Mechanical Engineer

EnerVault Corporation - San Francisco Bay Area

Posted 736 days ago
  • Experience
    Mid-Senior level
  • Job function
  • Employment type
  • Industry
    Oil & Energy, Renewables & Environment
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  • Committed to hiring veterans

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Job description

EnerVault, a Silicon Valley startup developing innovative flow batteries for energy storage, is currently seeking a full-time mechanical engineer starting immediately in Sunnyvale, CA. This role involves designing innovative components for advanced energy storage systems, and involves working with other engineers, scientists, and technicians in a fast-paced, team environment.  As an intermediate level position, we are looking for a candidate with industrial experience and a demonstrated record of success.


Roles & Responsibilities:


  • Design, build, and test custom parts including advanced sensors and specialized test equipment.
  • Perform engineering analysis, including thermal and stress calculations, pressure and flow calculations, and material compatibility.
  • Size, select, and source components
  • Manage subcontractors and their delivery of components and designs on time and to specification.

Prepare high quality engineering drawings

Desired Skills and Experience

Education: Bachelor’s  or Master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering.



  • Minimum of 4 years in industry, with direct experience designing parts and systems that integrate electronics, fluids, and thermal devices.
  • CAD experience (Solidworks preferred).
  • Successful track record of delivering development goals on time and on budget.
  • Experience in chemical and electrochemical devices is an advantage.


Personal Characteristics:

  • Entrepreneurial and able to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Creative and innovative, with the ability to solve technical problems in new ways.
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills; able to work effectively with vendors and peers, scientists and technicians.
  • Organized and detail-oriented.

About this company

EnerVault Corporation

Founded in 2008, EnerVault, a pre-IPO company financed by leading strategic investors, has patented breakthrough technology that is being commercialized for widespread deployment of energy storage throughout the world’s transmission and distribution networks. The energy storage market is expected to grow more than 10X over the next 5 years while no company has established a dominant position. As a leading innovator of grid-scale battery energy storage systems, EnerVault is well positioned to satisfy an essential need of the rapidly emerging market for safe, reliable, and low-cost energy storage systems.


EnerVault’s redox flow battery technology can be leveraged to lower the cost of electricity for large-scale industrial and commercial facilities, enhance grid stability, and provide clean, dependable backup for commercial facilities and utilities. While facilitating the worldwide use of clean renewable energies, EnerVault’s technology also makes the electric grid cleaner and more efficient.


The company has assembled veterans from the energy markets and is recognized by research, industry, and investment bodies for its patented Engineered Cascade™ design, the company's core technology that enables the implementation of flow batteries for wide-scale use in grid-tied applications.


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