Research Engineer (open rank) - NEETRAC

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Job Title: Research Engineer (open rank) - NEETRAC
Location: Atlanta, Georgia
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 225632
About Us The National Electric Energy Test Research and Application Center (NEETRAC) is a self-supporting, member-focused, not for profit Test, Research & Application Center that has served the electric industry of North America for the last 25 years. All of our support is derived from conducting project work for our Members (37 companies based in Canada, Mexico and USA) no state or federal funds are used in the support of NEETRAC

NEETRAC intends to continue as an impactful, recognized and respected organization providing Application, Research and Testing services. To maintain this momentum we are looking to recruit flexible, motivated and skilled engineering staff. These skills will enable us to continue engaging with our member to identify and develop projects that they can fund and thereby provide value to their organizations.

Location

Forest Park, GA

Job Summary We are seeking an Engineer to serve in multiple roles as a Project Developer, Project Leader and Investigator. The job is physically located at the NEETRAC Laboratory Campus in Forest Park, GA. Rank will commensurate with experience.

A successful candidate will undertake a number of Duties and Responsibilities

    Collaborate with different partners within and outside of NEETRAC; for example utilities, manufacturers, laboratories, consultants, contractors, etc.Participate in multiple complex projects in parallelDisplay a thorough understanding of Electrical and Mechanical principlesPartner with NEETRAC members to develop project proposals from their technical needsInnovatively design and conduct robust and practical experimental programs (experience of DoE would be beneficial)Undertake laboratory (primarily high voltage and high current) and field testing, in a hands on role, both individually and as part of a teamRecommend project ideas / improvements to MembersDevelop relationships with external technical bodies to enhance internal knowledge and identify technical needsParticipate in Device Forensic activities – mechanical & electricalParticipate in Population Forensics studiesRecognize the need for, build and use electrical and statistical models of devices and systems to gain a deeper understanding of phenomenaUndertake the curation and analysis of utility performance / measurement dataUndertake travel for Field work, technical interactions with members, as required
Required Qualifications

Research Scientist I

Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering, Physics, or related area.

Research Scientist II

    A Master’s degree and three (3) years of relevant full-time experience after completion of that degree, A Master’s degree and five (5) years of relevant full-time experience after completion of a Bachelor’s degree, or A Doctoral degree.
Senior Research Scientist

    A Master’s degree and seven (7) years of relevant full-time experience after completion of that degree, A Master’s degree and nine (9) years of relevant full-time experience after completion of a Bachelor’s degree, or A Doctoral degree and four (4) years of relevant full-time experience after completion of a Bachelor's degree.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Degree in Electrical Engineering or Physics
  • Electric ulility experience
  • Test lab engineering
  • Ability to work on multiple projects in parallel
  • Good self prioritization skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Proven ability to work as a part of a team
  • Solid dissemination skills (speaking, presentation and writing)

Contact Information

Linda Dillon - [email protected]

Lucretia Allen- [email protected]

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Job No:
Posted: 4/8/2021
Application Due: 4/22/2021
Work Type: Full Time
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