Project Engineer Capital Projects

Project Engineer, Capital Projects 

Location: Remote. This role requires occasional travel (~15%) to project sites. We have offices in Playa Vista, CA and Bridgewater, NJ. Pilot plant located in Bakersfield, CA. 
About Us  

Avnos is the world’s best shot to get to gigaton scale of carbon removal from direct air capture.   

We empower any company committed to decarbonization — from energy companies to carbon utilization to project developers — to remove carbon dioxide using fewer natural and financial resources when compared to other DAC companies. Avnos’ technology produces water — the world’s most valuable and scarce resource — and a key benefit to communities across the globe whose access is changing. Because it is geographically-flexible, Avnos’ technology has a broader operating range making it scalable in markets across the globe.  


We are a driven team of scientists, engineers and technical operators working together to solve one of the most fascinating and impactful problems the world has to solve: removing legacy carbon emissions in service of cooling the planet. We know that innovation requires creativity and courage and we give our people ownership to follow their curiosity to a solution. We work fast and collaboratively, learning from each other as we create answers to climate’s most pressing questions. Avnos is a place where you can see the impact of your work in the real world.  


At Avnos, we believe in the power of diversity and inclusion to drive innovation and success. Our mission-driven culture is fueled by individuals from various backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives coming together to make a meaningful impact. We welcome applicants from all walks of life, regardless of race, gender, age, religion, sexual orientation, or any other dimension of diversity. Join us in our commitment to creating a workplace where everyone feels valued, heard, and empowered to contribute to our collective mission. Your unique talents and perspectives are not just welcomed; they are essential to our success.  


Apply today and be a part of a team that is dedicated to making a meaningful difference in the world.  



Avnos’ Project Engineer, Capital Projects will have meaningful and industry-sculpting impact, be collaborating with expert colleagues in this nascent and growing field in service of giving the world the best shot at gigaton scale of carbon dioxide removal. You will drive engineering problem-solving, deliverables, and milestones and manage project plans, cost controls, and execution schedule. Your work will result in completed projects – on time and on budget – and feed future project optimizations. 



You will:  

Lead cross-functional teams and external stakeholders in order to achieve project goals; setting clear objectives for assigned project team including scope, schedule, productivity, quality, timeliness of deliverables.  Develop procedures and standards for each project that adhere to basis of design (client requirements) and applicable codes and regulations. Drive engineering deliverables through complex workflows, integrating internal and external input, and prepare procurement packages to support end-to-end planning, purchase, acceptance, and tracking to meet construction milestones.   Develop project cost and schedule tracking and reporting methodologies that span engineering, procurement, and construction support phases. 


You have:  

At least a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical or Chemical Engineering. 8+ years project management experience in heavy industry, with at least 5 years of which focused on 3rd party engineering, procurement, and construction management. A detail-oriented work ethic and the ability to: work independently and self-organize, provide scheduling inputs, and achieve target deadlines.  Resourcefulness in executing multi-disciplinary projects, meeting client requirements on time and with optimized costs.  


You share our values:  

We value: Safety So we practice: Feedback and candor are encouraged and met with curiosity regardless of title. In all of our work locations, we show courage to speak up, own problems along with solutions, focus on task conflict (not personal conflict), and care for each other. 


We value: Ownership So we practice: Empowerment, while bringing people along through clear, crisp, early communication; follow through; we take full accountability; showing up even (especially) when it is hard; integrity; pride in one’s work and pride in our work. 


We value: Teamwork So we practice: Proactive collaboration, knowing we are greater than the sum of our parts; bringing each other along in our language, decisions, and tradeoffs so teammates are equipped to partner with us; thoughtful disagreement and discourse and support each other to identify blind spots and make wise decisions; generosity with our gratitude and recognition of others. 


We value: Growth Mindset So we practice: New ideas require creativity and risk taking, we embrace failure as a means to learn. We tolerate the discomfort of being a beginner in an industry that is solving the unsolved. Feedback is a vote of confidence and an offer of support to develop our ideas into great work.   


We value: Achievement  So we practice: Bias for action while maintaining the highest standards. We practice prioritization, discipline, and focus in the service of achieving our goals and creating a lasting impact.   


Perks & Benefits:  

Unlimited PTO  Equity  Medical, Dental and Vision – Company covers 100% of employee and 50% of dependents.   HSA  401K   Home office accommodations (subsidized internet & phone)  Parental leave  

Salary: For this role, the estimated base salary range is between $144,000-$205,500. The actual base salary will vary based on various factors, including market and individual qualifications objectively assessed during the interview process. The range listed above is a guideline, and the base salary range for this role may be modified. In addition to base salary, your compensation package may include additional components such as equity and benefits. The final compensation package will be determined based on the selected candidate’s skills and experience.  


Accommodations: If you require reasonable accommodation during the interview process, please let us know. Our team is dedicated to ensuring that all candidates have an equal opportunity to showcase their skills and qualifications. We will work with you to provide the necessary accommodation based on your specific needs. 

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