About Redwood Materials

Redwood Materials was founded in 2017 to create a circular supply chain for electric vehicles and clean energy products, making them more sustainable and driving down the cost for batteries. We’re doing this by developing and deploying new technologies to increase the scope and scale of recycled and sustainable materials in the global battery supply chain.

Senior Mechanical Engineer, Tanks & Structures

Redwood Materials is looking for a mechanical engineer with extensive experience in the specification and design of Tanks and Structures to develop equipment solutions for a wide range of applications in wet processing & process gas applications.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Design and perform calculations for pressure vessels and tanks to meet the requirements of ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel Codes, primarily Section VIII.
  • Develop detailed specifications for pressure relief systems.
  • Create concepts/layouts for new projects.
  • Create detailed mechanical designs and select hardware/components.
  • Perform engineering calculations and FEA to validate equipment and tool designs.
  • Create models, detailed drawings, and bills of materials for fabrication by others.
  • Conduct equipment inspections and witness testing of pressure vessels at various stages of fabrication.
  • Develop detailed specifications of related process equipment such as pumps, fans, compressors, and other processing equipment.
  • Work with the infrastructure team for proper documentation of pressure vessels during permitting and installation.

 Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience in pressure vessel and tank design for diverse applications.
  • Experience designing for 24/7 industrial use, with safety and reliability at forefront.
  • Highly proficient with pressure vessel design software, COMPRESS preferred.
  • Extensive knowledge of ASME BPVC current codes for design of pressure vessels.
  • Structural design (skids, equipment supports, mezzanines).
  • Tank design (pressure vessel and/or reactor/containment/agitated).
  • Piping design, mainly around nozzle layout with operations and maintenance access in mind.
  • Highly proficient with Solid Modeling 3D CAD.
  • Skilled in creating detailed drawings, with strong knowledge of GD&T is preferred.
  • Well versed in all types of industrial/chemical processing equipment.
  • FEA experience.
  • Working knowledge of tank and vessel fabrication processes.

The position is full-time. Compensation will be commensurate with experience.


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