Systems Integration Technician at ESS
Wilsonville, OR, US

Energy Storage Systems (ESS Inc) is a fast-growing, venture-backed, multi patented, clean technology start-up, located in Wilsonville, OR. ESS has developed an extremely cost-effective energy management system that combines an environmentally safe, abundant, and non-toxic iron electrolyte with our patented flow cell design. Our advanced flow battery technology combines high performance with low cost, renewable integration designed for commercial, industrial, and utility applications.

Our team boasts decades of experience in distributed power generation and energy storage technologies. We are team building a disruptive, cutting edge technology. We are looking for motivated, hard-working, like-minded people to join our team of individuals who have a passion for sustainability, the environment, and who thrive in a fast-paced entrepreneurial setting. This position involves close interaction with numerous engineering disciplines. Applicant must be comfortable working in a team environment that is fast paced and dynamic. A strong commitment to quality and continuous improvement is required.
Position Profile:
ESS is looking for a motivated, hard-working System Integration Technicians to join our team. This person is responsible for constructing and integrating plumbing, electrical, and sub- assemblies of large battery systems. The ideal candidate is someone who adaptable and understands the culture, the rigor, and the challenges of a start-up environment.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Ability to read and understand engineering drawings and procedures.
  • Construct, assemble, and leak check PVC plumbing assemblies.
  • Construct and install electrical conduit and junction boxes.
  • Ability to prepare and terminate cables.
  • Connection of cables to other electrical assemblies per schematics.
  • Use hand or powered tools for the construction and assembly of PVC plumbing and electrical parts.
  • Operate drill press, miter saw, grinders, table saw etc.
  • Set up, operate, and maintain test equipment per pre-defined procedures to evaluate performance of assemblies and record results.
  • Work with mechanical, electrical, and manufacturing engineers to improve system assembly process and quality.
  • Perform in-process quality control inspections per pre-defined procedures to ensure the quality of the work performed and the functionality of the components and/or modules.
  • Ability to follow job required Standards and Safety Protocols, per pre-defined processes.
  • Ability to follow written and verbal work instructions.
  • Maintain clean working environment.

Proficiencies

  • Familiar with data collection and entry. MS Excel preferred.
  • Ability to take and follow detailed notes.
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills to work effectively with a small, dynamic team.

Additional Requirements & Qualifications

  • Ability to fluently read and write English, comprehend, and follow verbal and written instructions.
  • Ability to follow job required Standards and Safety Protocols, per pre-defined processes.
  • Must be able to wear Personal Protection Equipment according to OSHA rules and regulations.
  • Must be willing to submit to a Background Check and a Drug Test according to the BOLI rules and Regulations.
  • Regular, consistent, and punctual attendance is required.

Experience Desired

  • Experience in a manufacturing environment with dynamic daily priorities.
  • Experience in new-product introduction and scale to manufacturing.

Education

  • High School Diploma or GED

Physical Demands

  • Frequent to constant movement throughout the day.
  • Able to lift 50 lbs. unassisted.
  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and talk or hear.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
  • The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.

Work Environment

  • The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Warehouse/ manufacturing environment.

Other Duties

  • Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Job Type: Full-time

As an equal opportunity employer, we are open to considering every qualified candidate who is eligible and legally authorized to work in the United States on a full or part-time basis, and who does not require a visa sponsorship or who is of H1B1 status.

Benefits:

  • In addition to the value of working with and helping grow a global reaching clean technology, headquartered in the middle of the beautiful Pacific Northwest valley, ESS offers a competitive benefits package: Company assisted Health insurance, Approved PPE Reimbursement, Medical & Dental; FLEX spending account; 8 paid holidays; 401K with match, and a competitive PTO accrual.
  • Pay Dependent on Experience