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Technician, Powertrain Advanced Manufacturing - Power Electronics

Company: Lucid Motors
Location: Union City
Posted on: September 13, 2021

Job Description:

Leading the future in luxury electric and mobility
At Lucid, we set out to introduce the most captivating, luxury electric vehicles that elevate the human experience and transcend the perceived limitations of space, performance, and intelligence. Vehicles that are intuitive, liberating, and designed for the future of mobility.
We plan to lead in this new era of luxury electric by returning to the fundamentals of great design – where every decision we make is in service of the individual and environment. Because when you are longer bound by convention, you are free to define your own experience.
Come work alongside some of the most accomplished minds in the industry. Beyond providing competitive salaries, we’re providing a community for innovators who want to make an immediate and significant impact. If you are driven to create a better, more sustainable future, then this is the right place for you.
Notice regarding COVID-19 Vaccination for positions located in Newark, California
At Lucid (the “Company”), we prioritize the health and wellbeing of our employees, families, and friends above all else. In response to the novel Coronavirus, and the increased transmissibility with recent variants, all Lucid Employees whose employment is based in Newark, current and future, must be fully vaccinated and provide proof thereof as a condition of continued or future employment with the Company.
Accommodations due to medical or religious exemptions will be considered.

We are looking for an experienced Power Electronics Technician to build, test, document and troubleshoot advanced power electronics hardware in support of new vehicle development and production launch.  This is a dynamic role, requiring technical skill, attention to detail, adaptability and collaboration.
Our ideal candidate exhibits a can-do attitude and approaches his or her work with vigor and determination. Candidates should have demonstrated the ability to learn quickly and work effectively in a fast-paced, rapidly changing environment and be excellent at multi-tasking.

The Role:

  • Build prototype EV power electronics hardware, carefully following written and verbal work instructions
  • Test hardware to ensure mechanical integrity, safety and electrical functionality
  • Debug test failures and other anomalies to identify root cause and potential corrective actions
  • Communicate findings and recommendations to engineering, working collaboratively to solve problems and implement solutions
  • Work closely with manufacturing engineering and production control teams to document and streamline build processes, including development of specialized tools and equipment
  • Modify and rework components and assemblies, including soldering of PCBA board level components
  • Maintain equipment calibration and well-organized work areas
  • Meticulously document each unit built, recording serialized components, process parameters and test results


  • Experience building, testing and/or troubleshooting inverters, chargers, AC/DC, DC/DC converters, HV batteries or similar hardware
  • Understanding of, and hands on experience with, electrical test equipment including DMM, HiPot, micro-ohmmeter, oscilloscope, etc.
  • Experience performing root cause investigations and diagnoses at a system and component level
  • Detail-oriented personality with solid documentation and reporting skills
  • Ability to take things apart and put them back together without instructions
  • Basic computer literacy including email and Microsoft Office
  • Knowledge of electrical hazards, including precautionary measures around High Voltage equipment
  • Great communication skills for relaying data (both verbal and written)
  • Impeccable organization and clean work environment habits
  • Minimum of 3 years of electrical, mechatronic or automotive technician experience


  • Ability to read and understand electrical schematics
  • Experience building test fixtures, wire harnesses and circuit boards
  • Familiarity with LabView


  • Minimum:  High School Diploma with significant relevant professional experience
  • Preferred: Technical or Vocational Degree or Certificate, preferably focused on electrical, mechanical or automotive technology

At Lucid, we don’t just welcome diversity - we celebrate it! Lucid Motors is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer.  We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, national or ethnic origin, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and expression, marital status, and any other characteristic protected under applicable State or Federal laws and regulations.
To all recruitment agencies: Lucid Motors does not accept agency resumes. Please do not forward resumes to our careers alias or other Lucid Motors employees. Lucid Motors is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes. 

Keywords: Lucid Motors, Union City , Technician, Powertrain Advanced Manufacturing - Power Electronics, Other , Union City, California

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