Top Alternative Transportation Jobs For The Week Of April 25, 2016

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For this week’s top alternative transportation jobs, we’ve got listings for a senior test engineer at an electric motorcycle company, a hybrid powertrain systems engineer at a leading motorsports company, a field demo brand evangelist at an e-bike startup, a researcher for the fuels program of a clean transportation organization, a system design engineer at an EV company, and more.

Alternative transportation is what we do around here at Gas2, whether it’s fuel sipping hybrids, full blown EVs, bikes, or public transit. As an industry, it’s a great place to work, and a great way to make a living while making a difference. To sign up for a newsletter entirely devoted to our blog posts on alt transport jobs, simply sign up here.

The top alternative transportation jobs for the week of April 25th, 2016:

Sr. Test Engineer: Zero Motorcycles
Zero Motorcycles is currently looking for a Sr. Test Engineer. This individual will be the foundation of a test engineering team with a large range of test skills. This individual will augment our very strong prototype and test team. The individual will work with many different people and departments to define test needs and deliverables including, electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, powertrain engineering, as well as outside test services. We are looking for someone that is well rounded, has a good understanding of every aspect of vehicle test development, and has experience with product test from design verification/validation, to component shock and vibe, thermal stress, HALT, component fatigue, full vehicle NVH, strain gage schemes, etc.

Systems Engineer, Hybrid Powertrain: Polaris
Responsible for leading the design and development of hybrid powertrain systems. Specific area of specialty: Electric and hybrid powertrain engineering for small on-road and off-road vehicles. The focus is to develop platforms of electric and hybrid powertrains for Polaris vehicle applications balancing cost, reliability, and performance requirements.

Field Demo Brand Evangelist: Elby Bike
Newly-formed Hybrid Electric Bicycle Company is launching a grassroots marketing program and we’re looking for a Full-Time Field Demo Brand Evangelist to introduce consumers to the brand and products. You’ll engage people of all ages, genders and fitness levels encouraging the fun of cycling at every stop.

Researcher or Senior Researcher, Fuels Program: International Council on Clean Transportation
We currently seek a highly committed, self-directed person to join our Fuels team as a researcher or a senior researcher (level based on past work experience). The Fuels team works mainly on issues around bioenergy for transport and the carbon intensity of the fossil fuel supply. We expect the successful candidate to work across a range of technical and policy areas, and take on other projects as the need arises.

System Design Engineer: NEXTEV
NextEV is seeking a System Design Engineer. The role of the System Engineer is to assist the System design team in evaluating, designing and creating a world class low voltage architecture in the EV vehicle space. This role is essential and fundamental throughout the entire development stage of the program, ensuring that the system is well designed and will operate as expected. The role will also be critical to ensuring the low voltage system is manufacturable, you’ll be working with the manufacturing team to identify improvements and propose resolution of production issues. The System Design team will design, prototype and create features, functionality and behaviours using the most inspiring and effective methods. Working closely with the entire organization, you will be responsible for the execution, implementation and delivery of many of the vehicles initial functions and controls.

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Derek Markham

lives in southwestern New Mexico and digs bicycles, simple living, organic gardening, sustainable lifestyle design, slacklining, bouldering, and permaculture. He loves good food, with fresh roasted chiles at the top of his list of favorites. Catch up with Derek on Twitter, RebelMouse, Google+, or at his natural parenting site, Natural Papa!