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Electro-Mechanical Technician, Test

Development Infrastructure · Seattle, Washington

First Mode is a carbon reduction company developing creative, clean energy solutions for heavy industry’s toughest problems.

We hope you’ll join us in building a brighter future for people and planet.

The Electro-Mechanical Technician, Test will work with the test engineering group to deploy the test infrastructure for unique R&D and production hardware. 

Position Responsibilities

  • Assembly of prototype zero emission power modules
  • Assembly and reconfiguration of facility test support equipment
  • Interpreting complex mechanical and electrical drawings & schematics. 

Basic Qualifications

  • 3+ years of experience in precision assembly with an emphasis on mechanical or electrical skill sets
  • 3+ years of demonstrated ability with hands-on builds/projects

Preferred Qualifications

  • 5+ years of experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Experience collaborating and working cross functionally with other teams
  • Familiarity with hydrogen fuel cells or high voltage battery systems
  • Experience assembling and troubleshooting aerospace, military hardware, or other related fields
  • Knowledge of reading electrical and mechanical prints and familiarity with GD&T
  • Ability to document and maintain accurate records

Additional Requirements

  • Ability to push, pull, lift, and carry up to 50 pounds


  • This position will be located at First Mode’s headquarters in Seattle, WA and will be required to work in office 100% of working hours



Base Salary Range: $45.00 - $55.00/hr


Benefits & Perks

  • Annual bonus incentive
  • Equity-based awards
  • 100% employer-paid health insurance (medical, dental, vision)
  • 401(k) retirement account with a 3% employer contribution from the start of employment
  • Flexible PTO with 12 weeks of supplementary paid parental leave
  • Commuter benefits (parking & public transportation)
  • A culture that encourages professional growth with learning and development reimbursements
  • Open and collaborative workspace with free office snacks and lunches
  • Hybrid work model



First Mode is an Equal Opportunity Employer; employment with First Mode is governed on the basis of merit, competence, and qualifications and will not be influenced in any manner by race, color, religion, gender, national origin/ethnicity, veteran status, disability status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, mental or physical disability or any other legally protected status.