Hyperloop One is reinventing transportation to eliminate barriers of time and distance by using Hyperloop transport to move cargo and passengers immediately, safely, efficiently, and sustainably.

We design, develop, build and test the technology and hardware to make Hyperloop a reality.

Mechanical Design Engineer at Hyperloop One

The Power Electronics division is responsible for the design and development of the Hyperloop One Propulsion System. This includes the propulsion motor, power electronics, high power solid state switches, controllers and system algorithms, and supporting systems. These components combine electromagnetic, electric circuit, mechanical, thermal, control, and embedded software sub-systems. We are seeking candidates with broad skill-sets and various levels of experience to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals at our Los Angeles facility.

 Multiple positions are available.


THE ROLE (what you are accountable for)

  • Creating and maintaining models/drawings in Unigraphics NX
  • Designing components and systems for various Propulsion related sub-systems including the propulsion motor, motor drive, control assemblies and mechanical support structures
  • Analysis and verification of preliminary and detail design with hand calcs and FEA
  • Working with internal teams and external vendors to ensure timely completion of functional hardware



  • Team oriented: you’re a flexible collaborator who makes it safe for others to provide you with feedback and different perspectives; you desire to truly understand your teammates goals and needs.
  • A learner: you’re always eager to learn new skills; faced with a new challenge, you apply considerable research skills and diligence to figure it out, though you’re humble enough to ask for help when needed



  • B.S. in Engineering or related discipline and 3+ years OR M.S. in Engineering or related discipline and 2+ years experience
  • Utilizing engineering principles to design complex systems
  • Proficiency in Siemens Unigraphics NX 6 or higher or similar CAD software
  • Proficient in GD&T
  • At least 2 years of experience in one or more of the following:
    • Design of large, complex assemblies
    • Design of Power Electronics
    • Design of small, compact, complex electronic assemblies
    • Manufacturing and fabrication methods including injection molding, welding, VPI or potting
  • Experience developing a product from concept to production 
  • Excellent problem solving skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Usage of Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) software, such as Teamcenter



  • Thermal analysis of control or electrical components
  • Complex or dynamic structural analysis
  • Routing cabling/piping
  • Pure water or high voltage DC liquid cooling systems
  • Heating, ventilation, and air conditioning systems
  • Structures/Electrical civil code requirements



Hyperloop One is an Equal Employment Employer; employment is governed on the basis of merit, competence and qualifications and will not be influenced in any manner by race, color, religion, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), national origin/ethnicity, veteran status, disability status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, mental or physical disability or any other protected status. Hyperloop One will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with the “Ban the Box” legislation.

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Why work with us
Help us change the world by changing the world of transportation. What we are working on will positively effect pollution, congestion, cost of living, population density and so much more!
Open, collaborative, fun, social, hardworking and busy!
Perks & Benefits
Unlimited paid vacation
Catered lunches, snacks, coffee and drinks every day
Personal trainer on-site 3x a week
Full showers, towels and lockers
Commuter benefits
Corporate Uber account
Health, dental and vision coverage
Dog friendly
Onsite barber visits
Dry cleaning service
Stock options with early exercise option

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