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Instrumentation and Control 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 be responsible for design and development of the instrumentation and control system in Electric Hydrogen's electrolyzer. You will be based in our office in San Carlos, CA with allowable hybrid work schedule. Depending on the phase of the project, up to 20% of your time might be best spent with boots on the ground at vendors or the project site <1 hour away from here. You will report to the Director of Systems (Plant Engineering).

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Develop the instrumentation and control system for a large-scale first-of-a-kind hydrogen production plant
  • Create a design that is economical for modular process skids and suitable for easy and scale up
  • Perform control system design and present it clearly to the team
  • Review PFDs, P&IDs, equipment sizing, etc and provide feedback to ensure controllability
  • Select sensors, actuators, and control hardware using quantitative reasoning
  • Get hands-on in the lab to build prototypes, develop model correlations, ground assumptions, and refine new technologies
  • Apply industry experience to ensure cost-effective plant architecture selection and development
  • Program and test PLCs, SCADAs, and other industrial automation equipment
  • Maintain focus on high level goals while handling the details

Required Experience and Professional Qualities

  • Bachelor's degree or higher in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, or similar
  • 1+year experience with rockets, power, oil & gas, chemical processing, cooling and chilling, water systems, or similar industries
  • Field experience with the engineering, procurement, programming, commissioning, and testing of control systems
  • Familiarity with PLC, HMI, SCADA, and other industrial automation equipment
  • Guide development activities for maximum rate of learning
  • Small company experience

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