Radically reducing capital costs and build time for direct air capture

Electrical Engineer

San Francisco, CA
Job Type
1+ years
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Daniel Cavero
Daniel Cavero

About the role

Noya is reversing climate change by removing CO2 from the atmosphere. We’re a small, scrappy team of engineers and scientists taking on the biggest problem anybody could be working on. We’ve developed a new process that will use existing industrial equipment to pull CO2 out of thin air, with dramatically lower capital and operating expenses than other carbon capture approaches.


This role is fundamental to the long-term success of our team. Your technical expertise will help you design the first scalable machines that pull CO2 out of air. As an Electrical Engineer at Noya, you will be responsible for designing, prototyping, testing, and implementing electrical designs for high power modular CO2 capture machines. You will participate in company-wide discussions and brainstorm sessions to develop the best systems in the world to help our planet reverse climate change. You will then take these ideas from prototyping all the way through to implementation.

And on top of all that, you will dive head-first into a sea of future potential full of unimaginable growth opportunities. Ultimately, we are looking for a curious engineer who wants to help solidify a bright future for all of humanity.


  • Design, build, and test electrical power supply and distribution systems for high power systems
  • Develop electrical schematics and drawings
  • Develop, and execute experiments for testing electrical properties of CO2 capture systems
  • Spend time on the laboratories, shop floor, and remote CO2 capture facilities when technology is being installed and tested. We all get our hands dirty at Noya!
  • Interface with mechanical, controls, and chemical engineers to ensure successful system integrations


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Physics, or Applied Physics
  • Experience with power distribution for high-power systems
  • Ability to develop electrical schematics, wiring diagrams, and ladder logic diagrams
  • Deep understanding of power electronics, power distribution, digital controls, and thermal management
  • Experience with switching power supplies, power conversion, power controls


  • Experience developing mechanical and thermal management control algorithms for industrial applications
  • Experience in high-power laboratory environments
  • Experience with multi-physics modeling

About Noya

Noya is on a mission to accelerate the world's transition to carbon negativity. We're doing this by radically reducing the upfront capital costs and installation time required to perform direct air capture. In our approach, we're retrofitting existing pieces of industrial equipment like cooling towers and turning them into CO2 capture machines. The United States is currently home to over 2 million cooling towers, and we estimate they collectively have the ability to capture over 7 billion tons of CO2 from the atmosphere each year.

We've got an incredible lineup of early partners who in commercial real estate who collectively own hundreds of cooling towers, and we have signed carbon removal offtake agreements with leading purchasers. We're quickly charging towards the first commercial pilot of our current carbon capture technology, and we're looking for curious, driven engineers, scientists, and operators to join our team.

Team Size:12
Location:San Francisco
Daniel Cavero
Daniel Cavero
Josh Santos
Josh Santos