Pre-Delivery Inspection (PDI) Technician

United States

Closing in 16 days

About Fisker Inc.

California-based Fisker Inc. is revolutionizing the automotive industry by developing the most emotionally desirable and eco-friendly electric vehicles on Earth. Passionately driven by a vision of a clean future for all, the company is on a mission to become the No. 1 e-mobility service provider with the world's most sustainable vehicles. To learn more, visit www. – and enjoy exclusive content across Fisker's social media channels: Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, YouTube and LinkedIn. Download the revolutionary new Fisker mobile app from the App Store or Google Play store.


  • Must have a valid passport.

  • This position may require local travel to and from customer and company sites to diagnose and repair vehicles.

  • This position may require domestic or international travel.

  • What We Offer

  • Non-Flat Rate environment with industry-leading compensation packages.

  • Sign-on, retention, and performance-based bonuses and incentives.

  • Employer-paid medical, dental, vision, short-term disability, long-term disability, AD&D, and life insurances.

  • Company-provided tooling, curated by Technicians for Technicians. No additional tooling costs ever!

  • Fisker-owned shops, non-dealer environment, Fisker is direct-to-consumer.

  • Ownership stake in the company (Restricted Stock Units).

  • Flexible Paid Time Off.

  • Accelerated, company-paid technical and brand trainings.

  • Professional career pathing and internal growth opportunities within Fisker.

  • Endless cross-functional exposure and collaboration within the organization.

  • A fun, progressive, and professional corporate environment.

  • General Role Overview

    The Pre-Delivery Inspection (PDI) Technician will inspect and service new vehicles before delivery to the customers as well as make minor repairs or adjustments to ensure the saleable condition of the vehicles. They are the core of our service business and provide the best-in-class service of Fisker electric vehicles.

    Our Ideal Candidate

  • Tech savvy, with a spark to learn new technologies that transform the industry.

  • Passion for and a deep understanding of the latest EV and OTA technologies.

  • A “can do” attitude to work collaboratively in a dynamic, fast-paced environment.

  • Resourceful leadership skills to help champion, improve, and sustain our technical capabilities, culture, and technician career pathing.

  • Strong learning agility.

  • Critical thinking skills to adapt “on the go.”

  • Duties and Responsibilities

  • Fulfill Fisker's Service Commitment with technical expertise, style, speed, and skill utilizing a digital forward approach.

  • Proficiently perform Pre-Delivery Inspections, as well as other light-duty repairs and maintenance with efficiency and accuracy in accordance with Fisker standards.

  • Perform visual inspection of incoming and outgoing vehicles for obvious damage, missing major components, loose or misaligned items, surface chips, imperfections, and scratches.

  • Perform required surface touch up using brush applicator and factory- supplied matching paint.

  • Drive in an assigned route to verify common customer functions to ensure proper operations.

  • Setup customer preference per vehicle order prior to delivery.

  • Conduct short vehicle diagnostics and any required Over-The-Air (OTA) software updates.

  • Thoroughly wash, vacuum and clean vehicles as well as perform additional detail service as required.

  • Immediately report any safety concerns to management.

  • Minimum Qualifications

  • Must have a valid driver's license with a clean driving record.

  • High School Diploma or GED is required.

  • Completed education or vocational training as an Automotive Technician (or comparable training).

  • 1 to 2 years of experience in an Automotive maintenance and repair role.

  • Proficient in using hand tools, power tools, and standardized shop equipment.

  • Ability to read, write, and speak English fluently. Additional language skills are a plus.

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Teams, Word, Excel, PowerPoint).

  • Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, Competencies

  • Motivated to work without direct supervision, an independent initiative- taker with a sense of urgency.

  • Desire to perform in a high-pressure environment and to meet tight deadlines.

  • Extremely organized and meticulous.

  • Maintain prominent levels of technical knowledge and up-to-date training.

  • Working Conditions

  • Must be willing to travel both domestically and internationally, and in a Mobile Service Unit, as required.

  • Must be willing to work overtime, early or late hours, and on weekends as needed to meet deadlines and goals for a global company.

  • Exposed to service workshop environment that requires lifting moderate weights, standing for long hours, wearing personal protective equipment, etc.

  • Disclaimer Statement

  • May perform other duties as assigned.
  • Expected Salary Range

    $19.59 to $30 per hour.

    Additional Compensation

    Salary is one part of total compensation which includes bonuses, equity awards as applicable, and benefits. An employee is eligible to participate in Fisker's equity program, subject to the rules governing such programs.


    Fisker provides comprehensive medical, prescription, dental, vision, and disability insurance packages for full-time employees, their spouse or domestic partner, and children up to age 26. Coverage is effective on the first day of employment, and Fisker covers most of the premiums for employees.

    The salary offered may vary depending on multiple individualized factors including market location, job-related knowledge, education/training, certifications, key skills, experience, internal peer equity as well as business considerations. Fisker reasonably and in good faith expects to pay for the position within the salary range listed, taking into account the wide variety of factors listed above.

    EEOC Statement

    Fisker Group Inc. (“Fisker”) is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment at Fisker is governed by merit, qualifications, and professional competence. Fisker does not discriminate against any employee or applicant because of race, creed, national origin/ethnicity, color, religion, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, marital status, age, veteran status, disability status, genetic information, pregnancy or related conditions, or any other basis protected by law.

    Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation to the application/interview process should notify the Human Resources Department.



    Job details


    Pre-Delivery Inspection (PDI) Technician




    United States


    September 13, 2023

    Application deadline

    October 13, 2023

    Job type




    About the employer

    Fisker Inc. is an American automotive company founded by Henrik Fisker and his wife Geeta Gupta-Fisker. Launched in 2016 and based in Southern California, Fisker Inc. is the successor to Fisker Automotive, which produced the Fisker Karma. Fisker Inc. is developing the Fisker Ocean, an electric sport utility vehicle (SUV) with an estimated range of 300–350 miles (480–560 km), with production expected to begin in late 2022. Until 2021, Fisker was working on the development of solid-state battery technologies that could enable as much as 500 mi (800 km) of range with a 1 minute charge.


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