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Job Summary

The Department of Nuclear Engineering and Radiological Sciences has a position for a Research Project Engineer who will maintain and enhance capabilities of high temperature, high pressure autoclave systems and assist in the interfacing of computers with the instruments. The individual will also train students in their use and help them when needed in conducting experiments. The systems are used for conducting constant extension tensile (CERT) experiments and crack growth rate (CGR) experiments on unirradiated and neutron-irradiated metal samples in subcritical and supercritical water at high pressures (up to 25 MPa) and high temperature (up to 600 degrees C) in the High Temperature Corrosion Laboratory and the Irradiated Materials Testing Laboratory

Required Qualifications*

  • Minimum education level is a BS degree in engineering
  • Laboratory experience with complex mechanical systems, computer-instrument interfaces and high temperature, high pressure systems
  • Familiarity with high temperature, high pressure autoclave systems
  • Proficiency in interfacing instrumentation and computers, system design, system improvement and system maintenance
  • Ability to train students and assist them with experiments
  • Willingness to learn about basic electrochemistry and corrosion

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