Engineering Rotational Development Program (Summer 2024, Mechanical) (Engineering)
The Engineering Rotational Development Program (ERDP) participants will be key players in executing the GTI Energy Roadmap in solving global energy challenges by innovating and developing new capabilities driven by market demand. GTI Energy is seeking recent top-performing undergraduates in both Mechanical and Chemical Engineering for this full-time, permanent, engineering role which will begin with a select, 2-year, engaging, high-visibility, Rotational Program that will prepare the selected candidates with in-depth, hands-on experience across a broad range of energy technology development and implementation activities.
This role will rotate in approximately 6-month intervals through 5 different and technical R&D departments including: Research & Engineering, Engineering Operations, Low Carbon Energy Solutions, Digital Innovation, and Zero Emissions Systems. Each group has unique responsibilities and requirements with a shared goal for each to bring innovative, high-quality products to market quickly and reliably. The engineers selected will work closely with cross functional teams assigned to each product development project, leveraging the knowledge of all specialties within Chemical and Mechanical Engineering. After successfully completing the Engineering Rotational Engineering Program (ERDP), participants will then choose a specific area of interest at GTI Energy into which they will be promoted to further their engineering career.
GTI Energy offers generous benefits, competitive salaries, career advancement, and the opportunity to work in a professional R&D environment. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
We are proud of what we do because our work matters. GTI Energy is working toward solving global energy challenges in transitioning to a low-carbon economy. We have a proven track record in producing innovative ideas and commercializing solutions to deliver clean and reliable energy. At GTI Energy, we deliver innovative technology solutions for safe, efficient, and responsible energy.
So, what does that mean for you? You will work in a positive and respectful work culture that fosters growth, collaboration, and opportunity. You will be supported by competitive compensation, incentives, and benefits, while enjoying purposeful work that drives improvement of delivering clean energy to the world.
The position will be based in the Chicagoland area at the GTI Energy Headquarters. While local candidates are preferred, GTI Energy does provide relocation assistance for the right candidate.
General roles include helping project managers (PMs) and principal investigators (PIs) manage technology and product development initiatives, including laboratory experimental and field demonstration research, managing project budgets, schedules, deliverables, and other project-specific needs. There will be other duties to perform as assigned. Below is an overview of the departments that our Engineering Rotational Development Program will support on a 6-month rotational basis.
Digital Innovation & Strategy – support ongoing research programs with the standards and best practices in data management, software development, system infrastructure design, and tools development that enable adoption of our internal research programs. This team is also building new, innovative, digitally-focused opportunities that accelerate decarbonization pathways and provide foundational data to the industry that is required to make better decisions.
Zero Emissions Systems Team (ZEST) – ZEST seeks to demonstrate scalable solutions that accelerate and increase the effectiveness of operational efforts to reduce methane emissions from natural gas systems this decade. Two objectives underpin the business strategy for the Zero Emissions Systems Team and are in service of GTI Energy's mission to deliver impactful innovations needed for low-carbon, low-cost energy systems worldwide:
Experience or willingness to learn in any of the following areas is a strong plus:
GTI Energy is committed to developing a barrier-free recruitment process and work environment. If you require any accommodation, please e-mail us at HumanResources@gti.energy and we'll work with you to meet your accessibility needs. You must have legal authorization to work for GTI Energy on your date of hire with no further action required by GTI Energy. We are an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and give consideration to qualified applicants without regard to race, color, age, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, pregnancy, or genetic information.
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