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Sr R&D Technician

Company: Lucid Motors
Location: Castro Valley
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 a R&D Technician to join our world-class team. Our ideal candidate exhibits a can-do attitude and approaches his or her work with enthusiasm and fortitude.

The Role:

  • Use a range of power and hand tools in the assembly of battery pack modules and packs
  • Operate assembly equipment including proprietary CAN-based development tools
  • Perform electrical tests
  • Retain confidentiality of testing, test procedures, and data at all times
  • Maintain cleanliness of lab space and inventory of parts
  • Work with others in a cross-functional environment and follow written and verbal instructions
  • Working with engineering to fabricate and/or modify system and subsystem components
  • Diagnosing and troubleshooting electrical issues 
  • Critical thinking skills to work without instruction manuals or workbooks
  • Approach problems in a consistent and systematic way


  • At least 3-5 years of experience as a degreed technician (AA or equivalent ASE certifications)
  • Excellent attention to detail while following instructions
  • Expert at using hand tools
  • Experience using electrical test and diagnostic equipment such as voltmeter, resistance testers
  • Multigrade background

  • Understanding Electrical schematics and capability to create simple test boards
  • High voltage certification
  • Working knowledge of CAN communications
  • Experience building wire harnesses
  • Metal fabrication (welding, milling, lathe)
  •  Experience soldering, crimping, splicing electrical wires and components

  • Associate or Bachelor Degree
  • Relevant Certification
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, Castro Valley , Sr R&D Technician, Other , Castro Valley, California

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