Senior Applications Engineer (Mechanical or Chemical Engineering)

about 8 hours ago
Full time role


Rondo Energy's mission is to eliminate 15% of global CO2 emissions in 15 years. To accomplish this mission, Rondo is deploying ...

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Job Description

About Rondo Energy: 

Our mission is to eliminate 15% of global CO2 emissions in 15 years. 

To accomplish this mission, Rondo is deploying low-cost, zero-carbon Rondo Heat Batteries to accelerate the deployment of renewable energy and to significantly decarbonize industrial processes that are commonly thought of as "difficult-to-decarbonize". Our Heat Batteries charge from intermittent renewables to provide high temperature, continuous heat for customers safely, reliably, at an unprecedented 98% efficiency - and at a cost point that is lower than any other method. 
Rondo Energy is looking for a customer-centric Application Engineer to join our team  and help us repower industrial heat at scale. In this role, you will work closely with the Rondo Mechanical Engineering team, external partners, and prospective customers to define complete system solutions which deliver zero carbon, reliable heat for customer projects. You will conduct thermo-economic analyses to identify configurations which maximize the value created by Rondo’s technology and develop the technical information critical to developing a robust pipeline of project opportunities. 

Together we can reduce world CO₂ emissions by 1% in 10 years, and by 15% in 15 years! 

What You Will Do (key responsibilities for this role include but are not limited to): 

  • Work with the sales team to define customer technical requirements 
  • Conduct feasibility studies on using Rondo to provide zero carbon heat and power to industrial customers 
  • Calculate performance of systems for a variety of customer integrations 
  • Think creatively to maximize customer value in chosen systems configurations 
  • Work with sales and analytics teams to perform economic analyses
  • Create detailed customer proposals for Rondo systems and support in presenting them as needed 

What You Will Bring: 

  • A passion for contributing to sustainable energy transition 
  • An education base in Mechanical or Chemical Engineering or equivalent Engineering work experience 
  • +5 yrs work experience in a related role
  • Prior background working in an EPC or an engineering firm/industry 
  • Basic proficiency in coding (Python, Visual Basic)
  • Ability to operate autonomously and self-direct toward the highest priority
  • Excellent communication and teamwork abilities
  • Innovative and results-oriented thinking
  • Ability to connect and build trust with a wide variety of customers or potential customers
  • The ability to travel occasionally as needed within the United States for customer or investor meetings 

Bonus Points: 

  • Experience in an Applications Engineering role 
  • Experience with industrial processes which use heat  
  • Knowledge of energy market economic principles
  • A foundational knowledge of Electrical, Chemical, or Mechanical Engineering principles


What We Offer: 

  • Comprehensive Medical Benefits 
  • Dental & Vision Benefits  
  • Life Insurance and ADD  
  • Up to 13 paid holidays per year, in addition to a company week-long holiday in December
  • Flexible time off policy
  • 401(k) plan with company match
  • Rondo HQ is close to Oakland airport - one block from the Bay - and has stunning Bay views! 

 The salary range for this role is $110,000.00 to $125,000.00 and it would also be eligible for additional compensation in the form of equity. The location of Kansas City is preferred but other remote locations will be considered. This role is eligible for Rondo's excellent benefits listed above plus additional compensation in the form of equity. Please note that some pay bands may have wide ranges of compensation to accommodate candidates' diverse sets of skill levels and experience.

Rondo Energy is an equal opportunity employer. We strive to create a supportive and inclusive workplace where contributions are valued and celebrated, and our employees thrive by being themselves and are inspired to do their best work. We seek applicants of all backgrounds and identities, across race, color, ethnicity, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, marital status, pregnancy or parental status, or disability. Applicants will not be discriminated against based on these or other protected categories or social identities.  

Rondo is committed to the full inclusion of all applicants. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the interview process, please let our recruiting team know. 

We proactively work to design hiring processes that promote equity and inclusion while mitigating bias.  

Note to Recruitment Agencies: Rondo does not accept unsolicited agency resumes. Furthermore, Rondo Energy does not pay placement fees for candidates submitted by any agency other than its approved partners. 

Rondo Energy's mission is to eliminate 15% of global CO2 emissions in 15 years. To accomplish this mission, Rondo is deploying ...

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