NPI Engineer - Plant Engineering

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


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 developing the build process of Electric Hydrogen's first-of-a-kind electrolyzer equipment.

You will use your pragmatic sense of how to build real hardware to help drive simplicity into the design and help identify the quickest, cheapest way to produce a high quality green hydrogen plant. You will be based in our office in San Carlos, CA with allowable hybrid work schedule. Depending on the phase of the project, 10-30% of your on-site time would be best spent with boots on the ground at the project site <1 hour away from here. You will report to the Director of Systems (Plant Engineering).


  • Collaborate with plant engineering team, component vendors, and system integrators
  • Create simple, clear, concise work instructions to help inform the build process
  • Build, track, and communicate a Gantt chart system fabrication schedule
  • Proactively identify schedule, cost, and technical risk items, then help identify solutions
  • Provide detailed design-for-manufacturing feedback to the plant engineering team
  • Understand manufacturing constraints and work closely with vendors to improve their processes
  • Coordinate and oversee the factory acceptance testing of equipment
  • Ensure that the system is built to the company's quality standards
  • Work closely with Manufacturing Engineering to hand off production process after first builds


  • Mechanical, Chemical, Aerospace, or other similar Engineering Degree
  • 2+ years industry experience at the intersection of design and manufacturing
  • Taken at least one significant technical project from design phase into production
  • Experience working with outside vendors, contractors, and officials
  • Maintain focus on big picture goals while handling the details
  • Able to provide thoughtful, constructive, actionable feedback to engineers
  • Ability to thrive in an environment with open-ended questions
  • Eagerness to seek better solutions, asking fundamental questions
  • Startup experience preferred

Compensation & Benefits

NPI Engineer - Plant Engineering (P3): $119,000 - $159,000 per year

Actual base salary offered to the hired applicant will be determined based on their work location, level, qualifications, job-related skills, as well as relevant education or training and experience.​

Base salary is just one part of Electric Hydrogen’s total rewards package. We feel strongly that our team should not have to worry about having quality healthcare. In addition to the base salary offered, the hired applicant may receive:​

  • an equity grant​
  • time off programs​
  • a $75/month cell phone allowance​
  • a 4% employer 401(k) match​
  • 100% fully paid premiums for employees and their families: medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short-term & long-term disability coverage​
  • a discretionary bonus​

Electric Hydrogen’s benefits programs are subject to eligibility requirements.

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

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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