Canoo Technologies Inc.

Battery Test Technician

Full Time
Location : Location

About Canoo

About Canoo

 Canoo’s mission is to bring EVs to Everyone and build a world-class team to deploy this sustainable mobility revolution. We have developed breakthrough electric vehicles that are reinventing the automotive landscape with pioneering technologies, award-winning designs, and a unique business model that spans all owners in the full lifecycle of the vehicle. Canoo is starting production in 2022 and is distinguished by its pioneering and experienced team of technologists, engineers, and designers. With offices around the country, the company is scaling quickly and seeking candidates who love to challenge themselves, are motivated by purpose, and possess a strong desire to get things done.


The “Canoo Way”

 Canoo’s success is the direct result of our disciplined application of our core operating principles and drills, which are based on three main principles: Think 80/20 (“Important versus less important”), Act 30/30 (“Reduce waste and increase output”), and Live 90/10 (“We have each other’s back”). We hire based on “MET” - Mindset, Equipment and willingness to Train - and seek individuals that take accountability and deliver results while being Humble, Hungry to succeed, and Hunting for opportunities to win. We train our team to engage with each other by modulating between their intellect (iQ) and emotional intelligence (eQ), applying Facts, Finesse, and Force when they communicate. The principles and drills of the CANOO Way have been fundamental to our success, our ability to grow, continuously improve, innovate and are at the core of our day-to-day operations.


Supports battery test engineers in the development, setup, and execution of high voltage battery tests.


  • Support battery testing activities such as Performance, Reliability, Safety, and Regulatory Tests.
  • Operation and maintenance of a wide variety of hand power tools, shop tools, and automotive and electrical test equipment.
  • Assembly of prototypes, test fixtures, test rigs and test harnesses for different battery tests.
  • Execution of test plans, assembly plans, and work instructions for various battery tests.
  • Ensure all product issues are identified, logged, and tracked using an issue tracking tool (Jira, TITAN)
  • Maintain a zero-incident laboratory track record. Follow and promote safe work practices.
  • 5S Champion of the Battery Lab to keep the lab organized while ensuring tools/materials are returned to their proper location.
  • Keep battery laboratory stocked. Lab technician is responsible for tracking inventory of the consumable goods and re-ordering when necessary.
  • Setup and maintain an Equipment Calibration Program for all test equipment in the lab.
  • Responsible for coordinating Battery Recycling Shipment pickups
  • Maintain records of time and materials, order shop supplies and parts.


  • 2+ years of experience in automotive, aerospace, or technical roles including EV (Electric Vehicle) or HV (High Voltage) systems., Experience working with lithium-ion battery cells in large-format, high voltage applications.
  • Experience building prototypes, test harnesses or testing rigs
  • Knowledge of methods, techniques, parts, tools, and materials used in the maintenance and repair of vehicles..
  • Hand-on experience operating laboratory equipment such as power supplies, thermal chambers, measurements tools (sensors, accelerometers, data acquisition systems).
  • Familiarity with materials, processes and technologies for battery safety and thermal management.
  • Familiarity with automotive industry standards that covers environmental, mechanical, electrical aspects of validation
  • Familiarity with CAN communications, data logging and instrumentation (thermocouples & accelerometers)

What's Cool About Working Here...

  • Meaningful, challenging work that will redefine automotive landscape and make EVs available to everyone
  • Comprehensive Health Insurance
  • Equity Compensation
  • Flexible Paid Time Off
  • Casual workplace with an unbelievable feeling of energy

Canoo is an equal opportunity-affirmative action employer and considers all qualified applicants for employment based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, past or present military service or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with applicable federal, state and local law.


Any unsolicited resumes or candidate profiles submitted in response to our job posting shall be considered the property of Canoo Inc. and its subsidiaries and are not subject to payment of referral or placement fees if any such candidate is later hired by Canoo unless you have a signed written agreement in place with us which covers the applicable job posting. 


Canoo cares deeply about the safety of all candidates who may be asked to participate in an in-person interview. While the company remains operational, some of our positions are remote, while others require working on-site. Canoo is following the Covid-19 protocols set forth by local state and federal governance and the CDC guidelines. Candidates who are vaccinated will be asked to provide a copy of proof of vaccination upon arrival for the interview. Candidates who are not vaccinated will be asked to provide proof of a negative Covid-19 test that is no less than 48 hours old. We ask that you practice hand hygiene, social distance, and wear face coverings to reduce the risks of exposure to Covid-19. We appreciate your cooperation with our safety protocols while you explore your future with Canoo!


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