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JE750000002
Position: Principal/Senior Chemical Engineer
Department: Polycrystalline Silicon
Engineering Team: SR Process
Reports to: CEO
Job Summary:
Initially scale-up the rapid exothermic process for producing polysilicon.  Continually improve the efficiency of the process and
quality of the product.  Lead the engineering team.
Essential Job Duties:
  • Initially, based on the knowledge and parameters acquired from a bench scale reaction system, develop in incremental
    steps the rapid exothermic reaction system for mass production.Lead the team or an outside engineering company
    in the designing of the mass production process.
  • Lead the team or an outside engineering company in the designing of the reaction equipment.
  • Provide guidance and/or solution to technical difficulties encountered by the team.
  • Work with Safety Team and Production Team to develop rules and regulations for operation.
  • Analyze the quality and characteristic of the polysilicon and device ways to improve if necessary.
  • Continually improve the efficiency of the process and the quality of the product.
  • Review and approve design work and documentation done by the team and/or outside engineering company.
  • Develop testing schemes for intermediate and mass production processes and equipment.
  • Sign-off on equipment fabricated by Company and/or vendors.
  • Manage and protect the intellectual properties of the team.
  • Consult for Production Engineering on difficult to solve production issues.
  • Suppliers sourcing.
  • Liaise with suppliers at a higher level.
  • Setup rules and research methodology for the team.
  • Supervise, lead, nurture and mentor the team members.
  • Help the Company grow.
  • Work towards a greener world.
Minimum Qualifications:
  • Master degree in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Metallurgical or Material Science.
  • Must possess minimum 10 years relevant industry experience.  
  • Must possess experience for handling hazardous material.
  • Must possess experience for rapid exothermic processes.
  • Must possess experience for high temperature (>1000°C) processes.
  • Crystallography knowledge and/or experience desired.
  • Experience working with alkali metal desired.
  • Experience working with high purity metal/material desired.
  • Experience with Hunter Process and/or tantalum extraction process desired.
  • Must possess strong written communication skills.
  • Must be able to work safely in a lab research environment.
  • Must have an inherent passion for discovery.
  • Previous leadership roles desired.
  • Must possess mental and physical capacities necessary to perform the job duties.
Working Conditions:
Work is performed primarily indoors.  Lighting is artificial.  Equipment used includes standard office equipment i.e. computer,
telephone, fax machine and scanning electron microscope.  Physical demands include sitting, walking, standing, bending
over, kneeling, repetitive use of hands, grasping, pushing, pulling and lifting up to 15 kg.  Hours and days are Monday
through Friday with occasional weekends or overtime required.  Position requires close contact with other employees.  
Location: Vallejo, CA
JE750000003
Position: Principal/Senior Chemical Engineer
Department: Polycrystalline Silicon
Engineering Team: EP Processes
Reports to: CEO
Job Summary:
Initially scale-up the extraction and purification processes for producing polysilicon.  Continually improve the efficiency of the
processes and quality of the product.  Lead the engineering team.
Essential Job Duties:
  • Initially, based on the knowledge and parameters acquired from bench scale processes, develop in incremental
    steps the thermal decomposition, purification and melt separation systems for mass production.
  • Lead the team or an outside engineering company in the designing of the mass production processes.
  • Lead the team or an outside engineering company in the designing of the production equipment.
  • Provide guidance and/or solution to technical difficulties encountered by the team.
  • Work with Safety Team and Production Team to develop rules and regulations for operation.
  • Analyze the quality and characteristic of the products and device ways to improve if necessary.
  • Continually improve the efficiency of the process and the quality of the products.
  • Review and approve design work and documentation done by the team and/or outside engineering company.
  • Develop testing schemes for intermediate and mass production processes and equipment.
  • Sign-off on equipment fabricated by Company and/or vendors.
  • Manage and protect the intellectual properties of the team.
  • Consult for Production Engineering on difficult to solve production issues.
  • Suppliers sourcing.
  • Liaise with suppliers at a higher level.
  • Setup rules and research methodology for the team.
  • Supervise, lead, nurture and mentor the team members.
  • Help the Company grow.
  • Work towards a greener world.
Minimum Qualifications:
  • Master degree in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Metallurgical or Material Science.
  • Must possess minimum 10 years relevant industry experience.  
  • Must possess experience for handling hazardous material.
  • Must possess experience working with high purity metal/material.
  • Most possess experience for high temperature (>1000°C) processes.
  • Experience in distillation, degassing and thermal decomposition desired.
  • Experience in leaching desired.
  • Crystallography knowledge and/or experience desired.
  • Experience for rapid exothermic processes desired.
  • Experience working with alkali metal desired.
  • Experience with Hunter Process and/or tantalum extraction process desired.
