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Process Engineer Co-op

Carbon Engineering

Carbon Engineering

Squamish, BC, Canada
Posted on Friday, May 17, 2024

Grow your career. Be the difference. Leading the commercialization of ground-breaking technology that captures CO₂ directly from air is challenging and exhilarating. As a member of the CE team, you’ll be surrounded by smart, adventurous, curious people committed to progressing our Direct Air Capture (DAC) and AIR TO FUELS TM technologies. We’re a diverse team of innovators hailing from around the world with a shared vision, purpose, and commitment to deliver large scale climate change solutions. Our headquarters is in Squamish, B.C., and our presence is expanding in many other markets around the world as we commercialize our technologies

Our culture combines our heritage as a small company with our ambitious goals. We have a passion for what we do and believe our work will have a true and lasting impact on the world. Many of our employees are drawn to CE because of the direct connection between the game-changing work we do and their own personal values.

At our core, Carbon Engineering values integrity, growth, excellence in execution, and fun. This is an environment where people matter, and contributions are noticed. Our employees work hard and are given the opportunity to learn and grow from mistakes. Diversity is embraced, and we value an inclusive work environment where every employee has an equal opportunity to be heard. We work in a dynamic environment and thrive on tackling rewarding and complex problems as a team.

Position Scope
The Process Engineer Co-op is responsible for supporting engineering activities at Carbon Engineering’s Innovation Centre. The role collaborates with the Engineering, Operations, and Technical Development teams to design and implement improvements to process units, analyze run data, and troubleshoot operation.

  • This position is an 8-12 month co-op starting September 2024.
  • This position is on-site and based in Squamish, BC.
  • This position pays $22-25/hour.

Health, Safety and Environment

  • Demonstrate a positive safety culture.
  • Identify, report and resolve unsafe conditions, processes or actions within the workplace.
  • Ensure that all safety related incidents, accidents and near misses are reported and investigated in line with company policy.

  • Support Engineering Design
    • Support projects from early design to construction and commissioning by contributing to key process deliverables (H&MBs, PFDs, P&IDs, datasheets, etc.)
    • Perform engineering calculations and/or simulations for equipment/valve/pipe sizing, and other system analyses
    • Participate in Process Hazards Assessments (HAZOPS, What-If Analysis)
    • Perform field checks/inspections for projects you helped engineer
  • Maintain Engineering Documentation
    • Support document and drawing updates at Carbon Engineering’s Innovation Centre (P&IDs, Instrument Lists, Equipment Lists).
    • Support the execution of plant modifications through participation in the MoC (Management of Change) process.
    • Audit current plant documentation to identify out of date documents
  • Collaboration
    • Interface with various in-house departments (Operations, Engineering, Technology Development), external engineering partners, and vendors/fabricators on project tasks
    • Present technical information, concepts, or study results to project stakeholders

Education and Experience

  • Currently enrolled in Canadian post-secondary institute (2nd, 3rd, or 4th year)
  • Preference to candidates in Chemical Engineering discipline (B.Eng or equivalent)
Key Competencies:
  • Comfortable in a chemical/plant environment
  • Strong understanding of core engineering principles (thermodynamics, heat and mass transfer, fluid dynamics)
  • Thrive on doing things that have not been done before (explorer mindset).

Joining Carbon Engineering provides you more than a career – it’s a calling for those who are ready to make a difference in climate action. We provide hope.

Carbon Engineering is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive equal consideration for employment regardless of race, colour, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or age.