Field Project Engineer

Richmond, California, United States Full-time

Provide project engineering support for company engaged in designing and building innovative energy storage systems for the commercial refrigeration industry.  Working directly with the President, CTO, and VP of Engineering, the Project Engineer will:  

  • Analyze and assess target sites for system installation.
  • Perform system modelling and operational calculations to optimize the system to the site. 
  • Lead the building permitting process by managing a team of engineering consultants and interacting with the local permitting authority. 
  • Generate site installation documentation, including technical diagrams, detailed work packages, and best practices. 
  • Negotiate construction contracts and manage installation contractors.
  • Orchestrate on-site team operations, including Refrigeration Battery Measurement and Verification, and coordinate team logistics. 
  • Monitor and conduct quality control of the installation process. 
  • Serve as Axiom Exergy’s main point of contact for customers. 
  • Provide technical feedback to the design team on the installation, commissioning, and operation of field units to directly influence next-generation system design. 
  • As needed engage in other project engineering activities.

Up to 50% travel to client site within a 50-mile radius of San Francisco or San Diego.


Position Requirements:

Education: Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical, Electrical or Civil Engineering 

Experience: 2 years of experience in the job offered or 2 years of experience as a mechanical, electrical or civil engineer in a commercial or industrial environment.

Skills:  Must have: 

  1. One year of experience with project management tools and methodologies (examples include: MS Project, Waterfall, CPM/CCPM, SDLC, Agile, or similar)
  1. One year of experience with CAD (AutoCAD or similar)
  1. One year of experience with energy systems and thermodynamics modelling or analysis
  1. One year of experience generating solutions related to thermodynamics and fluid mechanics for vapor compression or hydraulic equipment, including compressors, pumps, pressure vessels, piping standards.

All experience and skills may be gained concurrently.  Unless otherwise indicated, employer is not seeking a specific number of months or years in any of the skills listed above.


Please submit inquiries by email only to Inquiries must be addressed to Nikhil Saralkar with the following reference number Project NC and include a cover letter and resume.  This position is part of Axiom Exergy, Inc.’s employee referral program and is eligible for an employee referral incentive.

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