Lucid Motors

Newark, CA, United States

Posted on: 2022-08-04

Category: emobility

Employment type:

Full time

Experience required:



Salary not provided

Lead Test Technician, Charging

About the company:

Lucid is the new generation of EV. Our relentless focus on innovation, luxury, and sustainability drives us into a reality where you no longer have to choose between doing great things, doing the right thing, and doing everything with the highest regard for efficiency and design. There were luxury cars, then EVs, now there’s Lucid.  

Leading the future in luxury electric and mobility
At Lucid, we set out to introduce the most captivating, luxury electric vehicles that elevate the human experience and transcend the perceived limitations of space, performance, and intelligence. Vehicles that are intuitive, liberating, and designed for the future of mobility.
We plan to lead in this new era of luxury electric by returning to the fundamentals of great design – where every decision we make is in service of the individual and environment. Because when you are no longer bound by convention, you are free to define your own experience.
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.

We’re looking for a Lead Test Technician with structural, thermal, and/or electrical testing experience to join our charging team. If you’re the kind of person who sees a problem, develops a solution, and engineers an improvement no one’s asked for yet, then we want to talk with you!

As a Lead Test Technician, you will be supervised by and work in direct support of the HV Team Manager.  You will solve practical engineering problems and complex engineering scenarios by applying engineering principles in order to test state-of-the-art electric vehicle charging system, such as onboard charger, home charger and HV harnesses. Our ideal candidate exhibits a can-do attitude and approaches his or her work with vigor and determination. 

At Lucid, we don’t just welcome diversity - we celebrate it! Lucid Motors is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. 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.

Notice regarding COVID-19 protocols  
At Lucid, we prioritize the health and wellbeing of our employees, families, and friends above all else. In response to the novel Coronavirus all new Lucid employees, whose job will be based in the United States may or may not be required to provide original documentation confirming status as having received the prescribed inoculation (doses). Vaccination requirements are dependent upon location and position, please refer to the job description for more details.
Individuals in positions requiring vaccinations may seek a medical and/or religious exemption from this requirement and may be granted such an accommodation after submitting a formal request to and the subsequent review and approval thereof by our dedicated Covid-19 Response team.
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. 

Job Duties:

  • Directly support the HV team manager with developing, and coordinating test plans and designs for safety, validation, and exploratory testing
  • Assisting the HV team manager by planning, producing, and assembling mechanical parts for products, such as testing and industrial equipment
  • Recommend to HV team manager cost-effective changes in equipment design to improve reliability and safety
  • Review instructions and blueprints,  helping the HV team manager to ensure that project plans follow test specifications and procedures and meet objectives
  • Prepare layouts and drawings of the assembly process and parts to be made, usually using three-dimensional design software
  • Support the HV team manager in ordering, installing, operating, and maintaining various pieces of test equipment and machinery
  • Set up and conduct tests of complete units and their components, and record results to provide to the HV team manager
  • Provide to the HV team manager comparable test results with design specifications and with test objectives and recommend changes, if needed, in products or test methods
  • Make calculations for the HV team manager regarding business estimates, such as of labor costs and equipment lifespan

  • Qualifications:

  • Communication skills. Candidate must be able to clearly explain, both orally and in writing to the HV team manager, the need for changes in designs or test procedures.
  • Detail oriented. Candidate must make precise measurements and keep accurate records for the HV team manager and mechanical engineers.
  • Math skills. Candidate must use mathematics for analysis, design, and troubleshooting.
  • Mechanical skills. Candidate must apply theory and instructions from HV team manager and engineers by making new components for industrial machinery or equipment. They may need to be able to operate machinery such as drill presses, grinders, and engine lathes.
  • Problem-solving skills. Candidate helps HV team manager and mechanical engineers bring their plans and designs to life. This may require helping the HV team manager and engineers overcome problems that emerge throughout development or manufacturing.
  • Preferred Qualifications:

  • 2 or more years relative experience
  • Experience with Jira/Confluence system
  • Experience in automotive product validation (environmental testing, shock/drop, etc) 
  • Education:

  • High School or above