Motiv Power Systems

Founded in 2009, and headquartered in the San Francisco Bay Area, Motiv Power Systems is committed to freeing fleets from their dependence on fossil fuels. Motiv's EPIC (Electric Powered Intelligent Chassis) family is CARB certified and available for a number of different body configurations including walk-in vans, box trucks, work trucks, shuttle buses, school buses, trolleys, and other specialty vehicles. An EPIC chassis offers uncompromised performance and functionality without the pollution, noise, heat, and vibration of gasoline or diesel power. Motiv is a Ford eQVM-approved provider of all-electric chassis for commercial trucks and buses and benefits from engineering insights and support from Ford to ensure safety and reliability. With more than 750,000 miles logged in Fortune 50 fleet deployments throughout North America, the EPIC family eliminates 100% of vehicle emissions, dramatically reduces operating and maintenance costs, and creates a healthier environment for riders and communities, while also reducing driver fatigue.

Motiv Power Systems Detroit, MI
Sep 22, 2021
  The Role We are looking for a smart, enthusiastic Senior Mechanical Engineer to join us in transforming an industry. In this position your primary responsibility will be to design and develop Motiv’s vehicle thermal systems. You will collaborate within a multidisciplinary team to improve our existing designs while developing our nextgen technology. At Motiv you will find many opportunities to get up from your desk to pitch in and try something new. This position is located in Novi, MI, United States, but will provide support to our headquarters in Foster City, CA. Must have can-do attitude. Responsibilities Design routing and retention of hoses, battery cooling lines; design and develop fittings and joints that allow ease of assembly, service and robust functionality Develop BOM, 3D and 2D CAD, GD&T, materials specifications Participate in developing next generation ideas and state of art technology in the heavy-duty electric vehicle industry Design and...
Motiv Power Systems
Sep 18, 2021
  The Role Key Responsibilities Collaborates with executives and managers to develop company budgets by using the company's budgeting & forecasting tool in compliance with regulations. Evaluates budget proposals, funding requests and conducts cost-benefit analyses to determine value. Defends budget recommendations and develops a final budgetary agreement with management. Estimates and forecasts future financial need and supports programs with financial analytics. Participates in establishing and defining program plan requirements and conducts program plan studies. Monitors and reports performance against plans to ensure that contractual, cost, and schedule objectives are met. Forecasts and tracks financial results throughout the year to meet budget projections. Helps identify financial or operating risks associated with the execution of the contract or project. Manages accurate inventory costing and performs research to correct/resolve discrepancies for:...
Motiv Power Systems Detroit, MI
Sep 03, 2021
  The Role We are looking for a smart, enthusiastic Senior Mechanical Engineer to join us in transforming an industry. In this position your primary responsibility will be to design and develop driveline systems for commercial vehicles, making sure that quality, function, cost and other targets are met. At Motiv you will find many opportunities to get up from your desk to pitch in and try something new. This position is located in Novi, MI, United States, but will provide support to our headquarters in Foster City, CA. Must have can-do attitude. Responsibilities Work on the application and integration of electric motors and driveline systems 3D design of components such as sheet metal brackets, driveshafts and spline adapters, ensuring robust designs for commercial vehicles Production of engineering drawings in SolidWorks Create robust products by analyzing and developing vibration, impact and thermal resilience Work with partners, vendors, customers, and Motiv’s...
Motiv Power Systems
Aug 27, 2021
The Role This position is a critical component of our Sales team and will be responsible for growing the business across the US. This is a remote / home office position based in the West Coast Areas .  This position will report to the SVP of Sales and Marketing. Expect frequent travel to meet with fleets and business partners in the assigned territory, plus trade shows and conferences across the country as needed.  We are a fast-changing organization with a mission to free fleets from fossil fuels. We count on our team members’ leadership, enthusiasm, creative problem solving, and self-motivation across a wide range of both technical and non-technical disciplines. This is a fantastic opportunity to be part of a rapidly growing company already in the process of disrupting the transportation industry. Success will be rewarded both financially and with future career progression opportunities.  Responsibilities: Qualify, develop and close opportunities by leading...
