Mechanical Quality Inspector

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What to Expect

In this role you will be supporting the Tesla Quality Assurance team in inspecting Piping, HVAC, Mechanical Equipment, and systems in the field during the construction phase, prior to start of commissioning and the handover to end-users. The role requires highly qualified inspectors with strong knowledge of completed mechanical equipment and systems The role also requires good physical ability, as the inspector will spend 75% of their day in the field conducting inspections.

What You’ll Do
  • Inspect and evaluate mechanical piping, equipment, and HVAC systems throughout the construction phase and up to the handover to the end-users. This involves examining various systems such as boilers, chillers, cooling towers, heat exchangers, pumps, fans, air handlers, ductwork, and piping to ensure compliance with relevant codes, standards, and project specifications
  • Identify deficiencies, defects, damages, or non-compliance issues. Inspector to have technical knowledge to provide recommendations for issue resolution or improvements
  • Prepare inspection reports following each inspection. Inspector to prepare detailed reports summarizing their findings, including any deficiencies, observations, or violations. These reports are to be shared with Project Team
  • Review design plans, specifications, submittals, and vendor instructions to ensure compliance with applicable codes and standards, and to provide feedback and recommendations to designers or contractors to address any issues
  • Collaborate with project stakeholders, such as contractors, engineers, equipment vendors and other Construction team to coordinate inspections, address concerns, and provide guidance on mechanical piping, equipment, and HVAC systems
What You’ll Bring
  • Degree in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent experience and evidence of exceptional ability
  • Over 5 years of piping, HVAC, and mechanical equipment inspection experience
  • Preferred prior experience with 3rd Party Inspection companies
  • Proficient in reading P&IDs, Drawings, and Specifications
  • Understanding HVAC and mechanical systems and basic operation
  • Comprehension of relevant Codes, specifications, vendor documents, and industry standards
  • Excellent communication, documentation, and software skills with the ability to understand complex problems and work with other groups for resolution
Compensation and Benefits

Along with competitive pay, as a full-time Tesla employee, you are eligible for the following benefits at day 1 of hire:
  • Aetna PPO and HSA plans > 2 medical plan options with $0 payroll deduction
  • Family-building, fertility, adoption and surrogacy benefits
  • Dental (including orthodontic coverage) and vision plans, both have options with a $0 paycheck contribution
  • Company Paid (Health Savings Account) HSA Contribution when enrolled in the High Deductible Aetna medical plan with HSA
  • Healthcare and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)
  • LGBTQ+ care concierge services
  • 401(k) with employer match, Employee Stock Purchase Plans, and other financial benefits
  • Company paid Basic Life, AD&D, short-term and long-term disability insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Sick and Vacation time (Flex time for salary positions), and Paid Holidays
  • Back-up childcare and parenting support resources
  • Voluntary benefits to include: critical illness, hospital indemnity, accident insurance, theft & legal services, and pet insurance
  • Weight Loss and Tobacco Cessation Programs
  • Tesla Babies program
  • Commuter benefits
  • Employee discounts and perks program

Tesla is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer committed to diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, gender identity or any other factor protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.
Tesla is also committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. Please let your recruiter know if you need an accommodation at any point during the interview process.