Electrical Research and Development Engineer

GeoPura’s mission is to decarbonise global economies using zero-emission fuels and financially sustainable, innovative technologies to end our reliance on fossil fuels. At GeoPura we understand the scale of the challenge, we are on a journey towards net-zero and how we get there is equally as important as the destination. As a business we are: Innovative, Collaborative, Agile, Sustainable, Protective

GeoPura’s initial focus has been off-grid, temporary and back-up power, essentially diesel generator displacement, using low-carbon hydrogen via GeoPura’s proprietary Hydrogen Power Unit (HPU). The HPUs are manufactured to a GeoPura design by our partner Siemens Energy at their Newcastle facility, and employs an industrial fuel cell, UPS and batteries to deliver critical, zero-emission “energy as a service” to our customers across a wide range of use-cases from construction to film and TV production, to outdoor events. Existing clients include Netflix, BBC, HS2, Balfour Beatty and National Grid

Following significant Series A investment, bringing in world class partners General Motors, Siemens Energy, Barclays Capital and SWEN Capital partners (Giants of industry, manufacturing and finance back UK green hydrogen pioneer GeoPura with £36m investment – GeoPura) GeoPura are expanding and looking to hire across the business

GeoPura R&D Engineers will be working at the forefront of zero emission technology, contributing to designing and implementing innovate technological solutions for next generation zero emission power provision. Successful candidates will be expected to work as part of a world class team in a variety of engineering roles across three core areas of the GeoPura business, including:

  1. Gas to power systems: zero emission electrical power generation using our own Hydrogen Power Units (HPUs)
  2. Power to X systems: green hydrogen and hydrogen carrier fuel production
  3. Hydrogen storage and sustainable transportation

Requirements of the role

Successful candidates will be expected to work and support in a variety of engineering-based roles, including:

  • Design, implementation, testing, and analysis of electrical, mechanical and communication systems
  • Production of relevant documentation, including drawings, PIDs, bills of materials, standard operating procedures, risk assessments / method statements, technical reports
  • Contribute to the design and development of relevant company processes, structures and systems and help support the introduction of these into the business
  • Data acquisition, analysis, and technical reporting
  • Technical HPU Field Service support, including remote operations
  • Technical HPU Manufacturing support

Requisite skills

  • Candidates must demonstrate a passion for zero emission / renewable energy
  • Candidates must be Degree qualified within Engineering, Physics or Mathematics (required standard: 1st class degree (desirable), PhD, or equivalent)
  • Open to electrical, mechanical and controls background
  • Experience with Autodesk products is highly desirable (AutoCAD, Electrical, Inventor)
  • Candidates must demonstrate both a strong theoretical and practical working background as this is a pre-requisite of the role. The working split will be determined by candidates’ ability and willingness to work across these areas
  • Ability to self-lead R&D work with a strong record of leading own projects
  • The role requires candidates who are excited by the opportunity to develop and design processes, structures and systems and help support the introduction of these into the business


  • Competitive salary
  • Preference for the role to be based at the Matlock office
  • Remote, hybrid and flexible working arrangements available, with the expectation of the R+D Engineer reporting to the Matlock office on a regular basis
  • Annual bonus scheme
  • Up to 8% matched pension contribution
  • Enhanced family leave
  • Private healthcare
  • Enhanced sick pay
  • Exposure to exciting projects across many and diverse power / energy applications.
  • The chance to join a purpose-driven organisation tackling one of the grand challenges of our time – decarbonisation of energy systems

To apply, please contact recruitment@geopura.com with your CV.

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