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Internal Systems Engineer Co-Op - Spring 2024

Via Separations

Via Separations

Software Engineering
Watertown, MA, USA
Posted on Wednesday, September 13, 2023
Via Separations is a rapidly growing Boston-area startup dedicated to eliminating CO2 emissions from industrial manufacturing processes. At the intersection of engineering, society, and impact, our team is passionate about making a difference and building the technology and organization to do it. We are a fast-paced, interdisciplinary team backed by leading venture capital firms. Our team has doubled in size in the last year, and we are looking to add talented, mission-driven people to our cohort.
We are passionate about global climate impact, optimistic about scientific progress, and unafraid of hard problems. We believe that our people are our unfair advantage, and drive our mission forward. We embrace the diversity of our team for creative solutions and believe the best ideas come from the intersection of disciplines and perspectives. We want you to join us!
Role Description
You will have the opportunity to join a hard-working and quickly growing team, and have an immediate impact within a young company. This role will offer exposure to the full lineup of Via Separations’ existing research and development test systems. In addition to the detailed process, mechanical, electrical, and structural engineering design work, there will be numerous opportunities for project management, leadership, and creative development. Day-to-day responsibilities will include cross-functional work with Via Separations’ Research & Advanced Development and Design & Product sub-teams.
Responsibilities will include:
- Design, procurement, fabrication, maintenance, and improvement of test systems for membrane research and development
- Controlled document generation, e.g. drafting of SOPs, BOMs, etc., and 2D / 3D process modeling, e.g. drafting of PFDs, P&IDs, isometrics, etc.
- Live and retroactive troubleshooting of mechanical, electrical, and controls systems

Qualifications & Characteristics

  • Coursework in chemical engineering, mechanical engineering, or similar fields
  • Strong ability to manage time and quickly shift priorities
  • A desire to be independent and lead projects
  • Comfortable working in a fast-paced environment and with long-term projects
  • A strong technical ability to learn about new processes
  • A clear interest in sustainability
  • US work authorization is required for this role
At Via, we value and prioritize diversity of thought, access, and experiences, and are an equal opportunity employer by choice. We consider all qualified applicants equally for employment. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, protected veteran status, religion, physical or mental disability, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, or any other basis protected by law, ordinance, or regulation.