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Travertine

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Boulder, CO, USA

Company Description

Travertine is a Carbon Dioxide Removal and industrial chemical production company based in Boulder, CO. We are building a cost-effective, gigaton-scale CDR solution that co-produces sulfuric acid for use in critical element extraction.

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Research Technician

Full time role
Boulder, CO, USA
Aug 3, 2022
About Us Travertine Technologies, Inc. is a start-up based in Boulder, CO that is building a gigaton-scale carbon dioxide removal (CDR) and industrial chemical manufacturing process. Our process takes carbon dioxide from the air and sources of waste sulfate and produces carbonate minerals, sulfuric acid, and hydrogen. The sulfuric acid is used in industrial applications including extraction of critical elements like lithium and nickel needed for EV batteries. We recently raised a seed round from the Grantham Foundation and Clean Energy Ventures, and we were one of the first companies to receive pre-purchases of CDR from the new Stripe-led $1B Frontier fund. We believe in developing practical approaches to solving the climate crisis. The Role We are looking for an ambitious Research Technician to help with R&D in our lab and scaling our process. The technology was developed and proof-of-concept completed at UC Berkeley, and we are scaling it up in our Boulder, CO R&D facility. If you want to work on the cutting edge of Climate Tech to help to pull carbon out of the atmosphere AND help decarbonize the grid and transportation, this is your opportunity. This role will assist senior technical staff with building and operating bench and pilot-scale systems and sample analysis. Critical to the role will be organization, detailed recording of results, maintaining lab safety, and problem solving. We are looking for someone with a degree in chemistry, geochemistry, environmental engineering, process chemistry, process engineering, or similar, a few years of experience in lab work, and motivation to help solve the climate crisis. The company is growing and there will be significant potential for professional and technical growth. Responsibilities Construct and run bench- and pilot-scale test systems Manage sample collection, analysis, and reporting Operate and maintain laboratory equipment Qualifications Degree in chemical engineering, environmental engineering, metallurgical engineering, geochemistry, chemistry or equivalent Experience with wet chemistry laboratory work and sample analysis Experience operating and maintaining laboratory equipment Experience following laboratory health and safety programs Organized and detail oriented Desire to scale technologies beyond the lab for the benefit of society and the environment Benefits Competitive pay and stock options Health, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance Flexible time off policy

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