Lockheed Martin Technician Senior Specialist / Energy Storage / Cambridge, MA in Cambridge, Massachusetts
Lockheed Martin Energy is commercializing a new class of flow battery for low-cost grid-scale energy storage. This is a full-time position for a technician to build and test flow battery prototypes, as well as to aid in the commercial scale-up and production introduction of a brand new technology. Duties may include fabrication of battery components, assembly and testing of prototypes, electromechanical fabrication of system components. We are looking for self-motivated candidates willing to learn. Hands-on experience assembling, fabricating, testing, and/or maintaining electromechanical devices of similar complexity is highly desired. The ability to troubleshoot and repair such devices is also highly desired.
The Locale: Cambridge, Massachusetts and the surrounding communities offer an exciting and vibrant place to work and to live. Cambridge is just across the river from Boston and is located in eastern Massachusetts. Cambridge is home to the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and Harvard University. Cambridge, is also the birthplace of many startup companies due to the high amount of brain power produced by these schools and also from nearby Tufts University, Boston College, Boston University, Brandies University, Wellesley College, Babson College, and Northeastern University. Nearby communities would include scenic coastal towns such as Swampscott, Salem, and Marblehead. To the west are communities such as Belmont, Brookline, Watertown, Waltham, Lincoln, and Concord. Our Lockheed Martin AES site is located somewhat close to the Alewife Station which is a major MBTA transit hub with access to the Red Line with service to Boston and bus lines with service to surrounding neighborhoods and adjacent communities. If you like living in right in the city, or out in the suburbs, or near the ocean, our location will have offer ample choices for you. Where can you get to from Cambridge and Boston? Cape Cod is less than 90 minutes to the southeast. The White Mountains of New Hampshire are 2.5 hours to the north. Providence, RI is about 2 hours to the southwest. Montreal is about 5 hours to the northwest.
Basic Qualifications • Experience in the hands-on development of complex electromechanical devices. • Knowledge of basic mechanical fabrication techniques (esp. plastic pipe welding, assembly, general machining) • Knowledge of basic electrical fabrication techniques (esp. wiring, soldering)
Desired skills • Associates degree or equivalent experience (military service encouraged). • Relevant experience with electrochemical systems (batteries, fuel cells, electrolyzers) • The desire and ability for hands-on prototyping and validation of new designs • Relevant experience with process equipment, such as piping systems, pumps, valves, heat exchangers, etc. • Relevant experience with peripheral equipment, such as load banks, power supplies, NI hardware, instrumentation, etc.
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Job Location(s): Cambridge Massachusetts