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Energy Compliance Services - Associate Chemical Engineer



Sep 25

  • Job
    Entry Level / Graduate
  • Sustainability
  • Austin

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  • The candidate must have a Bachelor's degree in Chemical Engineering, 0-1+ years of experience in the field, proficiency in mass and energy balance calculations and interpreting process diagrams, knowledge of engineering certifications, proficiency in Microsoft Office, a willingness to take the FE exam, strong interpersonal skills, and the ability to learn quickly and adapt to a dynamic work environment.
  • As an Energy Compliance Services - Associate Chemical Engineer at Weaver, the candidate will be responsible for conducting engineering reviews, performing on-site inspections, calculating mass and energy balances, and drafting review reports for renewable fuels facilities. They will also manage multiple assignments with the supervision of experienced team members and will be expected to travel about 25% of the time.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering from an EAC/ABET accredited University
  • 0-1+ years of experience in the chemical engineering field
  • Currently holds or working towards an Engineer-in-Training “EIT”, or Professional Engineer “PE” license, or has the goal to progress professionally by working toward obtaining applicable certifications
  • Experience in performing mass and energy balance calculations
  • Experience in interpreting and preparing block flow diagrams “BFDs”, process flow diagrams “PFDs”, and process descriptions
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Outlook
  • If the Fundamentals of Engineering “FE” exam has not been taken yet, candidate will be expected to take and pass the exam within one year of start date
  • Team orientation and strong interpersonal skills
  • Ability to learn quickly and adapt to a fluid working environment


  • The role of the ECS Associate Chemical Engineer is to develop an understanding of technical laws and regulations related to the ECS practice. This individual will be responsible for completing assurance and consulting engagements that generally relate to regulatory compliance. They will assist with engineering reviews, do on-site visit inspections of renewable fuels facilities, perform mass and energy balance calculations, and draft engineering review reports. They will also manage multiple assignments with the supervision of more experienced team members. The ideal candidate is self-motivated, deadline oriented, has strong interpersonal skills, and maintains professionalism. This position will require about 25% travel annually.


What regulations does the Energy Compliance Services practice focus on?

The ECS practice focuses on helping businesses comply with regulations governed by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Environment and Climate Change Canada, U.S. Customs and Border Protection Agency, California Air Resources Board, and various states and provinces.

What is the main goal of the ECS practice?

The main goal of the ECS practice is to help businesses navigate compliance with evolving regulations, reduce greenhouse gas emissions, and increase sustainability in managing the human impact on the environment.

What expertise and experience do we have within the ECS practice?

We have substantial expertise and experience with transportation fuel regulations, including petroleum-based fuels as well as renewable fuels. Our team is dedicated to helping businesses understand and comply with these complex regulations.

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Weaver has built a nationwide presence on an unwavering commitment to its clients’ success, acting with integrity and always striving to transcend expectations. The Houston-based firm has grown to be a Top 40 public accounting firm according to Inside Public Accounting; it is also ranked the largest independent accounting firm based in the Southwest by Accounting Today magazine. From Fortune 500 multinational companies to start-ups, Weaver’s clients include commercial, government and nonprofit organizations. The firm is particularly well-known in financial services, energy, manufacturing and distribution, construction, technology, real estate, health care and government. Weaver’s services go beyond traditional assurance and tax services to include risk advisory, IT advisory, energy compliance and consulting, forensics and litigation services, transaction advisory, valuation, and specialty tax services such as international tax, state and local tax and private client services.