Principal Mechanical Engineer

About the Job

Dimensional Energy is committed to building a diverse and inclusive workforce. We recognize that experience and talent are not always limited to the technical requirements of a job. If you have similar experience to the qualifications listed here, please consider applying. We strongly encourage those from marginalized and/or underrepresented identities to apply. If you need accommodations during the interview process, please let us know. 


Dimensional Energy, a leader in the production of sustainable fuels and other chemicals from carbon dioxide, is seeking a motivated, creative, experienced Mechanical Engineer to provide general mechanical engineering and design support for Dimensional Energy’s activities, including development of basic engineering packages for Dimensional Energy’s technologies, oversight of engineering contractors and equipment vendors, technical consulting, and advancement of our proprietary thermocatalytic reactors. If you are experienced with mechanical engineering, are passionate about combating climate change, and thrive in a fast-paced start-up environment, please consider joining our team.

Job Summary

In this role you will supervise one or more junior engineers and provide mechanical engineering and design support for our proprietary thermocatalytic reactors and all other aspects of our technology.

Pay and Benefits

  • The salary range for this position is $140,000-$160,000 based on experience.
  • Health, vision and dental insurance packages available. 
  • Unlimited paid time off for most positions.

Key Responsibilities

Activities will Include:  

  • Supervise one or more junior engineers.  Manage small projects and studies. 
  • Complete mechanical specifications for critical process equipment. 
  • Recommend suitable vendors/suppliers. 
  • Independently coordinate outside contractors/vendors’ design, engineering, fabrication and inspection to ensure that procured equipment meets all company requirements and specifications. 
  • Foster working relationships with project team members (i.e. Project Manager, R&D, Process Engineers), Contractors, Vendors. 

Knowledge, Skills and Experience

  • B.S. in Mechanical Engineering.
  • Registered Professional Engineer with minimum 10 years’ experience as mechanical engineer.
  • Experience in vessel and heat transfer engineering required. 
  • In depth experience on furnace designs concerning optimal heat integration, fit for service analysis, corrosion analysis and maintainability. 
  • Background to include experience on manufacturing/fabrication side. 
  • Familiar with various international codes and standards. 
  • Familiar with materials selection. 
  • Expert knowledge of ASME, API, ANSI and TEMA. 
  • Experience in modeling furnace systems. 
  • Preferred experience in Oil & Gas or Chemical industry. 
  • Experience with Syngas production and/or utilization is a plus. 
  • Light experience with rotating equipment desired. 


About Dimensional Energy 

Dimensional Energy is a leader in the production of sustainable fuels. We develop proprietary technology to convert carbon dioxide into sustainable jet fuel, diesel, and other products. Our carbon utilization platform allows companies to recycle their emissions to replace the fossil carbon in their supply chain.  Our technology presents a true alternative to the extraction, refinement and burning of fossil carbon, all of which must cease in the coming decades in order to leave a livable planet for those who will come after us. Dimensional Energy recognizes that traditional fossil fuel extraction has disproportionately impacted communities of color and low-income communities. We are committed to a different path and aim to partner with local communities to ensure those impacted are included in the implementation and profit structure of our solutions. We envision a world free from fossil fuel dependency. We are growing quickly, come join us. 


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