Carbon capture chemistry is at the core of our efforts. We are seeking a talented and naturally curious chemical process engineer. You will support the design, build, and maintenance of process hardware and instrumentation for carbon capture, sequestration, and innovations that generate additional co-benefits, for experimentation, pilot testing, and at full scale. The ideal candidate is passionate about driving optimal outcomes and delivering insights that inform the overall business strategy.
What You Will Do
- Research, design, and develop production processes that can scale from pilot through megaton system design.
- Independently design experiments (DoE) to test and optimize reactor performance using a mix of hands-on and software tools.
- Design models and perform tests to validate assumptions, and analyze data to develop conclusions and recommendations.
- Develop and implement system controls, PFDs, P&ID, and SOPs.
- Conduct process modeling and energy efficiency analysis for multiple designs and use-cases.
- Produce rough quick models for preliminary estimation and prioritization, and detailed reliable models for project development.
- Develop engineering assessments for partnership projects, identifying risks and proposing countermeasures.
- Communicate and report key technical outcomes/learnings to technical and non-technical teams.
- Collaborate with management and cross-functional teams for prioritizing research needs.
What You Will Bring
- We’re looking for engineers with 0-5 years of experience in a production or research environment. Recent graduates and senior engineers alike are encouraged to apply.
- Prior experience with water treatment, electrolysis and/or electrodialysis, reactor design, gas-liquid absorption, and fluid dynamics,
- Programming experience (Python, Matlab).
- Hands-on experience in a laboratory setting.
- Process simulation experience using software such as Aspen Plus, Aspen HYSYS, CHEMCAD, ROSA/Winflows or similar.
- Hands-on experience with developing control and sensing systems in industrial hardware and facilities.
- Ability to communicate technical subjects to a non-technical audience and business subjects to a technical audience
- Ability to navigate ambiguity in fast-paced environment with shifting priorities.
- Proven track record of collaborative work across various teams, stakeholders, and external partners.
- Self-motivated and flexible with communicating with colleagues in various time zones.
- Passionate about tackling the climate crisis.
- Legally authorized to work in the United States.
We are aware this job description may not capture all the dimensions we are seeking in the right candidate. You may also bring valuable skills and knowledge we haven't thought of. If you think you’re a great fit for this role, please apply and tell us why in your cover letter. We look forward to hearing from you.
Climate change disproportionately impacts underrepresented communities, and we believe a diverse and inclusive team is needed to meet this major global crisis head on. We highly encourage members of traditionally underrepresented communities to apply. Capture6 is committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, age, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, marital domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, or veteran status.
The salary range presented for this full-time role is $60,000 – $150,000 + equity + benefits. Our salary ranges are determined by role, years of experience, and location. The range represents the minimum and maximum potential salaries for new hires in this particular position. Within this range, individual pay is determined by several factors, including job-related skills, experience, and education or training. Please note that the compensation details for this role reflect the cash compensation only and do not include equity or other benefits.