Company Overview:  Independence Hydrogen manufactures and distributes hydrogen locally to lower costs and carbon emissions.  We make clean, safe, and energy resilient communities!


Position:  Entrepreneurial-minded teammate with the primary responsibility for building the company’s human resources (HR), administrative, and operations programs.  In this position, you will:


·     Assist with company management, especially with HR, administration, and operations.

·     Recruit, retain, and motivate great people and lead efforts related to diversity and inclusion.

·     Advise the company’s leadership on employee operations, travel, and engagements.

·     Provide employee communications and foster employee engagement and commitment.

·     Develop employee learning and development opportunities.

·     Establish a climate and culture in which people treat others the way they want to be treated.

·     Create personnel performance standards based solely on individual merit, fitness, and capability.

·     Assist the company leadership as an entrepreneur. 



·     BS or other relevant education or experience.

·     MS / MBA or 2 or more years of broad experience in HR a plus.

·     Excitement, energy, and enthusiasm to join a fast-moving start-up as an entrepreneur.

·     Willingness to travel (expected 15% or less).

·     Ethical Leader:  Hands-on, Driven, Humble, Detail-oriented, Resilient, Selfless, Team-player.

·     Strong interpersonal, communication, and analytical skills.

·     Veterans strongly encouraged to apply.

·     Robust network in Hydrogen / Fuel Cell / Energy / Utility / Energy Storage sectors a plus.


Company Culture: (strongly influenced by a military ethos; the right candidate shares these values)

Integrity - Do what’s right; Be professional; Treat others the way you want to be treated. 

Leadership – Pioneer the American hydrogen economy; Service to others; Humility.

Safety - Safety first, safety always; Trust, but verify; Radical transparency.


Compensation: Competitive base salary; Annual bonus tied to individual and overall company performance; Equity grant; Benefits package; 100% flexible work location and schedule (approximately two days a month required in northern Virginia); The opportunity to join the most exciting green energy company in America!


Interested candidates should send their resume to:

About Independence Hydrogen:

Independence Hydrogen is a fast growing military veteran start-up. We are looking for other like-minded Academy graduates to join our elite team (we currently have graduates of USNA, USMA, and USCGA). The company is a leader in building the new American hydrogen economy and is scaling across the East Coast very quickly. We seek passionate and innovative veterans who are eager to be part of an entrepreneurship lifestyle and who share our mission to make our nation more energy resilient, to combat climate change, and to bring economic growth to disadvantaged American communities. We are specifically hiring for engineers, project managers, and a HR professional, but what we care most about is personal character, passion for service, and an alignment in values. Our core values are Safety, Integrity, and Leadership. If you are interested in continuing the camaraderie with good people that you enjoyed during your time in service, come meet us!

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