Tech Trainee Automotive Service Intern - Summer 2023

Tesla Mesa, Arizona
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May 30, 2023
Mesa, Arizona
What to Expect

As a Tech Trainee you are working on one of the most progressive vehicles in the world. This position is customer facing, so solid customer service skills combined with exceptional "hands on" technical ability go hand in hand. This position is located at the service center. Communication is highly important. Excellent Oral and Written communication required. If you are able to deliver strong customer satisfaction consistently, are motivated and a team player, we are interested in speaking with you. Relevant military service may be substituted for industry experience, and military veterans are encouraged to apply.

What You'll Do
Performs entry-level work in the inspection, repair, and service of Tesla electric vehicles.
Operate a variety of hand, power, and shop tools.
Perform equipment inspections, adjustments and certifications.
Perform Pre-Delivery Inspections (PDI) of new cars.
Maintain records of time and materials.
Maintain inventory of shop supplies and parts.
Perform other related duties as assigned.
Help maintain vehicle cleanliness of customer cars.
Support lead technicians as needed.
Knowledge of: Methods, techniques, parts, tools and materials used in the maintenance and repair of vehicles. Operation and maintenance of a wide variety of hand power tools, shop tools, and automotive and electrical test equipment.
Efficient skills in basic automotive techniques related to repair and servicing of automobiles.
Support Parts & Front of House operations as needed or on a rotational basis

What You'll Bring
High School Diploma or GED.
Post-secondary automotive education (or equivalent military service experience) preferred but not required.
Must be at least 18 years of age.
Valid driver's license, clean driving record and insurable.
Must be capable of reporting to training location or local service center as needed.
Ability to lift up to 60 pounds.
Must follow verbal and written instructions with attention to detail.
Be able to work in a team-based environment and achieve set goals.
Must have a "safety first" attitude.
Familiar understanding of the English language.
Basic computer skills, including navigating web browsers and using standard applications such as Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Outlook).

Compensation and Benefits


As a full-time Tesla Intern, you will be eligible for:
Aetna PPO and HSA plans > 2 medical plan options with $0 payroll deduction
Family-building, fertility, adoption and surrogacy benefits
Dental (including orthodontic coverage) and vision plans. Both have an option with a $0 payroll contribution
Company Paid (Health Savings Account) HSA Contribution when enrolled in the High Deductible Medical Plan with HSA
Healthcare and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)
LGBTQ+ care concierge services
401(k), Employee Stock Purchase Plans, and other financial benefits
Company Paid Basic Life, AD&D, and short-term disability insurance
Employee Assistance Program
Sick time after 90 days of employment and Paid Holidays
Back-up childcare and parenting support resources
Voluntary benefits to include: critical illness, hospital indemnity, accident insurance, theft & legal services, and pet insurance
Commuter benefits
Employee discounts and perks program

Tesla is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer committed to diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, gender identity or any other factor protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.

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