Maintenance Technician (Battery) 1st shift

Position Overview

This position will provide comprehensive maintenance support to Proterra's Maintenance Supervisor and other site leadership team members. You will be responsible for providing a full range of technical solutions to client groups at the site and be in an environment where you can have a greater impact. This position will report to the Maintenance Supervisor and collaborate with team members located at the manufacturing facility.

About the Role – You Will:

  • Performs highly diversified duties concerning the installation and maintenance of production equipment.
  • Performs emergency/unscheduled repairs on production equipment.
  • Performs scheduled repairs and preventative maintenance on production equipment.
  • Performs equipment troubleshooting leveraging mechanical, electrical, pneumatic, and hydraulic skillsets.
  • Read / interpret equipment manuals and work orders to perform required maintenance on production equipment.
  • Have an understanding of machine control logic (PLC) and be able to utilize that understanding in the troubleshooting of equipment.
  • Able to maintain and troubleshoot robotics systems, HMI components, control network components and motor controls.
  • Use a variety of hand / power tools, testing equipment and material handling equipment in performing duties.
  • Comply with safety regulations and maintain clean and orderly work areas (5S).
  • Other duties as assigned by management.
  • About Our Group

  • As strategic partners, the Maintenance team strives to ensure that our values, culture and engagement always allow us to do great things for our company.
  • We strive to provide the highest-level service and support to our clients each and every day.
  • We work collaboratively to build strong relationships with our clients, partners, and own team.
  • We treat each other with respect……and always try to have a little fun every day!
  • This position will be part of the Maintenance team that supports Proterra's Manufacturing operations.
  • You will report to the Maintenance Supervisor and collaborate with team members located at the manufacturing facility.
  • About You

  • Self-starter with the ability to adapt interpersonal styles and techniques to influence at all levels of the organization.
  • Customer-focused attitude, with high level of professionalism and discretion.
  • Ability to maintain strict confidentiality, establish trust / credibility, and act with complete integrity.
  • Detail-oriented, resourceful and diligent.
  • Strong time management and organizational skills.
  • Sound judgment and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent English, written and verbal, communication skills.
  • Your Experience Includes

  • High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • Mechatronics degree and/or 5 years of experience working with automation assembly lines (i.e., mechanically, electrically or pneumatics).
  • PLC experience is preferred (Allen-Bradley is a plus)
  • Vision systems experience is preferred
  • Physical Demands Include: May work various shifts as needed; may be requested to travel to different locations; Lifting up to 25 pounds and occasionally 50 pounds; Able to walk, stand, crouch, bench, kneel, lift, carry and reach as needed in large and tight spaces; Good hand/eye coordination; Manual dexterity with occasional repetitive finger motion.
  • Environmental Demands Include; Ability to work in manufacturing environment with extreme heat and cold conditions; Wear protective clothing or respiratory protective equipment; Works with irritant chemicals, gases, etc.
  • Travel: 0 - 10%

    Location : Greer, SC

    Proterra is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer, providing equal employment opportunities to all Employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions, including, but not limited to, lactation or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law or ordinance. Proterra participates in the Electronic Employment Verification Program (E-Verify).

    Job details


    Maintenance Technician (Battery) 1st shift




    United States


    June 11, 2024

    Application deadline

    February 25, 2024

    Job type




    About the employer

    As major cities convert to 100% electric fleets, Proterra vehicles have become the most popular electric buses on the road in North America. With more than 10 years of experience delivering heavy-duty electric transit vehicles, Proterra has sold 1,300+ buses to 135+ transit agencies across 43 U.S. states and Canadian provinces.

    To provide operators with a comprehensive set of products to deploy and scale their EV fleets, Proterra also offers a turn-key approach to delivering the complete energy ecosystem for commercial electric vehicles. In addition to high-power charging systems, Proterra Energy fleet solutions include charging infrastructure design, build, financing, operations, maintenance, and energy optimization.


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