Equipment Technician – Test Equipment (HVAC/R) - Fremont

Fremont, CA
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Job Description

Equipment Technician – Test Equipment (HVAC/R)

Posted: Saturday, 8/5/2023
What to Expect
The Test Equipment Technician – Test Equipment/Maintenance will work as a member of the Test Facilities & Equipment Engineering Team within the Reliability and Test Organization.

This position will support various Engineering teams and organizations utilizing Tesla Test Labs throughout the SF Bay Area.

The primary objective of this role is to establish and maintain safe as well as reliable lab infrastructure through installation, preventive maintenance and repair of test equipment, workshop assets and facility utilities – with the main focus being on environmental chambers and chillers. The successful candidate for this position must have a broad background and a proven record of success in HVAC/refrigeration, ideally with a focus on test equipment utilizing refrigeration circuits

Strong interpersonal and communication skills are a requirement to establish effective working relationships within Tesla as well as with our suppliers. The successful candidate for this position takes pride in his/her hands-on abilities, organization skills and attention to detail. He/she appreciates a dynamic & fast paced work environment where superior work is encouraged, noticed and rewarded.

What You’ll Do
  • Perform preventative maintenance and repair of test equipment, workshop assets and facility infrastructure
  • Perform the installation and commissioning of test equipment, workshop assets and facility infrastructure
  • Establish and maintain a Preventative Maintenance Schedule of all test equipment, workshop assets and facility infrastructure.
  • Interact with outside contractors and service personnel to manage equipment installation, commissioning or repair projects
  • Support Ad Hoc Work Request in support of Test and Engineering efforts as required
What You’ll Bring
  • Technical (Trade School) Degree related to HVAC, Refrigeration, Environmental Chambers or other applicable equipment repair
  • A minimum of 1 year of repair/maintenance experience related to Environmental Chambers, Chillers or other Refrigeration Equipment in an Industrial or Manufacturing environment
  • Previous experience with repair/maintenance of Test Equipment preferred
  • Experience in Preventative Maintenance (PM) Programs
  • Hands-on technical experience in diagnosing/troubleshooting equipment failures and their repair
  • Experience in pipe fitting and plumbing incl. use of appropriate tools
  • Ability to operate and maintain a wide variety of diagnostic equipment, hand and power tools, shop tools and shop equipment
  • Experience with Blue Prints and Schematics (electrical/refrigeration/hydraulic/pneumatic)
  • Ability to follow oral, written, email, and text message instructions
  • Ability to communicate clearly using excellent written and verbal skills
  • Ability to work well under pressure while managing competing demands and tight deadlines
  • Ability to remain engaged, proactive and positive in tough circumstances, owning assignments and taking full accountability for their success
  • Maintain flexibility and adaptability to changing priorities and assignments, coping with rapidly changing information
  • Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with those contacted in the course of work, including Tesla department suppliers/contractors
  • Work in a team-based environment to achieve common goals
  • Strong organization skills with meticulous attention to detail
  • Fluent with MS office tools (Outlook/Excel/Word/PowerPoint/Project)
  • Must have valid driver’s license
  • Must have ability to lift 50 lbs

Tesla At A Glance

Tesla is accelerating the world’s transition to sustainable energy. We design, manufacture, sell, install and service the world’s best solar technology, energy storage systems, and electric vehicles, providing customers the opportunity to generate, store and consume energy entirely sustainably. Tesla is committed to hiring and developing top talent from around the world for any given discipline. Based in California, Tesla’s workforce spans across four continents. We work to build an inclusive environment in which all people, regardless of gender, race, religion, or background, can come to do their best work. Our world-class teams operate with a non-conventional philosophy of inter-disciplinary collaboration. Each member of the team is expected to challenge and to be challenged, to create, and to innovate. We’re tackling the world’s most difficult and important problems—and we wouldn’t succeed without our shared passion for making the world a better place.
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