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Equipment Maintenance Technician

Form Energy

Form Energy

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Pittsburgh, PA, USA
Posted on Thursday, January 4, 2024

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

We are looking for an Equipment Maintenance Technician, to support our manufacturing and factory build operations. This person will be responsible for making sure our equipment runs smoothly and supporting our technical operations. The ideal candidate will be able to independently execute day-to-day operations and maintenance activities as well as be willing to roll up their sleeves to quickly tackle facility service and repair issues. Reporting to the PA Maintenance Manager, this person will work closely with all members of the Form Energy team.

This opportunity is based out of the Greater Pittsburgh Area at Form Energy's Eighty Four, PA facility.

What you'll do:

  • Perform equipment troubleshooting, repair and root cause analysis on manufacturing equipment

  • Assist in the installation and commissioning of new and retrofit equipment.

  • Ensure a safe work environment.

  • Perform mechanical, electrical and control system maintenance on manufacturing equipment.

  • Develop and track equipment preventative maintenance schedules, and prepare maintenance reports using a cloud-based organizational tool or CMMS

  • Record and process findings of maintenance duties on maintenance log

  • Identify root cause of problems by observing mechanical devices in operations

What you'll bring:

  • HS Diploma or GED and 2+ years of experience in an equipment maintenance role

  • Proficient in mechanical and/or electrical calibration

  • Ability to read and work from blueprints and sketches

  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds

  • Ability to be on your feet for extended periods



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.

This job is no longer accepting applications

See open jobs at Form Energy.