Equipment Maintenance Technician (CWW Nights Wed-Fri/Sat) at QuantumScape | Powderkeg

Location: HQ- San Jose, CA

Employment Type: Full-Time/Part-time

Team: Operations Engineering

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.

Quantumscape is seeking an Equipment Maintenance Technician to support Research and Development operations. Our ideal team member is self-motivated, a problem solver and can work optimally in teams or independently.

Role :

You will work closely with our team to ensure system up-time and availability for our fast paced R&D environment.

Your responsibilities will include :

Maintaining and repairing various lab equipment and facilities systems, including glove boxes, vacuum chamber systems and high temperature ovens.

Working collaboratively with Scientists and Process Technicians to support their critical development activities.

Building electromechanical prototypes and systems using schematics and assembly drawings.

Minimum Requirements :

Associate degree in electronic technology or equivalent

a minimum of 7 years’ experience in equipment maintenance and operation.

Strong troubleshooting and repair skills on electrical, pneumatic, and mechanical systems.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

You are autonomous, personable, positive, willing to learn and a good great teammate.

You like a good technical challenge.

Solving problems makes you happy and you like to spend time honing those skills by working on various types of equipment.

You are good at log/record keeping.

You are willing and able to work overtime on short notice.

Experience in any of the following are a plus :

Glove box maintenance

High vacuum evaporation systems

Facility systems maintenance (CDA, PCW, Gas delivery, etc)

We currently have night shift CWW- Wednesday-Friday/Saturday - 6:30pm-6:30am


To ensure the ongoing health and safety of our team members, effective January 4th, 2022, QuantumScape will require all employees to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 before their first day of employment. QuantumScape will seek to accommodate individuals with qualifying disabilities or medical conditions that contraindicate the vaccination, or who object to being vaccinated on the basis of a sincerely held religious belief or practice.

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
    Equipment Maintenance Technician (CWW Nights Wed-Fri/Sat)
  • Company
  • Location
    San Jose, CA
  • Employment Type
    Full time
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