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.

 

 

Mechanical Engineer

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 info@maltainc.com.

Job Function:

  • 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

Required:

  • 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

Desired:

  • 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