Facilities Technician




$45.57 hourly

Job Description

QuantumScape developed the industry’s first anode-less cell design, which delivers high energy density while lowering material costs and simplifying manufacturing. Our innovative battery cell technology can store energy more efficiently and reliably than today’s lithium-ion batteries.


We are hiring a Sr. Facilities Technician to help build out a world-class R&D and pilot-production facility at QuantumScape. You will join a team charged with maintaining equipment and ensuring facility equipment uptime to help scale its operations to commercialize the company’s groundbreaking energy storage technology.



  • Executes daily, monthly, quarterly facilities & equipment inspections/maintenances
  • Acts as a contact while on shift for any building issues (climate control, odors, smoke, spills, damage, emergencies, and repairs)
  • Supervises contractor performance and works closely with outside vendors and contractors to ensure work is completed according to specifications
  • May act as project coordinator for all size projects including large scale repair and new facility projects
  • Solicits bids and quotes from vendors
  • Monitors and replaces light bulbs in all assigned facilities, as needed
  • Makes minor plumbing repairs, as necessary
  • Coordinates and assists with departmental and employee moves
  • Preforms basic electrical work and resolves when an electrician is required
  • Performs maintenance duties as assigned by the facilities manager
  • Carries out work orders in a timely manner per our computer maintenance management system
  • Monitors the building automation system to ensure all facilities equipment is running without issues
  • Works directly with EH&S team to ensure a safe workplace, manage fire life safety systems and hazardous waste programs
  • Works with equipment maintenance team on projects regarding Facility and Manufacturing / R&D


Minimum Requirements:

  • Must have knowledge in HVAC, commercial electricity, commercial plumbing, fire life safety, hazardous waste, EH&S, project management
  • You have a proven experience in a lab R&D / Manufacturing environment as a Facilities Technician / Maintenance Technician or a technical degree from a 2-4 year program.
  • You are committed to delivering high quality results and share our real passion for our mission.
  • You can use computer software, including Microsoft Office, CMMS, BMS, BAS, ALC, Microsoft Word & Outlook, Excel, Auto CAD preferred but not required.
  • Physical Requirements:
    • Be able to walk, bend, stoop, balance, crawl and reach for extended periods of time
    • Must be able to utilize/view a PC and/or monitor
    • Must be able to lift 50lbs
    • Must be comfortable and able to work on a ladder of 20 feet
    • Must be able to work independently without direct supervision


Compensation & Benefits:

  • Hourly rate range for this role has a midpoint of $45.57/hr, however, a final rate will be determined by the candidate’s experience and educational background.
  • QuantumScape also offers an annual bonus and a generous RSU/Equity package as part of its compensation plan.
  • In addition, we do offer a tremendous benefits plan including employee paid health care, Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP), and other exciting perks.


We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request an accommodation.

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150 Hooper Street, Unit 200
San Francisco, CA 94107 P: 415 408 5605

Manufacture : San Jose

1608 Las Plumas Avenue
San Jose, CA 95133
P: 408 326 0591


150 Hooper Street, Unit 200
San Francisco, CA 94107
P: 415 408 5605