Technical Training Instructor - Robotics, Gigafactory Nevada


April 23, 2021

ROLE: Technical Training Instructor – Robotics
This position requires someone who is flexible, highly organized, and hard-working. Individuals should have a passion for and understanding of personal development through the training process. Must have outstanding communication, presentation, and organizational skills while demonstrating a positive, motivational, and professional appearance. The Tesla Technical Training Instructor – Robotics, should have the experience, expertise, and the ability to effectively instruct the application of Robotics in an Industrial setting. Instructors will provide support to students and fellow staff members, work in a lab setting providing hands-on instruction with safety in mind, keep accurate records of student achievement, and an ability to maintain discipline in a classroom setting.
  • Develop basic and advanced technical content on a wide variety of material.
  • Prepare instructional material from the curriculum that is to be covered in class and review weekly lessons, quizzes, tests, and labs and come prepared to teach on time. Strives to motivate students and facilitate learning by creating a positive environment.
  • Deliver equipment specific training to Maintenance Technicians and Engineers on a wide variety of manufacturing equipment and topics as described above.
  • Knowledge of: methods, techniques, parts, tools, and materials used in the maintenance and repair of all auto manufacturing Robotics equipment and processes.
  • Deliver Technical Training courses in classroom and field settings using a variety of presentation formats including Instructor-Led, Facilitative group learning, active hands-on learning, and functional assessments.
  • Provide an evaluation of courses with written and hands-on assessments.
  • Provide comprehensive tracking of each Student’s completed and required training in Tesla specific Learning Management software system.

  • Two (2) years of practical experience in industrial robotics.
  • Understanding of and commitment to Tesla’s teaching, mission, and philosophy.
  • Innovative, flexible, and positive teaching style and understanding the needs of students from diverse backgrounds.
  • Language Skills: Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
  • Mathematical Skills: Ability to apply concepts such as fractions percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations. Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference.
  • Reasoning Ability: Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
  • Technology Skills: Ability to integrate computer applications into teaching.
  • Other Skills and Abilities: Ability to apply knowledge of current research and theory to instructional program; ability to plan and implement lessons based on division and college objectives and the needs and abilities of students to whom assigned. Ability to establish a maintain collegial relationships with students, peers, staff, and administrators; skill in oral and written communication.

Additional Desirable Qualifications:
  • Familiarity with FANUC Robotics, using teach pendant, etc..
  • FANUC Robotics Certification in Educational Robot Trainer.
  • Familiarity with the use of competency-based modularized course-ware and instruction.
  • Extensive presentation skills with diverse advanced technical content as described above.
  • Strong ability to work and communicate effectively with team and peers within the Training, Maintenance, and Engineering organizations.
  • Strong analytical problem-solving skills and hands-on experience with hardware, tools, instruments, and methods applicable to manufacturing robotics processes.
  • Uses instructional media such as audio-visual (video, PowerPoint, YouTube. etc.) and hands-on equipment
  • Able to read and interpret mechanical drawings and electrical schematics.
  • Experience with environmental and safety requirements including the NFPA 70E.
  • Strong ability to work in cross-functional groups from diverse technical and experience backgrounds.
  • Skilled with common workplace and database software (Powerpoint, Excel, Word, Outlook)
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, flexible environment.
  • Occasional travel (approximately 10% annually) to develop emerging content on new equipment used in the manufacturing process.

The ideal candidate will have extensive hands-on maintenance or engineering experience in an industrial or manufacturing environment with expertise in a wide variety of technical subjects specializing in Robotics. This subject matter expert will have a passion for teaching others and achieving excellence through instruction and mentoring programs.
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