Canoo Technologies Inc.

Body Engineer / Technician

Full Time
Location : Location

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 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, and innovate are at the core of our day-to-day operations.


Job Purpose 


R3PI Associate will work on several advanced projects for the company with guidance from the lead technicians.  In this role the individual will work as an apprentice to the other technicians, helping on several critical projects.  Person must me energetic, upbeat, with a positive attitude.  They must have a passion for the mission of delivering EV’s and doing what is right for the customer.


Responsibilities (80s of the Position) 

  • General Service Technicians / Painter perform all maintenance and prep, including but not limited to, Body work, Paint prep, color sanding/ polish, and more.
  • Be able to work with other technicians to prep and get vehicles ready for travel and shows.
  • Ability to work in a shop setting on prototype vehicles.
  • Must be a strong team player
  • Light fabrication



Required Experience 

  • Must have a valid driver’s license.
  • This is for an entry level position. Preferred to have a high school diploma or equivalent.
  • Must be able lift or move 50lbs.
  • Must be able to work with tools on vehicles lifted and on the ground.
  • Have the dexterity as well as be able to work in tight spaces with tools on a vehicle.
  • Walk/Stand majority of the working day.
  • Be able to work in a high paced work environment.
  • Able to use laptops and tablets for work.


Travel Requirements


Up to 25% travel required throughout the U.S. 


Physical Requirements: 


While performing the duties of this job, employees may be required to lift up to 25-50 or more pounds, stand, sit, bend/stoop, or operate shop equipment or machinery.


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. 


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If you are a person with a disability needing assistance with the application process, please call (214) 529-8055 or email us at

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