IT Intern

  • Motiv Power Systems
  • Foster City, California
  • Apr 20, 2021

Job Description

The Role

Motiv is looking to fill an IT Intern to shadow and learn within our IT department to help us build computers. The IT Technical Support Specialist’s job is to free Motiv’s staff from computer workstation and IT administration issues by taking ownership of the problems as they occur. You will be tasked with finding and implementing solutions in a user-friendly way that’s focused on ensuring our staff’s best possible experience. The successful candidate will join a fast-paced, startup environment helping to support a team creating the next generation of green energy vehicle technology.

Our core values are deep passion, curiosity, collaboration, customer focus and “owning it”. As with all roles at Motiv, your alignment with these values will be critical to your success here. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to take on the responsibilities listed below, other duties may be assigned as needed. 


This internship will be a duration from 3- 6 months with the opportunity for long term permanent placement.



  • Configure Windows and Apple laptop computers for use by Motiv Staff according to Company’s procedures
  • Back up and factory reset returned computers in preparation for reuse or disposal according to Company’s procedures
  • Review and refine company computer set up procedures
  • Assist Motiv Staff with ‘basic’ computer, printer, or application support issues.
  • Handle other IT related tasks as directed by Motiv IT staff

Required Experience and Skills

  • Familiarity with Windows setup and basic application installation

Benefits & Perks

  • Competitive benefits package including Medical (including 24/7 online access to a physician), HSA, Vision, Dental &  401k
  • We offer a generous PTO policy, Group Universal Life, Voluntary Personal Accident and Voluntary Disability Insurance
  • 11 Paid Holidays
  • Educational Assistance Employee Program 
  • Healthy Work / Life Balance
  • Fresh daily snacks 
  • Perks at Work - Discounted learning, tickets, electronics, travel, health, restaurants & retail
  • Free Online Training & Development
  • We are bicycle-friendly, with bicycle storage available to all Foster City employees with a 5 minute walk to the scenic Bay Front

About Motiv

Founded in 2009, and headquartered in the San Francisco Bay Area, Motiv Power Systems, a leading provider of software and technology to electrify medium duty commercial vehicles, is committed to freeing fleets from their dependence on fossil fuels. Motiv’s EPIC (Electric Powered Intelligent Chassis) are CARB certified, GSA approved, and available for many configurations including step vans, box trucks, work trucks, shuttle buses, school buses, trolleys, and other specialty vehicles. An EPIC offers uncompromised performance and functionality without the pollution, noise, heat, and vibration of gasoline or diesel power.

Motiv is the only 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 500,000 miles logged among several of the largest fleet operators in the United States, 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.


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Efficient Trucks, Electric Cars

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