Impact Workers


Test Technician

About the role

Ready to join a team of visionaries who is dedicated to solving one of humankind’s greatest challenges?


Get to know Climeworks

Climeworks removes CO₂ from the air to fight global warming and protect future generations to come.

We develop, build and operate direct air capture (DAC) machines which capture CO₂ directly from the air. The captured carbon dioxide can either be recycled and reused as a raw material or completely removed from the air by safely storing it underground, permanently.

Founded by engineers, Christoph Gebald and Jan Wurzbacher, Climeworks was built with a mission to inspire 1 billion people to remove CO₂ from the air, and is now the leader in carbon removal technology.

A true climate pioneer, Climeworks is featured as a TIME100 Influential Company 2022 and Global Cleantech 100 Company 2022, driving a revolutionary technology engineered to solve the most pressing issue of our time.

We foster a dynamic environment and are building a global purpose driven team. We are looking for disruptive thinkers, passionate achievers and inspiring leaders that are ready to take on the world’s greatest challenge.

Will you join us?


Your mission

Job description
  • Your mission at Climeworks is to enable rapid testing of new product ideas and concepts delivering reliable results to make continue, pivot or kill decision.
  • You operate existing test facilities and monitor plant performance
  • You execute test activities and prototypes of product development, i.e. testing of new hardware components, new sorbent materials and adsorption processes, and ensure reproducible test results
  • You assist during commissioning of the new and existing test facilities and prototypes and make sure that the quality of the measurements and the measurement data fits the requirements
  • You work in close collaboration with other teams and departments to plan, build or adjust and commission new test facilities
  • You coordinate and monitor test operations and the solutions to any occurring problem
  • You enable the set testing requirements of product development and support the optimizations to current test setups and make sure they are implemented after approval


Your story

  • You have a degree as a Techniker (HF) in mechanical engineering or similar
  • You have at least 6 years’ practical work experience in a similar position
  • You have hands on experience in testing and prototyping
  • You have knowledge of testing process designs on a small and medium scale as well as of thermo- and fluid dynamics
  • You are able to work with unknown or lacking information, show flexibility and adaptability in your daily work
  • You are fluent in German and have a good command of English


What we offer:

A horizontal organization, a great team, an improvement-oriented approach, and a scale-up venture with an innovative technology. Sounds like you? We are looking forward meeting you! Apply now by filling in the online application form and uploading your complete dossier to our careers portal:

At Climeworks, you are accepted for who you are.
As part of our ongoing journey towards creating a diverse and inclusive environment – we encourage everyone to apply! All qualified applicants are considered for positions, so bring along your knowledge, personal experiences, and fresh perspectives, and together we can solve one of humankind’s greatest challenges. We look forward to getting to know you!



The percentage in the job title means that for this vacancy, you can decide if you want to be employed on a full-time or part-time basis, depending on what works best for your needs.

We do not accept candidates from agencies for our positions.


Climeworks empowers people and companies to fight global warming by offering carbon dioxide removal as a service via direct air capture (DAC) technology.

Size: 201-500
Funding Level: Private Equity
Total Amount Raised: $784.1 M
Year Founded: 2009

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