Engineering Technician

Engineering · Remote, Nova Scotia
Department Engineering
Employment Type Full-Time

About CarbonCure Technologies

CarbonCure Technologies is an award-winning clean technology company leading a global mission to reduce the carbon footprint of concrete – the world’s most used building material. Our vision is to drive an annual reduction of 500 megatonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions; the equivalent of removing 100 million cars from the road. Our technology has been installed in over 400 concrete plants in North America, Asia, and Europe. CarbonCure is proud to be named the Cleantech Group Global 100’s Top North American Company in 2020, and the winner of the global NRG COSIA Carbon XPRIZE. We are backed by Breakthrough Energy Ventures, the Amazon Climate Pledge Fund, and Mitsubishi.

Our Culture

Our team is made up of energetic, entrepreneurial individuals who are passionate about driving meaningful solutions to combat climate change. Besides being dedicated to our mission, we believe in work-life balance and active involvement in our local community. We value integrity and accountability; and our core values include high performance, collaboration, straight-talk, and continued innovation. We don’t take ourselves too seriously, but we are here to change the world.

Purpose Driven Position

CarbonCure is looking for an engineering technician to develop field ready CO2 injection systems for CarbonCure’s Reclaimed Water technology. Reporting to the Senior Director of Product Development, this job entails wiring, cutting, drilling, welding and assembling of hydraulic fittings, as well as installing systems in the field. CarbonCure is growing and evolving quickly as a company, so the selected technician will also aid in developing training tools, diagrams, and improve efficiencies of existing processes. This job requires attention to detail, and the ability to perform repetitive tasks with focus and consistency.

What you'll need to succeed

    • Degree in field such as: Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, or a Diploma in mechanical, electrical, or electro-mechanical technology with commensurate industry experience 
    • Ability to work independently as well as in a team setting
    • Ability to produce quality work within tight deadlines, and comfortable working in a highly variable environment typical with start-up companies
    • Detail oriented with a passion for getting the job done
    • Strong communication skills; ability to take direction and translate to other team members
    • Ability to think methodically, to design, plan, modify if required, and manage projects.
    • Ability to plan and prioritize workload to achieve pre-determined goals.
    • Knowledge of concrete testing, cement, admixtures and CO2 would be an asset.
    • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
  • Entry level understanding of computer languages Ladder Logic, Python, and C is an asset
  • Adaptability, at ease with continuous change that is the hallmark of a technology company
  • Comfortable working with a small team and helping it grow

What you'll be doing

  • Wire electrical components for a PLC and HMI following wiring diagrams
  • Programming of PLC software
  • Assemble steel structures and hydraulic piping systems with fittings, valves, and sensors based on standard operating procedures
  • Improve the manufacturing process by increasing efficiency and strategically outsourcing assembly work, as required
  • Create electrical & mechanical schematics and diagrams
  • Create tools for training future employees and co-op students
  • Coordinate commissioning schedule and supplier deliveries
  • Perform field installation & commissioning activities
  • Replace and repair broken components in field systems

Work Environment

  • Full time position based out of the Dartmouth office
  • High functioning team dedicated to our customers and producing high quality output
  • Hours are flexible, but a minimum of eight (8) hours Monday to Friday is required, with the possibility of additional time based on projects and customer demand
  • Extensive travel will be required, both domestic and international
  • Fail fast mentality typical with start-up companies. CCT is an exciting and fast-paced company that is making a significant impact on CO2 emissions in the concrete and cement industries. The team is full of motivated and talented individuals who all work together to achieve the ultimate mission of reducing CO2 emissions by 500 Mt annually.

Closing Statement

We would like to thank all applicants for their interest. Please note only those selected for an interview will be contacted. If you feel passionate about this opportunity and believe that you have the skills to excel in this role, apply! Or if this sounds like someone you know, please share this posting.


We want you to know that you can be a great candidate even if you don't fit everything we've described above. You can also have important skills we haven't thought of. If that's you, don't hesitate to apply and tell us about yourself. We are committed to fostering diversity in our organization and building an equitable and inclusive environment for people of all backgrounds and experiences. We're taking steps to meet that commitment. We especially encourage members of traditionally underrepresented communities to apply, including women, people of color, LGBTQ people, veterans, and people with disabilities.

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