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Transmission Manager

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 450 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 the electrical grid expert supporting our strategic engagements and contracting efforts with renewable energy providers to make sure we are sourcing clean, reliable energy to help meet the energy needs of our Direct Air Capture (DAC) facilities.
  • You manage our grid interconnection strategy for our DAC facilities from initial site selection through to DAC start-up and operations.
  • You carry out transmission modeling using PROMOD, PSS/E, or PowerWorld to provide feasibility level analysis for DAC developments and renewable energy development projects, thereby supporting siting decisions for our global DAC project pipeline.
  • You coordinate within Project Development to develop an interconnection plan and deliver transmission and interconnection services for a pipeline of DAC projects.
  • You perform all aspects of transmission analysis for the development of new DAC projects in target markets.
  • You are responsible for providing all technical and cost information to project developers required for the project's interconnection.
  • You provide guidance on design standards and codes.
  • You support the assessment of regulation and tariffs for the respective grids, such as regarding interruptible tariffs.

Your story

  • You hold an Electrical Engineering university degree with a focus on Power Engineering.
  • You have 3 to 6 years of work experience with an IPP or renewable energy developer, paired with experience in regulated and de-regulated markets managing interconnection processes.
  • You have experience in PROMOD, PSS/E, PSCAD, ASPEN, and PSLF.
  • You possess a can-do attitude and a desire to solve and overcome challenges.
  • You desire to work in a cross-functional team, contributing your expertise, and communicating technical challenges to both technical and non-technical team members.
  • You maintain a positive attitude and value different backgrounds and experiences.

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. #LI-LZ1

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