AECOM R&D Engineer 3 in Morgantown, West Virginia

Business Line Energy

Position Title R&D Engineer 3

United States of America - West Virginia


Job Summary

AECOM is seeking a Research and Development Engineer 3 for our Morgantown, WV location.

Responsibilities include:

  1. Developing test plans and implementing them on laboratory power equipment to demonstrate the dynamic performance of agent-based controllers on integrated laboratory power equipment.

  2. Analyzing laboratory test data to evaluate results pertaining to agent-based and more traditional control systems.

  3. Maintaining real-time modeling capability and enhancing capabilities to conduct experiments using cyber-physical systems that are relevant towards optimizing process performance in terms of dynamic stability, robustness to change load, and improvements in the efficiency of the power system.

  4. Acting as a technical resource to meet task requirements of NETL and AECOM research managers in attaining goals established for the NETL team and NETL Research and Innovation Center programs

  5. Participation in group meetings with the NETL Innovative Energy & Water Processes Team as well as other task related meetings

  6. Preparation of technical papers, reports, conference papers, and annual and quarterly administrative reports

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

Minimum Requirements

Bachelors degree and 5 years of job-related experience in biology, chemistry, economics, geology, physics, mathematic or related scientific field or a Masters degree or equivalent. Excellent communications 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 in physics, mechanical engineering, control systems engineering, or a closely related field with significant expertise in agent-based and traditional control systems.

The researcher needs to be proficient with dSpace hardware and software

Experience with test operations in a national laboratory environment 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 to view the EEO Is The Law poster.


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Job Category Engineering

Business Group Management Services Group (MS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 193425BR

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.