Junior Mechanical Engineer
San Francisco, CA

We’re looking for a full-time Junior Mechanical Engineer with a broad interest in wireless and optical sensors to help us massively expand our network of waste and logistics monitoring sensors currently deployed across the world. Compology’s customers – the biggest waste & freight haulers, Fortune 100 companies and state/county/city governments – use our product to streamline their operations and meet their Zero Waste goals. In this role, you’ll work directly with our Director of Mechanical Engineering on a variety of projects - from manufacturing test fixtures to enclosures for new products! Come help us reshape the waste, recycling and logistics industries with a powerful combination of hardware, software and data!

  • Assist with mechanical design of new products, test fixtures, etc.
  • Debug in-field failures
  • 2D/3D part documentation, CAD data organization and documentation
  • Travel domestically and to China for testing and manufacturing-related work

What You Bring

  • Degree in Mechanical Engineering, Mechatronics Engineering or equivalent work experience
  • 2-4 yrs of relevant work experience
  • Experience and success with rapid prototyping
  • Proficiency with Creo, SolidWorks or similar in a professional atmosphere
  • A daily drive to improve our product and grow our business
  • Preference for a fast-paced, scrappy startup environment
  • A desire to help the waste, transportation & logistics industry become more efficient with technology

Bonus Points

  • Experience with RF and/or optical systems
  • Experience with ruggedized hardware design
  • High-volume consumer product manufacturing experience
  • Ability to speak Mandarin Chinese

What You Get

  • An opportunity as an early team member to help shape the direction of the company
  • Competitive salary and equity
  • Medical, dental and vision benefits
  • 401(k) and commuter benefits
  • Unlimited PTO policy
  • Pet-friendly office


Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $75,000.00 to $125,000.00 /year


  • relevant: 2 years (Preferred)
  • Mechanical Engineering: 2 years (Preferred)

Additional Compensation:

  • Other forms

Work Location:

  • One location


  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Retirement plan
  • Paid time off
  • Flexible schedule
  • Parental leave
  • Professional development assistance
  • Tuition reimbursement


  • Monday to Friday