Senior Engineering Technician
Posted on 3/26/2024
Veir

11-50 employees

Superconductor-based, efficient power transmission
Company Overview
VEIR stands out in the energy sector with its High Temperature Superconductor (HTS)-based transmission lines that boast a 20-fold increase in cooling efficiency over traditional methods, facilitating long-distance, low-loss power transmission in compact spaces. The company's technology enables a five to tenfold increase in electricity transfer capacity at conventional voltage levels, positioning VEIR as a key player in enhancing grid resilience and supporting global decarbonization efforts. By focusing on the practical application of HTS in the energy infrastructure, VEIR is addressing critical challenges in renewable energy distribution and setting a new standard for electrical transmission efficiency.
Hardware
Energy
B2B

Company Stage

Series A

Total Funding

$40.8M

Founded

2019

Headquarters

Woburn, Massachusetts

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

17%

1 year growth

152%

2 year growth

200%
Locations
Burlington, MA, USA
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
CategoriesNew
Hardware Engineering
Hardware Validation & Testing
System Hardware Engineering
Requirements
  • Associate's degree in a relevant field plus at least 5 years related professional experience
  • Experience with mechanical and electrical assembly of research equipment and instrumentation
  • Experience working with and operating specialized laboratory and diagnostics equipment
  • Ability to use data acquisition systems
  • Exceptional professionalism, organizational skills, and ability to interact with all levels of staff, service providers, and customers
  • Excellent oral, written and interpersonal communication skills
  • Experience with running laboratory tests and independently troubleshooting problems
  • Experience with basic instrumentation and control setup
  • Experience with MIG and TIG welding
  • Experience in basic fabrication methods
  • Experience following the scientific method to design, perform, record, and report experiments and results
Responsibilities
  • Use VEIR’s liquid nitrogen infrastructure to help setup, run, and troubleshoot laboratory testing of VEIR system components in collaboration with VEIR engineers
  • Design, construct, assemble, and operate experimental testbeds
  • Work safely with liquid nitrogen, pressurized systems, energized electrical equipment, hand-operated power tools, basic machine shop equipment, ladders, scissor lift, forklift, and other heavy equipment
  • Be part of the “boots on the ground” team at VEIR to lead the construction of VEIR’s technology demonstrations and customer deployments
  • Maintain laboratory site and experimental facilities
  • Record procedures, equipment, and parameters used in technical work
  • Create and maintain standard operating procedures