Technician, Hybrid Vehicle Systems

Company Name
XL Hybrids
Company Website
Location (City)
Boston
Job Category
Maintenance
Job Sector
Alternative Transportation
Job Type
Full Time
Degree Requirement
Certificate
Contact Info careers@xlhybrids.com

XL Hybrids seeks an experienced Hybrid Vehicle Systems Technician to support our growing deployment of hybrid electric commercial vehicles operating with commercial fleets across the United States and Canada.

Job Duties/Responsibilities: 

Responsibilities

  • Full-time position in the Boston office
  • Up to 50% travel (varies from zero to two weeks per month)
  • Support both vehicle prototype installs/service as well as serial production installs/service
  • Troubleshoot electronic subsystems and vehicle electrical systems
  • Review and advise on the development of installation and service manuals
  • Train future install/service vehicle technicians at both XLH and outside providers
  • Conduct quality control on assembly and service tasks
  • Preassemble and kit automotive hybrid components and subsystems
  • Perform vehicle mechanical repair work
  • Shop organizational responsibility
    • keep test lab, and vehicle shop clean and organized daily
    • perform quality activities and documentation (incoming inspection, return material authorizations - RMA, vehicle install/service quality signoff)
  • Candidate will report to the Manager, R&D Testing and Facilities

Additional Responsibilities based on experience/interests

  • XL Hybrids is a dynamic, growth business, so joining our team means that you will have a wide scope of work and responsibilities that may shift with rapidly growing areas of the business.
Qualifications: 

Minimum Qualifications

  • BS degree with additional formal or OEM automotive service training
  • Minimum 5 years, direct or related, automotive technician experience
  • Minimum 5 years of customer relations in the automotive or heavy vehicle industry
  • Experience providing formal and informal technical training
  • Ability to independently carry out job assignments 
  • Electric vehicle high voltage experience or training (XLH can provide training)
  • Experience creating and refining technical documents: service manuals, technical service bulletins, field reporting 
  • Excellent teamwork skills while working under pressure
  • Motivated, eager to face new challenges provided by an emerging technology product company
  • Proficient computer skills (general PC, internet, and network use; MS Office use)

Preferred Qualifications

  • ASE Certifications desirable in automotive training, commensurate military training, or formal automotive manufacturer training program
  • Experience performing electrical repair and assembly work
  • Experience building and repairing wire harnesses and cables 
  • Experience constructing and debugging test fixtures 
  • Experience supporting engineering development work 
  • Mechanical and electronics fabrication skills (machinery fabrication tool use, soldering, heat treatment, circuit board build and debug)
  • Experience using electronic test equipment
  • Comfort with integrated circuitry
Benefits: 
  • 401K
  • Paid time off
  • Medical/dental/vision/life and disability insurance
How to Apply: 

Send email to careers@xlhybrids.com with "Technician, Hybrid Vehicle Systems" in the email header.

About the Company: 

Simple. Smart. Sustainable. XL Hybrids is the leader in fleet electrification and connectivity solutions for commercial and municipal fleets, with technology that delivers a 25 percent increase in miles per gallon and reduces carbon dioxide emissions. Our hybrid technology offers businesses a low-risk way to reduce fuel use, cut costs, and slash emissions without impacting operations or sacrificing vehicle performance. The award-winning XL3 Hybrid Electric Drive System is a revolutionarily simple solution that helps commercial and municipal fleets lower operating costs and meet sustainability goals. Compatible with new and existing Class 2 to 6 commercial fleet vehicles, the XL3 system can be installed in less than six hours on GM, Ford, and Isuzu vans, trucks, and buses. It works seamlessly in the background with zero impact on fleet operations or service, and no driver training or infrastructure requirements. In 2017, XL has added the XLP hybrid electric plug-in upfit that leverages the same Fleet Ready technology with a larger battery pack and on-board Level 1&2 charger for up to a 50 percent increase in fuel economy. All systems come with XL Link our wireless connectivity and cloud-based data analytics platform. XL is the North American leader in fleet electrification with many of largest fleets as repeat customers and over 50 Million customer miles from coast to coast.

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