Battery Lab Equipment Engineer

1 Month ago

Fremont, California, United States

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Job Description

“EnerVenue is building the batteries we need for grid-scale storage.” - Forbes

Launched in 2020 and now backed by $125,000,000 in Series A funding, we are quickly scaling our unique (but well-proven) grid-scale batteries for the world’s clean energy present and future. Our metal hydrogen batteries advance technology that has, until now, only been used in aerospace applications like the Hubble Space Telescope and International Space Station. EnerVenue’s technology brings game-changing differentiation to the stationary energy storage sector: unique durability, flexibility, safety, with cradle-to-cradle environmental and full local supply chain capabilities. Come join the clean energy revolution as part of a category-defining company.

With funding and new deals with energy companies like Schlumberger, we want you to join our expanding team to build a Gigafactory and put our technology to work for customers and partners across the world. Now is the time to join EnerVenue.

We’re excited to hear from you. It’s an exciting time for clean energy, and an especially exciting moment to join us at EnerVenue.

EnerVenue is looking for a Battery Test Engineer to join our growing start-up company. You will be responsible for testing electrochemical cells, battery packs and systems for advanced energy storage applications as a member of the Product Engineering team.


  • The focus of this position will be solving equipment related issues, includes installing, maintaining, troubleshooting and calibrating Test equipment.

  • This position is responsible for communicating to the facility team and the IT team on the requirements of installing the testing equipment and tracking the progress of installation.

  • Collaborate with the testing engineers and the facility team to design the equipment layout for new lab spaces.

  • Communicate with equipment vendors for scheduling services and troubleshooting test issues.

  • This role collaborates closely with test engineers and technicians to ensure the equipment achieves top-notch performance.

  • Design and build/modify different tools/fixtures to support different testing purposes from materials level, battery cell level, battery module level to HV battery pack level in battery technology labs.

  • Responsible for procurement, manage, maintain, and explore upgrades for lab hardware, including battery cyclers, thermal chambers, and electronics, as well as supplies and consumables.

  • Collaborate with test engineers and technicians to design and integrate additional safety features on lab equipment to enhance lab safety standards.

  • Perform lab asset management duties (storage, transportation, calibration, service) and maintain the equipment database.

  • Train technicians on specialized equipment usage and lab practices.


  • Experience with maintenance of Electrical testing equipment, Temperature and Humidity Chamber and other instruments (e.g. digital multimeter, impedance analyzer) for R&D laboratory.

  • Experience with operating battery testing equipment is a plus.

  • Solid electrical and mechanical engineering fundamentals

  • Experience working and modifying computer devices

  • Good root causes analytical skills to identify and to resolve maintenance issues with equipment

  • Speed of work, proficiency, diligence and good communication skills

  • Ability to work with cross-functional teams

  • Bachelor's degree in electrical, mechanical engineering or related field

  • 2+ years of experience in lab setup, management, and maintenance in an R&D environment

  • Must have the ability to independently prioritize and accomplish work within time constraints

  • Proficiency in Mandarin Chinese is a plus.

Salary Range:

$120,540 - 145,768

EnerVenue is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, national origin, ancestry, creed (religion), gender or gender identity, sexual orientation, military status, citizenship status, age, disability, genetic characteristics, marital status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

For US geography, (not Bay Area specific) The starting base pay for this position is as shown below. The actual base pay is dependent upon a variety of job-related factors such as professional background, training, work experience, location, business needs, market demand and competitive market practice. Therefore, in some circumstances, the actual salary could fall outside of this expected range. This pay range is subject to change and may be modified in the future.


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Fremont, United States

51 - 200

Sector: Energy

About this company

Founders:Yi Cui

Founded date:2020

Revenue:US$ 100 - 500 million

Investors:Doug Kimmelman, Peter Lee, Saudi Aramco Energy Ventures, Schlumberger Limited

Stage:Series A


EnerVenue provides metal-hydrogen batteries for large-scale renewable and storage applications. In order to support a buildout of renewable energy, which tends to over-generate electricity at certain times of day more

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