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Senior Facilities Technician

QuantumScape

QuantumScape

Operations
California, USA
Posted on Wednesday, May 22, 2024

QuantumScape developed the industry’s first anode-less cell design, which delivers high energy density while lowering material costs and simplifying manufacturing. Our innovative battery cell technology can store energy more efficiently and reliably than today’s lithium-ion batteries.

We are hiring a Sr. Facilities Technician to help build out a world-class R&D and pilot-production facility at QuantumScape. You will join a team charged with maintaining equipment and ensuring facility equipment uptime to help scale its operations to commercialize the company’s groundbreaking energy storage technology.

Responsibilities:

Executes daily, monthly, quarterly facilities & equipment inspections/maintenances

Acts as a contact while on shift for any building issues (climate control, odors, smoke, spills, damage, emergencies, and repairs)

Supervises contractor performance and works closely with outside vendors and contractors to ensure work is completed according to specifications

May act as project coordinator for all size projects including large scale repair and new facility projects

Solicits bids and quotes from vendors

Monitors and replaces light bulbs in all assigned facilities, as needed

Makes minor plumbing repairs, as necessary

Coordinates and assists with departmental and employee moves

Preforms basic electrical work and resolves when an electrician is required

Performs maintenance duties as assigned by the facilities manager

Carries out work orders in a timely manner per our computer maintenance management system

Monitors the building automation system to ensure all facilities equipment is running without issues

Works directly with EH&S team to ensure a safe workplace, manage fire life safety systems and hazardous waste programs

Works with equipment maintenance team on projects regarding Facility and Manufacturing / R&D

Minimum Requirements:

6+ years of relative experience

Must have knowledge in HVAC, commercial electricity, commercial plumbing, fire life safety, hazardous waste, EH&S, project management

You have a proven experience in a lab R&D / Manufacturing environment as a Facilities Technician / Maintenance Technician or a technical degree from a 2-4 year program.

You are committed to delivering high quality results and share our real passion for our mission.

You can use computer software, including Microsoft Office, CMMS, BMS, BAS, ALC, Microsoft Word & Outlook, Excel, Auto CAD preferred but not required.

Physical Requirements:

Be able to walk, bend, stoop, balance, crawl and reach for extended periods of time

Must be able to utilize/view a PC and/or monitor

Must be able to lift 50lbs

Must be comfortable and able to work on a ladder of 20 feet

Must be able to work independently without direct supervision

This position is required to perform these above essential duties and responsibilities onsite at our QS offices.

Compensation & Benefits: Hourly rate range for this role has a midpoint of $45.57/hr, however, a final rate will be determined by the candidate's experience and educational background. QuantumScape also offers an annual bonus and a generous RSU/Equity package as part of its compensation plan. In addition, we do offer a tremendous benefits plan including employee paid health care, Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP), and other exciting perks.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request an accommodation.