Staff Technical Program Manager - Infrastructure Design

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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 Infrastructure Design team is responsible for the design of the core infrastructure enabling our production capacity. This includes site civil, core and shell structuralmechanical, electrical, plumbing, and fire systems. The team works closely with the Architectural Design and Construction Management teams to integrate and execute designsAs one of our Technical Program Managers, you will oversee core infrastructure programs from concept through launch, including conceptualization, design, procurement, installation, commissioning, and turnover to Manufacturing Engineering for equipment installation. 


  • Work with the cross-functional team to build a comprehensive plan for each project, highlighting the critical path. Track actual progress against the plan. Plan covers all aspects - scope, cost, timing. 
  • Highlight and actively troubleshoot risks or misses against the plan. 
  • Build and improve project execution tools and processes. 
  • Distill organizational goals into strategic roadmaps and break down into program plans. 
  • Actively cultivate Rivian company culture within the Manufacturing Engineering team. 
  • Help fill organizational gaps to keep the critical path on track. Examples include: 
  • Analyzing data to inform a prioritization or problem-solving activity 
  • Managing equipment suppliers or installation contractors 
  • Facilitating tactical stand-ups or problem-solving activity 
  • Understanding technical decisions and drawing connections between groups 


  • 3+ years designing and building  complex infrastructure such as manufacturing/industrial plants, hospitals, data centers or similar  
  • 2+ years in a project manager role facilitating a cross-functional team to deliver projects. 
  • Experience managing 3rd party resources such as contractors, skilled tradespeople, or suppliers. 
  • BS in an engineering discipline, preferably Civil, Construction, Mechanical, or Electrical.  
  • Highly collaborative mindset and strong communication skills 
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.

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More Information on Rivian
Rivian operates in the Automotive industry. The company is located in Plymouth, MI, Normal , IL, Wittman , AZ, Irvine, CA, Carson, CA, San Jose, CA and Palo Alto, CA. Rivian was founded in 2009. It has 4300 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 550 open jobs at Rivian, click here.
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