Coolidge, Arizona


You’re passionate about a zero-emissions future and want to build something special.  You want to own your space but work with talented, like-minded people on important projects.  The pace doesn’t scare you - it excites you. Quality and integrity matter to you.

We feel exactly the same way.

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Nikola is seeking a motivated Machinist/Rework Technician for our Class 8 Heavy-Duty trucks. This role reports to a supervisor and works closely with the Production team. In this role, you will be responsible for truck repair and machining operations. A strong machining background is necessary.

You will:
  • Coordinate with Production team on rework needs
  • Install components on Class 8 Heavy-Duty trucks
  • Assist in the design and make specialized parts as needed for all types of vehicles
  • Perform quality inspections of vehicles
  • Communicate directly with the Shop Manager, Manufacturing, and Engineering team
  • Execute repairs to proper specifications
  • Maintain a clean working environment
  • Manage multiple projects simultaneously
You’ll need:
  • Minimum (3) three years' experience in manufacturing and machining
  • Expert knowledge of CNC Mill and Lathe tooling
  • Ability to set-up and run parts with minimal supervision
  • Ability to read and understand blueprints
  • Previous expertise in class-8 alt-fuel environment is a plus
  • Experience with manual machining is a plus
  • Experience as welder MIG/TIG is a plus
  • Ability to follow directions while being a self-starter
  • Physical stamina to (including but not limited to) stand, kneel, bend, push, pull, reach, grip, lift, etc.
  • Comprehension of and adherence to safety practices
Candidates must have current U.S. work authorization or be TN eligible from Mexico or Canada. This position is not eligible for CPT or OPT.


Equal Employment Opportunity statement (EEO)

Nikola Motor Company™ is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity. We recruit, employ, train, compensate, and promote without regard to race, color, age, sex, ancestry, marital status, religion, national origin, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, medical condition, pregnancy, veteran status, genetic information or any other classification protected by state or federal law.

To all recruitment agencies: Nikola is not responsible for any fee related to unsolicited resumes from 3rd party staffing and recruiting agencies. No fee will be paid for candidates who apply and claim to be represented by an agency. Any unsolicited resumes, CVs, or other candidate information submitted by an agency will become the property of Nikola, and no fee will be paid in the event such candidate is hired.