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Mechanical Engineering Technician

Modern Electron

Modern Electron

Woodinville, WA, USA
Posted on Saturday, June 1, 2024

Assembly Technician
Modern Hydrogen
Woodinville, WA - Full Time – Onsite

Modern Hydrogen has an immediate opening for a talented Assembly Technician. In this role, you will operate and maintain state-of-the-art mechanical and chemical processing equipment. You will assemble and optimize test stands, enhance work instructions, and support diverse projects in a fast-paced research environment.

This is an onsite role with no remote work. The Assembly Technician will be required to work onsite in our facility in Woodinville, WA and attend quarterly company events in the Seattle area. These events are geared towards fostering connections between colleagues, building a strong team, and having fun together.

Modern Hydrogen is a Seattle-based cleantech startup. We decarbonize natural gas into clean hydrogen at the point of use. With $100MM in venture capital raised from world-renowned investors including Bill Gates to support our vision, we are seeking best-in-class talent to accelerate our impact. The race to decarbonize the planet is on, and our technology has enormous potential to decarbonize hard-to-abate sectors of the economy.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Operating and maintaining mechanical and chemical processing equipment per standard work instructions.

  • Assembling test stands and other equipment as per drawings.

  • Identifying, analyzing, and implementing improvements to work instructions.

  • Supporting a variety of projects in a fast-paced, dynamic research environment.

  • Maintaining a safe, clean and organized work environment and championing continuous improvement in these areas.

  • Travel requirement: up to 20% to project sites throughout the United States may be required.

  • Work a flexible rotating shift schedule, potentially including nights, weekends, holidays, and occasional overtime, with potential options for a 10-hour/4-day or 12-hour/3.5-day schedule. There is a high likelihood that this role includes regular weekend work.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalent, trade school certificate preferred.

  • 2+ years of industry experience in oil and gas, chemical processing, machinery maintenance or a similar field.

  • Able and willing to wear personal protective equipment to perform required job tasks, including hearing protection, steel-toed boots, hard hat, and respiratory protection.

  • Able to safely use standard tools (drills, wrenches, sockets etc.)

  • Ability to follow basic written instructions and technical drawings/schematics.

  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate effectively within a team.

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office (e.g. Excel, Word, PowerPoint), as well as chat and teleconferencing applications (e.g. Teams, Slack).

  • Consistent with applicable federal, state, and local laws, the ability to pass a drug and alcohol test based on customer site requirements.

Bonus Qualifications:

  • Associate degree in an engineering or related discipline.

  • 5+ years of industry experience in oil and gas, chemical processing, machinery maintenance or a similar field.

  • Experience maintaining and operating chemical processing equipment.

  • Desire and ability to be a leader in personnel safety and teamwork dynamics.

  • Ability to work independently of direct supervision.

  • Impeccable organization, prioritization, time management, and planning skills.

  • Able to communicate technical information clearly and concisely.

  • Able to adapt to changing requirements quickly in a fast-paced environment.

You are encouraged to apply even if you don't have all the typical qualifications. Modern Hydrogen values diverse experiences, backgrounds and ideas, and we know diversity of thought contributes to our success. We encourage all interested candidates to apply.

Modern Hydrogen is proud to offer a comprehensive total compensation package designed to support our employees & their families and promote health & wellness.

  • Pay rate is $20.00 - $30.00/hr.

  • Relocation assistance for those moving from out of state.

  • Ownership of the company in the form of incentive stock options.

  • Retirement matching through Vanguard’s SIMPLE IRA with elective 3% employer match.

  • Company paid medical, dental, vision, life insurance ($100,000), and AD&D for employees. 50% covered for dependents.

  • Optional access to our flexible spending account and additional voluntary life buy-up.

  • Generous PTO: ten days of vacation per year (accrual rate increases with every year of tenure), sick leave, two personal days per year (prorated upon hire), eight paid holidays per year, three to five days of bereavement leave per instance, five days per year for jury duty.

  • 8 paid holidays.

  • Flexible working schedules.

  • Parental leave to welcome a new family member.

  • Annual professional development budget.

  • Employee assistance program which includes wellness planning, estate planning, financial counseling and more.

Exact salary may vary depending on job location, job-related knowledge, skills, experience, education, training, certifications/licenses, and other business needs.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Applicants must be authorized to work in the US. In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.