Senior Energy Engineer

Leidos

4.1

(20)

Pittsburgh, PA

Why you should apply for a job to Leidos:

  • 4.1/5 in overall job satisfaction
  • 4.3/5 in supportive management
  • 70% say women are treated fairly and equally to men
  • 85% would recommend this company to other women
  • 85% say the CEO supports gender diversity
  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.
  • Our Women’s Network is one of nine employee resources groups that provides support for onboarding, networking & professional development.
  • Leidos offers programs to help employees prepare for over 95 industry-standard professional and technical certifications.
  • Leidos offers a voluntary well–being benefit program to help support employees on their personal wellness journey and earn rewards.
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    Position summary

    dvance the national, economic, and energy security of the United States.

    Location: This position is required to be onsite 3 days a week at the NETL campus in Pittsburgh, PA. The other 2 days may be worked from candidate's home office.

    Travel: May occasionally have to work onsite at the NETL campus in Morgantown, WV.

    The successful candidate will work on local and geographically dispersed teams with other engineers, scientists, technicians, subject matter experts, faculty members, post-doctoral students, and graduate and undergraduate students from various socio-economic, cultural, and ethnic backgrounds. They will attend regular and ad hoc meetings and contribute to the development of written reports, journal articles, and presentations on findings and innovative solutions.

    Primary responsibilities will include:

    • Developing process flowsheets, process simulations, rigorous models of energy systems, mathematical optimization, and/or statistical analysis of lab-scale, pilot-scale, or commercial-scale process data while fulfilling the following general functions:
      • Conduct exploratory and applied analyses in the areas of simulation, modeling and optimization, scientific computing, and the science of flowing materials, including multi-phase and chemically reactive flows.

      • Investigate theoretical and fundamental phenomena as necessary to support NETL's needs and develop new concepts.

      • Examples of these analyses include: (1) assessing laboratory-scale research within the context of application at a commercial plant; (2) evaluating the impact of new and/or proposed legislation on power generation at large; (3) interacting with power generation technology vendors and developers; (4) engaging with power generation community stakeholders (e.g., utilities, institutions, research organizations and laboratories); and (5) numerous other pathways.

    Required Education, Experience & Other:

    • Bachelor's degree in Chemical or Mechanical Engineering with 8+ years of relevant experience or Master's degree in Chemical or Mechanical Engineering with 6+ years of relevant experience. May possess a Doctorate in technical domain. Relevant experience includes energy systems analysis, with an emphasis on: (1) Aspen Plus process simulation software; (2) power systems cost estimating; (3) natural gas combined cycle plants; (4) pulverized coal power plants, and; (5) carbon dioxide (CO2) capture (pre- and post-combustion, negative emissions), conversion, and utilization technologies.
    • Aspen Plus is the primary process engineering modeling platform utilized. A successful candidate will possess experience (e.g., formal educational training and/or practical industrial experience) in the use of Aspen Plus and related sub-packages. In lieu of Aspen Plus experience, cursory familiarity with Aspen platforms and specific experience with other similar types of analysis tools (e.g., PRO/II, Fluent, MFIX, ChemCad, Thermoflow, or others) will be considered.
    • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Outlook, Publisher), and proficiency with Microsoft Teams other video-conferencing software, e.g., Webex; Zoom, Skype, etc.
    • Must be detail-oriented, able to take initiative, work well both independently and as a member of a team, and be able to balance competing and changing priorities.
    • Ability to demonstrate competency in scientific and engineering modeling and analysis tools applicable to the specific tasks.
    • Must be able to meet the requirements for gaining access to work onsite at the NETL campuses.
    • Must possess strong analytical and oral/written communications skills, particularly the ability to:
      • Analyze and interpret data generated from research, apply data to analysis within the context of scope and direction, and clearly report results;

      • Perform literature and data searches to support engineering studies;

      • Author/co-author reports, manuscripts, and articles suitable for inclusion in refereed journals;

      • Present research results in client meetings and in conference settings, and;

      • Quickly assess and learn new technologies.

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • A successful candidate will possess experience (e.g., formal educational training and/or practical industrial experience) in the use of the following tools:
      • Modeling languages (e.g., Pyomo)

      • Specialized software (e.g., Velocity Suite, MATLAB, Primavera, Tableau)

      • Programming languages (e.g., FORTRAN, Python, C++, Pro C, Visual Basic, Java)

    Original Posting Date:
    2024-05-21
    While subject to change based on business needs, Leidos reasonably anticipates that this job requisition will remain open for at least 3 days with an anticipated close date of no earlier than 3 days after the original posting date as listed above.

    Pay Range:
    Pay Range $101,400.00 - $183,300.00

    The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.

    Why you should apply for a job to Leidos:

  • 4.1/5 in overall job satisfaction
  • 4.3/5 in supportive management
  • 70% say women are treated fairly and equally to men
  • 85% would recommend this company to other women
  • 85% say the CEO supports gender diversity
  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.
  • Our Women’s Network is one of nine employee resources groups that provides support for onboarding, networking & professional development.
  • Leidos offers programs to help employees prepare for over 95 industry-standard professional and technical certifications.
  • Leidos offers a voluntary well–being benefit program to help support employees on their personal wellness journey and earn rewards.