Energy Impact Partners
Energy Impact Partners

Senior Thermal Engineer

Moxion Power

Moxion Power

Software Engineering
Richmond, CA, USA
Posted on Thursday, November 16, 2023
About Us
Moxion is a vertically integrated manufacturer of all-electric mobile power and energy storage solutions. We have developed commercial-scale, powerful, silent, and emissions-free mobile battery stations that are designed to replace traditional diesel generators in most applications today. We’re pioneering mobile energy storage technology, leveraging vertical integration and a software-enabled service model to deliver last-mile electrification for our customers and communities. The Moxion team is a passionate group of humans who care about the environment and disrupting the diesel economy. Come build the first distributed utility with us, propelling the biggest energy transformation of our lifetime.
The Role
We are looking for a talented and innovative Thermal Engineer to join our team, focusing on the development of advanced thermal management systems for our electric energy storage solutions. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in thermal engineering, a deep understanding of heat transfer principles, and experience with battery systems.

What you'll do:

  • Thermal Management System Design: Design and develop advanced thermal management systems for battery packs used in energy storage solutions.
  • Simulation and Modeling: Utilize simulation software to model thermal behavior and predict performance under various conditions.
  • Heat Transfer Analysis: Conduct detailed heat transfer analysis including conduction, convection, and radiation studies for battery systems.
  • Experimental Testing: Design and conduct experiments to validate thermal models and improve system performance.
  • Material Selection: Choose appropriate materials and components that meet thermal requirements and enhance battery efficiency and safety.
  • Problem Solving: Identify and resolve thermal-related issues in battery systems, enhancing performance and reliability.
  • Cross-functional Teamwork: Collaborate with other engineering teams to ensure that thermal considerations are integrated into overall product design.

Skills to be successful:

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering, Thermal Engineering, or a related field.
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in thermal management, preferably in the battery or energy storage sector.
  • Proficient in thermal simulation tools (e.g., ANSYS, COMSOL).
  • Proficient in Solidworks
  • Solid understanding of heat transfer principles and experience in thermal management of batteries.
  • Engineer packaging and component designs that enhance airflow, coolant, and refrigerant circulation, and thermal actuator integration. Focus on optimizing for efficiency, affordability, ease of manufacturing, and maintainability."
  • Undertake mechanical engineering for various components and assemblies, including plastics, sheet metals, structural metals, insulation systems, sealing techniques, fluid connectors, fasteners, busbars, etc., complemented by hands-on prototype development.
  • Experience with experimental design and data analysis.
  • Strong problem-solving skills and attention to detail.
  • Excellent communication and teamwork skills.
Pay Equity
Moxion is committed to the principle of pay equity – paying employees equitably for substantially similar work. Compensation displayed is a range. Maximum amounts are reserved for those candidates that exceed all experience and background requirements. We reserve the right to offer compensation based on level of experience. Moxion has different base pay ranges for different work locations within the United States, which allows us to pay employees competitively and consistently in different geographic markets. The range above reflects the potential base pay within the San Francisco Bay area. If you live outside that region, the range is subject to change.
Base pay is one part of our total compensation package and is determined within the range provided above. This provides the opportunity to progress as you grow and develop within a role.
At Moxion you get
Health, dental, and vision coverage, 401K, PTO, competitive equity & compensation packages, free lunch, coffee, and snacks onsite, flexible work from home (for some roles), free tax advisory services, access to Mountain Hardware, Columbia, Sorel, & Prana employee stores and discounts, company swag, and parental leave program.
We Value
People are at the core of Moxion’s values. We care about growth for our people and team, and this translates to an open and transparent culture. Moxion believes that diversity is as core to our business as the underlying products and technology we’re developing. Diversity in people leads to diversity of thought and different perspectives to draw from, often resulting in a new or unique way of approaching or solving a problem. Diversity drives innovation.
Moxion is looking for candidates who identify with different races, religions, national origins, age groups, genders, or gender identities, and we don’t discriminate against marital status, physical or mental disability, health or medical conditions, military and veteran status, genetic information, and other classifications that may or may not be protected by law. If you can bring a unique perspective or experience to our company, please apply.
Moxion is committed to the full inclusion of all applicants. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, please let our recruiting team know or email