Malta is a new energy storage engineering company focusing on the construction of megawatt-scale pilot plant facilities. We encourage applicants from all engineering disciplines as well as the business sector. We are currently seeking highly motivated and enthusiastic candidates for the positions listed below.
The Mechanical Engineer will be responsible for managing sub-systems design from the conceptual to detailed engineering phase, and will work with internal cross-functional teams and external engineering firms to carry out development work for the long-duration energy storage market. The ideal candidate will have a hands-on background in mechanical design, project engineering, and/or system engineering, and will be required to communicate technical findings to a wide audience of engineers, management, and external collaborators.
This is an opportunity to have a direct impact in an exciting energy storage technology startup at an early stage, while also working with best-in-class OEM partners.
Please send resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Lead and support sub-systems (air loop, molten salt loop, and coolant loop) design for the product
Manage custom working fluid development including specification, storage, and handling
Develop functional requirements in close collaboration with component and functional subject matter experts
Review documents from engineering design firm to finalize FEED package during “preliminary design” phase (mechanical, structural, electrical, controls)
Create and update process documents, e.g. P&ID and PFD
Work with external collaborators to review and update interface documentation
Support with “detailed engineering” phase to be carried out by EPC firm
BS or MS degree in Mechanical, Systems, or Power Systems Engineering
3 – 5 years of engineering experience in a professional setting, preferably in Energy or Renewable industry
Strong background in fluidic loops design and engineering
Experience with piping & tank design, pumps, valves, and I&C
Basic understanding or familiarity with ASME PV and process piping codes, PED, NFPA
Ability to do engineering calculation and analysis for sizing and selection of system components
Should be comfortable working and collaborating with overseas design firm and vendors
Should be comfortable working with minimal information and be able to navigate through the organization to gather data/requirements to move designs forward
Positive attitude to get things done, curiosity to learn new things, and willingness to take initiative and make mistakes to learn
Previous experience in Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) plant, power generation, or energy storage is a plus
Deep understanding of thermodynamic cycles
Familiarity with Solidworks, Smartplant3D, Matlab, Visio, Ansys, AutoCAD, MS project
Background in performing engineering analyses – FEA, CFD, and 1D transient simulation
Knowledge of power plant equipment, operations, and control logic
Familiarity with electrical interconnection and industrial utility service
Ability to think at a systems level
Construction and field experience
Proficiency in Spanish and/or German is a plus