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R&D Engineer 4

Pittsburgh, PA
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Company AECOM

Job Title: R&D Engineer 4

JobID: 23339-1207292

Location: Pittsburgh, PA, 15222, USA

Description: **Business Line** Energy

**Position Title** R&D Engineer 4

United States of America - Pennsylvania


**Job Summary**

AECOM is seeking a Research and Development Engineer 4 for our Pittsburgh, PA location.

Position Description:

1) This position requires a Degree in Engineering or equivalent and at least 3 years of experience the in

fabrication of gas separation membranes and the characterization and testing of the resultant membranes for carbon dioxide capture. Experience in spinning hollow fiber membranes is highly desirable.

2) The candidate will provide R&D support to NETL-AECOM Carbon Capture staff.

3) The R&D support shall focus on developing and fabricating highly effective novel membranes and modifying their properties to optimize the performance in carbon capture applications. This development includes the material synthesis, characterization and evaluation of CO2 absorption performance for membrane optimization.

4) The candidate will have extensive work history in designing and conducting experiments in new membrane fabrication, characterization and development.

5) A monthly update will be required, briefly describing the accomplishments from that month and the next

month’s forecast. The applicant will include the relevant status of patents, publications or presentations. A

quarterly update will be required briefly describing that quarter’s accomplishments.

6) The candidate will participate in weekly group meetings which are designed to allow the applicant to discuss

current research and promote discussion with fellow Carbon Capture researchers. Approximately every six

months, the manager will request that the applicant lead a PowerPoint presentation at these meetings.

7) This position will require extensive interface with customers and potential collaborative partners, so excellent verbal and written communication skills are required. The complexity of information to be managed will require excellent organization skills and attention to detail.

**Minimum Requirements**

Bachelors degree in Engineering, or related scientific field and at least 8 years of job-related experience or a Masters degree and 3 years of experience or a Ph. D. or equivalent. A Professional Engineer's license may substitute for 2 years of experience. Excellent communication and analytical skills; working knowledge of computer systems and integrated software application programs. Position may require travel. Position may require the ability to pass and maintain a Security Clearance.

**Preferred Qualifications**


**What We Offer**

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow.

AECOM is an equal opportunity employer and Minorities, Females, Veterans, and Disabled persons are encouraged to apply. For further information, please click here to view the EEO Is The Law poster.

**Job Category** Engineering

**Country** United States of America

**Position Status** Full-Time

**Requisition/Vacancy No.** 171073BR


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