Principal Mechanical Engineer- Turbomachine
- Posted: over a month ago
- $120,000 to $140,000 Yearly
Principal Mechanical Engineer – Turbomachine Design
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 Principal Mechanical Engineer with Turbomachine Design specialty will have a deep knowledge of various types of types of compressors and expanders, e.g., axial, and centrifugal. You will know how to select and optimize turbomachines for a given application. You will know how to design the aerodynamics as well as the mechanical system (shaft, bearings, etc.). You will work with external consultants to develop turbomachines for Carbon America’s systems, as well as work on internal development of turbomachine equipment.
As a Principal-Level employee this position will supervise and mentor other engineers. This position will aid in strategic decisions for Carbon America’s R&D program. The Principal Engineer will also be expected to represent Carbon America in various external facing activities such as, but not limited to: engagement with the Department of Energy, partnership discussions, and investor relationships.
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:
Turbomachine design experience
6+ years of experience in a related field
CAD (e.g. SolidWorks, AutoCAD) expertise
Demonstrated knowledge of engineering principles and practices
Excellent communication skills, including active listening skills
Excellent organizational skills and ability to track lots of disparate details
BS in Engineering (e.g. Mechanical, Aerospace, Chemical preferred)
MS, or PhD in Engineering (Mechanical, Aerospace, Chemical preferred)
Experience with costing out heat exchangers from a bottoms-up perspective
Knowledge of heat exchanger manufacturing techniques
Knowledge of compressor or turbine design
Expertise in thermodynamics, heat transfer, and fluid dynamics
Knowledge of TEMA standards and ASME pressure vessel codes
Carbon Capture America Inc
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