Technician, End of Line (Night Shift)



Job Description

About Rivian

Rivian is on a mission to keep the world adventurous forever. This goes for the emissions-free Electric Adventure Vehicles we build, and the curious, courageous souls we seek to attract. 


As a company, we constantly challenge what’s possible, never simply accepting what has always been done. We reframe old problems, seek new solutions and operate comfortably in areas that are unknown. Our backgrounds are diverse, but our team shares a love of the outdoors and a desire to protect it for future generations. 

Role Summary

The End of Line Technician works directly with the vehicles coming off the line to test, diagnose, and repair any issues before final delivery to the customer. This role will report directly to an End of Line Group Leader.


  • Diagnose and repair varied electrical and mechanical issues on complex EV vehicle systems   
  • Perform diagnostics using combination of technical experience, understanding of Rivian products, diagnostic tools, and vehicle log data to root cause complicated issues 
  • Carry out duties with exceptional attention to detail, ensuring vehicles are fully repaired 
  • Perform anything from heavy repair, light repair, diagnostics, troubleshooting and general repairs. 
  • Engage ownership mentality in all aspects of work, ensuring all vehicles are treated with a customer-centric focus, upholding the highest of standards in cosmetic, electrical, and mechanical repair 
  • Maintain detailed records of all work performed to ensure high quality and complaint vehicles are produced from the factory 
  • Use first principles to collaborate, teach, and mentor other team members to constantly strengthen the organization 
  • Create culture of collaboration with leaders and team members, encouraging feedback and open communication between teams with the goal of constant improvement of repair tools, processes, and systems


  • 1+ Year of Automotive Repair experience
  • Proficiency in Automotive service experience
  • Repair, Diagnostic and other auto tech work.
  • Automotive Technology or Technician Degree or equivalent experience / Certificate (nice to have)
  • EV experience preferred (nice to have)
  • OEM specific technician training is a plus
  • Knowledge of EV Powertrains and HV systems (nice to have)
  • Strong written and communications skills 
  • Strong organization skills with attention to detail
  • Experience using a variety of test tools including a PICO-scope, PCAN, Kavaser Memorator and breakout box is a plus (nice to have)
  • Bumper-to-bumper diagnosis and repair experience, including electrical diagnostics experience. High voltage systems experience is preferred
  • Experience mentoring and coaching other technicians preferred
  • Ability to alternate between sitting, standing, and walking 8-12 hours per day.
  • Ability to climb steps and ladders to access equipment.
  • Lifting/carrying (moving materials) up to 50 lbs., pushing/pulling with a force of up to 70 lbs.
  • Manual dexterity to grasp and manipulate materials, tools, and equipment.
  • Able to position one’s body to access in and around machines. (bending/squatting/stooping/kneeling/reaching below waist and above shoulder)

Equal Opportunity

Rivian is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all applicable federal, state, and local fair employment practices laws. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information or characteristics, physical or mental disability, marital/domestic partner status, age, military/veteran status, medical condition, or any other characteristic protected by law.


Rivian is committed to ensuring that our hiring process is accessible for persons with disabilities. If you have a disability or limitation, such as those covered by the Americans with Disabilities Act, that requires accommodations to assist you in the search and application process, please email us at

Candidate Data Privacy

Rivian may collect, use and disclose your personal information or personal data (within the meaning of the applicable data protection laws) when you apply for employment and/or participate in our recruitment processes (“Candidate Personal Data”). This data includes contact, demographic, communications, educational, professional, employment, social media/website, network/device, recruiting system usage/interaction, security and preference information. Rivian may use your Candidate Personal Data for the purposes of (i) tracking interactions with our recruiting system; (ii) carrying out, analyzing and improving our application and recruitment process, including assessing you and your application and conducting employment, background and reference checks; (iii) establishing an employment relationship or entering into an employment contract with you; (iv) complying with our legal, regulatory and corporate governance obligations; (v) recordkeeping; (vi) ensuring network and information security and preventing fraud; and (vii) as otherwise required or permitted by applicable law. 


Rivian may share your Candidate Personal Data with (i) internal personnel who have a need to know such information in order to perform their duties, including individuals on our People Team, Finance, Legal, and the team(s) with the position(s) for which you are applying; (ii) Rivian affiliates; and (iii) Rivian’s service providers, including providers of background checks, staffing services, and cloud services. 


Rivian may transfer or store internationally your Candidate Personal Data, including to or in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, and the European Union and in the cloud, and this data may be subject to the laws and accessible to the courts, law enforcement and national security authorities of such jurisdictions.  


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