Motiv Power Systems
Aug 26, 2021
The Role This position is a critical component of our Sales team and will be responsible for growing the business across the US. This is a remote / home office position based in the Central Areas .  This position will report to the SVP of Sales and Marketing. Expect frequent travel to meet with fleets and business partners in the assigned territory, plus trade shows and conferences across the country as needed.  We are a fast-changing organization with a mission to free fleets from fossil fuels. We count on our team members’ leadership, enthusiasm, creative problem solving, and self-motivation across a wide range of both technical and non-technical disciplines. This is a fantastic opportunity to be part of a rapidly growing company already in the process of disrupting the transportation industry. Success will be rewarded both financially and with future career progression opportunities.  Responsibilities: Qualify, develop and close opportunities by leading sales...
Motiv Power Systems
Aug 25, 2021
The Role This position is a critical component of our Sales team and will be responsible for growing the business across the US. This is a remote / home office position based in the East Areas .  This position will report to the SVP of Sales and Marketing. Expect frequent travel to meet with fleets and business partners in the assigned territory, plus trade shows and conferences across the country as needed.  We are a fast-changing organization with a mission to free fleets from fossil fuels. We count on our team members’ leadership, enthusiasm, creative problem solving, and self-motivation across a wide range of both technical and non-technical disciplines. This is a fantastic opportunity to be part of a rapidly growing company already in the process of disrupting the transportation industry. Success will be rewarded both financially and with future career progression opportunities.  Responsibilities: Qualify, develop and close opportunities by leading sales...
Motiv Power Systems Foster City, CA, USA
Jul 22, 2021
The Role Motiv is looking for an Embedded Software Engineer to join the engineering team as a key contributor. As part of a small team, you will design and write firmware for multiple modules that make up the powertrain of an electric drive vehicle. Responsibilities include software design, coding, testing, and debugging. Candidates should enjoy getting their hands dirty and debugging in hardware with digital probes, oscilloscopes, etc. As a small company, we are dependent on our team members’ leadership, enthusiasm, creative problem solving, and self-motivation across a wide range of both technical and non-technical disciplines. These attributes are as important as the knowledge and skill set required for the work performed. May require occasional domestic travel, less than 5%. This position reports to the Software Engineering Manager and is based in Foster City, CA. Responsibilities Working in a small team and reporting to a team lead, develop EV controls software....
Motiv Power Systems Foster City, CA, USA
Jul 14, 2021
The Role Motiv is looking for a Electrical Engineering Manager to join our team and ‘lead from behind’ to maintain a culture of innovation and accountability in a high growth environment. The EE Manager will manage development projects and engineers and report on progress. As a direct contributor, the EE Manager will participate in power electronics design and review. She/He will also be responsible for developing development, configuration and release processes.  As a small company, we are critically dependent on our team members’ leadership, enthusiasm, creative problem solving, and self-motivation across a wide range of both technical and nontechnical disciplines.  These attributes are as important as the knowledge sets for the work. Responsibilities Manage electrical engineering development projects and be responsible for on-time delivery of electrical engineering tasks Manage the EE team and help keep team motivation and growth high Foster a culture of...
Motiv Power Systems Stockton or Sacramento, CA
Jul 01, 2021
The Role At Motiv, we’ve taken a radically different approach to building electric trucks. Motiv has developed a modular electronic powertrain (the Motiv ePCS) that is tailored to work on any heavy-duty vehicle. Our next-generation power management electronics and software make it easy to integrate new technology components into new vehicles from the first all-electric school bus in California carrying school kids to shuttle buses and trolley services. We thrive on tough, complicated challenges that have the potential to build a better future. We are looking for a Lead Field Support Tech to join us in transforming an industry. In this position you will take direction from the Director of Customer Support to support Motiv’s products, including vehicles and individual components.  The role is customer facing, so solid customer service skills combined with exceptional 'hands on' technical ability are necessary attributes. This position is located in Stockton or Sacramento, CA...