Product Safety 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 help ensure the safety and commercial success of Electric Hydrogen's product. You will be based in our office in San Carlos, CA with allowable hybrid work schedule - though Natick, MA applicants will also be considered. Depending on the phase of the project, up to 10% 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

  • Interpret the codes and standards that are applicable to our product and communicate them to the design engineers
  • Read applicable codes and creatively summarize them in simple interpretable ways
  • Review our product architecture and design details, providing detailed feedback to the designers
  • Work across teams to help communicate codes, industry expertise, and best practices
  • Participate in DFMEAs, HAZOPs, PHAs, and other similar process/product safety reviews
  • Guide specific tests and validation programs to gather the data required to demonstrate code compliance
  • Involve yourself in the panels that create the codes and standards to help ensure company and consumer interests are protected
  • 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 technical field
  • 3+ years industry experience in hydrogen, power, oil & gas, chemical processing, cooling and chilling, water systems, or similar
  • Field experience with the regulatory compliance and safety design of industrial systems
  • Familiarity with HAZOPs, DFMEAs, PHAs, and similar
  • Familiarity with relevant codes and standards (NFPA 70, NFPA 2, ASME BPVC, etc)
  • Passion for simplifying systems, reducing cost, and improving efficiency

Compensation & Benefits

[San Carlos, CA Zone] Product Safety Engineer (P3): $119,000 - $159,000 per year

[Natick, MA Zone] Product Safety Engineer (P3): $101,000 - $134,000 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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