Photo Instrumentation Technician

Tesla Motors Fremont , CA 94537

Posted Yesterday

This position will work as a member of Tesla's Instrumentation and Imaging Team to support full vehicle and sub-system tests performed in-house and at external test labs. This role is responsible for performing and overseeing high speed and still photography, both internal and external. Additionally, this technician will support vehicle test execution, as dictated by test priorities. The successful candidate for this position will have a broad background high speed photography, imaging, lighting, and specifically Phantom Camera operations.

Primary Job Responsibilities:

  • Select appropriate imaging devices for use in various test environments

  • Setup and deploy high-speed and other cameras, lighting and lenses for test setups

  • Help maintain all imaging equipment, ensuring good working order and calibration as required

  • Create daily work plans to achieve test plan goals on schedule

  • Design and create custom brackets and fixtures for photographic hardware

  • Coordinate data processing and editing needs with all stakeholders.

Essential Skills:

  • Experience with high speed photography

  • Experience with still photography

  • Ability to properly set up and light test specific scenarios with little to no guidance

  • Ability to operate and maintain a wide variety of hand and power tools, shop tools, and shop equipment, for the servicing of automobiles

  • Ability to operate and use diagnostic scan tools, scopes, meters, and other test equipment

  • Experience with MS office tools (Outlook/Excel/Word/PowerPoint/Project), and Adobe products

  • Ability to follow oral and written instructions

  • Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with those contacted in the course of work, including the public

  • Effectively handle multiple priorities, organize workload, and meet deadlines

  • Work in a team-based environment to achieve common goals

  • Maintain top level professional integrity and appearance as a test technician

Qualifications:

  • A minimum of 6 years of High Speed photography/Imaging

  • Specific knowledge of Phantom/Vision Research Cameras and software

  • Must have valid driver's license and clean driving record

  • Flexibility to travel domestically and internationally (Up to 10%)

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