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Be on the ground floor of a carbon-to-value movement that will impact millions for generations to come. We are looking for passionate thinkers, doers, and problem-solvers who share our vision that big challenges are big opportunities for change.

Open Positions

Chemical Engineer Intern

San Jose, CA
Full-Time

This position reports to the VP of Engineering and will be a member of the corporate engineering team. The successful candidate will have an impactful role in supporting the operational needs of Fortera’s demonstration plant. The internship will provide experience and first-hand insight of the challenges and rewards of designing/building/operating a first-of-its-kind scaled up process.

Materials Science Intern

San Jose, CA
Full-Time

The Material Science Intern will have the opportunity to learn about new and innovative cementitious and other materials, their mutual interactions, and product characterization.

Material Science Intern will assist with laboratory efforts to prepare and analyze reactive materials formulations. The role will include performing standard tests related to cement, mortar, and concrete materials as well as their precursors. This individual will also have the opportunity to learn more about the fundamentals of material science by using characterization techniques such as XRD/XRF/SEM/Calorimetry, etc.

This position will be part of the Product Team within the R&D department.

Process Chemistry Lab Intern

San Jose, CA
Full-Time

The Process Chemistry Lab Intern will have the opportunity to learn about inorganic material synthesis, materials analysis, and cement chemistry.

The Process Chemistry Lab Intern will assist with laboratory efforts to run our lab scale production process. The role will include performing processes such as: solution preparation, oven/furnace operation, mineral dissolution, gas absorption, precipitation, solids dewatering, and drying.

This position will be part of the Process team within the R&D department.

Process Engineer

San Jose, CA
Full-Time

Product Lab Intern

San Jose, CA
Full-Time

The Product Lab Intern will have the opportunity to learn about new and innovative cementitious materials, materials analysis, and cement chemistry.

Product Lab Intern will assist with laboratory efforts to prepare and analyze cement-based formulations. The role will include performing ASTM standards as related to cement, mortar, and concrete materials. This individual will also have the opportunity to learn more about the fundamentals of materials by using characterization techniques such as XRD/XRF/SEM/Calorimetry, etc.

This position will be part of the Product Team within the R&D department.

Project Controls Analyst

San Jose, CA
Full-Time

Under the direction of the SVP of Project Execution, you will track and report on project scheduling, budgeting, and scope control. The projects control analyst will own establishing the project budget and cost forecasting, project schedules and project risk management and scope control.

Senior Materials Handling Engineer

San Jose, CA
Full-Time

The Senior Materials Handling Engineer will lead engineering efforts for the successful design and operation of all Fortera bulk material handling processes: flow rates, storage capacity, integration with product lines, mineral grinding, kiln operation/calcination, mineral dissolution, gas absorption, precipitation, solids dewatering, and drying.

This is a hands-on role requiring a driven, experienced mechanical, chemical, or industrial engineer who would be able to own and drive design decision points with respect to process set up and equipment selection such as belt conveyors, bucket elevators, screw conveyors, blenders, mixers, silos and hoppers.  

Senior Process Engineer

San Jose, CA
Full-Time

The Senior Process Engineer will lead engineering support for successful design and operation of all Fortera processes: mineral grinding, kiln operation/calcination, mineral dissolution, gas absorption, precipitation, solids dewatering, and drying. 

This is a hands-on role requiring a driven, experienced mechanical or chemical engineer who would be versatile enough to bridge the gap between R&D and outside engineering firms.

Senior Procurement Specialist

San Jose, CA
Full-Time

Under the direction of the SVP of Project Execution, the Sr. Procurement Specialist will direct the daily operations of procurement activities, including the preparation, review, and processing of equipment supply contracts, formal bids, requests for qualification (RFQ), requests for proposal (RFP), and purchase orders. This position willserve as the company’s procurement subject-matter expert.

The Sr. Procurement Specialist will oversee purchasing, logistics and delivery to ensure consistency, cost-effectiveness, efficiency, and adequacy of the procurement process for plant equipment. They will be responsible for overseeing and facilitating the purchasing strategy, purchasing, delivery, and logistics.

Perks & Benefits

We believe a safe and fun environment is essential for keeping our team productive and motivated. That’s why we offer amazing perks and benefits.
Premium health, dental and vision coverage
401(k)
Fun company events
Stock Options
Life Insurance
Snacks & drinks on the house
Work/life balance
Generous Time Off Policies
On-site fitness center
Game Room
EV Charging Stations
Employee Resource Groups
On-site family room
Career development tools
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“Working for Fortera has been a fascinating, challenging and, above all, quality experience. Fortera opened the doors for me to a world of sustainable development, where I can put my knowledge into something that will leave a mark for future generations.”
—Jesus Gonzalez Pequeño, Research Engineer
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“I love working at Fortera because the people are great and the work is challenging. I am able to add value to something greater than myself, while personally developing new skills and talents. Our people, product and work environment are fantastic!”
—Jared James, Director of Plant Development

Diversity, Equity, 
Inclusion, & Belonging

Diversity fuels innovation. We believe that every person brings a unique perspective and experience to advance our mission and progress our efforts to provide a pathway to a zero CO2 future and create a more sustainable future and smaller carbon footprint.

At Fortera, we embrace diversity and strive to create an environment where everyone has an equal opportunity to thrive. We strive to create workplaces that reflect the communities we serve and where everyone feels empowered to bring their full, authentic selves to work. We are proud to be on the ground floor of a carbon-to-value movement that will have a positive impact on millions for generations to come.

Let's make an impact together.

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