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Senior Mechanical Engineer

Fremont, CA
  • Over a month ago
  • $149,000 to $191,000 Yearly
  • Full-Time
Job Description

"EnerVenue is building the batteries we need for grid-scale storage." - Forbes

Launched in 2020 and now backed by $125,000,000 in Series A funding, we are quickly scaling our unique (but well-proven) grid-scale batteries for the world's clean energy present and future. Our metal hydrogen batteries advance technology that has, until now, only been used in aerospace applications like the Hubble Space Telescope and International Space Station. EnerVenue's technology brings game-changing differentiation to the stationary energy storage sector: unique durability, flexibility, safety, with cradle-to-cradle environmental and full local supply chain capabilities. Come join the clean energy revolution as part of a category-defining company.

With funding and new deals with energy companies like Schlumberger, we want you to join our expanding team to build a Gigafactory and put our technology to work for customers and partners across the world. Now is the time to join EnerVenue.

We're excited to hear from you. It's an exciting time for clean energy, and an especially exciting moment to join us at EnerVenue.

Position Scope

EnerVenue is looking for a Senior Mechanical Engineer to join our growing start-up company. You will be responsible for designing advanced energy storage systems for different markets. We offer competitive compensation, friendly atmosphere, and more!


  • Own overall system architecture from concept generation through full scale manufacturing, integrating cells, Battery Management (BMS), and Thermal Management systems
  • Develop products, including low-cost containerized energy storage systems, with high safety, long service life, excellent reliability, and manufacturability
  • Perform structural analysis on large, grid scale energy storage systems and components
  • Conduct battery cell and module testing and data analysis to validate pack performance and technical specifications.
  • Design various electrical components and assemblies for current carrying and instrumentation
  • Drive design for manufacturing (DFM) and design for assembly (DFA) in collaboration with manufacturing engineering group
  • Collaborate with supplier management and manufacturing engineering groups on material selection, design feasibility and aesthetics of new energy storage platforms
  • Create and conduct electrical and mechanical testing on components and sub-systems
  • Produce engineering documents including part and assembly drawings, manufacturing instructions, and bills of materials
  • Support development of technical documentation such as Piping & Instrumentation Diagrams (P&ID) and Single Line Diagrams (SLD)
  • Perform feasibility and cost analysis for new product architectures

Experience Requirements

  • Batchelor's or Master's in Mechanical Engineering or a related discipline
  • 5+ years of experience in product development and/or electro-mechanical system integration
  • Significant experience with battery pack design and proven track record of product development
  • Experience with applicable energy storage regulatory standards including (but not limited to): UL 1973, UL 9540/A, NFPA 855 highly desirable
  • Experience with designing HVAC systems is a plus
  • Experience designing for sheet metal, welding, and injection molding a plus
  • Knowledge of industrial equipment and experience in Design for Manufacturing (DFM).
  • Strong knowledge of GD&T and tolerance analysis
  • Proficiency using 2D & 3D CAD software such as SolidWorks or similar, including fabrication drawings using appropriate material specifications and tolerances
  • Experience with various modes of heat transfer and thermal management materials and techniques.
  • Experience with supplier development
  • Experience with electrical systems and/or pressure systems is a plus
  • Familiarity with creating Product Requirements Documents (PRD) a plus
  • Hands on experience with fabricating and assembling your own prototypes
  • Hands on experience with machine shop equipment such as drill-presses, milling machines, band saws, lathes, and laser or waterjet cutting a plus
  • Ability to interact effectively with manufacturing group, suppliers, partners, vendors, and colleagues
  • Strong written and oral communication
  • Flexibility to travel to suppliers as needed

Salary Range:

$149,000 – $191,000

EnerVenue is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, national origin, ancestry, creed (religion), gender or gender identity, sexual orientation, military status, citizenship status, age, disability, genetic characteristics, marital status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

For US geography, (not Bay Area specific) The starting base pay for this position is as shown below. The actual base pay is dependent upon a variety of job-related factors such as professional background, training, work experience, location, business needs, market demand and competitive market practice. Therefore, in some circumstances, the actual salary could fall outside of this expected range. This pay range is subject to change and may be modified in the future.



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