Facilities Engineer

$130,000 - $170,000 yearly
  • Carbon America
  • Arvada, CO, USA
  • Jun 17, 2022
Full time role Engineering: Mechanical

Job Description

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™!

Job Overview:

The Facilities Manager is responsible for designing and defining requirements for injection sites and surface facilities at COinjection sites as part of the Project Execution team here at Carbon America. You will ensure facility compliance with regulatory requirements, review and develop project plans including cost estimates, timelines, and blueprints.

To be successful in this role you must have the motivation and passion necessary to learn all aspects of carbon capture and sequestration project development, be flexible and adaptable, be a team player, and balance ever-changing priorities. This is a staff position that reports to the EVP of Project Execution. This can be a Junior or Senior role depending on your experience level.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:


  • 4-12 years in a Facilities Engineering role
  • Experience in planning and construction of industrial facilities, logistics or deployment of complex structures in rural locations
  • Experience analyzing data, including financial, to inform operational decisions or activities
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Excellent ability to manage details and many moving parts
  • Demonstrated strong project management skills with the ability to execute on-time and on-budget
  • Excellent communication skills (written, oral, and active listening)
  • Proficiency with MS Office
  • BS in a related engineering field


  • Experience with CAD Design
  • Knowledge of gas gathering and CO2 flooding

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Lead planning and construction of surface facilities at CO2 injection sites including pumps, structures, injection surface piping, access roads, and electrical service. Includes planning, cost estimating, scheduling, and construction supervision.
  • Develop engineering design and specifications, including design and selection of materials and equipment.
  • Provide input into business plans, including project recommendations, cost estimates, and economic justification.

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
    1. Periodic travel required.
  • This is a Monday through Friday, Full-Time, Exempt position with a salary range of $130,000 to $170,000.
  • Benefits include: 
    1. 401(k) + 401(k) matching
    2. Life AD&D insurance
    3. Optional supplemental insurances
    4. Medical, Vision, and Dental insurance plans with employer contributions
    5. Paid time off + Paid holidays
    6. 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.

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