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START Program Technician - Suffolk County Community College

Company: Tesla Motors
Location: Selden
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:


The START Program Technician will go through an intensive EV service training program designed to provide the candidates with the skills necessary for a successful career with Tesla. During the program, students will develop technical expertise and earn certifications through a blended approach of in-class theory, hands-on labs and self-paced learning. Students are also given enhanced soft skills and team-based repair practices. Tesla is a culturally diverse and pluralistic company committed to working in a multicultural environment where differences are valued and respected. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, veterans, and intersectional individuals are encouraged to apply.


  • Learning and understanding of all Tesla vehicle products

  • Participate in team-based activities, both lab and lecture

  • Follow safety protocols at all times

  • Enhanced organization by keeping tooling organized

  • Complete weekly curriculum objectives

  • Maintain consistent and professional rapport with instructor

  • Participate in scheduled interview training and soft skills sessions

  • Demonstrate ability to effectively handle multiple priorities, organize workload, and meet deadlines

  • Pass a written general automotive exam not specific to Tesla vehicles

  • Minimum 40 hours a week dedicated to training and service center support

  • Maintain a 100% attendance percentage throughout the 12-week program


  • High School Diploma or GED, and post-secondary automotive education level (or equivalent military service experience) acceptable to Tesla

  • Must be at least 18 years of age

  • Attend and pass each of the 12-week training sessions with an 85% or higher GPA

  • Valid driver's license, clean driving record and insurable

  • Must be capable of reporting to training location or local service center as needed

  • Must be willing to relocate upon successful completion of the program

  • 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)

  • Accept employment at a Tesla Service Center within 30 days of graduation from the program

Keywords: Tesla Motors, Westport , START Program Technician - Suffolk County Community College, Other , Selden, Connecticut

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