Graduate Process Engineer



Carlsbad, CA, USA
Posted on Wednesday, April 17, 2024

Anaergia Graduate Program - Graduate Process Engineer (Carlsbad Office)

About Us: Anaergia (TSX: ANRG) is a global leader in offering sustainable solutions for the production of clean energy and the conversion of waste streams to resources. Through a proven portfolio of proprietary technological solutions, Anaergia maximizes the generation of renewable energy, diversion of waste from landfill, and reduction of greenhouse gases for customers across the municipal, industrial, commercial, and agricultural sectors. Headquartered in Burlington, ON, and through its multiple subsidiaries across North America, Europe, Africa, and Asia, Anaergia is trusted at more than 1,600 installations globally.

Job Goal: The Process Engineer (PE) represents the technical aspects of all of Anaergia’s Project. The PE is responsible for providing technical deliverables in support for the Business Development of all Anaergia Projects form the origination phase through contract negotiation and hand over to the Anaergia Project Execution Team through commission and operation of Anaergia’s Facilities. The PE must take an integrated view of the project and ensure Anaergia’s best practices and standards are implemented in all project deliverables to ensure a consistent and coordinated technical approach for all projects. The PE is also responsible for meeting deadlines and quality requirements effectively with resources allocated in an efficient manner. The PE will directly report to the Director of Process Engineering with main interfaces to other departments including Business Development, Project Engineering, and Plant Operations.


  • Basic & detailed Design Engineering activities for the assigned project(s) in Anaerobic Digestion Plants, Municipal Solid Waste, Biogas Treatment & Biogas Upgrading, etc., in accordance with the Company established procedures.
  • Develop and review conceptual designs.
  • Develop and review Process Flow Diagrams (PFD) and Piping and Instrumentation Diagrams (P&IDs).
  • Process engineering calculations including heat and material balances.
  • Basis of design process scope documents.
  • Participate in project review meetings with all stakeholders.
  • Review and advise on equipment layouts.
  • Perform Process equipment sizing calculations, develop specifications and data sheets using Anaergia standard details and templates for major project equipment.
  • Develop Equipment, instrument, valve, line, and specialty items lists.
  • Interface with other internal engineering disciplines to ensure a coordinated design and complete engineering deliverables.
  • Accountable for the successful completion of assigned engineering tasks and preparation of engineering deliverables.
  • Interface with plant operations to perform biological commissioning, resolve technical issues, and monitor process information to assist with plant optimization.
  • Perform lab tests and manage pilot projects

Job Requirements: Education

  • Bachelor’s Degree in an appliable Engineering discipline required. A Master’s Degree or other advanced degree is desired.


  • 0 to 2 years of engineering experience.


  • Read architectural, mechanical and electrical plans and have a solid understanding of basic electrical and mechanical control systems.
  • Knowledge of Visio, Word, SharePoint and PowerPoint.
  • Expert Knowledge of MS Excel.
  • Ability to use CAD software
  • Outstanding interpersonal oral and written communication skills required.
  • Outstanding presentation skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects and prioritize activities.
  • High energy, self-motivated, goal-focused individual.
  • Previous experience in process engineering in a related field is preferred.

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As an Equal Opportunity Employer, Anaergia provides equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, Anaergia will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.