Lab Technician at Energy Storage Systems
Wilsonville, OR, US

Company Profile


Energy Storage Systems (ESS) is a fast-growing, clean technology company, located in

Wilsonville, OR. ESS has developed an advanced flow battery technology for

commercial, industrial, and utility applications. With a team that boasts decades of

experience in distributed power generation and energy storage technologies, ESS has

developed an extremely cost-effective energy management system that combines a

safe, abundant and non-toxic iron electrolyte with our patented flow cell design. This

combination of high performance with low cost means that ESS’s technology is ideally

suited for applications that range in size from retail energy management to utility-scale

renewables integration.


Position Profile


ESS is looking for a motivated and hard-working Lab Technician to join our team. This

position works directly with R&D engineers and scientists for New Product Introduction

and supports maintenance and organization of engineering labs. Ability to work in a

team environment is a must. Applicant must be comfortable working in a fast paced,

dynamic work environment.




• Assembles test fixtures, test stands, and battery modules following directions

from engineers.

• Performs maintenance of and repairs to test fixtures, test stands and lab


• Operates test and related equipment following directions from engineers.

• Monitors tests, records data, and summarizes/reports for engineers as directed

• Installs and operates electronic and hydraulic instrumentation for generating test


• Provides general support of operations to other work groups based on level of


• Maintains lab cleanliness, organization, and a safe working environment

• Performs other related duties as assigned

• Ability to follow written and verbal work instructions.




• Graduation from high school supplemented by technical school or appropriate

college courses.

• 2 years of working experience in a developmental lab or 2 years of mechanical

assembly, repair or maintenance of mechanical equipment is required.

• Working knowledge of lab instrumentation and data acquisition is a plus.

• Can work from standard operating procedures (SOPs)

• Good interpersonal and communication skills to work effectively with a small,

dynamic team.

• Comfortable working with chemicals.

• U.S. Citizenship or permanent residency