Senior Engineering Technician, Test and Prototype

March 18, 2023
Offerd Salary:$21.67 to $60.37
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Contract Type:Other
Working Time:Full time
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About Fisker Inc.

California-based Fisker Inc. is revolutionizing the automotive industry by developing the most emotionally desirable and eco-friendly electric vehicles on Earth. Passionately driven by a vision of a clean future for all, the company is on a mission to become the No. 1 e-mobility service provider with the world's most sustainable vehicles. To learn more, visit www. – and enjoy exclusive content across Fisker's social media channels: Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, YouTube and LinkedIn. Download the revolutionary new Fisker mobile app from the App Store or Google Play store.

Job Location

  • La Palma, California (On-Site).
  • General Role Overview

    Reporting to the Manager of Vehicle Test & Validation, the Senior Engineering Technician, Test and Prototype will be responsible for technical duties surrounding engineering testing, test vehicles, and operation within an engineering mechanical workshop.

    Duties and Responsibilities

  • Work with engineers to identify mechanical and electrical faults, failures, and modifications required on vehicles and systems.

  • Perform general mechanical and/or electrical maintenance and repair work on company test vehicles.

  • Perform vehicle modifications, assembly, disassembly, and parts replacements.

  • Assist with the setup and installation of engineering test equipment.

  • Maintain asset and calibration logs for engineering equipment and ensure accurate record keeping.

  • Perform some vehicle testing and evaluation activities under the supervision of engineering members.

  • Data collection and accuracy confirmation while utilizing data acquisition systems for various vehicle-level or system-level development activities while following test procedures and policies.

  • Manage a schedule to coordinate technician requests and prioritize work.

  • Management of test vehicle fleet and ensure vehicle up-time is maximized by avoiding unscheduled maintenance.

  • Respond to urgent requests for mechanical/electrical repair on test vehicles.

  • Troubleshoot vehicle-level and system-level faults and failures for prototype and production vehicles.

  • Assist with investigations into vehicle faults and concerns.

  • Fabrication and/or repair of prototype parts, harnesses, body components, and other systems.

  • Participate in vehicle tear-down and inspection activities to identify any concern areas and recommend mechanical/electrical countermeasures as necessary.

  • Conduct benchmark vehicle assessments and component analysis via partial tear-down or system operation inspections to understand and summarize mechanical/electrical functions.

  • Inspection and replacement of High-Voltage components, such as Batteries, Charging Systems, and Drive Units.

  • Maintain a clean, safe engineering workshop environment and conduct safety and operational training as needed.

  • Set up and assist with vehicle testing activities and test events on prototype and production vehicles.

  • Minimum Qualifications

  • High School Diploma. Vocational school or Trade school is preferred.

  • 5 to 7 years of experience as an Engineering Technician in the Automotive industry, preferably with Test and Prototype experience..

  • Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, Competencies

  • ASE Certification in multiple automotive areas. ASE Master Certified Technician or equivalent is preferred.

  • In-depth knowledge of vehicle systems and technical concepts related to powertrains, electronics, chassis, thermal systems, etc.

  • Basic harness and wiring knowledge and ability to troubleshoot using circuit diagrams and workshop manuals.

  • Experience with High-Voltage Systems / Batteries and associated safety protocols and precautions.

  • Experience and knowledge using hand-tools, power tools, pneumatic tools, and other workshop equipment.

  • Ability to use data collection or logging equipment and electrical tools, such as sensors and power equipment.

  • Ability to self-manage a work schedule and job priority list and multi- task.

  • Experience with hands-on mechanical work, fabrication, welding, and machine shop.

  • Hands-on electrical project, harness, or PCB experience.

  • Focus on safety, caution, and process improvement in all workshop related activities.

  • Creative, detail oriented, team focused, and collaborative work ethic.

  • Safe driving record.

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Teams, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project).

  • Additional Requirements

  • Must be willing to travel both domestically and internationally, as required.
  • Working Conditions

  • Must be able to lift 25 lbs. unassisted, bend, stretch, stand for extended periods of time, climb stairs, reach, twist, sit, walk, and/or run.
  • Disclaimer Statement

  • May perform other duties as assigned.
  • Expected Salary Range

    $21.67 to $60.37 per hour.

    Additional Compensation

    Salary is one part of total compensation which includes bonuses, equity awards as applicable, and benefits. An employee is eligible to participate in Fisker's equity program, subject to the rules governing such programs.


    Fisker provides comprehensive medical, prescription, dental, vision, and disability insurance packages for full-time employees, their spouse or domestic partner, and children up to age 26. Coverage is effective on the first day of employment, and Fisker covers most of the premiums for employees.

    The salary offered may vary depending on multiple individualized factors including market location, job-related knowledge, education/training, certifications, key skills, experience, internal peer equity as well as business considerations. Fisker reasonably and in good faith expects to pay for the position within the salary range listed, taking into account the wide variety of factors listed above.

    EEOC Statement

    Fisker Group Inc. (“Fisker”) is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment at Fisker is governed by merit, qualifications, and professional competence. Fisker does not discriminate against any employee or applicant because of race, creed, national origin / ethnicity, color, religion, gender identity / expression, sexual orientation, marital status, age, veteran status, disability status, genetic information, pregnancy or related conditions, or any other basis protected by law.

    Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation to the application / interview process should notify the Human Resources Department.




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