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Liquid Hydrogen Infrastructure Engineer



Other Engineering
Livermore, CA, USA
Posted on Thursday, August 24, 2023

ZeroAvia, a leader in zero-emission aviation, is seeking a Liquid Hydrogen Engineer to join their team in the US. The chosen candidate will be responsible for developing and implementing the liquid hydrogen refuelling system required to power ZeroAvia's hydrogen-electric aircraft. The Liquid Hydrogen Engineer will work closely with a talented team of engineers and scientists to design and build a liquid hydrogen system that is safe, efficient, and cost-effective. As part of the ZeroAvia team, you will have the opportunity to make a significant impact on the hydrogen and mobility industries and be at the forefront of innovative and sustainable solutions.


  • Design and implement the liquid hydrogen fuel system for ZeroAvia’s hydrogen-electric aircraft.
  • Develop system requirements and specifications based on design and customer input.
  • Work with suppliers to identify, evaluate, and select components for the fuel system.
  • Ensure compliance with relevant regulations and safety standards.
  • Troubleshoot and resolve any issues that arise during system development and testing.
  • Collaborate with other engineering teams to integrate the fuel system with ZeroAvia's powertrain.
  • Conduct testing and validation to ensure the system meets performance and safety requirements.
  • Bachelor's degree in Mechanical, Aerospace, or Chemical Engineering, or a related field.
  • At least 8 years of experience in the design and development of liquid hydrogen fuel systems or equivalent
  • Strong knowledge of liquid hydrogen properties and behavior.
  • Experience with integrating liquid hydrogen systems into aerospace or automotive applications.
  • Familiarity with relevant safety regulations, including NFPA and CGA.
  • Excellent problem-solving and troubleshooting skills.
  • Strong communication and teamwork skills, with the ability to work effectively with a diverse team.