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Sr. Process Engineer (Pyro)

Brimstone Energy

Brimstone Energy

Oakland, CA, USA
Posted on Wednesday, June 29, 2022

Position Overview

  • Reactor design for heterogeneous reaction systems, including solid-liquid, gas-solid, and multicomponent solid-liquid
  • Assist with process development and engineering design for processing projects, including formulating process flow diagrams and piping & instrumentation diagrams
  • Assess materials of construction, including for corrosive and hazardous liquids, gasses, and solids and for high-temperature (>1000°C) systems
  • Perform technical communications such as verbal presentations, Powerpoint slideshows, technical write-ups, and reports
  • Evaluate and administer contracts with vendors for the provision of services and equipment


  • Bachelor's, Master's, or PhD degree in Chemical Engineering or equivalent
  • 7+ years of engineering experience
  • Deep understanding of chemical engineering fundamentals: heat transfer, mass transfer, fluid mechanics, chemical kinetics, thermodynamic analysis, mass and energy balance, unit operation design
  • Experience with design and engineering of novel processes (pilot plant, demonstration plant, and commercial plant)
  • Experience with high temperature reactions (>1000°C)
  • Experience with equipment such as rotary kiln, fluidized bed, spray roaster, or similar.
  • Familiarity bridging process simulation with actual equipment, process, and plant design
  • Relevant experience with experimental design, reaction engineering, equipment design, inorganic process chemistry, material handling and conveying.
Salary Range: $147,000 - $191,000