Field Engineering Technician (Onsite)

May Mobility

Ann Arbor, MI, USA

Full time

Trucks VC portfolio

Jul 5

May Mobility is transforming cities through autonomous technology to create a safer, greener, more accessible world. Based in Ann Arbor, Michigan, May develops and deploys autonomous vehicles (AVs) powered by our innovative Multi-Policy Decision Making (MPDM) technology that literally reimagines the way AVs think. 

Our vehicles do more than just drive themselves - they provide value to communities, bridge public transit gaps and move people where they need to go safely, easily and with a lot more fun. We’re building the world’s best autonomy system to reimagine transit by minimizing congestion, expanding access and encouraging better land use in order to foster more green, vibrant and livable spaces. Since our founding in 2017, we’ve given more than 300,000 autonomy-enabled rides to real people around the globe. And we’re just getting started. We’re hiring people who share our passion for building the future, today, solving real-world problems and seeing the impact of their work. Join us.

Onsite employees come into HQ or one of our sites at least 4 times a week and have a dedicated workstation with a monitor, keyboard, etc. This role is an onsite role, based out of Ann Arbor, Michigan.

Job Summary

The Field Engineering Technician’s primary role will be hands-on support of the operational fleet in Ann Arbor, MI. The Technician will work intimately with the electromechanical elements of the system to ensure the success of the launch and safety of the autonomous operation.

Job Responsibilities

  • Coordinates and implements vehicle upfits to support fleet upgrades and initiatives and complete build of the shuttles.
  • Debugs electrical and mechanical issues on the shuttles as they arise 
  • Executes on-site testing of feature improvements
  • Performs preventative maintenance on May Shuttles 
  • Records issues found and resolutions 
  • Assists in testing the autonomous operation of the vehicle to ensure it follows May’s standards for safety and rider comfort 
  • Implements hardware changes in the field and ensures that they are safe and ready for release 
  • Communicates issues and successes to the USA based engineering team, and drives resolution

Qualifications and Skills

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering, or relevant experience
  • Experience and comfort in computing environments, especially Linux
  • Proficiency in mechanical and/or electrical design 
  • Knowledge of automotive systems - including wire harnesses and basic mechanical subsystems 
  • Ability to debug and modify mechanical and electrical systems 
  • Systems-level thinking
  • Experience with CAN systems, including debugging and modification 
  • Knowledge of automotive operation and maintenance 
  • Minimum 2 years professional experience working on automotive systems

Benefits and Perks

  • Cash bonus upon successful completion of this project
  • Competitive salary and benefits (medical / dental / vision / 401k)
  • Meaningful stock incentives and equity refresh program

Want to learn more about our culture & benefits? Check out our website!

May Mobility is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants for employment will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, genetics or any other legally protected basis. Below, you have the opportunity to share your preferred gender pronouns, gender, ethnicity, and veteran status with May Mobility to help us identify areas of improvement in our hiring and recruitment processes. Completion of these questions is entirely voluntary. Any information you choose to provide will be kept confidential, and will not impact the hiring decision in any way. If you believe that you will need any type of accommodation, please let us know.

Note to Recruitment Agencies: May Mobility does not accept unsolicited agency resumes. Furthermore, May Mobility does not pay placement fees for candidates submitted by any agency other than its approved partners.

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