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Carbon Engineering Ltd

Senior Process Engineer (Plant Design)

Canada-British Columbia-Squamish

Posted Jan 05ProcessEng-1554782

Company Information

Carbon Engineering is building technologies to capture CO₂ directly from the atmosphere, and to use that CO2 in the synthesis of clean transportation fuels that displace crude oil.


Our business is to provide the technology and facilities to synthesize global-scale quantities of clean fuels from air, water, and renewable power.

Job Description

Based in the outdoor recreation hub of Squamish, BC, this is a senior role for an engineer who understands large industrial plant design. Experience working for an EPC firm in chemical, petrochemical process and or water treatment plant design would be ideal. Reporting to the Director of Engineering, you will be responsible for the detailed design of the next scale demonstration and commercial plants of Carbon Engineering’s Air-to-Fuels process.


This is an opportunity to join a team focused on integrating atmospheric CO2 into liquid fuels production and a great match for an individual who wants to be part of a start-up culture where your contributions are noticed.




Education: Chemical Engineering (MS Preferred)

Experience: minimum 10 years or relevant plant design experience 

  • Creation of process flow diagrams that include mass and energy balance.
  • Creation of piping and instrumentation diagrams.
  • HAZOP studies and reports.
  • Specification, sizing and purchasing of equipment, pumps, valves, lines and other plant components. Preparation an issue of RFQs. Review of vendor’s documents, drawings, datasheets, specification and calculations.
  • Interaction with plant process engineers to identify development activities that inform the design.
  • Subcontractor management.
  • Overseeing the construction, start up and commissioning of a new plants.
  • Estimation of budgets for construction, capital and operating expense. 

In addition to technical skills, you also need to have these to be the right fit: 

  • A self-starter with the ability to work independently towards multiple deadlines with minimum supervision in a fast-paced environment.
  • Experience and comfort working in a development environment.
  • Thrive on doing things that have not been done before (explorer mindset).
  • Must have either landed immigrant status or Canadian Citizenship.

Contact Information

Carbon Engineering Ltd