  • Must possess strong written communication skills.
  • Must be able to work safely in a lab research environment.
  • Must have an inherent passion for discovery.
  • Previous leadership roles desired.
  • Must possess mental and physical capacities necessary to perform the job duties.
Working Conditions:
Work is performed primarily indoors.  Lighting is artificial.  Equipment used includes standard office equipment i.e. computer,
telephone, fax machine and scanning electron microscope.  Physical demands include sitting, walking, standing, bending
over, kneeling, repetitive use of hands, grasping, pushing, pulling and lifting up to 15 kg.  Hours and days are Monday
through Friday with occasional weekends or overtime required.  Position requires close contact with other employees.
Location: Vallejo, CA
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JE750000004
Position Title = Business Development Manager, Solar (CSP)
Education Required = Technical or Other Appropriate Degree
Experience Required =  From 5 to 10 years of recent and successful experience in development and promotion of utility size
solar power plants.
Objectives =
1.1. - North American (NA) office goals: year 1
    1.1.1. - CSP – Acquire / develop minority ownership in a 100MW or larger plant. Each MW from this objective earns 0.5
    bonus points.         
    1.1.2. - PV, CPV, and TFPV - Acquire/develop minority ownership in 10MW. Each MW from this objective earns 0.25
    bonus points.
     1.2. - NA office goals: year 2-3+
1.2.1. - Manage application of Company's design, engineering and technical expertise to develop projects.
1.2.2. - As projects mature, expand Company's stake in projects acquired in year 1.
1.2.3. - Continue to expand Company's long-term presence in NA through acquisition and development.
    1.2.4. - Manage overall NA operations.
Functions & Responsibilities =
2.1. - Program and perform all the required functions to reach the established objectives.  
2.2. - Establish Company as a profitable, growing, reputable, long-term player in NA renewable energy markets.
2.3. - Open office in San Francisco. Manage expansion of Company's presence through hiring/managing staff, company
promotion, relationship development, etc;
2.4. - Provide Company with access to available NA resources for projects in Spain and elsewhere, including project financing,
wind turbines, other expertise.
2.5. - Travel as required; Quarterly 1-week management meetings in Spain and/or in San Francisco.
Compensation = Salary - Above the present market level. Special bonuses based on meeting company objectives, annual
bonus, health plan, and expense account.
Location = San Francisco, California
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JE75000005
Position Title = Photovoltaic Engineer
Education Required = BSEE or BSME or BSCE
Years Experience Required = 2-3 years in PV design
Position Description =
  • Responsible for maintaining quality and design standards of all financed residential solar PV systems.
  • Must be detail-oriented as well as see the bigger picture. The ideal candidate will be able to manage a large volume of
    projects while demonstrating excellent communication.
  • The responsibilities of the PV Engineer are to review and approve full design packages for residential PV systems
    (Photovoltaic Systems), milestone submissions and final installation sign off. This can include, but is not limited to,
    reviewing structural side views, attachment details, beam calculations, line diagram of the wiring schematic, and
    electrical calculations. Will work closely with our partners to correct and remedy any deficiencies found during the
    construction process. It is the role of the PV Engineer to manage these relationships and facilitate financing of the
    highest quality systems.
Responsibilities
  • Work with partner engineering teams to review and approve design packages and installation procedures.
  • Maintains database of local permits required for clients financed systems to ensure partner quality and compliance.
  • Work cross functionally with clients partner’s sales, project management and installation teams to ensure clients’
    needs and internal deadlines are met.
Other Requirements
  • Knowledge of mechanical design and beam theory.
  • Knowledge of electrical design theory and concepts.
  • Knowledge of residential and commercial construction.
Location = Houston, TX
JE75000006
Position Title = Project Developer (renewable energy)
Education Required = Degree in engineering, science, economics, related field or equivalent experience
Experience Required = Minimum 2 to 4 years experience in the energy/utility/real estate market sector
Position Description = A global, diversified, development and engineering company in the Renewable Energy Sector is
seeking a  Project Developer. Reporting to the Head of North America Operations in San Francisco, the candidate will be
responsible for identifying and contracting strategic sites across the US for solar and wind project origination and
development, managing interconnection agreements, community relationships, regional and local permitting and approval
processes, and providing support for energy marketing. Identify opportunities, as well as analyze and evaluate competing
projects.
Requirements
  • Knowledge of energy field, with emphasis on renewable energy, including technologies, regulatory policies and
    markets.
  • Strong organizational, networking and managerial skills.
  • Strong leadership skills.
  • Ability to work in a multicultural environment.
  • Familiarity with electricity transmission and renewable energy credit policies.
Company offers long-term career progress, competitive compensation and a diverse and inclusive work environment
Location = San Francisco, CA
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