Application Engineer

Richmond, California, United States Full-time

We have an opportunity for an Application Engineer to immediately have an impact on our organization.

Axiom Exergy’s team has developed commercialized a game-changing energy storage solution for supermarkets and refrigerated facilities. Our mission is to transform the world’s cooling systems into intelligent, cloud-connected, low-cost batteries.

We are seeking a new team member to facilitate the growth of the company by assessing new potential sites, developing customer proposals, and synthesizing complex technical information into customer value. This rockstar candidate will have the opportunity to turn site visits, data collected, and research into standardized tools that will be used to assess future sites efficiently. 

The ideal candidate will have an engineering/technical background, wants hands-on experience with different refrigeration or energy storage equipment, is passionate about energy, and is willing to do whatever it takes to support Axiom’s growth!


What You’ll Do

The Application Engineer will act as a key link between the commercial and engineering teams. You will be responsible for assessing sites and quantifying the value Axiom can deliver to key accounts within the Grocery and Cold Storage Industries. You will accelerate Axiom’s growth by vetting projects, streamlining assessment methodology, and developing data-backed value propositions for specific customer locations.

You will work directly with the Director of Sales and Marketing on the following strategic initiatives:

  • Work closely with the commercial and engineering teams to assess and vet projects and compile concise summaries of Refrigeration Battery projects
  • Refine and develop the technical tools used by the business to assess potential new installations
  • Visit sites and methodically capture and compile the most relevant information to determine the best path forward from a sales and project engineering perspective
  • Maintain responsiveness and technical and financial expertise in presenting solutions internally and to customers
  • Analyze energy industry trends, utility rate schedules, and other key indicators to incorporate into customer analyses and value propositions
  • Provide customer and market feedback in product management discussions with Axiom’s product development and project deployment teams
  • Anything else necessary to support Axiom’s growth

You will have the opportunity to get exposure to both the commercial and engineering groups within a fast growing business. You will also have the opportunity to work directly with Axiom’s CEO and CTO on other strategic initiatives that match your skills/interests.


Who You Are

  • 2+ years of experience in a technical role in energy, utilities, or general engineering. Bonus: a technical degree.
  • Highly motivated, curious, and excited about energy storage. Seeking to grow with us as our team and customer base expand rapidly.
  • Understanding of thermodynamic principles and experience analyzing commercial equipment
  • An eagerness to enable more installations of a game-changing technology in a fast paced environment
  • Expertise in direct, articulate communication with internal and external parties from building engineers to executives
  • Willingness to visit sites and take detailed notes
  • Flexible, self-motivated, high-functioning team player
  • Tactical thinker and exceptional, concise communicator and writer
  • Attention to detail, both internally and with customers
  • Able to work in an unstructured environment without losing the greater vision
  • Ability to prioritize and execute tasks with an eye on customer satisfaction and reputation building
  • Interest in working for a small, dynamic, early-stage tech company (very exciting, but hard work!)
  • Ability to wear many hats, juggle many projects, and switch tasks quickly
  • Bonus: experience with the grocery or refrigeration industry


The Fine Print

  • Compensation in cash and equity in the company.
  • As startups go, the work is demanding and the hours are long, but we’ll make every effort to find an arrangement that works.
  • A moderate amount of travel for site evaluations and installations.

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