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Mechanical Engineer - Plant Engineering

San Carlos, California, United States
2 months ago
Full time role

Company

Electric Hydrogen

Bay Area, California, & Greater Boston, USA

Founded by experienced renewable energy technologists and backed by committed mission-driven investors, Electric Hydrogen is building solutions to help cost-effectively ...

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Job Description

Electric Hydrogen’s mission is to create an abundant and decarbonized material future. Our outstanding people are our most important asset and will allow us to deliver hydrogen from renewable electrolysis for heavy industry, at prices below fossil fuels. 

In this role, you will use your interdisciplinary skills to create compelling mechanical designs, manage contractors, and ensure smooth plant integration. You will be able to use your creativity to come up with clean sheet designs and innovate on designs created by others. We are looking for a self-motivated team player with unique viewpoints excited to build a new generation of electrolysis equipment. We are hiring multiple candidates for this role.

You will be based in our office in San Carlos, CA with allowable hybrid work schedule. You will report to the Director of Systems (Plant Engineering).

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with plant engineering, system engineering, product management teams, and outside contractors
  • Develop next generation modular mechanical designs for various components and systems
  • Review and give feedback on part and assembly designs
  • Develop models to analyze stress, fluid, and thermal performance and inform design
  • Perform tolerance stack-up analysis
  • Create test plans for mechanical systems
  • Create custom drawings and system specifications, and select off the shelf components
  • Work closely with suppliers to manage part quality and delivery timing
  • Release products to manufacturing, supporting volume scale up
  • 25% travel to contractor, vendor, and customer sites mostly domestic

Prior Experience and Professional Qualities

  • Mechanical Engineering Bachelor's Degree or similar
  • 2+ years mechanical engineering/design (multidisciplinary skills preferred)
  • Experience with 2D/3D CAD (e.g. SolidWorks), combined with stress, thermal, fluids analysis
  • Creative with an eye for detail
  • Understanding of Design for manufacturing, assembly, and maintenance
  • Experience taking products from concept through manufacturing
  • Eagerness to seek better solutions, asking fundamental questions
  • Self-starter with an ability to spot problems and take initiative to solve them
  • Experience working with vendors and contractors preferred
  • Startup experience preferred
  • Experience in renewable energy, climate tech, or chemical industries preferred
  • Passion for decarbonization highly preferred

Employee Benefits

Electric Hydrogen offers the best benefits possible. We pay 100% of all employees' health/dental/vision/disability insurance premiums and 100% of the premium for their immediate family. This is for all of our full-time employees. We feel strongly that our team should not have to worry about having quality healthcare. We also offer a generous 401k match and unlimited time-off.

COVID-19 vaccination required for all employees and contingent workers, unless a reasonable accommodation is approved. All prospective hires will be expected to provide proof of vaccination to attend an onsite interview or at their first day of employment.

About Electric Hydrogen

Electric Hydrogen is a team of the world's experts in scaling technologies for the post-carbon world, with a proven record in transforming the grid and transportation sectors. Backed by some of the world's top venture capital firms, we design and manufacture electrolytic hydrogen systems matched to renewable power sources to create green hydrogen by splitting water. We are building a cost-effective and transformative path between renewable energy and multiple large industrial sectors. Abundant and low-cost renewable energy sources will power the world, and Electric Hydrogen technology will use this energy to decarbonize industry through sustainable materials. We were founded in 2020 and are based in California and Massachusetts.

Electric Hydrogen is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive, and authentic workplace for all to belong. We are aware that people from historically underrepresented groups are less likely to apply if they don't meet 100% of the job requirements. We are actively working on efforts to change this social norm. If you are excited about this role, we encourage you to apply

Electric Hydrogen

Bay Area, California, & Greater Boston, USA

Founded by experienced renewable energy technologists and backed by committed mission-driven investors, Electric Hydrogen is building solutions to help cost-effectively ...

View Company Profile