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Vehicle Technician

Company: Aerotek
Location: South san francisco
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:


We are actively seeking mid-level retrofit technicians for the autonomous vehicle R&D team. We are a dynamic team that is supporting hardware development for the autonomous vehicle field.


Complete electro-mechanical functions and activities: component and sub-system removal/ installation/

assembly, fleet retrofits, maintenance inspections, and software updates.

Produce and maintain detailed documentation for all retrofit and maintenance procedures.

Directly contribute to projects supporting R&D fleet initiatives and retrofit validation.

Observe all safety standards. Maintain a secure, safe, clean, and healthy work environment. Follow

operating instructions, use PPE as required, and use equipment and materials properly. Actively strive

to prevent accidents and injuries.

Doing a structural change, changing the vehicles quite a bit

There will be engineers interfacing with the techs


2+ years technical experience in electro-mechanical, computer, automotive, marine electronics,

robotics industries.

Demonstrated ability to use general shop, automotive, and diagnostic tools.

Working knowledge of Windows, MacOS, and Linux operating systems.

Ability to work in a cooperative, rapidly changing team setting with aggressive goals and challenging


Strong work ethic, quality workmanship, and team oriented.

Current driver's license with a good standing driving record.

Strong aptitude to pick-up new technology.

Strong communication skills.

Proven track record of emphasizing safety, quality of work, and technical aptitude.

Can anticipate future issues and mitigate before they become operational setbacks.

Comfortable in a dynamic and fast-paced work environment.

Bonus Points:

You have ASE certifications.

Formal education in automotive technology, or related trade school. BS, AS, technology trade

certificate, or equivalent work experience.

Knowledge and understanding of computer hardware components, AV systems, ADAS or other sensor

suite components.

Any exposure to Linux programming


wire harness, voltage, multimeter, automotive, automotive diagnostics, electrical mechanical, electrical troubleshooting, electrical wiring

Top Skills Details:

electrical, automotive, wiring

Additional Skills & Qualifications:

Test the JD:

Wont touch LIDAR and higher level components

Most of the work done will be very laid out. Theyll have to just follow the procedure.

They would need to know how to open a command line

They do everything from Mac to Windows. They dont have to know how to debug scripts

Best vs. Average

Stretch goal would be a EE technician that knows the full integration of components with a car

Must Have:

Multimeter is a must

Basic hand tools

Candidates would have to have some automotive experience, or at least some level of knowledge of this. They have to be comfortable and experience working on cars

Looking for hands on in terms of electrical systems i.e. wiring electrical systems

Looking for someone 12V (low) experience. Doesnt have to be autonomous vehicle experience

Nice to Have:

Oscilloscope is a nice to have

JIRA ticketing

Experience Level:

Expert Level

About Aerotek:

We know that a company's success starts with its employees. We also know that an individual's success starts with the right career opportunity. As a Best of Staffing Client and Talent leader, Aerotek's people-focused approach yields competitive advantage for our clients and rewarding careers for our contract employees. Since 1983, Aerotek has grown to become a leader in recruiting and staffing services. With more than 250 non-franchised offices, Aerotek's 8,000 internal employees serve more than 300,000 contract employees and 18,000 clients every year. Aerotek is an Allegis Group company, the global leader in talent solutions. Learn more at

The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.

Keywords: Aerotek, South San Francisco , Vehicle Technician, Other , South san francisco, California

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