Karma Automotive

Service Technician

Job ID
2018-3120
Department
Non-Exempt

Overview

 

Karma Automotive is passionate, responsible and uncompromising.

 

We make beautiful, ecologically sensitive products, and we will provide a memorable ownership experience for our customers.

 

Our work environment is casual, and our culture is results-oriented.

 

The Service Technician will primarily be responsible for diagnosing and repairing all Karma vehicle systems and components.

Responsibilities

  • Inspect, diagnose, repair and test Karma vehicle systems
  • Support the development of counter-measures of root cause failures
  • Repair vehicle systems to original specifications
  • Communicate acquired technical knowledge to the KA service and engineering teams, on an as-needed basis
  • Deliver work of superior quality on-time, efficiently and effectively
  • Critical thinking and problem-solving
  • Maintain a basic inventory of required hand tools
  • Maintain a clean and orderly work area
  • Some travel may be required

 

Tasks

  • Document and report all work performed to manager
  • Work from detailed manufacturing documentation and/or verbal and written instructions to perform repairs and reconfigure vehicles
  • Support the development and execution of Test Plans
  • Test and analyze vehicle level systems
  • Root cause failures of vehicle systems
  • Identify and communicate new failure modes
  • Help to develop new service instructions, when possible
  • Update and maintain electronic and written records concisely and accurately

Qualifications

Education

  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • ASE Masters certification
  • Associate’s Degree in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering preferred
  • High Voltage training certificate

Experience

  • Extensive experience with automotive powertrain systems preferred
  • Extensive experience with automotive electronic and wiring systems
  • Extensive experience in automotive service, repair and diagnostics
  • Extensive experience as an automotive or electronics technician
  • Practical experience with electro-mechanical components or electric motors preferred
  • Practical experience in high voltage drive systems preferred

Knowledge

  • Broad knowledge of all vehicle systems (including powertrain, chassis, electrical, thermal, exteriors, & interiors) & relative components, component materials & fasteners
  • Practical knowledge of vehicle networks (including CAN, LIN, and FlexRay) & relative systems such as OBD II

Tools and Equipment

  • Proficient with electronic Test and Measurement Equipment
  • Proficient with hand and power tools
  • Proficient with machining and fabrication equipment
  • Proficient with desktop software (including Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, and Excel)
  • Proficient with diagnostic software (such as CANalyzer)
  • Proficient with team collaboration software (such as Confluence and Skype)
  • Proficient with issue tracking software (such as JIRA)
  • Proficient with manufacturing instructions, electrical diagrams, and mechanical drawings

Test and Analysis

  • Ability to analyze new failure modes
  • Ability to debug failures to component level
  • Ability to diagnose with OBD II diagnostics systems and data acquisition tools

Personal

  • Passion for automotive
  • Can track multiple assignments and tasks simultaneously
  • Good command of the English language, both written and verbal
  • Reliable, innovative, committed self-starter, with a focus on quality
  • Excellent communication, collaboration and organizational skills

 

 

NO 3rd Party Recruiters.  Principals Only, Please

 

Karma Automotive LLC is an equal employment opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of gender, color, race, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, national origin, age, religion, veteran status, genetic information, citizenship status or any other group protected by law. Karma Automotive LLC, complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act to ensure equal access to all qualified individuals with a disability. Valid driver’s license may be required based on essential duties.

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