TuSimple is hiring an

Autonomous Vehicle Mechanical Technician - R&D

Tucson, United States

This opportunity is located in Tucson, AZ.

You can apply to the job with this email address: h[email protected]ivy.greenhouse.io

Company Overview

Come join a higher calling and find a deeper purpose!   

As a multi-national Artificial Intelligence Technology Company, we are at the epicenter of the Autonomous Vehicle Universe. Our breakthroughs are leading the industry in autonomous trucking.  

While inventing the framework of Autonomous Driving, our current fleet of autonomous Trucks are helping communities receive much-needed supplies and medical equipment around the clock.   Our people are some of the most talented engineers and contributors who are leaving behind a historic legacy.  

TuSimple was founded half a decade ago with the goal of bringing the top minds in the world together to achieve the dream of a driverless truck solution. With a foundation in computer vision, algorithms, mapping, and Artificial Intelligence, TuSimple is working to create the first global commercially viable Autonomous Freight Network. 

 

Opportunity Overview 

The Mechanical Technician - R&D will work with the Mechanical Engineering team to retrofit and customize vehicles in our autonomous driving fleet. They will outfit vehicles ranging from SUVs to tractor trailers. This is an exciting position for candidates with experience in fabrication and who are interested in moving into the autonomous vehicle industry.

 

Role Responsibilities

● Research and Development of new housings, brackets, mounts, etc. for

Autonomous Vehicle systems

● Custom fabrication of one off and experimental designs

● Assembly of mechanical components

● General fabrication of experimental designs

● Testing of designs for durability

● Other duties as required

 

Experience & Skills Required

● General mechanical fabrication skills - some combination of below skills preferred

○ MIG / TIG welding

○ Mill and Lathe

○ Metal Break and Folding

○ Cutting and shearing of metal and plastic

○ Machining

● Ability to work in a fast paced environment

● Experience with torquing fasteners to specifications especially on large commercial vehicles

● Ability to read blueprints/schematics and follow work instructions

● Adaptability and flexibility

● Prior use of general hand tools

● Ability to follow work orders and work instructions

● Must be able to walk 75’ and climb a 10’ ladder

● Must be able to bend, kneel, twist, squat, stand and climb as required to secure load.

● Ability to lift, carry, move, push, and/or pull up to 50 pounds.

● Requires standing, stretching, walking, stooping, pushing and/or pulling in an

outdoor environment.

● Requires use of safety equipment that may include non-slip shoes, gloves, and other protective garments and equipment.

 

TuSimple Benefits

  • 100% employer-paid healthcare premiums for you and your family
  • Work visa sponsorship available
  • Relocation assistance available
  • Breakfast, lunch, and dinner served every day
  • Full kitchens on every floor with unlimited snacks, drinks, special treats, fruits, meals, and more
  • Stock options / equity
  • Gym membership reimbursement
  • Monthly team building budget
  • Learning/education budget  
  • Employer-paid life insurance
  • Employer-paid long and short disability

TuSimple is an Equal Opportunity Employer. This company does not discriminate in employment and personnel practices on the basis of race, sex, age, handicap, religion, national origin, or any other basis prohibited by applicable law. Hiring, transferring and promotion practices are performed without regard to the above-listed items.


This opportunity is located in Tucson, AZ.

You can apply to the job with this email address: h[email protected]ivy.greenhouse.io

Brown University, California Institute of Technology, Carnegie Mellon University, Columbia University, Cornell University, Dartmouth College, Duke University, Georgia Institute of Technology, Harvard University, Harvey Mudd College, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, North Carolina State University, Northwestern University, Princeton University, Purdue University, Rice University, Rose - Hulman Institute of Technology, Stanford University, Tufts University, University of California — Berkeley, University of California — Los Angeles, University of Illinois--Urbana-Champaign, University of Maryland--College Park, University of Massachusetts--Amherst, University of Michigan--Ann Arbor, University of Notre Dame, University of Pennsylvania, University of Southern California, University of Texas Austin, University of Washington, University of Wisconsin--Madison, Williams College, Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI), Yale University, MIT, CMU, Waymo, Uber, Facebook, Uber, Amazon, Cruise, Tesla, Argo AI, Baidu, DIDI, Zoox, Nutonomy, Nuro, Aptiv, Pony.Ai, Kodiak, Toyota, Nissan, GM, Ford, VW, Autonomous Car, Autonomous Driving, Robotics, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Deep learning, Perception, Prediction, Planning, Control, Anduril Industries, Sift, Nauto, Tempus,  Salesforce,  Automation Anywhere, SenSat, Phrasee, Defined Crowd, Pymetrics,Siemens, Socure, AEye, Rev.com, Suki.ai, Verkada, DataVisor, People.ai, AlphaSense, Icertis, Casetext, Blue River Tech, Nvidia, Bright Machines, Orbital Insight, Brighterion, H2O, Intel, Clarifa, X.ai, Zebra Medical Vision, Iris AI, Freenome, Neurala, Akamai, Zoho, ServiceNow, SalesForce, Oracle, Tableau,Splunk,Cvent, Veeam,Atlassian, DocuSign, Dropbox, Veeva Systems, Proofpoint, Cornerstone, Qualtrics. New Relic, Okta, Intralinks, MuleSoft, Freshworks, Slack, Twilio, Anaplan, Stripe,  Workfront, Smartsheet, Zuora, OutSystems, Coupa, Cylance, Elastic, Zoom, SailPoint, BlackLine, iCIMS, Digitate, Qualys, Kareo, DataStax, DiscoverOrg, Siteimprove, Druva, Centrify, Looker, SimilarWeb, Odoo, Kyriba, Sumo Logic, Sisense, PagerDuty, DigitalOcean, Liquid Web, Zaloni, Databricks, ServiceTitan, Fastly, SnapLogic, Mendix, Couchbase, Egnyte, Seismic, Bill.com, Justworks, Collibra, ActiveCampaign, Schoology, SalesLoft, Cylynt,