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Control Systems Technician

Electric Hydrogen Co.

Electric Hydrogen Co.

Devens, MA, USA
Posted on Tuesday, March 12, 2024

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 a Control Systems Technician, you will carry out assembly, maintenance, and troubleshooting of control systems infrastructure and equipment. You will be responsible for both low-voltage control wiring and higher-voltage power wiring and will work on a variety of internally-developed and third-party systems and machines. You will work closely with Controls Engineers on the Manufacturing team, as well as both technicians and engineers from a variety of adjacent working groups.

You will be based on-site at our facility in Devens, MA, and will report to our Automation Controls & Equipment Engineer. Up to 20% travel may be required for this position.

This position is for either A shift or B shift. Shift flexibly is required.

Role and Responsibilities

  • Assemble control systems infrastructure and install third-party equipment such as power meters, pumps, and pressure sensors
  • Wire, test, and troubleshoot control panels and individual electrical subcomponents
  • Read and mark up electrical schematics
  • Follow company and industry workmanship standards for assembly and electrical work
  • Follow Lock-Out Tag-Out (LOTO) procedures as-needed
  • Set up and troubleshoot simple ethernet communications networks
  • Pick up and learn new pieces of software for interfacing with and configuring devices such as vision sensors, data acquisition units, HMIs, and laser profilometers


  • 4-6 years of relevant experience
  • Familiarity with the basic concepts of PLCs, HMIs, SCADA systems, and networking
  • Knowledge of health and safety standards and Industry Codes (OSHA, NFPA, NIST)
  • Knowledge of proper wiring and cabling standards and techniques (Clean termination, ferruling, grounding & bonding, strain relief, etc.)
  • Experience working with and installing components such as laser sensors, proximity sensors, gas flow and pressure sensors, vision systems, motors, pumps, and VFDs


Compensation and Benefits | S4

Natick Zone
$40$46 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.

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!