Moss, Norway

Workshop and Advanced Prototype Technician

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We are currently seeking a highly skilled and motivated Workshop and Advanced Prototype Technician. Collaborating closely with other hardware- and software-teams, you will play a vital role in everything from ensuring our mechanical and electronics lab is world class to helping the R&D Engineering team building complex robot prototypes. The ideal candidate will have a background in mechatronics, ideally robotics or aerospace. We are looking for individuals with hands-on experience, a "get-things-done" attitude, and the ability to excel on the day-to-day execution of practical tasks.

1X mission is to create an abundant supply of physical labor through safe, intelligent androids that work alongside humans. Since 2014, we’ve designed our products with large-scale manufacturing in mind, so we can produce androids at a high enough volume to meet the world’s labor demand.
Our wheeled Android EVE, is engineered to work with you, from guarding to logistics, and our bipedal model, NEO, is designed to become a household android with broad deployment in various applications. Our products will understand both natural language and physical space, so they can complete useful tasks in any environment.

We’ve established our dual HQ in San Francisco and Norway. Our positions require in-person presence to ensure effective execution and seamless collaboration in our hardware-focused environment. We value passion for our work and encourage candidates who share our dedication to join our team.

Why this job is exciting

Every day is different! You will get to

  • Help the R&D Engineering team to prototype new designs, both electrical and mechanical.

  • Manage the R&D prototype and test lab, ensuring we have the right tools and parts required for fast prototyping.

  • Experience what it means to be part of building our bipedal robot NEO.

Within one month, you will…

  • Get a hold of our prototype and test lab.

  • Learn the ropes of how our robot has been designed.

  • Get an understanding of all in-house developed sub-systems for NEO.

Within three months, you will…

  • Help build early prototypes of new designs together with the R&D Engineering team.

  • Support the Testing and Systems Integration team by building test benches.

  • Ensure we have a world class R&D prototype and test lab.

Within one year, you will…

  • Lead a small team of technicians to scale up our prototyping and workshop capabilities.

  • Build early prototypes of new electromechanical designs together with the R&D Engineering team emphasizing attention to detail and documentation.

  • Build mechanical and electrical test benches for evaluating R&D designs and in-house developed technologies.

  • Own our R&D prototype and test lab in Moss, ensuring we have all tools, off-the-shelf parts and equipment needed to build our prototypes.



  • Solid technical understanding of complex mechanical and electrical designs and products.
  • Previous experience building or maintaining complex mechatronic systems (transmissions, harnesses, PCBs, etc.), especially in the robotics or aerospace sector.
  • Experience assembling mechanical parts and assemblies.
  • Familiarity with 3D printing processes such as FDM and SLA.


  • Good soldering skills.
  • Ability to keep a workshop tidy in a fast-paced environment.
  • Attention to detail and documentation skills.
  • Experience with CAD and technical drawings.

Interview process 

Introduction Stage - we have initial conversations to get to know you better 
  • [30m] Recruiter Screen with Win Yu
  • [30m] Hiring Manager Screen with Toni Garcia and Ibrahim
Team Interview Stage - we then dive into your experience in more depth and introduce you to members of the team. 
  • [120m] Technical Deep-Dive conversation in Moss with Toni Garcia, Ibrahim, Jonathan, Martin/Håvard
Final Interview Stage - we move you to our final round
  • [15m] Expectation management with Toni Garcia and Ibrahim
  • [30m] Conversation with CEO Bernt Øivind Børnich
You are welcome to request additional conversations with anyone you would like to meet, but didn’t get to meet during the interview process.

Not sure if this is you?
If you’re excited about this role, but you’re not sure if you qualify, apply anyway! You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles.


Our new headquarter in Moss, Norway, is a short train ride from Oslo. The facility is designed to be state-of-the-art, with a variety of 3D printers, an electronics lab, and controls test studio. 1XHQ offers food, showers, and outdoor activities. All employees are supported with a comprehensive relocation package to handle all logistics. Join us in Moss, where performance meets great company culture.

Joining our team means becoming a valued member of one of the biggest brands in humanoid robotics, where you'll play a part in shaping the future of Androids.

A value driven team
These are the ideas that express our team’s culture and how we work:
Be Nice

Collaboration is our driving force. Our team creates an open, trusting environment where everyone can be their most creative.
Stay Smart

A world-changing team needs the brightest minds in every discipline. This is where people come to work, learn, and grow to their full potential.
Make History

Everything we do gets us closer to one ambitious vision: general-purpose androids helping people around the globe. We believe what we build today will impact generations.

1X is an inclusive and equal-opportunity employer that values diversity. We consider all qualified applicants regardless of race, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, disability, or any other protected class. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please don't hesitate to let us know during the interview process. We will do our best to accommodate your needs.

We're excited to have you on board!

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