Marine Chemist (NOC 2112)
Employer: Planetary Hydrogen
Company Description: Planetary Hydrogen is on a mission to remove carbon dioxide from the atmosphere while generating negative-emissions H2. The core of the process is our innovative Ocean Air Capture (OAC) system which removes carbon dioxide from the air while it restores the local ocean chemistry. With OAC, we can remove carbon dioxide directly from the air or capture it from a concentrated source like a power plant and store it safely for 100,000 years.
Business Address/Location of Work: 24 Orion Court, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, B2Y 4W6
Nature of Employment: Permanent, Full-Time
Hours: 37.5 hours per week
Salary: $46.15 per hour
Benefits: Unlimited Vacation Days, Personal Wellness and Bereavement Days, Health Insurance, Life Insurance, Dental Insurance, Up to $7,000 in Relocation Benefits, Participation in the Company’s Stock Options
Number of Positions: 1
As a key leader in Planetary Hydrogen’s oceans team, the Marine Chemist will play a crucial role in facing the challenge of climate change mitigation. They will work closely with Planetary Hydrogen’s science and engineering teams to provide expertise in analytical and experimental marine chemistry that is critical for understanding the efficacy and safety of Planetary Hydrogen’s technology.
- Collaborate closely with internal and external experts in abiotic ocean carbon dioxide removal;
- Conduct experiments and chemical measurements to address the safety, effectiveness, and verifiability of Planetary Hydrogen’s technology in performing surface-ocean alkalinity enhancement;
- Collect, analyze and model marine chemistry data;
- Effectively communicate and archive experimental and analytical results to internal and external collaborators;
- Participate in revising or modifying Planetary Hydrogen’s technical methods, procedures and strategies;
- Develop, and advocate for a science-supported carbon removal verification system;
- Help prepare, edit, and submit publications and presentations on research findings to academic and industry journals.
Minimum Skills Requirements:
- A bachelor’s degree in chemistry, oceanography, environmental science, or a related field;
- A master’s or doctoral degree in a related field is strongly preferred, but is not required;
- Experience with ocean sensors and autonomous underwater vehicles (AUVs);
- Experience with wastewater outfalls and wastewater chemistry;
- Experience with ocean chemistry models such as CO2SYS, PHREEQC, etc.
- Must be dependable, reliable and have effective interpersonal and communication skills.
By email at [email protected] with your resume.