Fleetzero

Battery-electric cargo ships.

Senior Electrical Engineer (PE required) - BIRMINGHAM, AL

Location
Birmingham, AL
Job Type
Full-time
Experience
3+ years
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Steven Henderson
Steven Henderson
Founder

About the role

Fleetzero is hiring an experienced and creative Senior Electrical Engineer (Electrical PE required) to own the development and integration of our high voltage marine power systems. The Senior Electrical Engineer will own the overall power distribution, bussing, circuit protection, switching, and more within our marine propulsion system and will work as a part of a collaborative engineering team in a fast-paced dynamic environment.

Responsibilities and qualifications

  • Electrical PE required
  • Professional experience with basic circuit design, troubleshooting, and analysis required
  • Professional experience with component, wire & busbar selection, protection, and switching required
  • Experience with high voltage systems is highly valued
  • Experience with marine or industrial electrical standards highly valued (NFPA, NEC, IEC, ABS, ASTM, IEEE, UL)
  • Experience with 46 CFR Subchapter J (USCG marine electrical) is highly valued but not expected

Fleetzero values creative problem solvers who are self motivated and exhibit an attitude of learning (vs only knowing).

Why you should join Fleetzero

Fleetzero is building a fleet of electric ships that deliver cargo at half the cost of fossil fuels. We operate our ships with a battery swapping system based on battery packs designed into shipping containers. The company is founded by experienced marine engineers Mike Carter and Steven Henderson and powered by a team from Tesla, Shell, US Navy, and the US Coast Guard. Investors supporting Fleetzero include John Doerr, Sam Altman, Y Combinator, Flexport, and several others soon to be announced!

Company website: https://www.fleetzero.com/
Recent press: https://www.cnbc.com/2021/10/26/why-the-next-electric-battery-boom-may-be-in-cargo-ships.html

Fleetzero
Founded:2021
Team Size:8
Location:Houston, TX
Founders
Mike Carter
Mike Carter
Founder
Steven Henderson
Steven Henderson
Founder