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Service Electrical R&D Fabricator

Company: Rivian
Location: Irvine
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

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.


This person will work closely with the Service R&D team, Mobile Service Programs Team, and Service Technicians to create Mobile Service Vehicles, Service Equipment and Tools, Prototypes, and low volume production runs.

* Design and fabricate special test equipment, electronic test boxes and harnesses.
* Provide feedback and suggestions to new and/or improved workshop standards, protocols, and processes
* Troubleshoot, root cause and document electronic assembly issues.
* Understand how to read electrical schematics and use manufacturers' product data sheets
* Procure necessary tools, equipment and components for prototype builds
* Balance and prioritize multiple tasks
* Build and maintain work instructions for vehicle assembly and retrofit projects
* Maintain good housekeeping and safe practices
* Use MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Visio


* 5+ years Engineering Technician or hands on mechanical/electrical, or similar experience
* Associate Degree, trade school, military technical training or equivalent experience
* Exposure to technologies such as sensors, electronics, controls, pneumatics, valves, and mechanisms
* Experience using hand gauges and electronic test equipment for inspection and measurement of precision machined, electronic components, wire harnesses
* Understand wiring diagrams, schematics, assembly drawings, mechanical component drawings
* Technical ability and aptitude to learn new products quickly and adapt to variety of technologies
* Good communication skills and the ability to work collaboratively in a fast-paced team environment
* Experience following and enforcing safety protocol, using proper PPE, and abiding by OSHA standards
* Experience using hand and power tools
* Familiar with prototype and fabrication shop processes
* Work in a fast-paced development environment
* Hands-on approach: Proactively identifies and fills in gaps where needed
* High voltage safety awareness

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

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.

Keywords: Rivian, Irvine , Service Electrical R&D Fabricator, Other , Irvine, California

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