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Demo Plant Technicians will be responsible for executing Demo plant operations at Joule’s facility in Hobbs, New Mexico, including interfacing with computer control systems according to standard operating procedures and batch protocol. They will be accountable for informing the Lead and/or Bioprocessing engineers when production problems arise.  They will work 8-hour shifts and therefore be responsible for keeping on-coming technicians informed of the current status of processes and the tasks that must be undertaken in subsequent shifts. The position is based in Hobbs, New Mexico, full time.

Joule is advancing a technology platform for Liquid Fuel from the Sun™, expected to eclipse the scale, productivity and cost efficiency of any known alternative to fossil fuel today. Its transformative Helioculture™ platform directly and continuously converts sunlight and waste CO2 to infrastructure-ready diesel, ethanol or commodity chemicals with no dependence on biomass feedstocks, downstream processing or precious natural resources. Joule has successfully pilot-tested its platform for over two years, initiated operations at its SunSprings™ demonstration plant, and launched a global subsidiary, Joule Fuels, to deploy fuel production sites worldwide. At full-scale commercialization, Joule expects to deliver renewable fuels and chemicals in unrivaled volumes, at highly competitive costs, with a fraction of the land required for biofuels derived from agricultural feedstocks or algal biomass. Joule is privately held and has raised over $110 million in funding to date. The company is headquartered in Bedford, Massachusetts with operations in Hobbs, New Mexico; and The Hague, Netherlands. Additional information is available at www.jouleunlimited.com.

 

Plant Technician

Demo Plant Technicians will be responsible for executing Demo plant operations at Joule’s facility in Hobbs, New Mexico, including interfacing with computer control systems according to standard operating procedures and batch protocol. They will be accountable for informing the Lead and/or Bioprocessing engineers when production problems arise.  They will work 8-hour shifts and therefore be responsible for keeping on-coming technicians informed of the current status of processes and the tasks that must be undertaken in subsequent shifts. The position is based in Hobbs, New Mexico, full time.

Responsibilities

Learn and operate the computer control system and all processes associated with the plant

Follow procedures for plant start-up, shut-down, cleaning and batching

Collect and test samples on all product and in-process streams

Follow all standard operating procedures and faithfully execute the batch protocol, recording data and information in the run summary sheets

Respond to collected data and process upsets, and inform Lead and/or Bioprocessing engineers for next actions

Communicate to technicians coming on-shift any and all relevant information about current plant operations

Notify the Lead Engineer of any production problems and document any deviations in operation from intended performance

Complete any and all tasks assigned by the Lead Engineer

Adhere to safe work practices 

Keep accurate and timely logs

Perform routine maintenance on facility equipment

Keep plant facilities clean

Others duties as assigned

 

Qualifications

 

The position requires a high school diploma or equivalent.  Certificate in Mechanical Trades preferred. General mechanical aptitude a must. Experience in a trade and/or mechanical/pipe fitting experience beneficial, Prior experience working in production plants is preferred. Applicants should be competent in the use of Microsoft Office Suite to include, Word, Excel & Project schedule and possess effective oral and written communication skills, and excellent interpersonal skills.

 

Apply online at www.jouleunlimited.com or Forward resumes to Careers@JouleUnlimited.com

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