Energy Technology Consulting Team Leader (Houston/White Plains/Remote )

NexantECA, Energy and Chemicals Advisory Remote
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January 11, 2023
NexantECA, Energy and Chemicals Advisory
Denver, Colorado
NexantECA's Energy Technology Consulting Team delivers techno-economic analysis and design development to government, industry, and research clients in the energy and chemicals sector.

Main responsibilities:
  • Lead project execution and management to deliver quality results to our clients
  • Lead systems integration and techno-economic studies of novel energy technologies, including advanced power cycles, CO2 capture, coal and biomass conversion, low-carbon hydrogen production, and bulk energy storage
  • Develop technical cost and performance models to analyze energy systems costs
  • Perform process simulation and studies, heat and material balances, process flow diagrams, equipment sizing, datasheets and specifications, utilities requirements, balance of plant design, and overall systems analysis and techno-economic analysis
  • Develop bottoms-up capital cost estimates based on equipment specification and operating cost estimates from utilities requirements
  • Prepare reports and presentations describing the results of projects
  • Collect and organize relevant data and information from technology developers for input into techno-economic models
  • Take the lead position within NexantECA's Energy Technology Consulting activities as relates to business development and sales generation
  • Identify leads
  • Develop and convert proposals for performing feasibility studies, due diligence engagements, supply/demand/trade analyses, technology assessments and other related projects
  • Effectively manage team of junior and mid-level consultants
  • Work with NexantECA's senior management team to shape and grow the future of our consulting activities globally
  • Primary geographic responsibilities will be in the Americas but also other regions as appropriate

About NexantECA

NexantECA, the Energy and Chemicals Advisory company is the leading advisor to the energy, refining and chemical industries. We offer consulting services, subscriptions and training to clients ranging from major oil and chemical companies to governments, investors, financial institutions, development agencies and law firms. We provide solutions using a combination of business and technical expertise, with a broad and deep understanding of markets, technologies, and economics that our clients have relied upon for over 50 years.

Diversity & Sustainability at NexantECA

At NexantECA, diversity, equality, and inclusion matter. We have made a firm commitment to address diversity in every aspect of our business operations. We recognize that to be successful, it is vital to celebrate our differences, provide fair opportunity, and learn from one another.

The management of energy, water and other vital resources is in a pivotal moment in history. We believe we have an opportunity to empower sustainable activities as a business and as individuals. This belief is infused in our relationships with employees, clients, our supply chain, and the environment. We are proud of our sustainability achievements as a company and how our business aligns with the goal of a resourceful, responsible, and sustainable world.

NexantECA is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


Education and Qualifications
  • Bachelor's or master's degree in relevant energy industry discipline (e.g., Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Engineering and Economics)
  • Higher degree in relevant subject (Masters, PhD)
  • Excellent standard of academic qualifications

Skills And Experience
  • 10+ years relevant industry and/or consulting experience
  • Background in process design and optimization of energy systems
  • Experience in conceptual design and pre-FEED/FEED studies of energy systems
  • Proficient with development of Excel spreadsheet models and, and in developing formal written reports
  • Proficiency in process simulation and cost estimation tools (e.g., Aspen Plus, Aspen Hysys, Aspen In-Plant Cost Estimator)
  • Excellent written and verbal communication, interpersonal and presentation skills, as well as client interface capabilities
  • Experience in at least one- or two-systems level engineering of carbon capture and sequestration (CCS), hydrogen production, coal and/or biomass gasification, syngas production, advanced power cycles (oxycombustion, supercritical CO2 power cycle)
  • Proven experience in leading and managing teams to deliver projects, on time within budget and to client's expectations.
  • Demonstrative experience in client relationship management and business development.

Personal Qualities and Knowledge
  • Positive and flexible attitude to work, particularly new initiatives
  • Diplomatic in meeting and working with people, good cultural awareness
  • Understanding of and commitment to equal opportunities
  • Working experience with an industry company, with time at a top industry or management consultancy a major plus
  • Excellent presentation and report writing skills in English
  • Good analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent verbal communication skills for interacting with clients
  • Flexible and willing to work extra hours as necessary to accommodate busy work loads

  • Hours: 40 per week. Some evening and weekend activities on occasions
  • Must be eligible to work in the US, with either US Citizenship or Permanent Resident Status


Competitive salary and benefits commensurate with the role

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