Engine Builder
LightSail Energy - Berkeley, CA

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We are looking for a qualified, motivated individual with high precision engine building experience to assist in prototype machine builds. Our program scope involves building and testing large scale machine prototypes for product development and refinement in a fast track environment.

Core Competencies

A complete understanding of IC engine fundamentals of operation (operating cycles, slider-crank mechanism, conventional valve actuation mechanisms, typical oiling schemes, typical cooling schemes, etc).
Technical skill set to include all aspects of engine assembly including precision measurements, gear train setup, cam timing, interference fits, fastener tightening techniques, specialty fixturing, deburring operations, parts preparation and inspection requirements.
Experience with non destructive inspection techniques including Magnaflux (ferrous) and Zyglo (nonferrous). Certification a plus, but not required.
In support of build documentation, competency in PC use and Microsoft Office programs including Excel, Word.

Desired Skills & Experience
Minimum of five to ten years experience working with high performance internal combustion engines. Professional experience is a MUST. Hobbyists need not apply. Professional motorsports experience desirable (Indycar/NASCAR/Grand Am).

Company Description
LightSail Energy is developing energy storage systems that use compressed air as the storage medium. At LightSail Energy we're experts in thermodynamics, engine development, fluid dynamics, power electronics, and control theory. We're well-funded by world-class investors and growing rapidly. And we're looking for the best engineers and scientists in the world to match up against some very challenging, very important problems.

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