Lead Technician, Facilities Operations Services

April 07, 2023
Offerd Salary:Negotiation
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Rivian is on a mission to keep the world adventurous forever. This goes for the emissions-free Electric Adventure Vehicles we build, and the curious, courageous souls we seek to attract.

As a company, we constantly challenge what's possible, never simply accepting what has always been done. We reframe old problems, seek new solutions and operate comfortably in areas that are unknown. Our backgrounds are diverse, but our team shares a love of the outdoors and a desire to protect it for future generations.

Role Summary

Rivian is looking for a motivated Lead Technician, Facilities Operations, Services who will report to the Manager, Facilities Operations, Services. This role will be based at our Normal, IL automotive plant expected to manage preventative maintenance, equipment, vendor set-up, furniture builds, furniture deployment, incoming ticket requests, and assist in space management, along with other ad-hoc requirements.


  • Perform ongoing preventive maintenance and repair work on facility and culinary equipment.
  • Troubleshoot, diagnose, and repair.
  • Perform root cause failure analysis to reduce common and repeat failure modes.
  • Onboard, manage and submit POs for vendors.
  • Support the EH&S team by complying with all safety procedures and requirements
  • Prepare and respond to work orders in a timely manner while maintaining excellent customer service standards.
  • Track and complete work orders using CMMS.
  • Update and maintain accurate records and official documentation for the site.
  • Regularly conduct space walkthroughs to ensure the highest standards on space cleanliness, organization, and proactive maintenance needs.
  • Assist in commissioning new spaces (facilities, labs, offices) and new office set-up. Tracking of FFE deployment, inventory, damage, and repairs.
  • Complete onsite moves and set-up
  • Onsite event support.
  • Assist with weekend coverage from time to time.
  • Help with 5S, inventory, and organization projects.
  • Qualifications

  • Minimum 2 years of facilities maintenance experience
  • A positive and collaborative attitude
  • Keen attention to detail and organization
  • Experience with power tools and building furniture.
  • Excellent communication, organization, and problem-solving skills
  • Basic Microsoft Office abilities and proficiency in a range of information technology tools and platforms
  • A service-oriented personality, self-motivated, confident, energetic, and flexible
  • Ability to be flexible and change practices that are not accomplishing needed results.
  • Safely and successfully perform the essential job functions consistent with ADA, FMLA, and other federal, state, and local standards, including meeting qualitative and/or quantitative productivity standards.
  • Ability to lift and carry up to 50 lbs.
  • Valid driver's license as this role is expected to operate a company vehicle
  • Experience operating box trucks and forklifts is preferred
  • Candidate must be open to pursuing a forklift certification
  • Equal Opportunity

    Rivian is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all applicable federal, state, and local fair employment practices laws. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information or characteristics, physical or mental disability, marital/domestic partner status, age, military/veteran status, medical condition, or any other characteristic protected by law.

    Rivian is committed to ensuring that our hiring process is accessible for persons with disabilities. If you have a disability or limitation, such as those covered by the Americans with Disabilities Act, that requires accommodations to assist you in the search and application process, please email us at [email protected].

    Candidate Data Privacy

    Rivian may collect, use and disclose your personal information or personal data (within the meaning of the applicable data protection laws) when you apply for employment and/or participate in our recruitment processes (“Candidate Personal Data”). This data includes contact, demographic, communications, educational, professional, employment, social media/website, network/device, recruiting system usage/interaction, security and preference information. Rivian may use your Candidate Personal Data for the purposes of (i) tracking interactions with our recruiting system; (ii) carrying out, analyzing and improving our application and recruitment process, including assessing you and your application and conducting employment, background and reference checks; (iii) establishing an employment relationship or entering into an employment contract with you; (iv) complying with our legal, regulatory and corporate governance obligations; (v) recordkeeping; (vi) ensuring network and information security and preventing fraud; and (vii) as otherwise required or permitted by applicable law.

    Rivian may share your Candidate Personal Data with (i) internal personnel who have a need to know such information in order to perform their duties, including individuals on our People Team, Finance, Legal, and the team(s) with the position(s) for which you are applying; (ii) Rivian affiliates; and (iii) Rivian's service providers, including providers of background checks, staffing services, and cloud services.

    Rivian may transfer or store internationally your Candidate Personal Data, including to or in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, and the European Union and in the cloud, and this data may be subject to the laws and accessible to the courts, law enforcement and national security authorities of such jurisdictions.

    Please note that we are currently not accepting applications from third party application services.

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