Careers

PowerTech Water is always on the lookout for knowledgeable, talented and highly motivated individuals who share our passion for developing solutions to challenging water treatment problems.

We offer a competitive benefits package and salaries commensurate with experience.

We invite you to email your resume and a cover letter to careers@electramet.com or mail it to:

PowerTech Water
140 Trade Street
Lexington, KY 40511

Current Openings

Assembly/Service Technician

PowerTech Water is looking for a highly motivated person to join the team as an Assembly/Service Technician. We are a young company working to deliver sustainable and eco-friendly solutions for removing contaminants from water. We replace traditional hazardous chemicals with an automated, clean, carbon-based electrochemical solution. No chemicals, no sludge, no hassle.

Someone who has the ability construct, pipe, and wire a modern water treatment technology is needed. The successful candidate will be able to work in industrial customer settings, be agreeable to travel to various customer sites, is adaptable to changing circumstances, and is driven by successful operation of new water treatment equipment.

We offer a competitive salary, benefits, and other advantages that come with working at a small company. As we grow, so will you!

Core Responsibilities:

  • Plumbing – Piping water treatment systems
  • Electrical – Wiring and troubleshooting 24 VDC and 120/240 VAC devices
  • Mechanical – Assembling various mechanical devices
  • Interacting with customers

Qualifications:

  • Hands-on mechanical assembly, piping and electrical experience.
  • Experience in industrial settings.
  • Good people skills for interacting with customers.
  • Experience in the water industry is a plus.
  • Ability to travel (primarily in the eastern US)
  • High school degree or equivalent required. Associates/Bachelors degree is a plus.

We invite you to email your resume and a cover letter to:

Or mail to:

PowerTech Water
140 Trade Street
Lexington, KY 40511

Administrative Assistant

PowerTech Water is looking for a highly motivated person to join the team as an Administrative Assistant. We are a young company working to deliver sustainable and eco-friendly solutions for removing contaminants from water. We replace traditional hazardous chemicals with an automated, clean, carbon-based electrochemical solution. No chemicals, no sludge, no hassle.

As an Administrative Assistant you will be responsible for assisting our Accounting Manager with basic bookkeeping and accounting tasks, as well as general Human Resource and some Purchasing activities.

We offer a competitive salary, benefits, and other advantages that come with working at a small company. As we grow, so will you!

Core Responsibilities:

  • Assist with Accounting Processes and Systems including:
    • QuickBooks – bookkeeping
    • Expensify – transaction management
    • Accounts Payable
    • Assist with supply/demand forecasting and purchasing activities
    • Inventory tracking
    • Shipping coordination
    • Assist with Human Resource functions
    • Assist with Administrative tasks as needed

Qualifications:

  • Hands-on mechanical assembly, piping and electrical experience.
  • Experience in industrial settings.
  • Good people skills for interacting with customers.
  • Experience in the water industry is a plus.
  • Ability to travel (primarily in the eastern US)
  • High school degree or equivalent required.
  • Associates/Bachelors degree is a plus.

We invite you to email your resume and a cover letter to:

Or mail to:

PowerTech Water
140 Trade Street
Lexington, KY 40511

Associate Process Engineer

The very technologies that are creating a more sustainable future for us — electric vehicles, semiconductors, and solar panels — are built on a foundation of metals extracted from the earth at great financial and environmental cost. At ElectraMet™, our mission is to build a circular economy that reduces our dependence on extracting these metals from the ground. We do this by delivering a novel electrochemical technology that separates and recovers dissolved metals from process and wastewater streams.

We are looking for an engineer to join our team as an Associate Process Engineer. This role will be responsible for the frontline technical feasibility testing processes for new and existing customers. You will engage with new opportunities alongside our Sales team, assess the customer application requirements, and be responsible for portions of the technical process development. Applications include medium- and large-scale process separations and wastewater treatment plants at automotive, electronics, chemical, metal finishing manufacturers, mines, smelters, commercial, and municipal sites.

We offer healthcare, benefits, and competitive salary commensurate with experience. This position offers growth potential in a small but growing company with stock options and other benefits. This position is part of the Research and Development team but will work closely with Operations and Sales. Employment will be at our headquarters, located in Lexington, KY.

Core Responsibilities:

    • Participate in new sales opportunities, taking the lead on process development
      • Work with other R&D and Project Engineering team members to configure a treatment process for the customer
      • Perform feasibility separation testing of customer-supplied water samples
      • Provide written results for Sales and Operations teams.
      • Work with Operations to troubleshoot and scale to full installations
    • Develop new treatment processes
      • Aid in development efforts of new treatment processes and designs
      • SOP development for new systems and water types
      • Vetting alternative material types for existing systems
      • Work with the Operations team to ensure the best solution is selected

Qualifications:

    • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or Science
    • Laboratory or Process Engineering experience 2+ years
    • Experience designing and running experiments independently
    • Experience in electroplating, battery, or metal finishing (Preferred)
    • Experience in water or wastewater treatment (Preferred)
    • Capable of working in a hands-on, fast-paced, evolving environment.
    • Excellent analytical, creative, and problem-solving skills.
    • Strong communication and teamwork skills.

