Principal Engineer
Process Design
Updated on 2/6/2024
Air Company

51-200 employees

Transforms carbon dioxide into consumer and industrial products
Company Overview
AIR COMPANY stands at the forefront of carbon utilization, transforming CO2 into a range of consumer and industrial products through a patented Carbon Conversion Reactor that mimics photosynthesis. Their unique approach to combating climate change has resulted in the creation of carbon-negative alcohols, fuels, and consumer products, including the world's first CO2-derived sustainable aviation fuel. With a commitment to scalable, modular technology, AIR COMPANY is poised to make a significant impact on reducing greenhouse gas emissions across various industries.
Consumer Goods
B2B

Company Stage

Series A

Total Funding

$70.5M

Founded

2017

Headquarters

New York, New York

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

8%

1 year growth

66%

2 year growth

285%
Locations
Brooklyn, NY, USA
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
Data Analysis
CategoriesNew
Software Engineering
Requirements
  • Bachelor's degree in Chemical or Petroleum Engineering
  • 15-year industrial working experience as a commercial-scale process unit engineer, process design engineer, separations process development engineer within petroleum refining, petrochemical processing, chemical processing, renewable energy, or bio-energy industries
  • Expertise in industry-standard process simulation modeling software (i.e. Aspen Plus, HYSYS)
  • Expertise in generating commercial scale PFDs and P&IDs and familiar with industrial standards [e.g. ISO, ISA, DIN, PIP, ANSI..etc]
  • Familiarity with yield estimates development, phases of FEL studies and FEED studies
  • Work experience with the detailed design, development and down-selection of equipment
  • Work experience with process economics
  • A strong knowledge and commitment to personal and process safety protocols
Responsibilities
  • Lead and supervise technology development and engineering design for downstream separation applications involving chemical and fuel product recovery
  • Lead process synthesis, simulation and scale up design, equipment selection, process economics for downstream separation application based on upstream carbon dioxide conversion technologies developed by Air Company
  • Support scientists and engineers in R&D for separation technology development, as well as, invent/develop new separation technologies
  • Partner closely with in-house Engineering team members to oversee full engineering package development and EPCs for front-end engineering activities
  • Perform data analysis, presenting findings and recommendations in oral presentation and/or written reports
  • Manage projects within cost, time quality and process safety constraints
  • Ensure compliance with relevant engineering design standards/guidelines, as well as, environmental, health and safety regulations
Desired Qualifications
  • Masters degree or PhD preferred
  • Licensed Professional Engineer (P.E.) credentials
  • Work experience as a process engineer within a technology development or EPC company
  • Operational experience of large scale production plants