Test and Deployment Technician and Tractor Driver

Livermore, CA 94551
United States

Job Start Date
Manages Others
Degree Required
Employment Type
Work Schedule
Some Travel

Job Description


About Monarch:

At Monarch, we’re leading the digital transformation of farming. The Monarch electric tractor is a fully-loaded hardware, software and service machine which will spur future generations of farming technologies.

With our farmer-first mentality, we are building a smart tractor that will enhance (not replace) the existing farm ecosystem, alleviate labor availability and cost issues, and provide an avenue for competitive organic and beyond farming by providing mechanical solutions to replace harmful chemical solutions. Despite all the bleeding-edge technology we will incorporate, our tractor will still plow, till, and haul better than any other tractor in its class. We have all the necessary ingredients to develop, build and scale the Monarch and digitally transform farming around the world.

About the role:

As a Test and Deployment Technician, you will be responsible for:

  • Test machines as outlined in the testing plans, evaluate performance, troubleshoot issues, and report findings to engineering teams. Your suggestions directly improve the customer experience

  • Maintaining and managing equipment and testing site to facilitate rapid testing

  • Loading and transporting of tractors (familiarity with pulling a truck and trailer)

  • Keep people and equipment safe during testing of software and hardware

  • Support the service team with basic mechanical and electrical improvements to both tractor and testing site;

  • Support Tractor assembly when not testing

  • Other duties as assigned

Join our passionate team as we promote game-changing technology that will revolutionize sustainable farming practices. This is a great opportunity to work with a Silicon Valley start-up to gain knowledge of the fast paced tech landscape. Grow your resume and develop your skills with mentorship from a team of experienced engineers.

An Ideal candidate has:

  • Tractor driving experience;

  • Mechanical ability and experience working hands-on in the field;

  • Proven written communication skills and the ability to use software tools like Jira, Microsoft Excel, Word;

  • Excellent verbal communications skills;

  • The ability to work collaboratively with a team;

Nice to haves include:

  • Agricultural-related experience.

  • Experience managing field/test sites

  • Passion for sustainability, innovative technologies, and agriculture

  • Experience with robotics and automation, experience with ROS a plus

Additional Information:

  • Paid with competitive compensation & benefits packages

  • In-person at our outdoor Livermore field site-- masks required, no more than 5 people on-site at one time.

  • ~30-40 hours/ week but flexibility is ideal (some days start/end late or start/end early)

What you’ll get:

At Monarch Tractor, you’ll play a key role on a capable, dedicated, high-performing team of rock stars. This role offers a total immersion into a busy tech startup culture and a successful candidate will work closely with key members of staff, external social media consultants, and the agency’s clients and candidates to learn about social media, digital communications and marketing in the Agtech environment.

In addition to building outstanding products, we’re building an outstanding company with culture to match. Part of what we do is being in our element, which is being on the farm. We will be spending lots of time in Napa, Sonoma, Monterey and the central coast of California--perfecting our craft, mastering our environment, building our team camaraderie, and also taking time to enjoy the fruits of our labor.

At Monarch, we cherish and celebrate every individual's difference. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer and we are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, marital status, gender identity, veteran status, and disability, or another legally protected status.

How to Apply:

Email resume and cover letter to Kia Canning (kcanning@monarchtractor.com). We look forward to hearing from you!