Electrical Engineer - Automation at ESS
Wilsonville, OR, US

Note: ESS is committed to the safety and wellbeing of our employees and community therefore we require COVID-19 vaccinations as a condition of employment. 

ESS is a globally recognized leader in sustainable energy storage and is consistently identified as one of the most innovative and exciting technology players in energy storage. It is poised to be one of the fastest growing energy technology companies in the world, with projects already across 4 continents and an upcoming public offering. The ESS vision is about enabling the decarbonization of the grid by enabling us to achieve up to 100% of our electricity from clean, sustainable renewable energy.

These are ambitious goals, and we are pursuing them with passion. At ESS, we are leading the energy transition, creating the sustainable energy solutions of the future to help individuals, businesses and communities change energy into lasting value.

ESS is hiring an experienced Electrical Engineer to support the development of advanced energy storage products.

What you’ll do at ESS.

  • Own the design, modeling, specification, and testing of low to medium voltage industrial electrical power systems and equipment
  • Support the development of energy storage products by providing expert knowledge of AC power, 3-phase power, power conversion, DC circuits, motors, power technology, and industrial control systems
  • Apply standard engineering knowledge, techniques, and formulae to create and interpret designs, calculations, drawings, sketches, documents of complex iron redux flow battery systems
  • Perform technical review of designs and documents
  • Develop and perform system tests and determine adjustments to newly installed or modified equipment and controls

What you bring to the table.

Minimum Requirement:

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Electrical Engineering
  • 3+ years of experience in new product introduction and/or technology commercialization
  • 3+ years of experience leading or contributing to technical projects
  • Knowledgeable in embedded system design including schematic development, component selection, circuit design and testing
  • Proficient in electrical design CAD packages, such as EAGLE
  • Experience with inverters, transformers, electrical panels, and other power distribution equipment
  • Ability to use oscilloscopes, DVMs, signal generators, spectrum analyzers, etc.
  • Understanding of project schedule and budget development and maintenance
  • Experience in new-product introduction and scale to manufacturing
  • Hands on wiring experience for complex electrical panels

We’d love to see:

  • Electrical enclosure design and fabrication for industrial equipment

Benefits of working at ESS

In addition to the value of working with and helping grow a global reaching clean technology, ESS offers a Company assisted Health insurance, Approved PPE Reimbursement, Medical & Dental; Flex spending account; 8 paid holidays; 401K, and a competitive PTO accrual.

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, without a need for sponsorship.

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.