Strategic Associate, Direct Air Capture

The Strategic Associate, Direct Air Capture will join a team designing and building a company strategy to co-locate geothermal energy projects with DAC facilities.

Decarbonizing the energy sector is an urgent challenge, and with the right technology, geothermal energy can play a central role. We are expanding our team to help make this vision a reality. Fervo Energy has developed technology to make geothermal power scalable and cost-effective. Join us and work alongside world-class engineers, researchers, investors, and developers in making geothermal a key pillar of our climate-friendly energy future.


Fervo is seeking a highly self-motivated individual to help progress its efforts to integrate Direct Air Capture (DAC) with its geothermal systems. The Strategic Associate, Direct Air Capture will join a team designing and building a company strategy to co-locate geothermal energy projects with DAC facilities. A successful candidate will support Fervo’s work on evaluating and planning the implementation of DAC + geothermal solutions that could dramatically impact Fervo’s future growth profile and expand the company’s ability to address climate change. The Strategic Associate will report to the Strategic Lead on the Strategy and Policy team.


  • Progress Fervo’s proposed technical and commercial approach to integrating DAC with its geothermal facilities to deliver cost-effective, net-negative-emission, next-gen geothermal + DAC facilities
  • Manage process engineering and system design work for facility integration plans
  • Work collaboratively with innovative DAC, sequestration, and CO2 utilization companies to understand their technology and evaluate potential technology partnerships
  • Prepare and present presentations to share insights, provide updates, and align stakeholders – internally and externally
  • Drive for the successful completion of assigned projects and initiatives through cross-functional collaboration while enhancing team capabilities
  • Build a path to scaling Fervo’s carbon removal approach as it builds an increasing number of geothermal facilities


  • Bachelor’s Degree required; engineering, finance, accounting, economics, or related field preferred
  • 2+ years of professional experience or 1+ years of professional experience with graduate degree
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • A high degree of organization, creativity, and self-motivation
  • Ability to thrive in a highly autonomous role with limited supervision or direction amongst changing priorities

About Fervo Energy

Fervo Energy commercializes technology to own, develop, and operate geothermal assets as the dispatchable foundation to a 100% clean energy future. As a 24/7, reliable clean energy resource, geothermal energy has a major role to play in the future electric grid and Fervo Energy’s key innovations bring a full suite of modern technology to make geothermal cost competitive. Fervo’s innovations include technologies such as advanced computational models, horizontal drilling, and distributed fiber optic sensing that we have developed with partners including Schlumberger, ARPA-E, and the Lawrence Berkeley National Lab. Fervo is supported through Cyclotron Road, the Department of Energy, Stanford University, and Breakthrough Energy Ventures.

Fervo Energy is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, gender, religion, marital status, registered domestic partner status, age, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, sex, genetic information, sexual orientation, military and veteran status or any other consideration made unlawful by federal, state, or local laws. It also prohibits unlawful discrimination based on the perception that anyone has any of those characteristics or is associated with a person who has or is perceived as having any of those characteristics.