Postdoctoral Appointee – Energy Systems Engineer

Argonne National Laboratory

Lemont, IL

Job posting number: #7058247 (Ref:406727)

Posted: June 26, 2019

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Conducts research aligned with Argonne’s strategic missions. With mentoring, develops advanced analytics for modeling energy systems and apply these tools to conduct research on the planning and operation of energy systems with high penetrations of variable renewable energy (VRE). Applies expertise in systems engineering and analysis to evaluate alternatives and communicate findings to support decisions on energy infrastructure development, environmental assessment, operational safety risks, and creation of sustainable business models for innovative energy technology. Assist in research into resilience assessment and enhancement of critical infrastructure, including oil and gas operations, bulk power system, electric grid, gas network, and other critical assets.

 

Responsibilities:

 

This position description documents the general nature and level of work but is not intended to be a comprehensive list of all activities, duties and responsibilities required of job incumbent. Consequently, job incumbent may be required to perform other duties as assigned.

Minimum Education/Experience Requirements:

The prospective candidate is expected to hold a Ph.D. in electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, chemical engineering, computer science, or a closely related field.

 

Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Experience:

 

Considerable knowledge on systems engineering and process improvement.

Considerable knowledge on energy system modeling, simulation, and optimization methods.

Considerable knowledge of oil and gas, VRE, and energy storage technology.

Experience in techno-economic assessment of energy technology.

Experience in oil and gas facility operations.

Good communication skills, verbal and written, and ability to interact as a contributing member of engineering teams on scientific projects

As an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer, Argonne National Laboratory is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace that fosters collaborative scientific discovery and innovation. In support of this commitment, Argonne encourages minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities to apply for employment. Argonne considers all qualified applicants for employment without regard to age, ancestry, citizenship status, color, disability, gender, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, national origin, pregnancy, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.



Argonne is an equal opportunity employer, and we value diversity in our workforce. As an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer, Argonne National Laboratory is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace that fosters collaborative scientific discovery and innovation. In support of this commitment, Argonne prohibits discrimination or harassment based on an individual's age, ancestry, citizenship status, color, disability, gender, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, national origin, pregnancy, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.


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