Engineering Technician, Systems Development

Berkeley, CA
20 days ago
Full time role


We are developing a new class of cost-effective, multi-day energy storage systems that will enable a reliable and fully-renewable electric ...

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Job Description

Are you ready to rise to the challenge of climate change with the team that will deliver? Form Energy is a U.S. technology and manufacturing company that is developing and commercializing pioneering energy storage technologies to enable the electric grid to run on 100% renewable energy, every day of the year.

Supported by leading investors such as Breakthrough Energy Ventures, ArcelorMittal, TPG Rise, MIT’s The Engine, and others, we share a common belief that low-cost, multi-day energy storage is the key to enable tomorrow’s zero carbon electric grid. Driven by our core values of humanity, excellence, and creativity, we are deeply motivated and inspired to create a better world. We need talented, hardworking individuals who share our goal of tackling the challenge of climate change. Do you want to work with us today to build a better tomorrow? 

Role Description

The Systems Mechanical Engineering team within the Technology group at Form is responsible for meeting the mechanical design and development needs of the entire Systems organization and are invaluable in the ability to deliver product aligned with our technology roadmap.

We are seeking a dynamic, collaborative, and hands-on experienced mechanical technician to assemble, build, and fabricate prototypes of our enclosure and subsystems designs. This role is embedded directly in the engineering team and will support various mechanical engineering efforts. Ideally, someone who can work well independently with instruction and can provide design feedback and suggestions to engineers. The ideal candidate has very strong mechanical intuition, understands prototyping, and can make build adjustments as needed to provide high-quality prototypes.

This is a critical role and offers an exciting opportunity to be part of scaling and delivering the product of our utility-scale multi-day energy storage system, where you will contribute to a sustainable future.

What You'll Do:

  • Assemble, build, fabricate, and qualify new prototypes and designs from design specifications and blueprints 

  • Work closely with designers and engineers in collaboration with cross-functional members of Form’s System Engineering and broader technology teams

  • Participate in iterative build processes, confirming mechanical requirements are achieved

  • Perform hands-on assembly and building prototypes from designs

  • Work with manufacturing engineers and technical operations to transition design builds from the prototype stage to high-volume internal production

What You'll Bring:

  • Passion for our mission, sustainability, and climate change

  • 3 – 4 plus years of industry experience in mechanical technician engineering

  • Hands-on experience manufacturing, assembly, and building equipment from blueprints

  • Proficient in basic hand tools, cordless drills, hand saws, etc.

  • Nice to have experience, manual mill, table saw, bandsaw

  • Design experience is beneficial (not required)

  • Excellent communicator across a range of engineering and business functions

  • Battery experience is not required!


Besides joining a community of people working to make the world better, Form Energy commits to you equitable compensation, stock options, and offers a generous benefits package to make sure you have the support you need to thrive.

We cover 100% of employee premiums and 80% of dependent premiums for medical, dental, and vision insurance for full time employees. We offer a flexible Paid Time Off program and every employee, regardless of gender identity or expression, is eligible for 12 weeks of paid parental bonding leave. A full listing of our benefits is available on our careers page

At Form Energy, we are working toward a 100% renewable energy future for everyone in the world. We are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all our employees and are seeking to build a team that reflects the diversity of the people we hope to serve with our revolutionary products. Form Energy is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

We are developing a new class of cost-effective, multi-day energy storage systems that will enable a reliable and fully-renewable electric ...

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