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Sr. Test Equipment Engineer

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 currently seeking Equipment Design Engineers to support testing and development of the traction motors, gearboxes and related systems.  This position requires an experienced professional with extensive history of complex equipment design. Our ideal candidate exhibits a can-do attitude and approaches work with vigor and determination. Candidates will be expected to demonstrate excellence in their respective fields, to possess the ability to learn quickly and to strive for perfection within a fast-paced environment.

Your Role:

  • Define requirements and deliver functional systems for use in an engineering lab setting
  • Generate 3D, 2D designs then interface w/internal & external resources to procure components
  • Devise machined and fabricated fixtures for various mechanical tests
  • Create high-speed rotating assemblies including shafts, bearings, couplers, seals
  • Design fluid plumbing systems and select pumps, filters, hoses, fittings, valves, etc
  • Interface with product design engineers and determine how to incorporate new prototypes on existing equipment
  • Work alongside technicians to construct, qualify and maintain devices in use


  • Expertise in mechanical design and analysis
  • Working knowledge of sensors (temperature, pressure, flow, force, torque, etc) and data acquisition systems
  • Experience creating and operating automated machine control systems 
  • BS Mechanical, Mechatronic or similar Engineering degree
  • 6+ years of directly-related experience


  • LabVIEW or similar programming experience (PLC, Arduino, etc also applicable)
  • Catia V6 expertise
  • Electric motor, transmission and/or automotive powertrain testing experience
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. 

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