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Tesla Motors Service - Technician needed in San Antonio, TX
Posted to Classifieds Forum on 10/3/2014 11 Replies

**Tesla Expanding to San Antonio**

We are searching for an experienced Service Technician to hire for our soon to be built, company-owned, Tesla Motors Service Center in San Antonio, TX.

The Role

Tesla Motors is looking for an experienced Service Technician to work on one of the most progressive vehicle brands in the world. This position requires a significant amount of customer interaction, so the ideal candidate will not only possess the technical acumen, but also the ability to provide a strong level of customer service. If you are interested in becoming a part of a world class service team supporting the latest EV technology, we are interested in hearing from you. More details about the job are listed below:


-Performs journey-level work in the inspection, repair, and service of Tesla electric vehicles -Operate a variety of hand, power, and shop tools -Perform equipment inspections, adjustments and certifications -Perform Pre-Delivery Inspections (PDI) of new cars -Maintain records of time, expenses and materials -Effectively handle multiple priorities, organize workload, and meet deadlines -Support entry-level technicians as needed


-High school diploma or equivalent -Associates Degree in Automotive Technology or Automobile Mechanic national certificate, preferred -3-5 yrs experience in a dealership environment, 5+ years in the automotive industry -Factory Trained Master Status / OEM Training & hybrid experience, preferred -Certification to repair A/C systems and handle refrigerant -Maintain and perform top level professional integrity and appearance as an automotive technician

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

-Methods, techniques, parts, tools and materials used in the maintenance and repair of vehicles including testing, diagnosis, HVAC service, hydraulic, brakes, testing and repair of electronic systems and modules -Operation and maintenance of a wide variety of hand and power tools, shop tools, test equipment -Automotive equipment and servicing methods -Extensive experience using scan tools, following diagnostics and operating scopes/DVOM equipment -Chemicals and lubricants used in automotive servicing -Excellent oral and written communication skills as well as the ability to follow instructions, required -Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with those contacted in the course of work, including the public

About Tesla

Tesla's goal is to accelerate the world's transition to electric mobility with a full range of increasingly affordable electric cars. California-based Tesla designs and manufactures EVs, as well as EV powertrain components for partners such as Toyota and Daimler. Tesla has delivered over 15,000 electric vehicles to customers in 31 countries. Model S is the world's first premium sedan to be engineered from the ground up as an electric vehicle. Model S was named Motor Trend's prestigious 2013 Car of the Year, achieved the best safety score of any car ever tested by the NHTSA, and Consumer Reports is calling it the best car it has ever tested.

Tesla Motors is committed to hiring and developing top talent from across the world for any given discipline. Our world-class teams operate with a non-conventional automotive product development philosophy of high inter-disciplinary collaboration, flat organizational structure, and technical contribution at all levels. You will be expected to challenge and to be challenged, to create, and to innovate. These jobs are not for everyone, you must have a genuine passion for producing the best vehicles in the world. Without passion, you will find what we're trying to do too difficult.


Tesla Motors is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity. We recruit, employ, train, compensate, and promote without regard to race, color, age, sex, ancestry, marital status, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, veteran status, present or past history of mental disability, genetic information or any other classification protected by state or federal law.

Mitchell Forrer
Tesla Motors, Inc.
Palo Alto, California, USA

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