Breakthrough Energy Ventures Portfolio Company Career Opportunities

Maintenance Supervisor, Tool Installation

Form Energy

Form Energy

People & HR, Operations
Pittsburgh, PA, USA
Posted on Wednesday, November 29, 2023

Are you ready to rise to the challenge of climate change with the team that will deliver? Form Energy is a U.S. technology and manufacturing company that is developing and commercializing pioneering energy storage technologies to enable the electric grid to run on 100% renewable energy, every day of the year.

Supported by leading investors such as Breakthrough Energy Ventures, ArcelorMittal, TPG Rise, MIT’s The Engine, and others, we share a common belief that low-cost, multi-day energy storage is the key to enable tomorrow’s zero carbon electric grid. Driven by our core values of humanity, excellence, and creativity, we are deeply motivated and inspired to create a better world. We need talented, hardworking individuals who share our goal of tackling the challenge of climate change. Do you want to work with us today to build a better tomorrow?

Role Description

Form Energy is hiring a Superintendent to drive custom manufacturing equipment installations. This role reports to our Senior Manager of Tool Installation. As part of our Form Factory 1 team, you will contribute to bringing our first factory manufacturing lines into production in partnership with Engineering, Operations and Construction teams. This is an exciting opportunity to help shape and be part of the growth of a fast-moving company with breakthrough technology and an incredible mission!

This opportunity is currently based out of Form Energy's Eighty Four, PA facility and will eventually work out of the new factory in Weirton, WV . Relocation assistance is available.

What you'll do:

  • Collaborate with project managers, engineers, EHS and key operational stakeholders to create detailed equipment installation and commissioning plans, ensuring alignment with construction timelines and milestones

  • Lead rigging, mechanical, electrical and controls teams in the execution of manufacturing equipment installation from utility rough in locations to equipment landing and assembly

  • Ensure the highest quality standards are maintained during equipment installation and commissioning, resolving any issues or deficiencies promptly

  • Assist in the development of and work within established budgets

  • Organize, validate and document installation and preventative maintenance procedures in EAM and/or CMMS software

What you'll bring:

  • 2+ years of experience in hands-on maintenance supervision/management with emphasis on custom manufacturing equipment installation

  • 8+ years of experience in a hands-on technical maintenance or fabrication role preferred.

  • Proven ability to work within cross functional teams and drive outcomes to achieve aggressive timelines

  • Demonstrated experience in contractor management, technical trades and custom manufacturing equipment installations

  • Ability to remain in a stationary position for extended periods of time

  • Ability to move objects up to 50 pounds

  • Excellent communication and organizational skills



Humanity is a cornerstone of Form Energy’s culture, and we make sure our compensation and benefits reflect that. Form Energy offers competitive salaries, stock options, and a holistic benefits package to ensure all employees have what they need to thrive while working here.

When it comes to you and your family’s health, we cover 100% of medical, dental, and vision premiums for full-time employees - and 80% of healthcare premiums for dependents. This starts from day one. We also offer at least 12 weeks of paid leave for new parents (up to 20 weeks for birthing parents), and generous vacation policies to give employees time to recharge when needed.

To build a clean and equitable energy future, we need everyone at the table. We strive to form a team as diverse as the communities we will serve with our technology, and are committed to maintaining an inclusive environment for all employees. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer, and encourage candidates from all backgrounds to apply to our open jobs.