Tool Move Technician


April 9, 2021

The Role
A Tool Move Technician at Tesla will have the opportunity to work on a wide variety of projects, tasks, and equipment as an in-house construction technician planning and performing tool moves and equipment installation. This position will support the internal Self-Perform Construction Team.


  • Display positive attitude and practice strong work ethic that reflects the mission, philosophy and goals of Tesla, Inc.
  • Assist with planning, coordination and communication to ensure the work gets completed with a focus on meeting project deadlines and cost goals without impacting ongoing production.
  • Enthusiastically cross train and support peers with project work that is outside of your, or their, core skill set.
  • Be willing to stop unsafe actions and have a positive safety attitude.
  • Identify and communicate quality, safety, and productivity improvement opportunities.
  • Engage in training on new tools, systems, equipment and procedures as needed.
  • Accurately log work hours and material consumption using provided computer systems and software.
  • Identify and openly communicate methods, procedures and tools to improve the service offerings of the facilities project team.
  • Support other projects when needed as business needs change.

  • Comprehensive training and certificate of completion from a recognized rigging and signal training program plus the ability to calculate load weights and size rigging. Applicants with experience but no current certificate are eligible for employer-provided training.
  • Experience operating scissor lifts, boom lifts, including use of fall protection.
  • Ability to assemble and anchor, or dismantle, manufacturing equipment using hand and power tools.
  • The ability to give and understand hand and verbal signals, as well as signal crane operators and clearly communicate intentions
  • Strong working knowledge of jobsite safety with the ability to thoroughly evaluate job hazards and complete pre-work task planning with an emphasis on identifying hazards.
  • The candidate must be willing to climb ladders, walk up and down steps, and work at heights.
  • The candidate must be willing to work in small and/or confined spaces.
  • Ability to work alone and effectively with other people.
  • Candidate may be required to work irregular shifts, including nights, weekends, holidays, and overtime.
  • Willingness to travel.

Leading Candidates will have
  • Experience operating forklifts.
  • Experience with surveying and layout.
  • Experience operating Broderson crane.
  • Ability to weld, repair, and fabricate steel, stainless steel or aluminum.
  • OSHA-10.