Sr. Facilities Technician (CWW Night Shift) at QuantumScape | Powderkeg

Location: HQ- San Jose, CA

Employment Type: Full-Time/Part-time

Team: Facilities

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 are hiring a Sr. Facilities Technician to help build out a world-class R&D and pilot-production facility at QuantumScape. You will join a team charged with maintaining equipment and ensuring facility equipment uptime to help scale its operations to commercialize the company’s groundbreaking energy storage technology.


Executes daily, monthly, quarterly facilities & equipment inspections/maintenances

Acts as a contact while on shift for any building issues (climate control, odors, smoke, spills, damage, emergencies, and repairs)

Supervises contractor performance and works closely with outside vendors and contractors to ensure work is completed according to specifications

May act as project coordinator for all size projects including large scale repair and new facility projects

Solicits bids and quotes from vendors

Monitors and replaces light bulbs in all assigned facilities, as needed

Makes minor plumbing repairs, as necessary

Coordinates and assists with departmental and employee moves

Preforms basic electrical work and resolves when an electrician is required

Performs maintenance duties as assigned by the facilities manager

Carries out work orders in a timely manner per our computer maintenance management system

Monitors the building automation system to ensure all facilities equipment is running without issues

Works directly with EH&S team to ensure a safe workplace, manage fire life safety systems and hazardous waste programs

Works with equipment maintenance team on projects regarding Facility and Manufacturing / R&D

Minimum Requirements:

Must have knowledge in HVAC, commercial electricity, commercial plumbing, fire life safety, hazardous waste, EH&S, project management

You have a proven experience in a lab R&D / Manufacturing environment as a Facilities Technician / Maintenance Technician or a technical degree from a 2-4 year program.

You are committed to delivering high quality results and share our real passion for our mission.

You can use computer software, including Microsoft Office, CMMS, BMS, BAS, ALC, Microsoft Word & Outlook, Excel, Auto CAD preferred but not required.

Physical Requirements:

Be able to walk, bend, stoop, balance, crawl and reach for extended periods of time

Must be able to utilize/view a PC and/or monitor

Must be able to lift 50lbs

Must be comfortable and able to work on a ladder of 20 feet

Must be able to work independently without direct supervision

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
    Sr. Facilities Technician (CWW Night Shift)
  • Company
  • Location
    San Jose, CA
  • Employment Type
    Full time
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