Senior Mechanical Design Engineer - Power Electronics

San Carlos, California, United States
about 1 month 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. 

We are looking for a strong  Senior Mechanical Engineer - Power Electronics to work on new power electronics product development. You will work on designing new solutions to support the generation of green hydrogen and execute from prototype to production.

You will be based in San Carlos, CA, and report to our Mechanical Engineering Manager, Power Electronics.


  • Work on design and analysis of mechanical aspects of high power electronic product for hydrogen electrolyzers. This includes:
    • Mechanical design of power conversion module
    • Design of power distribution, harnesses
    • Design of NEMA 3R sheet metal enclosure and welded structure
    • Perform detailed calculations, FEA analysis, develop 3D models and release CAD drawings
    • Create test plans, identify root cause of failures, implement fixes


  • Must have 5yrs related experience
  • Knowledge of sheet metal, welding, cast metals, plastics and other common material fabrication methods
  • Proficient in 3D modeling and CAD drawings
  • Experience product design, DFM and production support
  • Proficient in outdoor rated electronics packaging and large enclosures
  • Mechanical design, Tolerance analysis, structures, cabling, connectors
  • Familiar with FEA software to solve stress and conductive thermal
  • Experienced in high voltage, high current electronics packaging and cooling, plumbing


  • Experience in low and medium volume production
  • Proven self-starter; identifies issues and creates solutions
  • Working knowledge of scripting (matlab, python) or any other data analysis tools
  • Basic knowledge of electric fundamentals
  • Startup experience 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

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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