Sr. Fuel Storage Engineer in Lake Forest, CA at Johnson Service Group

Date Posted: 11/23/2021

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Job Description

JobID: 385251

JSG is hiring a Sr. Fuel Storage Engineer for our client in Lake Forest, CA. 

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • This position is primarily responsible for design engineering of filament wound composite pressure vessels for use in alternative fuels for automotive applications.
  • Ability to apply a systematic and logical approach to the engineering and design process.
  • Ability to interface with customers, engineers and manufacturing personnel.
  • Good verbal communication and documentation skills.
  • Adopt and implement the Quality Assurance Procedures-QAP and Departmental Work Instructions-DWI, identified in QEMS Employee Training Matrix located on the LAN
  • Examples of Essential Duties & Responsibilities (examples of but not limited to):
    • Prototype Design and Development
    • Preliminary design and FEA structural analysis
    • Material selection and process recommendation
    • Work with designers and engineers to develop cost effective and reliable gaseous fuel storage systems
  • Development and testing of next generation fuel storage technology
  • Evaluation and analysis of gaseous fuel storage tank materials, designs, and processing improvements.
  • Continuous improvement of existing designs for new applications.
  • Automation of production processes to reduce variation and increase productivity

Education and/or Experience:                   

Required: Bachelor of Science Degree in Materials or Mechanical Engineering + 5 years industrial/commercial experience. 

Preferred: Masters Degree or PhD preferred.


  • Must have experience with type 4 filament wound composite pressure vessel design and development.
  • CAD, FEA, structural mechanics and material micro and macro mechanics.
  • Methods of manufacturing composite pressure vessels.
  • Weight and structural optimization approaches to design.
  • Design considerations for automation of production processes.
  • Knowledge of material compatibility issues with hydrogen and natural gas.

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