Technician, Building Maintenance



Job Description

About Rivian

Rivian is on a mission to keep the world adventurous forever. This goes for the emissions-free Electric Adventure Vehicles we build, and the curious, courageous souls we seek to attract. 


As a company, we constantly challenge what’s possible, never simply accepting what has always been done. We reframe old problems, seek new solutions and operate comfortably in areas that are unknown. Our backgrounds are diverse, but our team shares a love of the outdoors and a desire to protect it for future generations. 

Role Summary

The Utilities Maintenance team consists of a manager,  group leaders and technicians. The primary responsibilities of the Utilities Maintenance Technicians is to perform skilled maintenance  inspections, troubleshooting, and repair. A well-qualified technician will have the ability to read/interpret blue prints, knowledgeable in their craft, have good safe working practices in a manufacturing facility ( or place of similar magnitude), ability to work with limited instruction. Technician should have a customer focused mentality, the ability to effectively communicate in a team environment and comply with all Rivian policies. We are hiring for all levels of Maintenance Technicians. General requirements for the positions follow, but not all inclusive of all levels to technician. The opening is located at our Normal, IL facility and reports directly to a Utilities Group Leader. 


  • Proficient at brazing/soldering plumbing and refrigerant pipes/lines
  • Maintenance of AHU’s, direct gas fired AHU’s, condensing boilers, pumps, exhaust fans, package roof top units and motors of varying sizes.
  • Navigate and manipulate a Building Automation System (BAS)/Building Management System (BMS)
  • Work with hazardous voltages up to and including 480 volts.
  • Knowledge of general building maintenance activities
  • Conduct commercial garage door maintenance (General Maintenance Tech.)
  • Other duties as assigned


  • 3+ years experience with commercial or industrial HVAC
  • Ability to read and interpret blueprints
  • Experience working with/around high voltage electrical up to 480v
  • High School Graduate or equivalent (GED)
  • Associates degree with a Technical focus and 3 years of related experience in general industry; or 5+ years of related experience in general industry
  • HVAC, Electrical Distribution, or Plumbing experience
  • 1 year of experience working in facilities maintenance capacity
  • Basic working knowledge of PLCs and related systems (preferred)
  • Ability to stand for 8-12 hours per day.
  • Required to walk; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.
  • Ability to lift and carry at least 25 pounds.
  • Ability to perform all duties in a working environment that may contain dust, high noise levels, hot and cold weather.

Equal Opportunity

Rivian is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all applicable federal, state, and local fair employment practices laws. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information or characteristics, physical or mental disability, marital/domestic partner status, age, military/veteran status, medical condition, or any other characteristic protected by law.


Rivian is committed to ensuring that our hiring process is accessible for persons with disabilities. If you have a disability or limitation, such as those covered by the Americans with Disabilities Act, that requires accommodations to assist you in the search and application process, please email us at

Candidate Data Privacy

Rivian may collect, use and disclose your personal information or personal data (within the meaning of the applicable data protection laws) when you apply for employment and/or participate in our recruitment processes (“Candidate Personal Data”). This data includes contact, demographic, communications, educational, professional, employment, social media/website, network/device, recruiting system usage/interaction, security and preference information. Rivian may use your Candidate Personal Data for the purposes of (i) tracking interactions with our recruiting system; (ii) carrying out, analyzing and improving our application and recruitment process, including assessing you and your application and conducting employment, background and reference checks; (iii) establishing an employment relationship or entering into an employment contract with you; (iv) complying with our legal, regulatory and corporate governance obligations; (v) recordkeeping; (vi) ensuring network and information security and preventing fraud; and (vii) as otherwise required or permitted by applicable law. 


Rivian may share your Candidate Personal Data with (i) internal personnel who have a need to know such information in order to perform their duties, including individuals on our People Team, Finance, Legal, and the team(s) with the position(s) for which you are applying; (ii) Rivian affiliates; and (iii) Rivian’s service providers, including providers of background checks, staffing services, and cloud services. 


Rivian may transfer or store internationally your Candidate Personal Data, including to or in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, and the European Union and in the cloud, and this data may be subject to the laws and accessible to the courts, law enforcement and national security authorities of such jurisdictions.  


Please note that we are currently not accepting applications from third party application services.

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