Career Opportunities

Career Opportunities

Darwin Chambers Company is a growing, privately owned company that manufactures controlled environment chambers for research labs at universities, pharmaceutical companies, and government contractors. We offer medical, dental, vision, short and long term disability, 401K, as well as 10 paid holidays and paid time off.

Please send your resume with the job title you are applying for in the subject line to to be considered. We have two facilities located in Saint Louis City; you may be called to interview with managers at one or both facilities.

Note: Darwin Chambers Company does perform pre-employment drug screening and background checks.

Mechanical Engineers and/or Industrial Engineer

Job Description:

  • We are searching for reliable, innovative, experienced Mechanical Engineers and/or Industrial Engineer. An associate’s or bachelor’s degree is preferred, however engineering experience in an Engineering position will be considered.


  • Bachelor’s or associate’s degree in Engineering or Engineering experience
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills
  • Experience with Solidworks
  • Strong team player in a multi-disciplinary environment
  • Soft skills including positive attitude and flexibility
  • Independent thinker and creative problem solver
  • Ability to contribute to several projects simultaneously
  • Ability to travel nationally


Pay range $50k to $85k, annually plus bonuses. Plus benefits.

We offer a competitive salary and benefits program that includes:

  • 401(k) - with company matching (limits apply)
  • Medical/Dental/Vision Insurance Plans
  • Company subsidized tuition reimbursement for degree completion
  • Professional Development and Training
  • Wellness/Fitness Reimbursements
  • Paid Time Off
  • Ten (10) paid holidays
  • Short & Long-Term Disability

Field Install Technician

Main Responsibility:

  • Assists or directly installs walk in cooler enclosures, mechanical systems and electrical systems at remote sites in accordance
    with standard installation procedures.
  • Employs the use of tools and materials with caution and while following approved safety measures. Maintain cleanliness of job
    site during installation.
  • Start up and test all completed projects to ensure that they operate throughout their designed operating ranges.
  • Identify and resolve issues and conflicts with the construction manager.
  • Completes job and time documentation in a legible manner and submits all documentation on a timely basis.
  • Performs final clean-up of job site following installation.
  • Performs shop work and maintenance duties as assigned when in shop.
  • Pre-build required mechanical components prior to shipping to site.
  • Pull materials together and prep for shipping/delivery to support installation of specific projects.


  • Ability to travel at least 80% of the time worldwide to customer sites to install environmental chambers.
  • Valid driver's license w/ clean record required.
  • Basic carpentry, electrical, and plumbing skills preferred.
  • HVAC, EPA Certification and OSHA 10/30 Certification preferred but not required.
  • Ability to read a measuring tape, familiarity with power tools and basic construction tools.
  • Must be able to stand for several hours at a time, climb up & down ladders and lift at least 80-100 lbs.

Applicants with a HVACR, EPA Certification and OSHA 10/30 Certification will start a the higher end of pay scale.

Pay range is $50k to $80k, depending on experience and competency as well as benefits, per diems and possible bonuses.

Field Service Technician

PLEASE NOTE: This is NOT an IT position.

This position reports directly to the Service Manager.

Main Responsibility:

  • The ability to travel the contiguous United States 60% to 80% of the time to service and repair environmental chambers on customer sites. International travel a possibility.
  • Must be able to communicate effectively and professionally with customers, vendors, and coworkers.
  • Ability and willingness to learn technical information about a specialized product line in order to better assist customers.
  • High level of competency with computers, including the Microsoft Office suite (Word, Outlook, and Excel).
  • Great attention to detail, excellent organizational skills, the ability to prioritize tasks or multi-task when necessary.
  • Self motivation is a MUST.
  • Must have a personal credit card or the ability to obtain one.
  • Must be able to stand for 8 plus hours at a time, climb up & down ladders and lift at least 75lbs.
  • Ability to read blueprints and wiring diagrams a plus.
  • Ability to perform entry level to complex troubleshooting.
  • Ability to effectively communicate verbally with client and team members.
  • Ability to understand and use a measuring tape.
  • Ability to use hand and power tools.
  • Must be able to work in a team environment and to work independently.

Education and Experience:

  • High school or equivalent.
  • Experience in general troubleshooting, mechanical knowledge, and electrical knowledge a plus.
  • EPA Refrigeration Certification and OSHA 10 Certification to be completed within first 3 months of hire (required).
  • Personal Vehicle Insurance (required).
  • Driver's License (required).
  • Passport or the ability to obtain one within first 3 months (required).

Pay is $16-$22 per hour based on experience and competency.

Project Construction Manager

Main Responsibility:

  • Plan and oversees the construction/installation process of our chambers, as well as manage installation teams on customer sites from start to finish.
  • Collaborate with engineers, other workers in the same project.
  • Responsible for any delays, emergencies and problems that can arise.
  • Comply with safety and building codes while on customer site.
  • Report project progress to client and Darwin Project Manager
  • Prepare work timetables.
  • Manage Darwin installers to ensure deadlines are met.
  • Ability to travel to job sites worldwide.

1-2 years experience preferred but not required

Pay range is $45k to $60K, depending on experience, plus benefits, per diems and possible bonuses.

Entry level Engineers

Several positions available, looking to hire immediately

Main Responsibility:

  • Assists or directly installs walk in cooler enclosures, mechanical systems and electrical systems at remote sites in accordance
    with standard installation procedures.
  • The ideal candidate should possess the following.
  • Ability to communicate in written and verbal communications.
  • Motivation and commitment to providing interpersonal customer service.
  • Soft skills including a positive attitude and flexibility.
  • The ability to solve problems creatively on time.
  • Have up-to-date knowledge and technical skills of said engineering position.
  • Independent thinker and problem solver.


  • An Associate or Bachelor's degree is preferred however Engineering education credits or experience in an Engineering position is acceptable.

Pay range is $45k to $60k annually plus per diems and possible bonuses.

Assembly/HVAC Tech

Main Responsibility:

  • This position involves assembling environmental chambers at one or more stages of the production process in a timely fashion and to quality expectations. This is not assembly-line work.


  • HVAC experience
  • Electrical wiring experience
  • Must be able to read and understand tape measure.
  • Familiarity with power tools.

Pay range is $18 to $20 per hour depending on experience.

These positions can quickly lead to bigger and better things for motivated individuals as the company is growing quickly. We look forward to having you on the team!