Project Engineer

Oakland, CA
Engineering /
Full-time /
This role is suitable for a talented, experienced engineer seeking to build a first-in-class EV field site and rapidly iterate as our business scales. This is an unusual opportunity to work collaboratively with a highly-technical, highly accomplished business team to accelerate the electrification of the semi-trucking industry.

Top role qualifications

    • Excellent engineering fundamentals: strong working knowledge of high-power, high-voltage engineering.
    • HV equipment deployment experience: track record of successfully deploying HV equipment in the field.
    • Early-stage startup experience: able to deliver exceptional results in a rapidly-evolving, high-stakes environment.
    • Excellent communication skills: pro-actively and efficiently communicate cross-functionally to ensure high-quality deliverables responsive to company's evolving needs.
    • Collaborative autonomy: takes responsibility to solve big challenges while communicating collaboratively to ensure team progress.
    • Self-motivated: combines enthusiasm with focus to motivate oneself and encourage others.

Key role responsibilities

    • Develop a baseline system design in collaboration with company leadership.
    • Engage equipment vendors and scaling partners to vet technical specifications on equipment.
    • Coordinate closely with suppliers and partners to deploy HV equipment in the field.
    • Run pilot testing of HV equipment in the field to meet highly specific business requirements and customer requests.
    • Maintain high standards for safety in terms of process, practices, and culture.
    • Maintain strong interpersonal relationships with key deployment partners and properly represent company values in the field.
    • Build and use lightweight project management tools including GANNT and risk management tracker.
    • Support company technical roadmapping for future deployments.
    • Travel required: ~25-50%
    • Role will evolve and grow rapidly.