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R&D Engineer 5

Morgantown, WV
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Company AECOM

Job Title: R&D Engineer 5

JobID: 23339-1230134

Location: Morgantown, WV, 26504, USA

Description: **Business Line** Energy

**Position Title** R&D Engineer 5

United States of America - West Virginia


**Job Summary**

AECOM is seeking a Research and Development Engineer 5 for our Morgantown, WV location.

Position Description:

1) Responsible for meeting task requirements of NETL and AECOM research managers in attaining goals established for the NETL team and RIC programs as delineated in the statements of work pertaining to funding awards supporting this position.

2) Responsible for providing R&D technical support for the NETL Thermal Sciences team.

3) Responsible for assisting the Thermal Sciences team by:

a. developing and applying CFD modeling to:

i. rotating detonation engines (RDE’s)

ii. fundamental detonation and deflagration processes

iii. deflagration to detonation transition

iv. analysis of inlet mixing and pressure loss

b. developing and testing new combustion sub-models

c. developing boundary conditions and numerical approaches applicable to detonative processes.

d. developing CFD models utilizing both commercial and non-commercial CFD codes as well as in house codes.

e. Presenting technical findings during regular team meetings as well as at workshops and professional conferences.

4) Active participation in group meetings of the Thermal Science Team as well as other task related meetings.

5) Analyzing CFD results in relation to experimental data from laboratory tests and published data from other authors.

6) Assisting in the preparation of technical papers, reports, conference papers, and annual and quarterly reports.

7) Presenting the results of the research at technical conferences and publishing in archival journals.

**Minimum Requirements**

Bachelors degree in Engineering, or related scientific field and at least 11 years of job-related experience or a Masters degree and 6 years of experience or a Ph. D. and 3 years of experience 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.

Six or more years of total experience in:

a. Heat transfer, fluid mechanics and thermodynamics, specifically with application to combustion, deflagration, and detonation

b. Computational fluid dynamics simulation of gas combustion

c. Data analysis and reduction techniques for simulated and experimental data

Due to “International Traffic in Arms Regulations” (ITAR) restrictions on studies of RDE inlet geometries and lean RDE operation (i.e. equivalence ratio <0.6), U.S. citizenship is required

**Preferred Qualifications**

PhD in physics, mechanical engineering, energy, materials science, or a closely related field

Minimum of five years of post-doctoral experience in CFD of combustion and complex flows

**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.


_Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM._

**_Job Category_** _Engineering_

**_Country_** _United States of America_

**_Position Status_** _Full-Time_

**_Requisition/Vacancy No._** _179013BR_

_Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status._


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