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Battelle Memorial Institute Commercial CCUS Technical Lead in Columbus, Ohio

Battelle is guided by a founding mission. We invest our knowledge, talents and resources, helping our customers achieve their most important goals. We apply scientific rigor and creativity, succeeding where others may fail, and we invest in our communities, making the world better for generations to come. All of us share a common purpose: to solve the greatest challenges of today and tomorrow.

Our 22,000 employees work at the forefront of scientific innovation to tackle critical challenges in security, human health, manufacturing, energy and environmental management. Battelle’s work is grounded in the belief that science, technology and a passion for excellence can make industries more competitive and the world a better place.

Battelle’s Energy Division is currently seeking a Commercial CCUS Technical Lead . This position located in Columbus, OH .


As a Commercial CCUS Technical Lead, the selected individual will provide leadership in Carbon Capture, Utilization and Storage, focused on commercial applications and will work with the Energy Leadership to execute this strategy Examples of responsibilities based on current or anticipated projects include:

  • Engage directly with high level stakeholders, including client senior staff, government regulators, congressional staff members and state agencies

  • Mentor, guide, instruct and support early career geoscience and engineering staff


  • MS in Geology, Geophysics, Petrophysics, Petroleum Engineering or other closely related field

  • 10+ years experience

  • Demonstrated experience in numerous areas of the CCUS value chain, including, but not limited to

  • Initial site screening,

  • Geologic assessment,

  • Permitting,

  • Capture technology development,

  • Injection operations,

  • Monitoring, reporting and verification,

  • Site closure

  • Ability to guide and mentor staff at varying levels of experience and career development

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills with ability to represent Battelle with executive or senior leadership

  • U.S. Citizen willing to accept Permanent Resident (US Person)


  • PhD in Geology, Geophysics, Petrophysics, Petroleum Engineering or other closely related field

  • Demonstrated experience in one or more of the following:

  • Wellbore integrity

  • EOR

  • Gulf Coast geology


The above statements are intended to describe the nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, activities and skills required of staff members. No statement herein is intended to imply any authorities to commit Battelle unless special written permission is granted by Battelle's Legal Department.


Battelle’s competitive benefits program includes comprehensive medical and dental care, matching 401K, paid time off, flexible spending accounts, disability coverage, and other benefits that help provide financial protection for you and your family.

Battelle provides employment and opportunities for advancement, compensation, training, and growth according to individual merit, without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, age, genetic information, disability, veteran-status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable Federal, state, or local law. Our goal is for each staff member to have the opportunity to grow to the limits of their abilities and to achieve personal and organizational objectives. We will support positive programs for equal treatment of all staff and full utilization of all qualified employees at all levels within Battelle.

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