • Overtime
  • Weekends

  • High school or equivalent (Preferred)

  • HVAC/R: 1 year (Required)

  • Driver's License (Preferred)
  • EPA Certification (Preferred)

Work Location:
  • Multiple locations

Typical start time:
  • 12PM

Typical end time:
  • 9PM

Company's website:
  • tesla.com

Benefit Conditions:
  • Only full-time employees eligible

Work Remotely:
  • No

COVID-19 Precaution(s):
  • Temperature screenings
  • Social distancing guidelines in place