Engineered Resources LLC is seeking a Chemical Process Engineer, PhD to support work at the Savannah River Site.
MUST BE US CITIZEN.
Must have PhD in Chemical Engineering.
Duration: 12 Months (2000 hours S/T and 200 O/T per year)
Duties of the Chemical Process Engineer, PhD position include:
Provide engineering and modeling support for chemical process systems.
Identify system concepts and determine functional and technical requirements, develop process flowsheets, conduct process analyses and monitor, troubleshoot and optimize system performance to ensure operation within technical and safety basis requirements.
Utilize thermodynamic principles to predict speciation and behavior of complex mixtures in extreme environments and propose process/system improvements including flowsheet changes, equipment upgrades and plant modifications.
Develop computer models to provide predictive tools for chemical reactions and dynamic performance of the system.
Conduct major technical alternative studies.
Occasional travel may be required.
A 40 hour work week is scheduled. SRNS utilizes various work schedules; including 5/8s (8 hr/day; five days per week), 4/10s (10 hours/day) and a 9/80s (9hrs/day; five days on week A and 4 days on week B). Work week excludes SRNS holidays. Each work day has a 30minute lunch.
PhD Degree in Chemical Engineering required.
In addition to education, the following are required skills, knowledge and/or qualifications:
Must have strong oral and written communication skills. Teamwork skills are important in the highly-matrixed project environment.
Candidate must demonstrate 10 years experience in Chemical Engineering in nuclear industrial facilities
Experience in a research and development environment is desirable.
Experience in melter and glass vitrification processes and/or modeling of chemical processes using comprehensive thermodynamic programming packages such as ChemSage and SimuSage and dynamic programming packages such as Aspen Custom Modeler is desired.
Area Security Access:
A security clearance is not initially required; however, candidate must be capable of obtaining a minimum of an L clearance to perform assigned duties.