TransPower is seeking experienced Field Service Technicians for various locations around California. TransPower has entered into a strategic partnership with Meritor, one of the world’s largest suppliers of components for commercial trucks. This partnership provides a high level of financial stability and expands the variety of exciting career paths accessible to our employees.

TransPower offers competitive compensation and benefits. To apply to a current opening or be considered for a future position, submit resume to with job title in the subject line.

Position Title: Service Technician / Field Service
Department: Manufacturing
Locations: Escondido, Los Angeles, Sacramento, San Francisco, and Central Valley, CA (multiple positions available)
Job Code: 18M0701
Full/Part-Time: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

Job Description Overview:

The Service Technician will be responsible for repairing, troubleshooting, and maintenance of TransPower’s electric / hybrid vehicles, energy storage and associated charging equipment.  The position will support vehicle commissioning, integration, diagnosing operational problems and repairing equipment for vehicles and equipment in house, as well as in the field. Travel may be required up to 50% of the time. Travel locations mainly within California but will expand throughout North America as the company grows. Physical demands include, but are not limited to, bending, climbing, kneeling, reaching, sitting, standing, walking some heavy lifting, and maneuvering over, under and around vehicles and equipment, to service, maintain and repair.

Core Responsibilities:

  • Repair, maintain, troubleshoot and service electric/hybrid vehicles, systems and equipment
  • Maintain good communication with internal/external staff such as engineering, fleet maintenance managers, drivers, co-workers, supervisors, and fleet mechanics
  • Maintain proper paperwork and documentation for repair and installations including written procedures and instructions
  • Complete assigned work accurately and in a timely fashion
  • Add notes to team’s field service software to enable follow-up communications with customer and historical data
  • Update vehicles in house and in the field with new service software
  • Train end users on operation, repair, and maintenance of all TransPower product lines

Required Qualifications:

  • Journeyman level experience in the automotive market, preferably with heavy duty vehicles
  • Strong experience with electrical wiring, circuit testing, troubleshooting and general mechanical/electrical systems
  • Ability to operate independently with limited supervision
  • Ability to work outside in varying weather conditions
  • Ability to work without an office and out of a vehicle at different sites
  • A self-starter with strong personal initiative and follow through to respond promptly to customer needs and requests
  • Reliable personal vehicle (TransPower does offer travel reimbursement)

Required Education/Certifications:

  • Trade school or higher in related field
  • 5+ years related work experience

Required Technical/Professional Knowledge and Skills:

  • Must be able to read schematics and diagrams
  • Ability to interact professionally at all times with internal and external customers
  • Good problem resolution and analytical skills related to troubleshooting technical issues, communicating and documenting solutions to non-technical parties
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office products, including MS Excel and Outlook
  • Proficient oral and written communication skills

Preferred Qualifications/Education:

  • Technical Degree
  • ASE Master Certification – Auto and/HD Truck
  • Commercial Driver’s License. Good driving record and demonstrated ability to safely operate company and customer vehicles
  • General knowledge of truck and bus hybrid or electric drive systems
  • High voltage, natural gas, and hydrogen systems training or certification
  • Experience in repairing high voltage components such as inverters, converters, high voltage contractors, high voltage cables, permanent magnet traction motors
  • Able to maintain good communication with internal/external staff such as engineering, fleet maintenance managers, drivers, co-workers, supervisors, and fleet mechanics
  • Able to maintain proper paperwork and documentation for repair and installations including written procedures and instructions

How to Apply:

Reference Job ID#18M0701 Submit resume and cover letter as one document to

Transportation Power is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Employment is based on business needs, merit, performance and competence.  We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical​​​ condition, pregnancy, genetic information, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or ​expression, veteran status, or any other status protected by law.


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  1. Steve soriano

    Hello, I am interested in the Service Tech/Field Service position. Please contact me at your earliest convenience.
    Steve Soriano cell 408 891-9352

  2. |

    Hi there,

    I am seeking an Engineering job in the automotive industry, where I have some background experience due to my Senior design Project that consisted in designing a Hybrid Chevrolet Camaro for a nationwide competition (ECOCAR 3). I am aware that you might not have an open position for Electrical Engineering, but please contact me as soon as a position opens up. I am very interested in working for your company. Please feel free to check my LinkedIn account to learn more about my past experiences. Thank you for your time.


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