EV Jobs for People with General Experience

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EV Jobs for People with General Experience

No background in the auto or electrical industries. No problem.

There are a wide range of employment opportunities for graduates of our program who have general experience but no prior background in the automotive or electrical industries.  These are often entry-level positions and in many cases the companies provide on-the-job training on specific products and services that they provide.  For these positions, the purpose of our program is to demonstrate to prospective employers that our graduates have achieved a level of knowledge and competency that will enable them to be a productive employee that is capable of learning even more complex tasks, and that they have achieved a fundamental understanding of safety procedures, problem solving, and troubleshooting techniques. 

EV trained with no prior background in the auto or electrical industries work in wide variety of jobs with many different titles, including:

  • EV Sales
  • EV Charger Technician (Training provided)
  • EV Service Technician
  • Electric Vehicle Technician
  • Electric Vehicle Service Technician
  • Electric Vehicle Fleet Maintenance Technician
  • Electrical – Field Service Technician (EV Chargers)
  • EV Charging Field Service Technician
  • EV Production Assembler/Technician
  • Electric Vehicle Service Technician
  • E-Bike Technician
  • Test Technician - Electric Vehicle
  • Production Technician- Electric Vehicles

Here are a sample of EV Responsibilities:

  • Assemble sub-systems up to EV builds and maintaining strict adherence to sequence of operation, quality standards and work instruction(s)
  • Perform quality inspections and tests on EVs as required
  • Maintain company provided tools and equipment secured and in good working condition
  • Ensure that the shop is in excellent condition regarding cleanliness, safety, and equipment condition to minimize production down time and support Lean Manufacturing Initiatives
  • Apply sound problem-solving skills to achieve high quality standards for internal customers in a fast-paced work environment with minimal supervision
  • Builds and assembles mechanical components for EV prototypes and customer samples
  • Performs wiring and installation of electrical systems for commercial vehicle (both low and high voltage)
  • Maintains inventory of consumable components and requests re-stocking
  • Follows prescribed instructions to conduct various manual procedures
  • Utilizes electrical measurement equipment and documents results
  • Diagnose e-bikes and perform repair/replacement of motors, control electronics and batteries
  • Support the commissioning, modification, and repair of electric and hydrogen-electric vehicles in the Vehicle Engineering garage at the company's newly equipped garage
  • Perform testing of refrigerant systems and components serving the Electric and Fuel Cell vehicle market
  • Record test data and generate test reports for external review
  • Order parts for repairs as needed; Plan and control costs in support of the EV/FCEV product line(s) providing customers with accurate cost-effective solutions
  • Complete detailed reports and keep records on services that have been performed
  • Learn and use the appropriate EV/FCEV products, procedures, and systems
  • Follow dedicated processes and procedures to achieve or exceed goals

Here's a sample of some companies hiring students with EV education

InCharge Energy Inc. CA
Phoenix Motorcars CA
Normet Americas Inc. NV
Wheel Labs Inc. FL
Aerotek AZ
Tesla TX
Modine Manufacturing Co. WI
Alta Equipment Company NY
Sema Connect Inc WA
Conmet WA
Ride Circuit FL
Cart Mart Inc. NC
FLO EV Charging ON
Worley ON