Volvo Group Mechanic Prototype Workshop in Göteborg, Sweden

Volvo Bus Product development,

Prototype workshop are looking for a Prototype Mechanic


As a Prototype Mechanic at Global Product Development Volvo Bus you will work in a team of approximately twenty other mechanics working with builds,re-builds,troubleshooting and test support of prototype test vehicles. The work also include manufacturing of prototype parts and preparation of vehicles for testing and support the projects during tests.

Your work will be characterized by close cooperation with the other mechanics in the team.

As a team member we expect you to contribute to the development of the department, sharing experience and new ideas.


Main responsibilities are:

  • Build and rebuild of prototype/test vehicles

  • Build or modify complete chassis

  • Prepare prototype/test vehicles for test

  • Advanced troubleshooting for complete bus

  • Manufacture prototype parts

  • Fully understand driveline, steering, brake and frame system

  • Build or modify complete electrical harness

  • Read and interpret drawings on paper or in DMU (Digital Mock-up)

  • Assembly/disassembly measuring points to the vehicles


  • Completed upper secondary Vehicle Education

  • As person to be positive, flexible and service minded

  • You find it stimulating to work in a team

  • Broad product knowledge

  • Technical competence and judgement ability

  • Driven in advanced troubleshooting

  • Installation and preparation of test equipment such as instruments for measuring temperature and pressure, accelerometer, tachometer

  • Download of software and fault tracing in Canalyzer, Tech tool

  • Ability to express/understand the Swedish and English language

Specialty knowledge is a merit

  • Proper mounting technique (i.e. glue, welding)

  • Efficiently organize a large number of testing points

  • Good experience or certified Hybrid Technician when measuring electric components

  • Driver experience


  • Authority to request access to necessary information to perform the work

  • Authority to adapt the work according to required safety and environment

  • Authority to stop work if it doesn’t comply with safety regulations

For further information please contact

Mats Ericsson, Workshop Manager, Phone: +46 31 3231103

About us

The Volvo Group is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of trucks, buses, construction equipment and marine and industrial engines under the leading brands Volvo, Renault Trucks, Mack, UD Trucks, Eicher, SDLG, Terex Trucks, Prevost, Nova Bus, UD Bus and Volvo Penta.

Volvo Buses , is driven by a purpose to ensure that millions of people reach their travel destination every day. Reliably, safely and with respect for the environment. We want to make a difference, being pioneers of sustainable transport solutions of the future. We want to be there for our customers providing uptime and reliability, all over the world every day. Volvo Buses is leading the biggest technology shift in public transport in decades with our electromobility offer. We work with passion, we trust each other and we embrace change to stay ahead. We make our customers win.

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Volvo Buses


Västra Götaland



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Volvo Group North America is an Equal Opportunity Employer E.O.E/M/F/Disability/Veteran