FuelPositive is hiring a
We are growing our team and are looking for a Junior Chemical Engineering Technician to join our team and support our green ammonia production project. This position will report to the COO, dotted line to the Chemical Engineering Lead. As we are a growing organization, the reporting structure may shift in the near future. This position is available for immediate start.
Who WE are:
FuelPositive is a Canadian-based, clean technology company, working to fight climate change by creating and developing practical, clean, and sustainable carbon-free solutions that can be implemented economically now. Above all, we believe in being kind – to the earth, to each other, and to ourselves. We believe that being kind will pay dividends for us all. It’s all about Fuel for a Mindful World.
What WE make:
Our lead product, an onsite, containerized Green Ammonia production system that is modular and scalable, will revolutionize clean energy through a patent-pending, first-of-its-kind technology invented in Canada. The system takes air, water and a sustainable electricity source to produce green anhydrous ammonia with no carbon emissions. Adoption will dramatically support global targets to reduce CO2 emissions. And our decentralized, in situ approach will bring supply chain independence to our first customers – farmers – for the first time.
If you want to make a Positive impact, be relevant and make a change, join our team, and become a part of the solution!
What YOU will do:
Working alongside our Chemical Engineering Lead, you will be advancing our current technologies pertaining to the generation of hydrogen, nitrogen, and ammonia. Your objective is to support the commercializing of our green ammonia production systems along with developing technological advancements in the areas of electrolyzers, catalysts, membrane technologies and separation. You will work on providing on-site calibration, and validating gas compositions, purity of gases and energy consumption. You will be supporting the analysis by providing mass, energy, and entropy balance analysis, along with preparing design calculation and design briefs for prototype and research equipment. Additionally, you will work to carry out technical evaluation of process and developed systems through energy efficiencies. In addition, you will be supporting documentation, preparing equipment specifications, data sheets, developing process design criteria as a basis of the process design. You will spend a considerable amount of time conducting tests/experiments, inspecting, cleaning, assembling, mounting, setting up, testing, and troubleshooting parts, equipment, and systems. You will also support testing on ammonia generation system and partake in the creation of test plans. Does this sound like fun? Keep reding.
Safety is a priority for everything we do, so you will participate in the safety engineering process in every step of the process. Additional responsibilities will include operating chemical process testing equipment, control room, and hands on process monitoring, conducting basic chemical analytics and lab characterization procedures.
Who YOU are:
You’ve seen our values, and they resonate with you. You are passionate about participating in creating solutions to climate change and understand the role our systems play in making a positive impact on the world’s fertilizer demands and food shortage issues. At FuelPositive you will have the opportunity to utilize organizational and problem-solving skills while enjoying a comfortable environment.
You have completed a degree in Chemical Engineering and have experience in ammonia synthesis and chemical fertilizer industry. You have at least 2 years of experience working on/with industrial equipment and/or pilot plants. Your background has exposed you to thermodynamics, energy, and exergy efficiency techniques. You have a basic knowledge of pressurized equipment involving hydrogen and ammonia. You are used to a fast-paced, safety driven culture. Additionally, you possess the ability to communicate clearly, whether it is with your colleagues, suppliers, clients, or other stakeholders – talking to people and getting your message across in a positive and collaborative way is a strength of yours. Above all, you are a true team player at heart, willing to lend a hand whenever needed. You are also able to provide reports on findings in a concise and thoughtful manner for a variety of audiences. While this position is focused within the Waterloo Region in Ontario, travel may be required to support existing installations and future projects.
Must successfully meet the Company pre-employment provision of a Criminal Records Check.
Why you will love US:
We are a team in the truest sense of the word. As a group, we are looking to make a positive impact in our world and are excited to have others join us. Each person we invite to join the team shares our values and will be able to provide specific skills to guide us in achieving our mission. We want to create a space where you can show up as you are – you can share with us, learn with us, and grow with us as a team.
Perks of joining US:
We offer competitive compensation; we want to find the right person for this position, and we will compensate accordingly, based on the experience you bring. We like to build trust with our employees, so payroll is deposited in advance on the 1st and 16th of every month. Additionally, we want to prioritize your wellness – you will be part of our comprehensive benefit plan from Day One, which will help to support your health and wellbeing.
We are here to help you grow your overall development and push your career forward. At FuelPositive, there are multiple avenues to explore your learning and development with the support of your leader and our HR (Human Resources) team. We also take pride in our safety training programs and you will have the opportunity to be enrolled in our extensive safety training from Day One. Depending on your role, you will be expected to complete multiple mandatory courses such as First Aid, CPR, and related courses.
We also want you to feel appreciated and have fun! We are building a culture that celebrates people, because we all need to feel valued. We formally recognize birthdays, anniversaries, new hires, and outstanding personal achievements. We’ve created a comfortable workplace and a sophisticated manufacturing shop and R&D lab in Waterloo, Ontario, that will make you proud. Did we mention we offer drinks and snacks? Got any other suggestions? We want to hear them, because the strength of our company is in our team. We also want to brag a little and share that we are a proud winner of the Best Place to Work award in 2023 by HRD Canada, as well as an Excellence Awardee in the category of Diversity and Inclusion by HR Awards in 2023.
We thank all applicants for their interest; only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. FuelPositive welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. FuelPositive is committed to providing a barrier-free application and interview process for all candidates. Should you require accommodations due to a disability or medical condition at any point throughout the hiring process, please contact us at email@example.com.
FuelPositive is an equal opportunity employer, committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We do not tolerate discrimination and harassment of any kind based on citizenship, age, family status, race, sex (including pregnancy), creed, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, place of origin, disability, or any other protected characteristic as outlined by the Ontario Human Rights Code.
This policy applies to all employment practices within our organization, including hiring, recruiting, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, leave of absence, compensation, benefits, training, and apprenticeship. We make hiring decisions based solely on qualifications, merit, and business needs at the time.