System Installer

Optimus Technologies
Pittsburgh, PA 15208
United States
Job Description

  • About Optimus Technologies 

    Optimus Technologies is a clean energy technology company based in Pittsburgh, PA. Optimus manufactures the Vector System, an advanced fuel system technology that enables diesel engines to operate on 100% biodiesel. The Vector System is designed for medium and heavy-duty fleet applications, where emissions reductions are challenging or impossible to achieve in a cost-effective manner through other means. The Vector System integrates into existing operations to facilitate a seamless transition to low-carbon fuels.  

    Optimus’ Vector System is in use with leading municipal and private fleets throughout the country, enabling them to achieve near-zero carbon emissions while reducing their fuel and fleet operating costs. 

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    Job Description 

    Optimus seeks an energetic, organized System Installer to help us to reach our bold growth goals assisting fleets in reducing their carbon emissions and achieving environmental sustainability goals. This role will be one of the company’s primary installation experts on the Vector fuel system technology. This requires a comprehensive understanding of electrical, mechanical, and software systems, and a strong desire to learn and grow within your role. 

    This is a full-time salaried position ($53,000-$62,000 annually) to be based in Pittsburgh, PA with significant travel requirements (70%+ of a work year). This position is the front line for performing on site customer work including but not limited to installation, service, and support of the Optimus Vector fuel system.  

    Optimus is a fast-growing technology company; all employees must be self-directed and capable of managing multiple duties within the company. This position will allow for a wide range of growth and new opportunities in a flexible and evolving work environment. 

    Optimus is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. People of color, LGBTQ+ people, people with disabilities, veterans and members of other historically disenfranchised groups are strongly encouraged to apply; we also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories. If you are unsure about being qualified for this position after reading the responsibilities and requirements, please apply anyway! We are most excited to work with individuals who learn quickly and have a passion for clean energy solutions. 

  • Responsibilities 

    • Become an expert on the Vector system, and the various electronic, software, hardware, and mechanical components therein 

    • Work with all aspects of system installations, including but not limited to: vehicle teardown and reassembly (interior, exterior, and engine compartment), installation of fuel tanks, manifolds, fuel and coolant lines, wiring harnesses, electronic controllers, and display units 

    • Document the installation experience, including completion checklists, quality assurance testing, and strict timekeeping 

    • Perform appropriate system testing upon project completion 

    • Assist with various Vector system component assembly and manufacturing 


    Qualifications & Experience 

    • ASE Diesel certification or equivalent, and/or military service in a relevant area, and/or significant work equivalent experience 

    • Able to follow directions, whether delivered verbally or through the interpretation of written documentation 

    • Understanding of both efficiency and quality, and the ability to deliver both without sacrificing one for the other 

    • Strong communication skills, both in a team setting and with customer facing interactions 

    • Ability to create and keep to timelines and deadlines 

    • A strong sense of pride in the work done that shows in quality and customer satisfaction 


    Other Job Requirements 

    • Frequent physical activity such as bending, climbing, twisting, and lifting tools, parts, and materials (up to 70lbs) 

    • Work occurring in a variety of environments, including but not limited to: office, outdoor, warehouse and shop conditions 

    • Ability to work around a variety of particulates, lubricants, and chemicals 

    • Valid driver’s license with acceptable driving record; CDL a plus 

    • Significant domestic travel is required (70%+) 

    • Flexible hours of operation