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Catalyst Lab Associate

Electric Hydrogen Co.

Electric Hydrogen Co.

Massachusetts, USA
Posted on Sunday, September 10, 2023

Electric Hydrogen’s mission is to make molecules to decarbonize our world! Our outstanding people are our most important asset and will allow us to deliver hydrogen from renewable electrolysis for heavy industry, at prices below fossil fuels.

As an Associate in our Catalyst R&D Laboratory, your mission will be to help us install and operate various analytical instrumentation and develop methods for analyzing catalysts. This is a unique opportunity to work closely with our scientists and engineers working on electrocatalysts for the future of water electrolyzers.

You will be based onsite in our Lab in Natick, MA, and report to Catalyst Team Lead.


  • Preparing and characterizing catalyst samples for analysis
  • Carrying out a variety of laboratory experiments and operations
  • Supporting others in more complex laboratory tasks
  • Recording results, organizing data, and performing basic calculations
  • Setting up and maintaining analytical equipment
  • Complying with all safety standards
  • Solving technical issues that arise within the lab


  • Associate's or bachelors degree preferred
  • Experience working in a wet lab
  • Experience handling powders and hazardous materials
  • Ability to work in a safe and efficient manner
  • Strong critical thinking and judgement skills to solve commonly encountered problems
  • Comfortable working in a team environment


  • Must work in a standing or seated position for extended periods of time, up to 8 hours
  • Significant walking or other means of mobility
  • Close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and must adjust focus, with or without corrective lenses
  • Must reach, bend, stoop, push or pull and frequently lift up to 40 pounds. Occasionally lift or move 60 pounds
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate but may be loud at times
  • Must wear appropriate PPE



Natick Zone
$20$25 USD

Actual base salary offered to the hired applicant will be determined based on their work location, level, qualifications, job-related skills, as well as relevant education or training and experience.​

Base salary is just one part of Electric Hydrogen’s total rewards package. We feel strongly that our team should not have to worry about having quality healthcare. In addition to the base salary offered, the hired applicant may receive:​

  • an equity grant​
  • time off programs​
  • a $75/month cell phone allowance​
  • a 4% employer 401(k) match​
  • 100% fully paid premiums for employees and their families: medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short-term & long-term disability coverage​
  • a discretionary bonus​

Electric Hydrogen’s benefits programs are subject to eligibility requirements.

COVID-19 vaccination required for all employees and contingent workers, unless a reasonable accommodation is approved. All prospective hires will be expected to provide proof of vaccination to attend an onsite interview or at their first day of employment.

About Electric Hydrogen

Electric Hydrogen is a team of the world's experts in scaling technologies for the post-carbon world, with a proven record in transforming the grid and transportation sectors. Backed by some of the world's top venture capital firms, we design and manufacture electrolytic hydrogen systems matched to renewable power sources to create green hydrogen by splitting water. We are building a cost-effective and transformative path between renewable energy and multiple large industrial sectors. Abundant and low-cost renewable energy sources will power the world, and Electric Hydrogen technology will use this energy to decarbonize industry through sustainable materials. We were founded in 2020 and are based in California and Massachusetts.

Electric Hydrogen is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive, and authentic workplace for all to belong. We are aware that people from historically underrepresented groups are less likely to apply if they don't meet 100% of the job requirements. We are actively working on efforts to change this social norm. If you are excited about this role, we encourage you to apply!