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SolarCity Equipment Maintenance Technician A, B, C, D Shifts in Buffalo, New York


Tesla is currently seeking multiple Equipment Maintenance Technicians who will be dedicated to supporting our manufacturing production tools on either A, B, C or D Shifts.

A Shift: 7am - 7pm Sun, Mon, Tues, (Wed*).
B Shift: 7am - 7pm (Wed*) Thurs, Fri, Sat.
C Shift: 7pm - 7am Sun, Mon, Tues, (Wed*). 10% Shift Differential
D Shift: 7pm - 7am (Wed*), Thurs, Fri, Sat. 15% Shift Differential
*Wednesday is the swing day.


Display a positive attitude and practice strong work ethics that reflects the mission, philosophy and goals of Tesla.
Maintain manufacturing production tools to optimal working order.
Perform all scheduled preventative maintenance activities and assist in creation and maintenance of associated documentation.
Troubleshoot root cause of tool errors and substandard performance in a cost effective manner. This includes but not limited to: PLC troubleshooting, electro-mechanical systems, components, electronic sensors and switches.
Respond quickly to resolve unanticipated equipment problems.
Work with Production Engineering team to optimize tool performance and related continuous improvement activities.
Participate and lead tool escalations, tool installations and/or upgrades. Interface effectively with vendors and their field service engineer's onsite or via telephone support.
Attend scheduled corporate training and meetings.
Support other projects as needed by management as business needs change.


High School or Equivalency Diploma required. Skilled trades certificate and/or relevant military experience preferred. Associates degree in engineering or technology is a plus.
Evidence of exceptional ability.
Experience with interpreting schematics, troubleshooting and repairing electro-mechanical systems and components, hydraulic and pneumatic components, vacuum systems, vision systems, AC motor controls and PLC troubleshooting. PLC programming is NOT required.
Working knowledge of sensors, switches, lasers, dispensers, robotics, and conveyance systems.
Experience with fabrication, welding, machining is highly desired, but not required.
Experience and knowledge of Lean Manufacturing principles.
Demonstrated safe work practices, able to lift up to 60 lbs.
Exhibit a positive attitude and effective communication skills.

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.