Senior Laboratory Associate / Technician

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, detail-oriented, experienced Laboratory Associate in our Tucson, AZ or Ithaca, NY location to advance our cutting-edge research and help develop patentable intellectual property. If you are experienced in the lab, are passionate about combating climate change, and thrive in a fast-paced start-up environment, please consider joining our team.

Job Summary

The primary role of the Laboratory Associate is to prepare and run experiments under the direction of our Senior Scientists. 

 

Pay and Benefits

  • The salary range for this position is $55,000-$90,000 based on location and experience.
  • Health, vision and dental insurance packages available. 
  • Unlimited paid time off for most positions.

Key Responsibilities

Activities will Include:  

  • Synthesizing heterogeneous catalysts. 
  • Testing thermochemical reactors.  
  • Setting up and running experiments and reporting results promptly. 
  • Characterizing materials using a variety of analytical equipment. 
  • Keeping meticulous records and detailed up-to-date lab notebooks. 
  • Assisting in the preparation of test procedures, data sheets, data analyses, summaries, and reports. 
  • Maintaining laboratory space in accordance with safety regulations and Good Laboratory Practice. 
  • Calibrating test equipment on schedule. 
  • Ensuring activities are completed in a timely fashion. 
  • Performing tasks with diligent attention to detail and high level of accuracy. 

Knowledge, Skills and Experience

  • BS/ MS with a broad academic background and/or experience that includes principles of chemistry, materials science, and engineering. BS in scientific or engineering discipline preferred. 
  • Specific experience in inorganic synthesis, materials characterization, and nanomaterials would be beneficial. Experience developing heterogeneous catalysts and catalyst supports a plus. 
  • Ability to quickly learn and apply new subject matter  
  • Experience with instruments such as optical microscopes, DSC for thermal analysis, BET for porosity measurements, and gas analyzers. 
  • Experience with lab equipment such as sonicator, magnetic stirrer, temperature controller, mass flow controller, analytical balance, and high temperature oven. 
  • Experience with extrusion is a plus. 
  • Motivated and passionate about developing new technology to combat climate change. 
  • Performs all work in a safe and professional manner. 
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office, data analysis software, Python. 
  • Must be eligible to work in the United States. 

 

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. 

 

To Apply: Send resume and letter of interest to Jobs@dimensionalenergy.com. Please include the position you are applying for in the subject line and where you saw the job posting.

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