Back

Senior Equipment Design Engineer

Berkeley, California
about 1 month ago
Full time role

Company

Twelve

Berkeley, CA, USA

We're Twelve, a new kind of chemical company built for the climate era. Our breakthrough technology eliminates emissions by turning ...

View Company Profile

Job Description

Twelve is a new kind of chemical company built for the climate era. Our breakthrough technology eliminates emissions by turning CO2 into essential products. We are a team of scientists, engineers and problem solvers on a mission to fundamentally shift the way the world addresses climate change and lead the transition to a fossil free future with our carbon transformation technology.

Job Summary

Twelve is seeking an Equipment Design Engineer to join our Engineering Team. You will work with a small, agile team to design, develop, and build first of a kind chemical processing systems to enable CO2 conversion. In addition, you will maintain and troubleshoot existing process systems and assist with development and prototyping of new test equipment and methods. In this role, you will work with multidisciplinary engineering teams, research groups and electrochemistry teams at Twelve.

This is a full time role based in Berkeley, CA

What you will do

  • Lead the design of new, fully integrated systems to enable CO2 conversion with Twelve’s core technology.
  • Develop full, accurate documentation packages for new and existing systems to enable rapid modifications and future manufacturability/scale-up.
  • Specify, integrate, and test new sensing methodologies to validate new electrolysis system characterization techniques
  • Automate full system functionality: assist in development of PLC code, ensure reliable data acquisition, storage, and perform data analysis
  • Champion process/equipment safety along with engineering frameworks to streamline the engineering team’s work. 

Who you are

  • You have hands-on experience designing and building hardware and/or scientific equipment.
  • Experience designing and building complex systems from scratch.
  • You have experience with equipment design and engineering and/or process engineering, and can demonstrate at least 2 of the following:
    • Ability to create and read Piping and Instrumentation Diagrams (P&IDs)
    • CAD experience (especially design and fabrication of custom parts).
    • Knowledge of environmental and safety regulations pertaining to toxic and flammable gasses (e.g. Class I Division II environments).
    • Experience with PLCs and HMIs, data acquisition systems and software.
    • Understanding of laboratory characterization equipment such as gas chromatographs.
    • Mechatronics experience - specifying and installing I/O with different interfaces such as analog/digital signals, various communication protocols
    • Experience with gas separation equipment.
    • Familiarity with electrochemical systems like fuel cells, batteries, electrolyzers, etc. and relevant characterization equipment like potentiostats.
  • Strong desire and curiosity to learn new things.
  • Ability to thrive in a dynamic, collaborative, and hands-on environment.

Twelve Benefits

  • Medical, dental, and vision coverage
  • Paid sick days and vacation
  • Competitive salary and equity compensation commensurate with experience
  • Diverse and inclusive work environment

 

We believe that the unique contributions of each individual is the driver of our success. To make sure that our products and culture continue to incorporate everyone's perspectives and experience we never discriminate on the basis of race, religion, national origin, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, or marital, veteran, or disability status.

 

Want to work with us but don't see a current opening that fits your background? Email us at talent@twelve.co. 

 

Twelve

Berkeley, CA, USA

We're Twelve, a new kind of chemical company built for the climate era. Our breakthrough technology eliminates emissions by turning ...

View Company Profile