AECOM Computational Scientist & Engineering Manager in Morgantown, West Virginia

Requisition/Vacancy No. 146135BR

Position Title Computational Scientist & Engineering Manager

Job Category Engineering

Business Line Energy

Country United States of America

State/Province/Region USA - West Virginia

City Morgantown

Why Choose AECOM? AECOM is a premier, fully integrated professional and technical services firm positioned to design, build, finance and operate infrastructure assets around the world for public- and private-sector clients. With nearly 100,000 employees — including architects, engineers, designers, planners, scientists and management and construction services professionals — serving clients in over 150 countries around the world, AECOM is ranked as the #1 engineering design firm by revenue in Engineering News-Record magazine’s annual industry rankings, and has been recognized by Fortune magazine as a World’s Most Admired Company. The firm is a leader in all of the key markets that it serves, including transportation, facilities, environmental, energy, oil and gas, water, high-rise buildings and government. AECOM provides a blend of global reach, local knowledge, innovation and technical excellence in delivering customized and creative solutions that meet the needs of clients’ projects. A Fortune 500 firm, AECOM companies, including URS Corporation and Hunt Construction Group, have annual revenue of approximately $19 billion. More information on AECOM and its services can be found at

About the Business Line


We address the complete spectrum of energy challenges, including clean and renewable energy, energy efficiency and carbon management, hydropower and dams, thermal, geothermal and wind power generation, and transmission and distribution.

Job Summary

AECOM is seeking a Computational Scientist and Engineering Manager for either our Morgantown, WV or Pittsburgh, PA location.

Position Description:

Specific Responsibilities: Leads planning in computational future of research at NETL in the Research and Innovation Center (RIC). Must be forwarding thinking and strategic to lay the foundation for the foreseeable future in computing for RIC’s future demands. This includes development of approaches, software and hardware to support RIC’s research efforts which will involve modeling at all types and levels, such as CFD, DFT, ASPEN, MFIX, VASP, Barracuda, and many other computational software, visualization, dynamics, optimization, big data, data mining, GIS, information access, control, and automation. This may include selecting the architecture of the next NETL super computer and projecting future architectural design. The individual will interface with other computing centers, national laboratories, universities, and institutes in the USA and abroad in gathering information and formulating strategic approaches.

Must have knowledge of the use of computer architectures and software for:

• Data Management

• Data Mining

• Data Analysis

• Visualization

• Information access and Infrastructure

• Hardware/Software

• Automation

• Control

Ability to collaborate with clients, internal and external NETL stakeholders, other computing centers, universities and other National Laboratories. Ability to formulate strategies and establish expert teams to develop and execute NETL computational plans, strategies and initiatives.-

Minimum Requirements

Bachelors degree in Engineering, or related scientific field and at least 25 years of job-related experience or a Masters degree and 20 years of experience or a Ph. D. and 17 years of experience or equivalent. A Professional Engineer's license may substitute for 2 years of experience. Demonstrated capability to interface with customers and provide direction to technically qualified personnel is preferred. 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 PhD. preferred.

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 at to view the EEO Is The Law poster.