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Rivian Field Service Technician III Night Shift in Madison Heights, Michigan

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


TheField Service Technicianwill be responsible for overdelivering on the internal and external customer experience at our service locations. The ideal candidate will possess the technical acumen and the ability to provide a strong level of customer service. If you're able to think quickly on your feet, have a go-getter attitude, possess great communication skills, and have a passion for adventure, then we want you on the team. You will be working with our internal partners every day to assist with service needs and coordinate with our Service, Vehicle and Delivery Operations, and Field Service Engineer teams. This role will require a dynamic and resourceful leader with excellent oral and written communications skills, who will foster cross functional interaction and champion a culture of continuous improvement to support Service teams and customers within a Service center. To be successful in this role, you must have a customer-first approach, thrive in ambiguous and unexpected environments, tackling all challenges with a creative and flexible mindset. Experience in automotive, process standardization, continuous improvement, and managing escalations is a plus.



Initially help support pre-production vehicle builds, including assisting cross functional teams

Travel to locations to support as required until the local Service Center opens, including but not limited to, production plant

Operate remotely until the local service center opens, if applicable

Follow Rivian repair procedures with efficiency without compromising quality and safety

Perform or assist with assigned diagnosis, repairs, installations, and inspections on vehicles

Assist or support vehicle repairs in a setting outside of a service center

Conduct road tests on vehicles to ensure quality of the repair

Perform necessary parts operations such as parts ordering, receiving, shipping and inventory

Stay up to date with technical skills and required training

Support campaigns and containment initiatives

Maintain and process accurate expense reporting as needed

Maintain high quality work and efficiency while working with little supervision

Work with a collaborative attitude and team spirit in an ever-changing, dynamic environment

Provide service support to the field to support the Service organization

Ability to perform duties and communicate with a high level of professionalism, in a customer facing environment

Additional plant support, including travel, may be required depending on business need



HS Diploma or GED preferred

Graduated from an accredited automotive repair school preferred

5 or more years' experience in a traditional automotive repair shop preferred

Proficient in using hand tools and power tools

Proficient in navigating a laptop or computer in a windows or Mac environment

Know basics of diagnosis and workflows

Able to read electrical schematics

Limited Diagnostic exposure

Understands how high voltage and low voltage electricity works (basic electricity theory)

Able to perform tire repair and vehicle