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Are you ready to build America’s clean energy future with the team that will deliver? Form Energy is an American energy technology and manufacturing company. We are pioneering a new class of iron-air batteries to enable our electric grid to run on renewable, reliable, and affordable energy, every day of the year.

Form Energy has been recognized by TIME as “One of the Best Inventions of 2023” for its battery technology and by MIT Technology Review as a “Top Climate Tech Company to Watch”. We are making rapid progress on our mission of delivering energy storage for a better world, and are growing just as rapidly to meet demand. Our team has more than doubled in size in the past year, and continues to expand every day. We have signed contracts with leading electric utilities across the United States. Pilot production of our iron-air batteries has already begun, and later this year, production will take off to high volumes at our new factory in West Virginia.

Working for Form Energy is more than just a job, it’s a chance to be part of something extraordinary. And right now might be the most exciting moment in the company’s history to join. We are assembling a team of some of the most talented and motivated individuals across the country. Driven by our core values of humanity, excellence, and creativity, our team is determined to deliver on our mission and transform the energy landscape for the better.

Feeling energized to make a meaningful impact on the world? Then keep reading - you’ve come to the right place.

Role Description:

Form Energy has an exciting opportunity for a Staff Project Engineer to join our talented and growing Project Engineering team within the Commercial Operations group. The Project Engineering team is instrumental in designing, building,, and commissioning utility-scale storage projects and will be invaluable in scaling Form’s breakthrough multi-day storage technology.

The Staff Project Engineer will directly impact Form's deployed projects. Your day-to-day responsibilities will oversee project engineering from early conceptual design through detailed design, project execution, and commissioning support, providing technical expertise and support along the way. You will work closely with EPC partners and customers externally and with Product Engineering, Product Management, and Compliance Engineering internally.

If this sounds like the perfect position for you, apply now! This is an exciting opportunity to help shape and be part of the growth of a fast-moving company with breakthrough technology and an incredible mission!

What you'll do:

  • Create conceptual project layouts and single line diagrams and support interconnection and permitting applications, long lead equipment specifications and procurement, and design and construction RFP creation

  • Lead the development and own the balance of plant design package, including site civil/structural, mechanical, electrical, and network architecture designs, ensuring compliance with project and product requirements and other applicable federal, state, and local codes and standards

  • Provide technical support during project execution, including reviewing RFIs, submittals, field quality checks, site safety planning, and supporting commissioning

  • Support Project Manager from initial planning to commercial operation, especially with document control, budget oversight, quality control, schedule, contract management and value engineering for budget and schedule optimization

  • Work closely with Form’s Product Engineering and Product Management teams to document product requirements and technical specifications

  • Travel to client or project sites up to 30% of the time

What you'll bring:

  • 6+ years of experience in renewable energy project engineering or deployment and a bachelor’s degree in civil, structural, mechanical, or electrical engineering

  • Demonstrated track record of executing utility-scale energy storage and/or renewable energy projects from development to operation, including feasibility studies, project planning, preliminary design, detailed design and engineering, permitting, and interconnection

  • Strong knowledge of codes and standards for ESS installation, including NFPA70, NFPA 855, IEEE 1547, IEEE 2800, UL9540, UL9540A

  • Excellent written and oral communication and the ability to coordinate and engage with external stakeholders, including clients, owner’s engineers, EPC contractors, independent engineers, and AHJs

  • Resourceful team player capable of collaborating with multiple cross-functional teams


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.

Compensation Range: $164.4K - $183.6K