Electrical Engineer - Product Engineering

San Carlos, California, United States
about 1 month ago
Full time role


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 make molecules to decarbonize our world! 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. 

You will be based in our office in San Carlos, CA with allowable hybrid work schedule. You will report to Engineering Manager, Product Hardware. 

Roles and Responsibilities 

  • Ensure the smooth integration of electrical equipment for pumps, valves, and auxiliary plant hardware 
  • Collaborate with product plant engineering, controls and software engineering, power systems engineering, and suppliers to design AC power distribution systems for plant hardware 
  • Ensure electrical ignition sources and electrical hazards are controlled by design 
  • Model and analyze trade-offs between distributed and centralized plant electrical designs 
  • Review/Approve plant electrical drawings and hardware for safety, compliance, and completeness 
  • Contribute to Maintenance and Quality Plans for Product Plant Electrical Hardware 
  • Use your experience to improve reliability of product plant hardware electrical systems 
  • Create fail-safe hardwired and relay control wiring designs 
  • Develop specifications and validation plans for plant hardware grounding/bonding, and backup power systems 
  • Advise on the effects of EMI and EMI compliance for product plant electrical systems 
  • 20% travel to contractor, vendor, and customer sites mostly domestic 

Prior Experience and Professional Qualities 

  • B.S. or M.S. in Electrical Engineering  
  • 5+ years experience industrial plant electrical distribution design 
  • 3+ years’ experience commissioning, operating, or maintaining industrial electrical hardware in an on-site environment 
  • Failure Modes and Effects Analysis (FMEA) of industrial plant electrical systems 
  • Specialization in Protection Methods for Electrical Systems in Hazardous Areas 
  • Application of NFPA 70/NEC, IEEE and IEC Codes and Standards for industrial installations 
  • Coordination Studies for complex plant electrical protection systems 
  • Effective communicator with experience working in growing teams 
  • Experience with supply chains and manufacturers for plant electrical distribution hardware 
  • Product certification experience preferred (e.g. UL Listing, Field Certification) 
  • Startup Experience Preferred 
  • P.E. Preferred 
  • Experience working with vendors and contractors 

Compensation & Benefits

San Carlos Zone
$132,000$175,000 USD

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

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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