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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

We are looking for a Senior EHS Engineer to further develop and support the Senior EHS Engineer program in alignment with appropriate authorities having jurisdiction and applicable ISO standards. This position will support machine and equipment safety across all of our locations while being stationed at the Weirton WV Form Factory 1 / Eighty Four PA Pilot Manufacturing Plant location/s, with up to 10% travel to MA/ CA locations. A self-starter, you will proactively mitigate new hazards and roll up your sleeves to quickly respond to critical situations in the most effective and efficient manner. Taking a collaborative approach, you’ll work closely with all teams to provide a great and safe place to work. This is an exciting opportunity to shape and be part of the growth of a fast-moving technology start-up with breakthrough technology and an incredible mission!

What you'll do:

  • Defining company-wide safety guidelines for the following and ensure equipment meets said guidelines: robot safety/PLC safety/LOTO practices/Laser safety/Lifting devices/conveyor speeds/guarding/equipment isolation requirements

  • Robot safety/plc safety/LOTO practices/Laser safety/Ergonomics/Machine guarding/EHS design reviews

  • Identifying / assessing risk during the design review and PFMEA

  • Reviewing equipment and testing safety devices

  • Develop and maintain lists by site of EHS critical equipment to ensure proper PM schedule

  • Recommending safety mitigations based on acquired experience

  • Consult on risk mitigation tools and participate in Pre-Startup Safety Reviews

  • Perform various and regular safety inspections of the facility and key equipment

  • Support SAT/ FAT specifications development

What you'll bring:

  • 5+ years experience supporting pilot manufacturing R&D, Manufacturing or Engineering functions

  • Degree in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering or equivalent work experience

  • Advanced knowledge and experience in evaluating safety-related control systems according to ISO13849, ISO 12100 and other applicable regulations

  • Proven results working with: Robot safety/PLC safety/LOTO practices/Laser safety/Ergonomics/Machine Guarding/EHS design reviews

  • Extensive knowledge of hazards around manufacturing tooling

  • Advanced degree in Safety, Chemistry, or Engineering preferred

  • ASP/CSP/CHMM/CMSE or similar safety certifications preferred



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.