This position will provide comprehensive engineering technical support to
Proterra's Battery Technology Lab Supervisor, Safety, Reliability, and Test
Engineering Manager, and work closely with the Technology Engineering team.
You will be responsible for supporting the setup, execution, inspection, and
reporting of high voltage battery testing in the Proterra Technology Lab, as
well as building, troubleshooting, and repairing prototype high voltage
About the Role – You will:
Maintain and uphold high safety standards.
Support the Test Engineering team in assembling or producing components
into completed high voltage battery systems or sub-systems.
Prepare engineering builds for test execution in accordance with detailed
work instructions or schematics.
Support the development of Engineering and Validation projects with
responsibility for modifying, building, and validating prototype harnesses
and functional test equipment.
Diagnose/troubleshoot battery pack issues and support testing activities
either in the lab or from the field.
Install test articles inside environmental chambers, on vibration tables,
and on automated test stations in support of safety, reliability, and
Perform mechanical and electrical inspections on battery packs and
Record detailed notes and measured data from test execution and
Support periodic maintenance, organization, and cleanliness of the
Proterra Technology Lab
Communicate and work collaboratively with a team of technicians,
engineers, program managers, and other site leadership team members.
Other duties as assigned by management.
About Our Group:
As strategic partners, the Technology Engineering team strives to ensure
that our values, culture and engagement always allow us to do great things
for our company.
We strive to provide the highest level of service and support to our
clients each and every day.
We work collaboratively to build strong relationships with our clients,
partners, and own team.
We treat each other with respect, and always try to have a little fun
You will report to the Test Engineering Lab Supervisor and collaborate
with other Engineering team members located at our headquarters in
Burlingame, CA and other manufacturing facilities in Los Angeles, CA and
Self-starter with the ability to adapt interpersonal styles and techniques
to influence at all levels of the organization.
Customer-focused attitude, with high level of professionalism and
Ability to maintain strict confidentiality, establish trust and
credibility, and act with complete integrity.
Detail-oriented, resourceful, and diligent.
Strong time management and organizational skills.
Sound judgment and problem-solving skills.
Safety first mentality
Excellent English communication skills.
Your Experience Includes:
Equivalent or relevant experience in technical field
5+ years of mechanical or electrical technician experience, preferably in
high voltage battery, automotive, bus or heavy vehicle with a safety-first
Experience with automotive electronic and mechanical systems
Hands-on mechanical and high voltage skills
Proficient with Microsoft Office applications
Familiarity with web-based platforms such as Jira, Confluence, and Jama
Proficient with electronic testing, measurement and vehicle diagnostic
equipment (i.e., Isolation testing, Multi-meter, Oscilloscopes, data
acquisition systems, etc.)
May work various shifts as needed; may be requested to travel to different locations.
Lifting up to 25 pounds and occasionally 50 pounds.
Able to walk, stand, crouch, bench, kneel, lift, carry and reach as needed in large and tight spaces.
Good eye/hand coordination and ability to identify color variations, depth perceptions and close or distance visual items.
Manual dexterity with occasional repetitive finger motion.
Ability to work in a test lab environment with varying heat and cold conditions.
Wear protective clothing or respiratory protective equipment.
Works with irritant chemicals, gases, etc.
Location: Burlingame, CA
Travel: 0 - 10%