Company: Staffing Future Inc.
Location: San Leandro
Posted on: May 20, 2023
San Leandro, California
San Leandro, CA
Pay: $125-155k /year
Mon-Fri 8 AM - 5 PM
The Battery Engineer will play a crucial role in the assembly, testing, and analysis of water-based organic flow battery technology. This position serves a key role in the development, construction, testing, and implementation of flow battery prototypes and field trials for the government and other customers. This is a full-time, direct-hire role located in San Leandro, CA.
Work independently or collaborate with other battery engineers in designing, constructing, operating, and disassembling flow battery prototypes at lab-, pilot-scale and beyond
Analyze the performance of flow batteries at various scales using electrochemical techniques including cell cycling, Cyclic Voltammetry, Electrochemical Impedance Spectroscopy, and other relevant techniques
Design and perform experiments to study factors that affect the performance of flow-battery components such as porous electrodes, membranes, etc. and provide solutions forimprovement.
Balance competing resources and cross-functional objectives in a fast-pacedenvironment.
Prepare and present progress reports to the rest of the team and engage in discussions to support the team's technicalobjectives.
Train, guide and define tasks for technicians and/or interns to facilitate work at highstandards.
Assist in setting up laboratory equipment, such as battery testers, glove boxes, furnaces, etc.
Compile and analyze data in an easily understood format to support theteam.
Thoroughly document experimental procedures and collecteddata.
Communicate technical and non-technical information clearly andeffectively.
Maintain high quality of work while performing manual, repetitivetasks.
Work collaboratively and flexibly in a small team
Comply with all EH&S/safety requirements and contribute to a culture ofsafety.
Perform other duties asassigned.
Being passionate and knowledgeable about clean energy, batteries, or related fields, sciences, and technologies
MS or PhD in an engineering major such as Chemical Engineering, Material Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or in Chemistry.
3-5 years of hands-on (or a combination of modeling and hands-on) experience in working with electrochemical systems such as flow batteries, fuel-cells, Li-Ion batteries, or so on (grad-school research experience is accepted if relevant).
Ability to execute multiple projects and prioritiessimultaneously.
Experience of working with battery testers such as BioLogic, Arbin, MACCOR, Neware, etc.
Familiarity with HPLC for characterizing organic compounds is a plus
Ability to work in a team as well as independently.
Available to start sometime in June-August2023.
Possess a high level of attention to detail with handling of samples and test data
Ability to follow documented procedures and givefeedback.
Good communication skills to report issues clearly andeffectively.
Proficiency with Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook
A broad knowledge of various best practices within the laboratory
Reliability, clear communication, and desire to learn
Work authorization in the U.S.
Benefits and Compensation:
$125,000-155,000 in annual salary depending on experience and qualifications, as well as additional stock options, subject to vesting and Board approval of the options. We offer top-of-the-line insurance benefits including platinum plans for medical, dental, and vision, 3 weeks paid time off annually, and participation in the company 401(k) plan with a company match. Relocation benefit (taxable) is available up to $5,000. We provide unlimited snacks and refreshments as well as a weekly company lunch during work hours. H1B visa sponsorship is available for this position.
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