Tesla Bot’s job postings appear on its careers page after Elon Musk announces humanoid robot



Tesla Bot jobs are now available on the electric vehicle giant’s Careers page. It comes less than a week after Elon Musk announced his company’s humanoid robot project on AI Day.

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Tesla has posted a total of four job vacancies for its future robot. The humanoid robot seeks to perform everyday human tasks deemed boring, repetitive and even dangerous.

Tesla robot

The electric vehicle giant’s latest move does suggest the company is serious about the timeline set by its CEO, Musk.

Looking back, the billionaire said the company plans to produce a prototype humanoid robot by 2022 when the Tesla Bot was announced on AI Day.

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Tesla Bot jobs

According to Teslarati, two of the career openings are for mechanical engineering jobs, while the other pair are for robotics architects. As for mechanical engineers, Tesla is looking for two talents with different orientations.

The first should work on the gear systems and actuator designs. While the other engineer will focus on both the integration and the mechanical design of the Tesla Bot actuator parts.

The same goes for the robotic architect. The two talents should focus on two different jobs. One for robot modeling, and the other for humanoid mechatronics.

These key positions are responsible for building the humanoid robot that could replace humans in tasks considered both exhaustive and tedious.

It should be noted that Tesla Bot’s first four vacancies are located in Palo Alto, California, where the Titan EV headquarters are located.

Here are the specific job postings Tesla posted on its career page, along with its link to the announcements. Current publications further explain the requirements and responsibilities of humanoid robot positions.

Mechanical engineer, Actuator integration for Humanoid Robot

According to the job posting of You’re here, this position will join other engineers in the company to specifically develop “high performance rotary and linear electromechanical actuator systems for two-pedal humanoid robots”, or the Tesla Bot.

Mechanical engineer, Actuator gear design for Humanoid Robot

Likewise, the engineer for the actuator gear design will work with the one focused on actuator integration. The end goal is to produce the Tesla Bot gear systems.

Senior humanoid Robotics modeling Architect

On the other hand, this Tesla Bot job posting is for a managerial position responsible for the modeling architecture of the humanoid robot, among other related components.

Senior humanoid Mechatronic robotics Architect

The mechatronic robotic architect works alongside the modeling architect to build the humanoid robot to perform menial human tasks.

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