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Job Description

Are you ready to build America’s clean energy future with the team that will deliver? Form Energy is an American energy technology and manufacturing company. We are pioneering a new class of iron-air batteries to enable our electric grid to run on renewable, reliable, and affordable energy, every day of the year.

Form Energy has been recognized by TIME as “One of the Best Inventions of 2023” for its battery technology and by MIT Technology Review as a “Top Climate Tech Company to Watch”. We are making rapid progress on our mission of delivering energy storage for a better world, and are growing just as rapidly to meet demand. Our team has more than doubled in size in the past year, and continues to expand every day. We have signed contracts with leading electric utilities across the United States. Pilot production of our iron-air batteries has already begun, and later this year, production will take off to high volumes at our new factory in West Virginia.

Working for Form Energy is more than just a job, it’s a chance to be part of something extraordinary. And right now might be the most exciting moment in the company’s history to join. We are assembling a team of some of the most talented and motivated individuals across the country. Driven by our core values of humanity, excellence, and creativity, our team is determined to deliver on our mission and transform the energy landscape for the better.

Feeling energized to make a meaningful impact on the world? Then keep reading - you’ve come to the right place.

Role Description:

Form Energy is seeking a Senior Facilities Engineer with manufacturing facilities building infrastructure, coordination of systems implementation (controls), and CAD design experience and knowledge of reliability programs and is interested in joining our manufacturing operations team within the commercial operations group. This is an exciting opportunity to join our talented and growing team at our high-volume, state-of-the-art advanced battery manufacturing facility in Weirton, WV.

This team focuses on meeting Form Factory One's (FF1) operational needs, including facilities management, planning, and maintaining facilities equipment and high-volume manufacturing lines. We will employ over 750 people at FF1 and have an annual production capacity of 500 megawatts of our novel iron-iron battery energy storage system.

The Facilities Engineer will support facilities-related engineering projects, upgrades, and improvements across our Form Factory One location. Collaborating and working closely with cross-functional teams, you will support the design, planning, and delivery of projects to meet costs, timelines, environment, and sustainability needs.

If this sounds like the perfect position for you, apply now! This is an exciting opportunity to help shape and be part of the growth of a fast-moving company with breakthrough technology and an incredible mission! The position is based out of Form Energy's Weirton, WV facility. Relocation assistance is available.

What you'll do:

  • Provide technical expertise and support to resolve facility-related issues and challenges
  • Help develop maintenance strategies for facilities' equipment
  • Perform comprehensive evaluations and analyses to ensure projects meet operational, budgetary, and environmental objectives
  • Collaborate with interdisciplinary teams across Form Energy to develop project specifications, timelines, and budgets
  • Ensure all projects comply with applicable codes, standards, and environmental regulations, promoting safety and sustainability
  • Champion continuous improvement by leveraging insights from project outcomes to enhance future initiatives

What you'll bring:

  • A degree in Mechanical, Electrical, Civil Engineering, or related field and proven experience with CAD software
  • Experience in facilities engineering, management, or a related role
  • Technical experience in building systems, HVAC, plumbing, electrical, and other facility-related infrastructure
  • Ability to analyze complex issues and provide practical solutions
  • Adaptable, able to quickly assess and prioritize competing priorities; detail-oriented and well-developed organizational, communication, and time-management skills
  • Highly regarded Professional Engineering (P.E.) license or the pursuit thereof

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Humanity is a cornerstone of Form Energy’s culture, and we make sure our compensation and benefits reflect that. Form Energy offers competitive salaries, stock options, and a holistic benefits package to ensure all employees have what they need to thrive while working here.

When it comes to you and your family’s health, we cover 100% of medical, dental, and vision premiums for full-time employees - and 80% of healthcare premiums for dependents. This starts from day one. We also offer at least 12 weeks of paid leave for new parents (up to 20 weeks for birthing parents), and generous vacation policies to give employees time to recharge when needed.

To build a clean and equitable energy future, we need everyone at the table. We strive to form a team as diverse as the communities we will serve with our technology, and are committed to maintaining an inclusive environment for all employees. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer, and encourage candidates from all backgrounds to apply to our open jobs.

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