Senior Electrical 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 Electrical Engineer you will work on the company’s electrical power distribution, architecture, and mid-voltage design practice. You will develop and maintain documentation for approved grid-interconnection. You will set up workflows and attainable goals with emphasis on interoperability and testing.

Ideally, you will be able to work part of the time in our Westlake Village, CA office; we allow the flexibility of work-from-home days.


you will do

  • Design and project planning of complex electrotechnical equipment for industrial plants with drives, controls, automation.
  • Select and size electrotechnical components based on power consumption, environmental conditions, short circuit behavior, etc.
  • Create CAD-supported drafts and generation of circuit documents, cabinet assembly plans, cable planning and routing (e.g., with EPlan P8).
  • Perform cost and complexity trade studies on electrical system design.
  • Generate system and component requirements and communicate these with customers and suppliers.
  • Supervise sub-suppliers (e.g., switch cabinet manufacturer).
  • Accept electrotechnical equipment from subcontractors.
  • Prepare module-oriented solutions and documentation.
  • Optimize technology-oriented solutions with respect to costs, quality, and delivery times.
  • Produce block diagrams, 1-line and 3-line diagrams and schematics.
  • Support panel design and layout efforts.
  • Shape a culture of collaboration, innovation, constant improvement, excellence, transparency, open mindedness, humility, integrity, efficiency, joy, compassion, and fulfillment.

Candidate will possess

  • Electrical engineering or equivalent degree.
  • 7+ years’ field experience in crane, mining or metals systems, control and automation systems, controlled drive technology, field buses, HMI systems, as well as in the design and project planning of electrical components and systems for low and medium voltage systems.
  • Familiarity with international design standards (UL, CE, etc.).
  • Construction and installation experience.
  • Experience commissioning and documenting electronic systems.
  • High schedule flexibility.
  • Ability to travel for vendor visits, test site support, field installation, startup, and commissioning.
  • A passion for our shared vision of carbon neutrality by 2050.



  • Professional Engineer certification.
  • Proficiency with multidisciplinary coordination and communication.
  • Demonstrated ability to perform early phase trade studies, design, and ultimate commissioning.
  • Familiarity with Project Data Management and requirements tracking systems.
  • Competency with both VFD based AC motor design and DC brushless motor design/generation.
  • Proven ability to produce compliance and test documentation/reports to support approved electrical system design/grid-compliant tie-in per approved standards.

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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