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Robotics Technician

At Boston Dynamics, we create innovative machines that combine advanced control systems, software, sophisticated mechanical designs, onboard sensing and perception, and extraordinary behavior.
We have a close-knit, hard-working team of engineers, technicians and other business professionals devoted to building and delivering the most advanced dynamic robots in the world.

 

We are looking for a Robotics Technician who can work as a key member of our multi-disciplinary team to help us create the next generation of dynamic robotics in addition to ensuring that our current fleet of beta and customer robotics stay well maintained and cared for.  Our mission? To change the idea of what robots can do for the world.  You will be instrumental in helping us achieve our goal by maximizing productivity and uptime for both internal and external customers through the creation of world-class customer experience.

 

We are looking for technicians who are interested in building and testing complicated robotic systems using a variety of types of documentation and instructions. Tasks will range from working on small test systems to final assembly and test of complete robots, as well as any necessary maintenance or repair tasks required.  A successful candidate must also demonstrate an ability to work in large teams and communicate effectively with other technicians and engineers.

 

Day to day activities include:

  • Complete required technical tasks that include the testing, routine maintenance, and repairs of the world’s most advanced dynamic robotics.
  • Perform the successful start-up and commissioning of field-deployed robotics in a professional, prompt and efficient manner to ensure total customer satisfaction.
  • Provide internal and external customers with a clear and accurate report for all work completed, ensuring all issues have been properly logged into supporting platform. 
  • Maintain and replenish the assigned stock of tools with required inventory checks as requested Proactively request stock to limit the need for return visits 
  • Preserve effective contact with other departments (sales, marketing, logistics, engineering, and production) to ensure a high level of communication and co-operation for all aspects of customer and product support
  • Take the initiative to continually enhance and develop knowledge and understanding of the product
  • If required, manage company expenses through the complete and timely submission of expense reports by the designated dates
  • Plan and book all travel requirements to ensure on-time service delivery to customers

Desired skills:

  • Self-motivation and the ability to work with minimal supervision
  • A strong work ethic and a willingness to learn in a small team-based environment
  • Strong hands-on mechanical and electrical assembly skills
  • Ability to follow written and verbal instructions with high attention to detail
  • Good practical skills and a methodical approach to resolving problems
  • Ability to work under pressure against tight deadlines
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Able to interface comfortably and effectively both internally and externally at all levels
  • Basic computer skills (e-mail, spreadsheets) required, advanced computer skills (command line, Linux) desired
  • Compliance at all times with customer Health and Safety requirements
  • Minimum two-year experience in maintenance, installation, service work in a related industry, or Military experience as an electrical/mechanical MOS preferred
  • Valid driver’s license with a good driving record
  • Physically capable of lifting 50 pounds unassisted
  • Able to obtain a Passport
  • Ability to travel via plane, train, or motor-vehicle
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