Careers at Trinity Green Energies

If work is really about making a difference, you’ll love working with us. Discover career opportunities at Trinity Green Energies (TGE).

What we do

Trinity Green Energies Ltd (TGE) is a spin out company from Trinity College Dublin (TCD) and is focussed on providing innovative solutions to the challenge of Climate Change. These solutions are based on Carbon Capture technologies developed in TCD and University College Dublin during the past 5-10 years. The company is now experiencing significant growth enabling us to expand and build commercial processes at scale and bring them to market with medium-to-long term annual targets of direct atmospheric capture of CO2 at Mtonne to Gtonne levels.

To help bring our CCT to market, we are looking for a Commercial Lead, Chemical Engineer and Mechanical Engineer to join our team in Waterford, Ireland.

Chemical Engineer

As part of the initial stage of this strategic activity TGE is recruiting a suitably qualified Chemical Engineer to join our Engineering group. The successful candidate will be supported by the Chief Technical Officer and Engineering team and will be responsible for:

  • Process design and oversight of the construction of the thermal / vacuum swing adsorber requirements for the modular TGE process
  • Advising on recommended commissioning and operating parameters as well as engagement with stakeholders including potential Customers and Suppliers

The ideal candidate will:

  • Possess practical experience on the integration of component parts of gas adsorption systems in particular as they might relate to capture of CO2
  • Demonstrate the motivation and ability to solve challenging design problems under tight time constraints
  • Have the flexibility and adaptability to thrive in a fast-paced and dynamic work environment

The position would suit a Chemical Engineering graduate with a minimum of 4 years post-primary experience (which can include a combination of industry & postgraduate studies) who would also be comfortable working in a start-up environment. The person should also be ambitious about tackling Climate Change and have an appreciation of the significance of carbon emissions mitigation and control on Global Warming.

Remuneration is subject to negotiation. The position is based in IDA Business Park, Cork Road Waterford.

To apply

To apply for the Chemical Engineer position, please send to your CV to kl@trinitygreenenergies.com by Friday 19th August 2022.

Mechanical Engineering position in Energy Management and Design

We are currently recruiting a Mechanical Engineer with a high level of expertise in applied aspects of Heat Transfer Network Design and Energy Management as well as the people skills to engage with the TGE team.

Role responsibilities

The Mechanical Engineer will be supported by the Chief Technical Officer and will be responsible for:

  • Mechanical design and oversight of the construction of the heat exchange requirements for the modular TGE process.
  • Specification, selection, procurement and installation of gas handling and heating systems (fans, pumps and valves with associated pipe networking)
  • Advising on recommended commissioning and operating parameters as well as engagement with stakeholders including potential Customers and Suppliers

The ideal candidate will:

  • Possess advanced knowledge of heat transfer, fluid dynamics and thermal management.
  • Possess heat transfer system (e.g. HVAC and/or heat pump) design experience with practical experience in integration of component parts of heat transfer systems – fans, vacuum pumps, control and heat exchangers.
  • Demonstrate the motivation and ability to solve challenging design problems under tight time constraints.
  • Have the flexibility and adaptability to thrive in a fast-paced and dynamic work environment.

Applications are sought from excellent candidates with the requisite background. The position will suit a Mechanical Engineering graduate with a minimum of 5 – 10 years industrial experience (or a combination of industry & academia) who would also be comfortable working in a start-up environment. The person should also be ambitious about tackling Climate Change and have an appreciation of the significance of carbon emissions mitigation and control on Global Warming.

Remuneration is subject to negotiation. The position is based in IDA Business Park, Cork Road, Waterford.

To apply

To apply for the Mechanical Engineer position, please send to your CV to kl@trinitygreenenergies.com by Friday 19th August 2022.

Commerical Lead

To help us achieve our commercial development objectives we are looking for a Commerical Lead to join our team.

Job description

As the Commercial Lead, you will work to create enduring partnerships that support the delivery of our medium-to-long term annual targets of direct atmospheric capture of CO2 at Mtonne to Gtonne levels.

TGE plan to, within 10 years, deploy 25,000 TGE System units in Ireland and capture 10m tonne per annum of CO2.  In parallel, we will license our technology to partners to replicate this in other countries with a worldwide target of capturing 100 million tonnes of CO2 per annum and growing this over the following decade to 1 billion tonnes per annum.

Working closely with the TGE board, you will be responsible for:

  • Business strategy and planning
  • Conducting market research to identify new business opportunities and potential customers
  • Preparing funding proposals
  • Investor presentations
  • Engaging with stakeholders including potential Customers, Suppliers and Commercial Partners
  • Developing, tracking and assessing key performance metrics

You will become a subject matter expert on TGE’s offering and future capabilities. You will be passionate about fighting Climate Change and understand the significance of Global Warming and the critical role that Atmospheric Carbon Capture plays in mitigating Global Warming.

What we need from you

  • A professional or third level qualification with a minimum of 5 years’ technical B2B experience in a similar industry
  • Proven ability to effectively build and maintain relationships with customers and other key stakeholders
  • Track record of delivering successful results, and finding solutions, in complex sales processes or commercial situations
  • Ability to communicate, both verbally and visually, complex concepts to audiences with varying levels of comprehension
  • Strong interpersonal, communication and influencing skills
  • Excellent IT skills with strong financial and business planning skills
  • A technical mindset and a passion for fighting climate change

What we can offer the Commercial Lead

This position is based in Waterford, Ireland.

At TGE, we are a fast-growing company. As we progress and develop as a company, you will too. Within TGE, there’s plenty of opportunity to develop your skill set and share new ideas. In exchange for your contribution to our business, we pay a competitive salary with a share options package.

Some of the most knowledgeable and passionate people in the Carbon Capture technology field work here. Together as a team we are collaborating openly to make a difference in the world.

Take the challenge to come and work with us. To apply for the Commercial Lead position, please send to your CV to kl@trinitygreenenergies.com by Friday 2nd September 2022.

What we offer for all our roles

Along with offering a competitive salary, we encourage continuous development and actively support learning and on-the-job training.

Why consider a career at Trinity Green Energies?

Some of the most knowledgeable and passionate people in the Carbon Capture technology field work here. Whether you are a Mechanical Engineer, Chemical Engineer or a Chemist we are all collaborating openly to make a difference in the world.

Based in Waterford, Ireland we are lucky to work in a City which won the Irish Times Best Place to Live in Ireland 2021. In fact, County Waterford is the best place to live in Ireland according to a recent liveability index. It is one of the sunniest counties in the country, has reasonably priced housing and is one of the most scenic counties. Overall, with shorter commute times and a better quality of life there is more time to soak up the culture in Ireland’s oldest City, enjoy the rugged mountains and countless beaches.

If that’s not enough, then take a look at our office and lab space environments all located within one building.

Help tackle Climate Change with us

Currently we are only recruiting for a Commercial Lead, Mechanical Engineer and Chemical Engineer, but if you are interested in other possible future career opportunities, please send your CV to us.

We look forward to meeting outstanding people with a great attitude, passion, and a restless need to tackle Climate Change.