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Test Technician - Integration

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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

We are seeking a highly motivated individual to join our dynamic team as a Test Integration Technician specializing in validation and integration activities related to battery module testing. As a Test Integration Technician, you will play a crucial role in ensuring the commissioning and uninterrupted operation of battery cells and modules. This position requires hands-on skills, a creative approach, and troubleshooting mindset in order to execute integration effectively.

What you'll do:

  • Validate electrical systems in order to ensure successful integration using proprietary software and protocols
  • Commission electrochemical devices and their test stands so they can be put and stay on test for the test duration
  • Support the execution of performance testing, attain data, and communicate findings to Engineering to improve performance
  • Support the development and documentation of standard operating procedures (SOPs) for commissioning and performance testing tasks
  • Maintain and troubleshoot electrochemical test instruments and electromechanical equipment for duration of active tests to maximize total availability of test systems
  • Support test development team with setting up, troubleshooting and executing one off tests
  • Log maintenance activities, and document findings and testing metrics for performance traceability
  • Safely handle corrosive materials and follow instructions to properly use and dispose of them

What you'll bring:

  • Proven experience (>4 years) in complex electrochemical systems / batteries
  • Aptitude in troubleshooting, software, electrical work and willingness to learn
  • Familiarity with common electrical, HVAC, and plumbing components such as fuses, power supplies, fans, pumps, valves, etc.
  • Knowledge of chemical and electrical safety practices; NFPA 70E training a plus.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams and troubleshoot a variety of electromechanical issues.
  • Proficient in reading and interpreting engineering drawings and specifications.
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, startup environment.
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs.

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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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