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Mechanical/Chemical Engineer

JOB PURPOSE:
 
Engineering analysis and design of device prototypes for electrochemical and chemical process system in OxEon’s energy and space technologies portfolio.  Specifically, applying the disciplines of heat transfer, fluid dynamics, fluid dynamics, chemical,  or electrochemical thermodynamics.
 
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
 
Apply engineering fundamentals to identify or develop governing relations describing the system.
Apply principles of mathematics, numerical methods, and programming to find solutions to developed relations.
Use CAD/CAE tools such as SolidWorks Simulation, Finite Element Analysis & Computational Fluid Dynamics
Write analysis reports, project update briefings, project milestone, monthly, quarterly, and final reports
Prepare manuscripts and presentations for presentation at industry and professional society conferences
Work with PIs to implement project science goals within the constraints of the contractual statement of work.
Ensure project teams do not lose sight of task technical objectives, or milestone deliverables tied to payments.
Provide independent technical assessment to challenge approach of team members including the PIs.
Specify components, identify suppliers, prepare purchase orders, monitor custom work of external fab shops.
Assemble, commission and test systems alongside technicians working under the engineer’s direction.
Analyze and report results of device and system testing, compare results to the analysis basis of the design
Create and review technical drawings, plans, and specifications.
Collaborate with multi-disciplinary engineering teams, and work with vendors and customers.
Manage teams to specific tasks drawn from a program statement of work to (SOW) schedule and budget.
 
WORKING CONDITIONS:
 
Work in office, R&D laboratories, and manufacturing environments
 
QUALIFICATIONS MINIMUM EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:
 
5+ Years of engineering analysis and design experience. 
Demonstrated mastery of engineering principle and practice, with a focus on thermal-fluids design and analysis.
Exceptional writing, technical and problem-solving skills, and reasoning ability.
Ability to manage project task teams to schedule and budget
Experience using SolidWorks, Finite Element, and CFD tools.
Ability to communicate effectively and clearly.
Must be a self-motivated and a great team worker.
 
PREFERRED EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:
 
Five years or more engineering experience.
Technical writing skills supported by publications .
Public speaking experience demonstrated by presentations at industry and professional society conferences.
 
MINIMUM EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS:
 
Master’s degree in Mechanical or Chemical Engineering or substantially complete graduate coursework with industry experience comparable with a master’s research project and thesis publication.
 
PREFERRED EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS:
 
Master’s degree in Mechanical or Chemical Engineering.
 
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
 
Must be able to frequently be lifting to 25 lbs.  Must be able to lift to 50 lbs.daily.  Must be able to lift up to 75 lbs. with help, occasionaly. This position requires frequent climbing, balancing, stooping/crouching, and overhead reaching.  This position requires occasional pushing, pulling, kneeling, and crawling.  This position will be frequently exposed to heat, cold, noise, and heights.
 
 
Location: 
North Salt Lake

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