Who we are:
We’re a passionate, hard-working, and quick-moving group of people that are driven by the mission to save the planet. We believe we can make a difference in the battle against climate change by leading the carbon capture and sequestration industry and we are building a like-minded team to help do just that.
Carbon America is the first vertically integrated company in the industry – a one-stop-shop of engineers, project managers, developers, and financiers focused on capturing more CO2 in shorter amounts of time and at lower costs.
As a start-up, there are a few key attributes that all Carbon America employees possess. We are creative problem-solvers, we wear many hats, we are agile, and we work as a championship team. It is important that every hire connects to our vision, mission, and values as a company. Join the leader in the CCS space in making climate change history™!
The Senior Principal Thermodynamic Process Engineer is responsible for leading the process design efforts of R&D post-combustion carbon capture facilities and other advanced decarbonization technologies. The Process Engineer will have knowledge of how to take an industrial project from concept to install and operation. This role will be in charge of defining system process requirements, generating detailed P&IDs, leading HAZOP analysis, and ultimately ensuring the system is designed to meet project objectives.
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:
Lead process engineering efforts on large-scale R&D carbon-capture projects.
Provide significant technical leadership in the developing of sustainable commercial products and technologies.
Create, execute, and improve thermodynamic process simulations for pilot-scale, demonstration, and commercial projects, systems, and new products.
Develop and execute techno-economic optimization and sensitivity analyses of systems, facilities, and equipment designs.
Define control narratives
Identify and propose solutions to key technical risks.
Invent new system components based on analysis tools and results.
Analyze system, product, and equipment performance
Create detailed cost models for facilities and system designs
Work with vendors to negotiate equipment procurement
Assist in model validation of experiments.
General Requirements and Job Details:
Must be able to work at a computer for up to eight hours per day
Must be legally authorized to work in the United States
This position is based out of our Arvada, Colorado offices
This position has a standard schedule of Monday through Friday and is Full-Time
This is a salaried position so there may be times when a non-standard schedule is required
This is an Exempt position with a salary range of $130,000 to $140,000 commensurate with experience
401(k) + 401(k) matching
Life AD&D insurance
Optional Accident insurance
Medical, Vision, and Dental insurance plans
Paid time off + Paid holidays
Company ownership options
At Carbon America, we believe that when you put the common good over personal gain you make the world a better place. We work together in alignment with our company’s values to find solutions to climate change.
Carbon America is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.