Engineering Technician

Ideal candidates will have be comfortable in a fluid environment with a variety of task and are up to the challenge of tackling new and interesting challenges daily. We are seeking an individual who is a strong team player with ability to complete independent fabrication projects and taking ownership of regular equipment maintenance activities.

This role involves:

  • Identify problems and implement solutions, from inception to installation. 

  • Be enthusiastic about receiving feedback / requests from the team about ideas for maintenance or upgrades.

  • Identify equipment needs (e.g. HVAC, steam, power) and maintain continuous operation 

  • Work with contractors to specify, install, or repair systems.

  • Build a schedule for preventive maintenance.

  • Work with machine operators to identify and implement improvements to machines/processes.

  • Organize, improve, and take pride in the upkeep of shop tools and hardware.


Minimum Qualifications and Competencies:

  • Excellent technical communications skills.

  • Ability to work with both co-workers and outside consultants to solve technical issues.

  • Hands-on fabrication experience. 

  • Machining and welding competency. 

  • Experience with gearboxes / AC motors / manufacturing machinery. 

  • Ability to move from concept to fabrication to installation on basic projects such as a motor mounting bracket or new machine guard.

  • Ability to perform regular maintenance on building systems (boilers, HVAC, Air Compressors, etc)

  • Knowledge of mechanical and electrical principles and troubleshooting. 

  • Computer literacy, familiarity with a variety of stock material and equipment vendors locally and online. 

  • Experience reading/writing technical documentation.

  • Ability to stay organized and manage multiple task requests.

  • Committed to safety.


Preferred Qualifications and Competencies:

  • Experience with TPM and/or Lean Manufacturing, 

  • Larger project management skills including ability to manage contractors

  • Experience with HVAC and building control systems 

  • CAD/CAM experience

  • Stainless Steel TIG welding and fabrication for sanitary or food grade manufacturing experience

  • Bachelors in Mechanical Engineering or 2-year technical degree with 5+ years working in a technical field or as a mechanical contractor.


 Please submit a cover letter along with a resumé to Human Resources at jobs@ecovativedesign.com.
We will review your qualifications and contact you if you are a potential match for the position.
Ecovative is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


What You’ll Love About Us:

Ecovative is an exciting biotech company based in New York. Our founders are TED talk alumni and have been recognized as innovative entrepreneurs on the Forbes 30 Under 30 list. Our work has been featured in The New York Times, Fast Company, Wired, Forbes and on CNN.

Fantastic Team Culture.

Innovative team with diverse interests (from race cars to off-grid living).

Excellent Benefits.

Health, dental, vision, retirement, EAP, PTO, tuition reimbursement

Time to Connect.

Earth Day community work, retreats, holiday events, Pi day, costume competitions, pumpkin carving, outings, food, etc.

Thank you for your interest in joining our team!