Senior Civil Engineer in Cologne or Zurich (80 - 100%)

Ready to join a team of visionaries who is dedicated to solving one of humankind’s greatest challenges?

Get to know Climeworks

Climeworks removes CO₂ from the air to fight global warming and protect future generations to come.

We develop, build and operate direct air capture (DAC) machines which capture CO₂ directly from the air. The captured carbon dioxide can either be recycled and reused as a raw material or completely removed from the air by safely storing it underground, permanently.

Founded by engineers, Christoph Gebald and Jan Wurzbacher, Climeworks was built with a mission to inspire 1 billion people to remove CO₂ from the air, and is now the leader in carbon removal technology.

A true climate pioneer, Climeworks is featured as a TIME100 Influential Company 2022 and Global Cleantech 100 Company 2022, driving a revolutionary technology engineered to solve the most pressing issue of our time.

We foster a dynamic environment and are building a global purpose driven team. We are looking for disruptive thinkers, passionate achievers and inspiring leaders that are ready to take on the world’s greatest challenge.

Will you join us? 

Your mission

Job description
  • Your mission at Climeworks is to provide cost estimating, scheduling, and quality planning for all civil, structural, and architectural issues. 
  • Together with the project management, you will be the main point of contact for the the planning of the assembly and construction site activities during project execution.
  • You will coordinate external partners and EPC contractors throughout the project lifecycle and review and track all related documentation.
  • You will coordinate and contribute to engineering activities related to civil, structural, architectural, and master planning engineering design across all project phases (from concept to execution) and ensure timely, functional, and cost-effective execution.
  • You will be responsible for ensuring compliance with health, safety and environmental standards.

Your story

  • You have a degree in civil engineering or structural engineering with at least 8 years of work experience in the field. 
  • You have a good understanding of international standards, codes and regulations for the civil engineering discipline.
  • You have first experience with structural calculation software. 
  • Having first experience with structural design software and 3D modelling applications, such as BIM tools, Autodesk Revit, Civil 3D, etc. is considered a big plus. 
  • You describe yourself as reliable, flexible, and adaptable.
  • You show creativity and are willing to take risks in design work.
  • You are fluent in English and have basic knowledge of German, any other language is an advantage. 
  • You are willing to travel abroad up to 30%. 

What we offer: A horizontal organization, a great team, a solution-oriented approach and a cutting-edge technology in a scale-up environment. Sounds like you? We are looking forward meeting you! Apply now by filling in the online application form and uploading your complete dossier to our careers portal:

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