Lucid Motors

Newark, CA, United States

Posted on: 2022-08-28

Category: emobility

Employment type:

Full time

Experience required:



Salary not provided

Prototype Technician, Battery Cell

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 are currently seeking a test technician to support the testing infrastructure needs of the battery cell team. You will work closely with engineers and senior technicians to support the rapidly expanding battery lab. Our ideal candidate exhibits a can-do attitude and enjoys supporting their team through any challenge. Candidates will be expected to demonstrate excellence in their respective fields, possess the ability to learn quickly, and to strive for perfection within a fast-paced environment. Because we are expanding so rapidly, you will find new challenges and growth opportunities that you can’t find at most companies. 

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. 

The Role:

  • Work with engineers and technicians to build and assemble test fixtures and wire harnesses 
  • Install, set up, and calibrate new test equipment 
  • Troubleshoot and resolve issues with testing equipment 
  • Organize and maintain the battery lab space, equipment, and inventory 
  • Help manage parts inventory and organization 
  • Proactively identify areas of improvement through equipment procurement and automation 
  • Qualifications:

  • A basic understanding of lithium-ion battery safety and electrical hazards  
  • Experience setting up and maintaining lab equipment (environmental chambers, power supplies, plumbing, pneumatics) 
  • Solid understanding of basic mechanical skills, machine shop tools, and safety 
  • Basic electrical knowledge/skill including fine pitch soldering 
  • Excellent communication skills and team-oriented attitude 
  • Detail-oriented and comfort with online collaboration and documentation
  • Clean and organized working style 
  • Ability to deliver consistently high-quality results when working on repetitive tasks 
  • Experience with MS Office 
  • Optional:

  • CATIA/Solidworks experience 
  • Previous battery cell testing experience 
  • Facilities experience 
  • Experience working near or around high-voltage equipment