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Mechanical Engineer

Company: Ojjo, Inc.
Location: San Rafael
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Job Title: Mechanical EngineerDepartment: MachinesReports To: VP, MachinesLocation: San Rafael, CA
The Ojjo Mechanical Engineer (Machines) is responsible for developing both static and moving components and systems for Ojjo's unique solar Truss Driver mobile installation machine. The job encompasses the entire machine life cycle, including conceptual development, detailed design, fabrication and test of prototypes, fabrication and test of production units, field testing, and maintenance. Ideal candidates will be as comfortable in the lab/shop/field as they are at their office desks.

  • Responsible for design of parts and systems to increase the throughput and reliability of our Truss Driver machines
  • Work with a cross-functional team to define requirements for machine improvements
  • Develop concepts of various ways of implementing a particular function, then down-select to a preferred implementation
  • Design and fabricate prototypes, test, and refine; including working with internal machine shop and external vendors
  • Design production parts
  • Work with procurement to build production units
  • Improve the reliability and maintainability of parts as field use reveals weaknesses
  • Use design tools such as FEA, FMEA, and DFx to guide design decisions
  • Create detailed CAD models and drawings (in SolidWorks)
  • Work hands-on in electrical and mechanical domains
  • Requires interacting with people in all areas of the company, including design engineers, field engineers, construction workers
    Experience and Education
    • BS Mechanical Engineering, Industrial Engineering, or related field required
    • MS Mechanical Engineering desirable
    • 2+ years of mechanical design experience (this is not an entry level position)
    • Construction experience desirable
    • Proficiency with 3D CAD software (SolidWorks preferred)
    • Fluent in English
      Knowledge and Skills
      • Self-Driven, self-motivated, and thrives under tight deadlines
      • Ability to take on responsibility and manage multiple projects simultaneously
      • Excellent judgement and able to make responsible decisions
      • The ability to generate new ideas and follow through to completion
      • Exceptional written, oral, interpersonal, and presentation skills
      • Excellent people skills and an enthusiastic attitude
      • Ability to effectively interface with senior management and staff
      • Superior professionalism, judgement, and strong work ethic
      • Be a teammate to a wide range of individuals in varied situations
      • 6 weeks per year travel required, mostly in the western US
      • Field work will typically be on a utility-scale solar site and requires the ability to lift objects of up to 25 pounds and occasionally climb on parts of a machine
        What we offer:
        • Competitive compensation and benefits package
        • Team environment that prioritizes collaboration, communication, and support for each other.
        • Training & development opportunities to continue your growth and success
        • Eligibility to receive equity in the company
        • Career path opportunities for top performers
        • Becoming a part of the clean energy and solar movement alongside pioneers in the industry.
          About Us:Ojjo is revolutionizing solar energy through innovative foundation technology and is creating new opportunities for lowering clean energy costs. Our patented approach to utility-scale foundations combines novel hardware with an automated drilling machine, unlocking millions in value for the solar industry.
          As a company, we value and work towards ensuring an equitable and inclusive workplace, so every team member is provided an opportunity to contribute at all levels of our organization. Celebrating diversity and the individual difference of each person is paramount to what we believe.
          Ojjo Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, disability, or veteran status.
          If you're highly motivated and purpose-driven, come join our stellar team today!

Keywords: Ojjo, Inc., San Rafael , Mechanical Engineer, Engineering , San Rafael, California

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