Canoo Technologies Inc.

Sr. Charging Infrastructure Engineer

Customer Journey
Full Time
Location : Location
US-OK-Oklahoma City
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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.


Canoo is looking for a passionate and highly motivated individual to join the Charging Infrastructure Program team in the role of Electrical Engineer Lead. The primary responsibility of this role is initially to be a founding member of the Charging Infrastructure team, taking a strong role in strategy development, planning, and rollout of charging infrastructure consultation and management for fleet customers. This role will also be responsible for the operational execution of the developed strategy as our pipeline of work fills.



  • Charging Electrical Engineer Lead will be responsible for supporting the development of the wholistic Canoo EV charging infrastructure program, designing site walks, partnerships, processes, and product management
  • They will be responsible for understanding the EV hardware, software, construction, and utility market and resources, as well as how to apply these to wholistic customer solutions
  • The position will require high EV industry knowledge and attention to market trends/technology advancements that will influence change in strategy and drive innovation
  • The position will be responsible for managing engineering projects including but not limited to site walks, design, studies, product development, and budgeting
  • Responsible for leading and supporting projects involving power distribution and storage for facilities or microgrid solutions that support EV charging
  • Reviewing of charging solutions and electrical/mechanical drawings to ensure quality and compliance
  • Responsible for driving team members and clients to creative and innovate solutions that sets a culture of technology first and right sized charging solutions that puts our customers first
  • Technical support for both internal program development presentations as well as sales support for customer presentations
  • Ability to adapt to change, as well as inspire change in others by expressing opinions and innovative ideas.
  • Ability to read the audience and adapt communication style appropriately in both group and 1 on 1 settings, responding to both coworkers and customers in a professional and polite manner
  • Ensure compliance to all OSHA, NEC, State and Labor Department policies, codes and guidelines
  • Demonstrates strong planning and execution skills, develops plan and executes; adjusts accordingly
  • Delivers on objectives and hits deadlines within project parameters
  • Empowers and challenges team members to reach their full potential, offers positive and developmental feedback to capitalizes on “teachable moments” to grow self and others
  • Seeks out feedback and opportunities to self-develop owing their own growth
  • Goes beyond the obvious when solving problem, evaluates complex issue and develops innovative solutions.
  • Drive quality, safety, and customer service on all projects
  • Required travel to pre-bid meetings, site walks, job sites, conferences, networking, and training events



Necessary Qualifications

  • PE licensure required
  • Must have a BS degree or higher in Electrical Engineering
  • Proficient in Word, Excel, Outlook, Power Point and AutoCAD,
  • Ability to effectively communicate in English with team members, managers, and clients
  • Knowledge and current on all code, compliance, and classifications. OSHA, NEC, NFPA-70E, Electrical Classifications, IEE 1584 /ANSI, and all other applicable current design standards and guidelines.
  • Experience performing Electrical Power System Studies. Experience with Arc Flash Software (EasyPower, SKM, ETAP, ARCAD, EDSA or equivalents)
  • Requires travel up to 60% of the time
  • Valid Driver’s License with an insurable good driving record,
  • You must have valid authorization to work in the United States


Preferred Experience

  • Minimum of two (2) years of experience in EV Infrastructure site walks
  • Minimum of two (2) years of experience in electrical estimating focused on EV infrastructure
  • Minimum of five (3) years of experience in labor cost and pricing
  • Minimum of five (5) years of experience in the electrical service work in industrial, commercial, and retail
  • Start-up experience a plus

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. 


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Open to remote if candidate has residence in OK.


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