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Sr. Field Service Technician II, Charging



torrance, ca, usa · United States
Posted on Monday, June 24, 2024

Job Description

About Rivian

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.

Role Summary

Working together with your team, the Remanufacturing Technician II will be responsible for the disassembly and reassembly of selected Rivian powertrain and electric components returned from Service Centers. The Remanufacturing Technician II will safely and accurately record the condition of returned components during the disassembly EV propulsion systems (HV battery packs, Drive Units, and Power Electronics). During remanufacturing and reassembly, the Remanufacturing Technician II will be responsible for recording critical data to track reliability and quality. Ideal candidates would be one who is open to new ideas and loves to continuously learn. To be successful in this role you must have a customer-first approach, a quality core, and a team centered mentality.


  • Primarily responsible disassembly, recording condition, and assembly of field return parts
  • Support cross-functional teams to identify the root cause of issues
  • Assist Sr. Remanufacturing Technicians with part receiving tests, repairs, and end of line tests
  • Inspect, identify, and accurately report inspection findings
  • Meet production goals
  • Support campaign and containment activities
  • Perform work in accordance with standard methods
  • Promote and maintain a safe and organized (5S) working environment
  • Support production activities as necessary.
  • Embody a collaborative team spirit in an ever-changing environment – working with field service, production, and product development teams to strengthening organizational learning
  • Ability to properly document repairs completed and in process
  • Additional plant support, including travel, may be required depending on business need


  • High School Diploma or equivalent required
  • Minimum one year experience as an Automotive Repair Technician, Diagnostic Technician, or mechanical or electrical production experience
  • Ability to identify electrical and mechanical components used in EV propulsion systems (mechanical and electrical)
  • Basic understanding of testing low voltage electrical circuits
  • Ability to properly operate hand tools including powered and non-powered torque wrenches
  • Strong, verbal, and written communication and organization skills
  • When necessary able to convert to a production-oriented mindset and to meet output requirements.
  • Ability to travel domestically up to 30%
  • Ability to support alternate shifts and work schedules if needed
  • Minimum age of 21
  • No driving related suspensions or revocation of Driver License (within a 3-5 year period)
  • Ability to read and speak fluent English
  • 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
  • Ability to stand for 8-10 hours per day
  • Frequent use of hands to handle or feel material during quality inspections and performing day to day responsibilities
  • Occasionally required to climb, walk, stoop, kneel, or crouch
  • Required to communicate using telephone and/or e-mail
  • Ability to read, view, and interpret documents such as safety rules, SOPs, and repair instructions
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs.
  • Ability to perform all duties in a working environment that may contain dust, high noise levels, hot and cold weather

Pay Disclosure

Hourly Rate for California Based Applicants: $30.03 to $37.54 (actual compensation will be determined based on experience, location, and other factors permitted by law).

Benefits Summary: Rivian provides robust medical/Rx, dental and vision insurance packages for full-time employees, their spouse or domestic partner, and children up to age 26. Coverage is effective on the first day of employment, and Rivian covers most of the premiums.

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 candidateaccommodations@rivian.com.

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.

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