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Machine Design Engineer

Company: AirCapture
Location: Berkeley
Posted on: June 24, 2022

Job Description:

AirCapture -is -developing on-site -direct air capture (DAC) systems -that -pull -climate-changing CO2---from the atmosphere -and -make it immediately available for industrial and commercial processes. - We -provide -a greener, more cost-effective feedstock to our customers -and -aim -to -make atmospheric carbon dioxide removal at gigaton-scale economically viable -on a greatly accelerated time frame. -The market for materials made with atmospheric carbon is poised to grow dramatically -- come join our efforts to enable this growth! -This Mechanical Engineer will work on the development of DAC systems and the design of CO2 processing technologies, collaborating with a team of technologists across multiple fields. - In addition, they will be responsible for supporting the conceptualization, design, prototyping and manufacturing of the DAC systems. This is a technical role that involves assisting the company with technology development and commercialization, and identifying necessary resources. - As a key member of our fast-growing company, this Mechanical Engineer will be eligible for equity-based awards, in addition to a regular salary and full company benefits.Position Requirements

  • Detailed design & analysis of DAC system mechanisms & fluidic systems
  • Ability to quickly identify efficient solutions to mechanical problems
  • Ownership of the various system component SolidWorks CAD models
  • Ability to generate drawing templates & detailed drawings (GD&T experience preferred)
  • Deployment & maintenance of SolidWorks PDM databaseEducation & Experience
    • B.S. in Mechanical Engineering or related field
    • 5+ years experience as a mechanical or design engineer in related fields - deep mechanical aptitude is required including a broad knowledge of engineering materials and design for manufacturability (sheet metal, die casting, structural steel frames, weldments, etc.)
    • Experience in engineering roles relating to conceptualization, design, testing and commissioning of systems involving process fluids, mechanical motion control and/or process controlPreferred Skills & Experiences
      • Machine design experience (Pneumatics, bearing systems, etc.)
      • Experience integrating fans, compressors, and chillers
      • Experienced using structural FEA (CFD is a plus!)
      • Deep knowledge of 3D modeling in SolidWorks
      • Ability to read & generate P&IDs
      • Knowledge of applicable standards for CO2 processing, piping systems, rotary machines and refrigeration.
      • CO2 processing technologies (gas, liquid and supercritical fluids)
      • Ability to work collaboratively alongside great teammates Note: -this -position requires physical activities including climbing stairs or ladders, stooping, crouching to work on equipment, -operating machinery -and lifting and carrying loads of 40 -lbs -or more.AirCapture LLC is an equal opportunity employer, and we embrace diversity at our company. Qualified applicants are considered for employment, and employees are treated during employment, without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable law.AirCapture does not accept unsolicited resumes from individual recruiters or third-party recruiting agencies in response to job postings. No fees will be paid to third-parties who submit unsolicited candidates directly to our hiring managers.

Keywords: AirCapture, Berkeley , Machine Design Engineer, Engineering , Berkeley, California

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