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Technician - Vehicle & Battery Safety - Battery First Responder

Company: Lucid Motors
Location: Newark
Posted on: June 7, 2021

Job Description:

Leading the future of luxury mobility

Lucid's mission is to inspire the adoption of sustainable energy by creating the most captivating luxury electric vehicles, centered around the human experience. Working at Lucid Motors means having a shared vision to power the future in revolutionary ways. Be part of a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to transform the automotive industry.

We are currently seeking a Technician to help perform damaged battery analysis and securing for Vehicle Safety & Battery Safety. This position requires an experienced professional with hands-on experience on high voltage batteries or systems. Our ideal candidate exhibits a can-do attitude and approaches his or her work with vigor and determination. Candidates will be expected to demonstrate excellence in their respective fields, to possess the ability to learn quickly and to strive for perfection within a fast-paced environment.

The Role:

  • Be first responder to all battery incidents providing a damaged battery assessment and analysis -engineering test or in the field.
  • Proceed to battery securing if necessary prior to transportation and recycling
  • Ensure a proper packaging for the transportation of hazardous material with respect to the appropriate regulations.
  • Report and document failure modes discovered during field investigations
  • Maintain and develop an expert network with the service and engineering teams to identify critically damaged packs.
  • Capability to assess risks and mitigate them for all the stakeholders (logistics, recyclers)
  • Always operate and maintain a safe working environment for all employees.
  • Document battery interventions and support shipment planning and tracking.


  • Ability and willingness to travel to domestic and internationally test facilities or field incident locations.
  • Ability to work effectively and efficiently under pressure while managing competing priorities in a rapid growth environment.
  • First responder is a 24/7 operation; must be available to support occasional evenings and weekends as needed.
  • Well organized and highly detail oriented.
  • Wide variety of experience repairing and replacing components on high voltage batteries
  • Ability to operate a wide variety of tools and shop equipment.
  • Ability to use computers effectively for communication and reporting (Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)
  • Ability to communicate effectively in all forms (verbal, calls, texts, emails)
  • A go-getter attitude and the desire to do things right.
  • Ability to maintain an organized and clean work environment. Adhere to and enforce 5S standards.
  • Ability to follow oral and written instructions.
  • Effectively handle multiple priorities, organize workload, and meet deadlines.
  • Maintain top level professional integrity and appearance as a field technician.
  • An Associate Degree in Engineering or Automotive Technology from an accredited institution or Automotive OEM Test Technician Training and/or equivalent work experience.


  • 3+ years of experience in the field of battery or high voltage manufacturing -prototype preferred
  • Knowledge of battery related risks and appropriate PPE
  • Experience with performing battery tear-downs and post mortem analysis
  • A history of working independently with limited oversight or input once a base understanding has been established
  • An ability to mitigate unforeseen problems creatively and effectively
  • Proven track records of working with high-voltage, high current systems (power supplies, batteries, etc.)

Be part of something amazing

Come work alongside some of the most accomplished minds in the industry. Beyond providing competitive salaries, we're providing a community for innovators who want to make an immediate and significant impact. If you are driven to create a better, more sustainable future, then this is the right place for you.

At Lucid, we don't just welcome diversity - we celebrate it! Lucid Motors is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, national or ethnic origin, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and expression, marital status, and any other characteristic protected under applicable State or Federal laws and regulations.

To all recruitment agencies: Lucid Motors does not accept agency resumes. Please do not forward resumes to our careers alias or other Lucid Motors employees. Lucid Motors is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.

Keywords: Lucid Motors, Newark , Technician - Vehicle & Battery Safety - Battery First Responder, Other , Newark, California

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