EHS Technician at QuantumScape | Powderkeg

Location: HQ- San Jose, CA

Employment Type: Full-Time/Part-time

Team: Environment Health & Safety

Come join us on our mission as we revolutionize energy storage to enable a sustainable future.

QuantumScape is on a mission to transform energy storage with solid-state lithium-metal battery technology. The company’s next-generation batteries are designed to enable longer range, faster charging and enhanced safety in electric vehicles to support the transition away from legacy energy sources toward a lower carbon future.

We're growing and are looking to add an EHS Technician to our team. Work shift will be Mon-Friday, 8 hours a day.


Support the maintenance of environmental, health, and safety (EHS) programs to ensure compliance, injury prevention, and risk mitigation.

Conduct and document regular inspections of safety equipment. Restock safety supplies as needed.

Conduct daily inspections to ensure 5S objectives are met and the workplace remains clean, safe, and healthy.

May participate in regular area inspections, document corrective actions, and track to closure.

Participate in EHS training delivery.

Record environmental parameters. Take effective steps to ensure that all required records are prepared and maintained.

Collect data in support of other environmental/sustainability metrics.

Communicate task completion status both verbally and in writing.

Actively participate in Emergency Response Team.

Complete all assigned and required training satisfactorily and on time.

Minimum Requirements:

High School Diploma and two years of work experience

Excellent written and verbal communication and collaboration skills with all levels of personnel.

Proficiency with MS Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

Organizational skills with attention to detail and the ability to work under general supervision.

Ability to deal with confidential information in a professional manner.

Must demonstrate personal integrity and high ethical standards.

Must be able to work in a fast-changing environment with multidisciplinary team and scientists.

Highly Desirable:

Experience working within a battery or automotive operations and/or manufacturing.

Strong people skills.

Physical Requirements:

May work with airtight isolation chambers and/or wear neoprene or vinyl gloves for 15-30% of the time. May frequently reach above shoulder heights and below the waist. May be required to use hand or power tools. Ability to stoop, kneel, crawl, lift up to 30 pounds, push and extend arms.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request an accommodation.

Job Summary
  • Job Title
    EHS Technician
  • Company
  • Location
    San Jose, CA
  • Employment Type
    Full time
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