Lead Structural Design Engineer

Medford, MA
Engineering /
Full-time /
About Electrified Thermal Solutions
Boilers, furnaces, and kilns are the engines of our industrial economy, providing heat to melt steel, form cement, and transform chemicals. But historically reaching this high-temperature heat required burning fossil fuels, making the industrial sector responsible for 25% of global greenhouse gas emissions. 

Electrified Thermal Solutions has a simple and massive goal: to electrify industry.  
To do this, we are building the Joule Hive™ thermal battery: an energy storage technology that converts and stores cheap, renewable electricity as high-temperature heat. Our vision is to mitigate gigatons of CO2 emissions per year by deploying the Joule Hive™ at every industrial furnace, turbine, boiler, and kiln. 
We are grateful for the support from the US DOE ARPA-E, Massachusetts Clean Energy Center, Activate, National Science Foundation, Clean Energy Ventures, Starlight Ventures, and the Grantham Foundation.  

About the Role 
As a Lead Structural Design Engineer, you will lead structural design and analyses for the first-of-a-kind demonstration of the Joule Hive™ thermal battery and subsequent products. You will play a key role in ensuring the design is structurally sound and optimized for performance, cost, and timeline. You will report directly to the VP of Engineering.  

What You'll Do at ETS

    • Lead the structural design and analyses for the Joule Hive™ thermal battery and subsequent products/projects. 
    • Lead the development of structural analysis methodologies to ensure the right analyses are done properly. 
    • Manage and review structural work from contractors. 
    • Collaborate with the rest of the design team to enable an optimal design that meets requirements. 
    • Work with the R&D team to determine the required test for model validations. 
    • Keep up with the latest tools and programs; perform technical research and self-training as needed. 

What You'll Bring to ETS

    • Bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering  
    • At least 5 years of industrial design experience.  
    • At least 2 years experience using Finite Element Analysis (FEA) for structural analyses, ideally using ANSYS Mechanical   
    • Have experience performing creep and fatigue analyses, ideally for high-temperature ceramics.  
    • Devise creative design solutions without losing focus on the defined scope and timeline. 
    • Experience creating models and drawing with 3D CAD software, ideally Solidworks.  
    • Experience bringing a design from concept to manufacturing ready.  
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills 
    • Organized & detail-oriented 
    • Collaborative, adaptable, and loves to challenge assumptions. 

What We Offer

    • Competitive compensation package, including equity options 
    • Hybrid work schedule after onboarding
    • Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance 
    • 401(k) with matching 
    • 12 weeks of fully paid parental leave, with an additional two weeks for birthing parents, after 6 months
    • 20 days of annual PTO  
    • Approximately 17 days paid company holidays per year (varies based on calendar year)
    • Access to commuter benefits with company contributions
What We Value
As a growing startup, we value executing through uncertainty and moving toward the problem. We also recognize that structure is support and adheres to processes to keep us safe and make us effective. ETS can only achieve our goals if we go together, and value and proactively draw on the diverse backgrounds, skill sets, and perspectives of our growing team. Each day, we work to live sustainably, not only to build a sustainable future but also to create an environment where our employees lead full multi-dimensional lives. 
ETS believes people are the catalyst for success and seeks those with diverse backgrounds and perspectives to maximize our impact. We know great solutions and innovation can come from anywhere and prioritize hiring people with the ability to work on diverse teams and with a diverse range of people. ETS is committed to building a diverse and inclusive team and work environment and we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.