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Mechanical Design Engineer, EPC

Redwood Materials

Redwood Materials

Sparks, NV, USA
Posted on Sunday, October 22, 2023

About Redwood Materials

Redwood Materials was founded in 2017 to create a circular supply chain for electric vehicles and clean energy products, making them more sustainable and driving down the cost for batteries. We’re doing this by developing and deploying new technologies to increase the scope and scale of recycled and sustainable materials in the global battery supply chain.

Mechanical Design Engineer, EPC

Redwood Materials is currently recruiting Mechanical Engineers to join our Infrastructure Development team. These roles are at the center of our activities focused on creating a sustainable circular economy for lithium-ion batteries by transforming recycled materials into battery materials for new lithium-ion battery production.

Responsibilities will include:

  • System owner for a wide range of mechanical systems including but not limited to: domestic water, HVAC, heat exchangers, heaters, humidifiers, dehumidifiers, dust collectors exhaust, cooling towers, fans/pumps, plumbing, etc.
  • Review conceptual designs from developing Engineers and identify technical and financial risks.
  • Review mechanical engineering deliverables.
  • Responsible for designing/reviewing mechanical engineering deliverables with respect to code compliance and ensure every design maintains the highest level of quality.
  • Develop and improve project workflows and standards to ensure each design is consistently excellent.
  • Participate in on-field construction and commissioning activities by serving as the point of contact for technical questions and real-time issue resolution.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering or an equivalent discipline.
  • 5+ years of work experience in HVAC and Plumbing/FP design.
  • Proficient in the use of Revit and AutoCAD.
  • Working knowledge of designing the following equipment types: open and/or closed-circuit cooling towers, water and air cooled chillers, gas fired and electric water boilers, large air handling units with heating/cooling coils and/or gas fired heaters, packaged air to air heat pumps, water to water heat pumps, dust collectors, humidifiers, dehumidifiers, fans, and pumps.
  • Working knowledge or experience with the following is preferred: Abatement systems (thermal oxidizers, dry and wet scrubbers), Heat Exchangers (shell/tube, plate/frame, brazed fin), Control Valves and Instrumentation, and Heat Recovery Systems.
  • Working knowledge of writing sequences of operation for HVAC systems.
  • Ability to specify ductwork material and size for various ducted exhaust systems and pressure classes.

The position is full-time. Compensation will be commensurate with experience.

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