Canada, British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada

Posted on: 2022-06-30

Category: emobility

Employment type:

Full time

Experience required:



Salary not provided

Sr. Field Service Launch Technician (West Canada)

About the company:

Doing something different is never easy. It requires courage, optimism and grit. Core to our mission is building a team of adventurous individuals determined to make a positive impact on the world. This means challenging ourselves constantly. Stretching beyond the bounds of conventional thinking. Reframing old problems. Seeking new solutions. And operating comfortably in a space of uncertainty. While our backgrounds are diverse, our team shares a love of the outdoors and a desire to protect it for future generations. Do you like doing the impossible? We’d love to hear from you.

Rivian is on a mission to keep the world adventurous forever. This goes for the emissions-free Electric Adventure Vehicles we build, and the curious, courageous souls we seek to attract. 

As a company, we constantly challenge what’s possible, never simply accepting what has always been done. We reframe old problems, seek new solutions and operate comfortably in areas that are unknown. Our backgrounds are diverse, but our team shares a love of the outdoors and a desire to protect it for future generations. 



  • Set up and Launch upcoming Service Centers  
  • Assist service center management team in the day-to-day operations 
  • Diagnose and repair moderate to complex electrical and mechanical vehicle issues  
  • Support cross functional teams and assist with pre-production vehicle builds  
  • Improve efficiency in service procedures without compromising quality and safety of the repair  
  • Follow Rivian repair procedures with efficiency without compromising quality and safety 
  • Perform installations and inspections on vehicles 
  • Support campaigns and containment initiatives  
  • Work with a collaborative attitude and team spirit in an ever-changing, dynamic environment  
  • Provide service support to the field to support the Service organization   
  • Demonstrates high-level administrative experience using Microsoft Office tools  
  • Maintain high quality work and efficiency while working with little supervision 
  • Work with a collaborative attitude and team spirit in an ever-changing, dynamic environment  
  • Provide service support to the field to support the Service organization 
  • Ability to perform duties and communicate with a high level of professionalism, in a customer-facing environment 
  • Support, Train, Coach, and Mentor other technicians as assigned 


  • Automotive Technology/Technician Degree or equivalent experience  
  • 10 or more years of automotive experience  
  • 3 or more years of EV experience 
  • Supervisory experience required  
  • Experience using a variety of test tools including a PICO-scope, HERMES, Python code editor tool, & breakout box 
  • Experience in bumper-to-bumper diagnosis and repair 
  • OEM Certified Master Technician is a plus  
  • OEM Specific Technician Training is a plus Strong Mechanical and Electrical diagnostics experience, including high voltage systems 
  • Experience in Continuous Improvement Process 
  • Strong written and communications skills 
  • Strong organizational skills with attention to detail 
  • Has worked as a shop foreman, team leader, shop supervisor or trainer 
  • Has had experience mentoring and coaching other technicians 
  • Ability to drive non-commercial truck and trailer   
  • Ability to travel as needed 
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license, and have a clean driving record 
  • Experience working in start-up environments 
  • No drug or alcohol related driving incidents in the last 3 years 
  • No more than 1 serious moving violation in the last 3 years 
  • Must have a valid driver's license in the state of residence that you will be driving/operating a vehicle 
  • Will be subject to continuous Motor Vehicle Record (MVR) monitoring 
  • Physical exertion may be required to perform occupational tasks (sitting, standing, walking, bending, kneeling, carrying, reaching, pushing, pulling, and lifting up to 50 lbs) 
  • Fully Vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus (proof required) 
  • Must be at least 18 years old 

Equal Opportunity

Rivian is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all applicable federal, state, and local fair employment practices laws. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information or characteristics, physical or mental disability, marital/domestic partner status, age, military/veteran status, medical condition, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Rivian is committed to ensuring that our hiring process is accessible for persons with disabilities. If you have a disability or limitation, such as those covered by the Americans with Disabilities Act, that requires accommodations to assist you in the search and application process, please email us at [email protected].

Candidate Data Privacy

Rivian may collect, use and disclose your personal information or personal data (within the meaning of the applicable data protection laws) when you apply for employment and/or participate in our recruitment processes (“Candidate Personal Data”). This data includes contact, demographic, communications, educational, professional, employment, social media/website, network/device, recruiting system usage/interaction, security and preference information. Rivian may use your Candidate Personal Data for the purposes of (i) tracking interactions with our recruiting system; (ii) carrying out, analyzing and improving our application and recruitment process, including assessing you and your application and conducting employment, background and reference checks; (iii) establishing an employment relationship or entering into an employment contract with you; (iv) complying with our legal, regulatory and corporate governance obligations; (v) recordkeeping; (vi) ensuring network and information security and preventing fraud; and (vii) as otherwise required or permitted by applicable law. 

Rivian may share your Candidate Personal Data with (i) internal personnel who have a need to know such information in order to perform their duties, including individuals on our People Team, Finance, Legal, and the team(s) with the position(s) for which you are applying; (ii) Rivian affiliates; and (iii) Rivian’s service providers, including providers of background checks, staffing services, and cloud services. 

Rivian may transfer or store internationally your Candidate Personal Data, including to or in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, and the European Union and in the cloud, and this data may be subject to the laws and accessible to the courts, law enforcement and national security authorities of such jurisdictions.  


Please note that we are currently not accepting applications from third party application services.