Senior Mechanical Engineer, Heat Exchanger Design

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Senior Mechanical Engineer | Carbon America | Arvada, CO

  • Education:
    • Bachelor’s (Required)

  • Location:
    • Arvada, CO 80002 (Required)

  • Application Question:
    • Do you have thorough knowledge of various types of heat exchangers? (null)

Job Overview:
The Senior Mechanical Engineer, Heat Exchanger Design leads the heat exchanger engineering efforts. This person is responsible for techno-economic analysis, CAD, FEA, CFD, controls, test design/validation for all heat exchangers in Carbon America’s carbon capture systems. This role reports to the Chief Engineer.

Education, Experience, Skills:

  • BS with 6 years of experience, MS with 4 years of experience, or PhD with 2 years of experience is required
  • Thorough knowledge in various types of heat exchangers is required
  • SolidWorks (or similar CAD software) modeling and simulations experience is preferred
  • Experience in an R&D setting is preferred
  • Experience and knowledge in designing to ASME Section VIII is a plus
  • P&ID, Instrumentation selection, DAW, Plumbing Design experience a plus

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Perform a variety of engineering tasks including design, analysis, material selection, building, testing, and validation for heat exchangers
  • Understand fundamental principles for designing economically optimal heat exchangers for a variety of design requirements
  • Design and build end-to-end tests for HXs
  • Develop detailed and accurate capital cost models for near-term to long-term heat exchanger costs

General Requirements:

  • Full time, salaried exempt employee
  • Maintains a standard schedule of 40+ hours per week
  • Travel to meetings and conferences may be required

Compensation and Benefits:

  • Salary range for this position is competitive
  • Benefits include
  • a monthly stipend to be applied toward medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • 401k employer contributions and matching
  • Paid time off
  • Company ownership options
  • Flexible schedule
  • Other company policies

At Carbon America we believe that when you put the common good over personal gain you make the world a better place. We work together in alignment with our company’s values to find solutions to climate change.

Carbon America is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $80,000.00 – $105,000.00 per year


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Flexible schedule
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Parental leave
  • Vision insurance


  • Monday to Friday

COVID-19 considerations:
Our office is following local and state regulations about COVID. We currently have a majority of our workforce working remotely, with 50% capacity available in the office.


  • Bachelor’s (Required)


  • Arvada, CO 80002 (Required)

Application Question:

  • Do you have thorough knowledge of various types of heat exchangers?

Work Remotely:

  • Temporarily due to COVID-19

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