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Mechanical Engineer

Electric Era Technologies

Electric Era Technologies

Seattle, WA, USA
Posted on Friday, June 7, 2024

Company Description:

Electric Era was founded to revolutionize the world's electric vehicle charging infrastructure. We have developed PowerNode, a high performance and autonomous EV fast charging station that can be deployed anywhere on the grid to provide the necessary charging infrastructure needed for the affordable and timely electrification of transportation. Electric Era is building the future of car refill for the next generation of drivers. Join us.

Mechanical Engineer:

You will own key systems of the mechanical design and analysis for Electric Era’s next generation charging station. You will be responsible for subsystem level mechanical design that optimizes performance for cost, manufacturing simplicity, as well as the structural and thermal architecture.

Responsibilities will include the structural analysis and design of electromechanical modules, structural framing, thermal fluidic plenums and piping, enclosures, and racking systems. You will also work on wiring harness layout optimization, part tolerance stack up analysis, design for rapid installation at charging stations, and drawing releases. The successful candidate will be expected to collaborate with cross functional teams of electrical, thermal, mechanical and software engineers in order to achieve the optimal system level design.


  1. Mechanical design and analysis of charging station, battery systems, and power electronics
  2. Part design, supplier management, costing, and tooling design for mechanical systems
  3. Testing and data analysis of key assemblies
  4. Analysis of mechanical systems for thermal, vibration and outdoor exposure environments
  5. Documentation and reporting of key design criteria, design reviews, and test results
  6. Researching of key regulatory & certification requirements and the impact on design

Qualifications & Preferred Skills:

  1. 2+ years of mechanical design and analysis engineering experience
  2. Unigraphics (NX) CAD, NX Advanced Simulation and Team Center experience strongly preferred
  3. Strong understanding of structural analysis and failure modes of mechanical systems
  4. Proven full project ownership and delivery for complex and undefined mechanical design projects
  5. Hands on building, machining, and manufacturing experience
  6. Strong personal and professional project portfolio demonstrating practical capability
  7. Strong verbal and written communication skills and hard driving attitude