Position: Senior Chemist (Full-Time)
Location: Montreal, Canada
Start day: April 2021

About CarbiCrete
CarbiCrete is a Montreal-based cleantech and carbon removal company that develops innovative, low-cost building solutions that contribute to the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions. CarbiCrete’s patented technology enables the production of cement-free, carbon-negative concrete using industrial by-products and captured CO2. The company offers concrete manufacturers the process, materials and support to make lower-cost, higher-quality precast concrete in a way that reduces their carbon footprint.

Responsibilities:

  • Initiate design and characterization of CO2-cured concrete
  • Investigate new ideas for mineralization
  • Help optimize CarbiCrete’s patented curing process
  • Analyze and interpret data to develop new hypotheses
  • Perform literature and patent searches
  • Conduct formulation development work in the R&D lab
  • Conduct product and process analyses (in coordination with R&D) and synthesize complex technical information into meaningful conclusions
  • Collaborate with external laboratories to assist research and development efforts
  • Conduct research on new sustainable construction materials
  • Prepare reports and proposals
  • Perform testing, analyze and interpret the results
  • Review patents, reports and research papers

Requirements:

  • Master’s or PhD in chemistry
  • Minimum of 10 years in research
  • Experience with analytic equipment and methods such as DSC, HPLC, FTIR, UV-V
  • Experience with gas chromatography
  • Experience with concrete materials
  • Industrial experience with material chemistry, ideally concrete and cement chemistry
  • Knowledge of mineralogy, crystallography, chemical bonding and reactions of cement and cementitious material would be an asset
  • Sound knowledge of thermodynamics and chemical kinetics
  • Experience in chemical dissolution/precipitation, solid micro-structure analysis and carbonation chemistry
  • Knowledge of material chemistry such as chemical, physical, and mechanical
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Ability to prioritize and ability to work both independently and in a team setting, remaining responsive to both project and team needs
  • Proficiency in report writing, reviewing, and interpretation of results

To apply for this position, send your CV and cover letter to info@carbicrete.com