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Senior Civil Engineer

Austin, United States
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 is removed from the air by safely storing it underground, permanently.

Founded in 2009 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 spearheading the DAC industry globally. It has the world’s largest DAC facility and storage installation in operation and a team of over 300 Climeworkers determined to contribute to a net-zero future.

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 be part of the project team to deliver high quality projects to the Climeworks goals and visions.
  • You make sure that the organization maintains a single point accountability for the overall Civil & Structural (C&S) design.
  • You offer your input to the development of project specifications, bid packages, work execution packages, and cost control.
  • You coordinate with external partners and EPC Contractors along the life cycle of the project to ensure meeting schedule and technical quality of challenging engineering tasks.
  • You are the interface between Operational and Maintenance needs.
  • You participate in relevant reviews including geotechnical surveys, design reviews (2D/3D), Constructability Reviews and Value Engineering.
  • You are responsible for quality assurance and report directly to the Project Engineering Manager.
  • You support and steer the EPC C&S group, and you can manage a team of specialists.

Your story

  • You hold a bachelor's degree in civil engineering.
  • You have Knowledge of National building and Industry codes & Standards.
  • You have at least 10 years of experience in refining, chemical, petro-chemical facilities and renewables industries’ sector projects.
  • You demonstrated the ability to initiate and champion new technologies and evaluate experience in project scoping, feasibility studies and relative economics analysis.
  • You gathered experience in project scoping, feasibility studies and relative economics analysis.
  • You have excellent organizational leadership and interpersonal skills.
  • You are fluent in English.
  • You are willing to travel up to 25%.

Disclaimer: You are living in Austin, Texas or are willing to relocate there for this position.

What We Offer:

At Climeworks, we foster a positive, purpose-driven, and inclusive culture. We care about the well-being of our Climeworkers and offer:

  • Paid time off, including vacation.
  • Flexibility to occasionally work remotely and adjust working hours.
  • RSUs, making you a shareholder in our company.
  • A competitive 401k plan and comprehensive health insurance, including dental coverage for you and your dependents.
  • A horizontal organization, a supportive team, and a dynamic, innovation-focused environment.

You will join a horizontal organization, a great team, an improvement-oriented approach, and a scale-up venture with an innovative technology. 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: ;

Diversity and Inclusion:

At Climeworks, we celebrate diversity and encourage everyone to apply. All qualified applicants are considered for positions, so bring along your knowledge, personal experiences, and fresh perspectives, and together we can make a difference.

We do not accept candidate profiles from agencies for our positions.

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