     

    If interested, please send your resume to

Or mail to:

PowerTech Water
140 Trade Street
Lexington, KY 40511

Sales Director

The ElectraMet™ process replaces traditional conventional physical and chemical processes for dissolved metals separation from water and wastewater with automated, energy and water efficient, and economical electrochemical separation. No chemicals, no sludge, no hassle.

ElectraMet is looking for a B2B sales professional with experience providing equipment

and/or wastewater services to industrial clients. Clients include medium and large-scale process separations and wastewater treatment plants at automotive, electronics, chemical, and metal finishing manufacturers, mines, smelters, commercial, and municipal sites. Prior experience and existing personal network in these industry(ies) with potential clients and/or distributors is highly preferred.

We offer aggressive results-based variable compensation, rewarding sales team members that have the most impact driving company revenues. Strong marketing, application engineering, operational, and technical support from company internal resources so that the Sales Director can focus on developing new and existing clients and closing deals. The Sales Director is expected to be self-motivated, given freedom to create and execute a sales plan so long as the plan aligns with company minimum sales goals.

Company offers healthcare and other benefits. Option to work at our Lexington, KY headquarters or remotely. Growth potential in a small but growing company (<25 employees) with stock options, variable compensation, and other benefits. As things open-up, ability to travel locally and regionally up to 50% to customer sites, trade shows, and conferences. This position reports directly to VP Sales with support from marketing, engineering, and operations team members.

Core Responsibilities:

  • Identify new customers.
  • Identify new opportunities at existing customers.
  • Qualifying leads, developing proposals, negotiating with customers, closing the deal, tracking and reporting.
  • Creating and executing sales strategies, processes, and tactics.
  • Feedback to marketing to improve messaging and marketing materials.
  • Feedback to Engineering to improve products, support, and customer experience.
  • Represent the company at major trade shows.

Qualifications:

  • 5+ years experience selling equipment and/or wastewater-related services to industry.
  • Previous demonstrated success in greenfield territory for new products or services is strongly preferred.
  • Previously managed sales pipeline over $1 million revenue strongly preferred.
  • Previous demonstrated success selling any industrial products to relevant market verticals may be substituted for the above requirements.
  • Relevant engineering or science educational background is looked on favorably.
  • Demonstrated understanding of wastewater treatment systems or aqueous separation processes with relevant sales experience may be substituted for the above requirement.

We invite you to email your resume and a cover letter to:

Or mail to:

PowerTech Water
140 Trade Street
Lexington, KY 40511

Field Service Engineer

ElectraMet is looking for a highly motivated person to join the team as a Field Service Engineer. We are a young company working to deliver sustainable and eco-friendly solutions for removing  contaminants from water. We replace traditional hazardous chemicals with an automated, clean, carbon-based electrochemical solution. No chemicals, no sludge, no hassle. 

We are looking for an individual that will be responsible for executing the engineering, piloting,  installation, commissioning, and production support. This person will partake in constructing,  piping, and wiring a modern water treatment system. The successful candidate will also be able  to work in an industrial environment, be available to travel to various customer sites, is adaptable to changing circumstances, and is driven by the desire to keep their assigned customers happy  and their equipment in good operating condition. 

We offer a competitive salary, benefits, stock options and other advantages that come with working at a small and growing company. As we grow, so will you! 

Core Responsibilities:

  • Installation, Commissioning, and Support of ElectraMet systems 
    • Plumbing – Piping water treatment systems 
    • Electrical – Wiring and troubleshooting 24 VDC and 120/240 VAC devices o
    • Mechanical – Assembling various mechanical devices 
  • Interacting with customers
  • Ability to travel (Up to 50%)

Qualifications:

  • Process engineering experience a plus. Strong understanding of water treatment processes.  
  • Solid background in mechanical and electrical components (pumps, valves, sensors,  filters, etc.) of processes commonly used for industrial aqueous separations or water  treatment systems. 
  • Hands-on mechanical assembly, piping, and electrical experience. 
  • Experience in industrial settings. 
  • Good people skills for interacting with customers. 
  • Experience in the water industry is a plus. 
  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering or science. 

We invite you to email your resume and a cover letter to:

Or mail to:

PowerTech Water
140 Trade Street
Lexington, KY 40511