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Electro-Mechanical Technician (weekend)

Modern Electron

Modern Electron

Woodinville, WA, USA
Posted on Tuesday, July 9, 2024

Electro-Mechanical Technician
Modern Hydrogen
Woodinville, WA - Full Time – Onsite

Modern Hydrogen has an immediate opening for a talented Electro-Mechanical Technician. In this role, you will lead a team of technicians in the assembly and operation of cutting-edge piping and process machinery. You will play a crucial role in driving innovation, overseeing complex projects, and collaborating with engineers, technicians, machinists, and fabricators.

The weekend shift is 12 hours and will be 3 or 4 days weekly (to be coordinated with the hiring manager). This is an onsite role with no remote work. The Electro-Mechanical 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:

  • Leading a team of technicians in the assembly of piping and process machinery, including pneumatics, hydraulics and industrial controls per drawings/schematics.

  • Collaborate with managers on project scheduling and resource planning.

  • Testing, commissioning and operation of test stands and pilot plants by following work instructions and standard operating procedures.

  • Troubleshooting and providing technical feedback on complex assemblies.

  • Analyzing, and implementing improvements to fabrication and assembly processes.

  • Devising and implementing new quality control measures.

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

  • Provide design and process related feedback in close collaboration with machinists and engineers.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • A.A. or B.S. in Engineering or Science.

  • Trade school certificate with 5+ years of relevant experience will also be considered.

  • 3+ years of industry experience in oil and gas, chemical processing, custom machinery/automation equipment.

  • Basic fabrication skills with intermediate knowledge of electro-mechanical systems (pneumatics, hydraulics, drives, PLC).

  • Metrology experience (optical comparator, smart height gauge, handheld measurement tools).

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

  • Able to communicate technical information clearly and concisely.

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

  • Ability to work independently of direct supervision.

  • 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:

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

  • Experience maintaining and operating chemical processing equipment.

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

  • Highly self-motivated with good track record of independently making decisions and finding solutions to complex problems.

  • Mechanical design and drafting (CAD) experience.

  • Working in a research and development or related 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 $25.00 - $38.00/hour.

  • 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.