Senior Civil Engineer



Energy Vault

Energy Vault is the creator of renewable energy storage products that are transforming the world’s approach to utility-scale energy storage for grid resiliency. Applying conventional physics fundamentals of gravity and potential energy, the system combines an innovative crane design that lifts specially designed, massive composite blocks with a proprietary, cloud-based software platform which orchestrates the storage and discharge of electricity. Utilizing eco-friendly materials and manufacturing processes at unprecedented economics, Energy Vault is accelerating the shift to a fully renewable world.


The Role

As Senior Civil Engineer, you will collaborate with the project structural mechanical and electric design groups to determine the engineering suitability of a proposed site. You create a detailed assessment of the general foundation engineering, project layout, site grading and drainage control, access road siting, and any other aspect of project civil engineering. Your duties also include assisting with the development of the project execution plan, project estimating, procurement planning, and overall project scheduling.


you will do

  • Assess each project site civil engineering aspects, identifying unique engineering challenges for each and proposing engineering mitigation approaches to address these challenges.
  • With an EV Senior Geotechnical Engineer, characterize the foundation conditions from a design perspective and provide input to structural engineers on the geotechnical conditions that effect foundation size and type.
  • Prepare all site layout drawings for the location of all permanent features, including the EV tower itself, the supporting structures (offices and warehouses), routing of critical infrastructure (power, telecom, water, wastewater), transformers, switchyards, access roads, parking lots and any other required facilities.
  • Design of all grading and drainage features to be in code compliance with general drainage runoff, erosion control and preparation of all stormwater pollution prevention plans (SWPPP).
  • As our company grows, recruit and manage staff at a level appropriate to overall company need.
  • Prepare conceptual engineer’s estimates for all site civil actions.
  • Shape a culture of collaboration, innovation, constant improvement, excellence, transparency, open mindedness, humility, integrity, efficiency, joy, compassion, and fulfillment.

Candidate will possess

  • BS degree in Engineering from and ABET-accredited institution. MS degree preferred.
  • 10+ relevant experience, typically post-graduation.
  • Professional Engineer (PE) registration in the U.S.
  • Extensive general civil engineering design and construction experience.
  • Working knowledge and experience with computer aided drafting and design (CADD) and preferably competency in Autodesk Civil 3D and comparable software.
  • Experience in the power industry, with a working understanding of electrical grid requirements.
  • Strong background in steel and concrete foundation structure design and construction.
  • Extensive experience in site grading and drainage design.
  • Specific national and/or international experience in SWPPP development in accordance with National Pollution Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permits and code compliance.
  • A passion for our shared vision of carbon neutrality by 2050.

At Energy Vault we are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants. We believe inclusion creates opportunity for collaborative excellence through diversity of thought. We invite individuals of all genders, races, identities, ethnicities, sexual orientations, national origins, abilities, protected veteran status, religions, educational and socioeconomic backgrounds to explore employment with our organization.



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