Vehicle Technician



Foster City, CA, USA
Posted on Thursday, May 16, 2024
We are looking for an engineering-focused vehicle technician to support the readiness of our fleet vehicles. In this role, you will perform maintenance, repairs, and upgrades, as well as contribute towards the overall operations of our organization. This includes scheduled service, diagnostics, repair coordination, lab space fit/function, and general upkeep. Please note this role does require Saturday, Sunday, and weekday evening support. Schedule is Thursday through Monday, 11am to 8pm.

In this role, you will:

  • Configure, set up, maintain, diagnose, and sign off on vehicles for safe on-road usage. May need to travel locally to perform this work from time to time
  • Sync with teammates to ensure all vehicles are in a “ready” state for missions
  • Coordinate and drive the repair process, ensuring validation steps and documentation are in order
  • Maintain shop facilities, ensure tools are in order, and the workspace is in excellent working condition
  • Assist with parts inventory, location, and organization
  • Build an excellent service experience for internal teams and business partners


  • Extensive knowledge of methods, techniques, parts, tools, and materials used in the maintenance and repair of vehicles
  • Minimum of 4 - 6 years of automotive repair experience
  • Clean/excellent driving record
  • Reliable, self-starter, roll-up-the-sleeves work ethos
  • Ability to multi-task and manage multiple projects and deliverables
  • Must be honest, responsible, and an outstanding communicator with excellent written and verbal skills

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in an automotive-focused engineering or research lab (i.e. Dyno, Battery, etc.)
  • Knowledge of CAN, wiring diagrams and soldering preferred
  • Experience with Linux, Canalyzer, and engineering interfaces
  • Technical trade school certificate or Associate Degree in automotive repair
  • Ability to travel locally and nationally (on occasion)
There are three major components to compensation for this position: salary, Amazon Restricted Stock Units (RSUs), and Zoox Stock Appreciation Rights. The salary range for this position is $40/hr to $66/hr. A sign-on bonus may be offered as part of the compensation package. Compensation will vary based on geographic location and level. Leveling, as well as positioning within a level, is determined by a range of factors, including, but not limited to, a candidate's relevant years of experience, domain knowledge, and interview performance. The salary range listed in this posting is representative of the range of levels Zoox is considering for this position. Zoox also offers a comprehensive package of benefits including paid time off (e.g. sick leave, vacation, bereavement), unpaid time off, Zoox Stock Appreciation Rights, Amazon RSUs, health insurance, long-term care insurance, long-term and short-term disability insurance, and life insurance.