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Electromechanical Engineer



Other Engineering
Baltimore, MD, USA
Posted on Wednesday, March 6, 2024

ETCH is a startup commercializing a radically new and efficient decarbonization technology for the simultaneous greenhouse gas-free production of hydrogen and solid carbon from natural gas.

The Electromechanical Engineer position at ETCH, INC will operate and maintain systems and equipment and design hardware to be used in the ETCH Process™. Primary responsibilities are testing and monitoring of ETCH’s pilot reactor, designing performance and process improvements, and assistance in assembly, disassembly, and maintenance of the pilot reactor.

Other duties include:

  • Providing process improvement feedback and diagnosis of process bottlenecks
  • Design and implementation of hardware and test procedures to improve reactor performance and reliability
  • Electrical design of outdoor rated power distribution and wiring harnesses that meet code.
  • Establishing safe systems and procedures for individuals and groups working with potentially dangerous and combustible chemicals, particularly but not limited to natural gas, hydrogen, hydrogen chloride, carbon powders and metal salts
  • Evaluating processes and equipment to ensure compliance with environmental and safety regulations
  • Coordination with manufacturers and suppliers
  • Flexible work schedule including the occasional third shift

Preferred qualifications:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical, Electrical, Materials, Chemical Engineering or related discipline.
  • Experience with Solidworks or similar CAD software
  • Experience with tools, machinery, equipment construction, and/or chemical processing
  • Experience with programmable logic controllers and data acquisition systems

An ability to work independently as well as in a team environment toward timely execution of goals is required.

ETCH is committed to equal opportunity for its employees. To that end, ETCH does not discriminate on the basis of sex, gender, marital status, pregnancy, race, color, ethnicity, national origin, age, disability, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or other legally protected characteristic. ETCH is committed to providing qualified individuals access to all employment programs, benefits and activities on the basis of demonstrated ability, performance and merit without regard to personal factors that are irrelevant to the program involved.

Compensation commensurate with relevant experience.