Canoo Technologies Inc.


Full Time
Location : Location

About Canoo

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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.


Seeking a full-time Automotive Fabricator, Welder, Mechanics position for a talented entry level fabricator with experience in motorsport and/or custom car metal fabrication to join the Canoo Prototype EV (Electric Vehicle) build team located in Justin, TX. This team will build unique one-off custom EV prototypes with a talented team of professionals. The ideal candidate should have a passion for building high-quality custom/race cars, EV Conversions, or OEM Prototype vehicles. 

We are developing breakthrough EVs, reinventing the automotive landscape with bold innovations in design, pioneering technologies, and a unique business model that defies tradition to put staff and customers first. 

Please apply if you have an absolute passion for design and for pushing the automotive industry to where the EV revolution will allow it to go. 


  • You will be part of a team working on the fabrication of one-off prototype EV’s. This position is for an entry metal fabricator, welder, or mechanic who has any combination of the below skills, and the desire to learn. 
  • Fabrication of automotive chassis & suspension systems, sheet metal shaping, forming & fabrication, MIG & TIG welding, manual machining, and mechanical assembly. 
  • Entire vehicle mechanical assembly, repair, and troubleshooting of vehicles as a mechanic/auto technician (EV Experience preferred) 
  • Must have a positive attitude, be an effective communicator and a problem solver with the ability to produce creative solutions, who thrives in a fast-paced environment. 
  • Be a self-starter who takes initiative and is able to work effectively unattended and in a team-based environment. 
  • Must be able to follow precise work instructions, maintain accountability, effectively handle multiple priorities, and organize their workload to meet deadlines. 
  • Be a clean and organized worker who maintains overall shop cleanliness and follows safe work practices. 
  • A detail-oriented individual who strives to produce meticulous quality work and continually work to improve their craft. 
  • Be willing to travel to support special vehicle projects, including Canoo HQ in Torrance CA. 
  • All tools and equipment will be provided 


  • Have automotive fabrication & welding experience including chassis, suspension, and body fabrication etc. 
  • Possess automotive knowledge and have hands-on experience working on custom cars & trucks, race cars, motorcycles, etc. 
  • Skills as an automotive technician with ability to repair and service automobiles, and/or previous experience as a mechanic (EV Experience preferred). 
  • Consistent, precise high quality MIG & TIG Welding skills. 
  • Manual Machining - Mill and Lathe work. 
  • Familiar with operation and maintenance of a wide variety of hand power tools, shop tools, and automotive and electrical test equipment. 
  • Sheetmetal body fabrication with English wheels, power hammers, bead rollers, and other related equipment. 
  • Familiarity with conventional and precision measuring instruments. 
  • Must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills, being able to express ideas concisely. 


Preferred Experience


  • Experienced CAD User (preferably Catia V6 or SolidWorks). 
  • Engineering and/or vehicle design experience to design parts for prototype projects. 
  • Show car building and/or fabrication work experience in the OEM automotive industry. 
  • Understanding & Trouble shooting of vehicle electrical systems, 12V vehicle wiring, and high-voltage systems (EV experience preferred). 
  • Vehicle diagnostics 
  • Ability to interpret vehicle manuals, design specifications, SAE & Metric drawings. 
  • Basic understanding and use of the MS Office Suite. 
  • Valid Driver’s License and clean driving record. 


Reasonable Accommodations


Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the position.

What's Cool About Working Here...

  • Meaningful, challenging work that will redefine the 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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