Careers

Join a tight-knit team, passionate about solving the world's trash problem.

FUN

We work hard but love to BBQ and even have a ping pong table in the office.

CASUAL DRESS

We feel most productive when we're comfortable. You'll find our CEO wearing shorts most days.

IMPORTANT GOAL

Work to solve some of our most important environmental issues with the Sierra Energy team.

HEALTH BENEFITS

100% company-paid (employee coverage) medical, life, dental and vision, 401(k) retirement plan, and stock options.

FLEXIBLE SCHEDULE

Enjoy a flexible work schedule for many positions in the company.

GENEROUS PTO

Full-time employees earn paid time off that increases with the length of employment.

Open Opportunities

Sierra Energy is operating during the COVID pandemic and has implemented measures to reduce the risk of contagion. We conduct virtual interviews and, depending on the position, may arrange for on-site interviews. Any on-site interviews would be conducted according to Sierra Energy’s COVID Pandemic Prevention Plan.

PROCESS ENGINEER I

Fort Hunter Liggett, California

This is a great opening for a recent engineering graduate to learn the skills of the trade in a field environment by assisting with operations and technology validation activities at Sierra Energy’s first commercial-scale FastOx® Gasification facility at Fort Hunter Liggett in Monterey County, CA. After the initial training period, successful candidates will also assist with development of Sierra Energy’s FastOx Gasification technology for future systems. As a member of a relatively small team of technical specialists, successful candidates can potentially have a real impact in the push towards zero-waste and influence the direction of the company. Relocation to the Sierra Energy Main Office in Davis, CA is possible after the initial training period which is expected to last 1-2 years.

POSTED 5/26/2022

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CONTROLS AND AUTOMATION MANAGER

Davis, California

This position will build and lead a team of engineers and technicians to develop and deploy the process automation and control system for Sierra Energy’s FastOx gasification technology. The team will support operation, maintenance, and testing activities at Sierra Energy’s demonstration plant located at Fort Hunter Liggett in Monterey County. The Manager will be responsible for developing the functional design specifications and instrumentation selection for future commercial technology. The team will also lead control system integration with vendor supplied equipment as part of complete project. The manager will lead the team to implement and validate novel and advanced control strategies at the demonstration facility to de-risk them prior to implementation in commercial deployments of the technology. The manager will lead the current team of two and is expected to develop the team capabilities through training and hiring to support development and deployment of the technology.

POSTED 5/26/2022

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