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Project Engineer

Calgary, AB

Carbon Upcycling is on a mission to become the most impactful carbontech company of this decade by transforming CO2 emissions into the materials of tomorrow. 

Working in carbontech is an adventure reserved for the bold. You'll be working on the frontier of decarbonization, where the answers aren't always clear, facing the challenges no one has ever solved before – but you won't be alone.

From our talented engineers to our dedicated researchers, our global team is bonded by our shared desire to make a difference at a time and scale that is imperative to the future of our planet.

Job Title: Project Engineer 


Job Type: Full-time permanent 

Department: Engineering 

Location: Calgary, Alberta

Role Overview: Planning, procurement and execution of projects; manages engineering team; reports to the CEO



  • Managing routine engineering meetings and overseeing task management and completion within the internal engineering team and associated consultants and contractors, 
  • Oversee project engineering initiatives such as preparing execution/management plans, tracking project progress, and reviewing field work completed, 
  • Analysing project specifications, developing work schedules, and delegating tasks to different team members, 
  • Technically adept and well-versed in language around process, civil, electrical, and mechanical engineering to liaise effectively with associated contractors, 
  • Ensuring that all engineering and manufacturing processes are in keeping with the health and safety regulations of the state/province and the country 
  • EPC management, monitor progress, and implement project controls 
  • Responsible for conflict resolution and timeliness of project deliverables pertaining to selected vendors and contractors 
  • Supervising engineering team and making appropriate recommendations for improvement 
  • Coordinate internal resources and third parties/vendors for the flawless execution of projects 
  • Measure project performance using appropriate systems, tools and techniques 
  • Ensure that all projects are delivered on-time, within scope and within budget; use appropriate verification techniques to manage changes in project scope, schedule and costs 
  • Developing project scopes and objectives, involving all relevant stakeholders and ensuring technical feasibility 
  • Ensure resource availability and allocation; building out a rounded engineering team 
  • Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation, including routine SOPs, as deemed necessary, 
  • Report to executive team on engineering progress on a weekly basis  
  • Manage the relationship with the client and all stakeholders, 
  • Perform risk management to minimize project risks, 
  • Meets financial objectives by forecasting requirements; preparing project budgets; scheduling expenditures; analyzing variances; initiating corrective actions 



  • Registered professional engineer (P.Eng); CAPM, PMP, P.E. is preferred but not required. 
  • Experience managing projects over $3-10 MM CAPEX on tight timelines 
  • Experience working with and managing EPC firms 
  • Hands-on experience in being a tactical project manager with close involvement in various project task families, with particular exposure to civil, electrical, permitting, and mechanical engineering, 
  • Experience working with/at cement plants and with solid material handling is preferred 
  • 5+ years of experience in mechanical equipment design, operations, maintenance, and troubleshooting with exposure to one or more of the following areas: 
  • Pneumatic material conveying systems  
  • Pressurized fluids, vessels, piping systems 
  • Rotating equipment such as large gearbox systems and bearings 
  • Convective and conductive heat transfer with complex heat generation modes 
  • Strong understanding of process instrumentation, basic electrical assemblies (motors, relays, overload protection, VFDs), and hydraulic fundamentals. 
  • Strong ability to create a project action plan, take charge and direct resources to realize technical implementations from inception to completion 
  • Experience as a project administrator 
  • Excellent client-facing and internal communication skills, written and verbal communication skills 
  • Key non-technical attributes we look for include self-awareness, ability to prioritize and delegate, and high performance in dynamically changing environments 
  • Solid organizational skills including attention to detail and multi-tasking skills 
  • Preference for having a good understanding or have implemented designs per North America and international codes including, but are not limited to ASME Section VIII, ASTM B31.3, ASME B16, and CSA C22.1 


Willingness to travel: up to 25% 

Language: English 



  • Salary competitive  
  • Benefits include extended health benefits, paid parental leave, bereavement time, paid vacation and sick leave, health and life insurance, stock options 


The right candidate for this role might not have every qualification listed in this job description. The right candidate might have skills that we haven’t considered. If you think you’d make a great candidate for this position, please send us your resume and let us know why. We look forward to hearing from you! 

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