High Temperature Process Engineer

Job Title
High Temperature Process Engineer
Job ID
Work Hybrid
Washington,  DC
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High-Temperature Process Engineer

Washington, DC, Hybrid Work
Must be a US Citizen with an Active Secret Clearance or the ability to obtain one.

@Orchard LLC is supporting a professional services company that provides program management, engineering and technical, and management advisory services to federal, state, institutional, and commercial customers nationwide with an emphasis on the health, energy, and environmental markets. 
As the High-Temperature Process Engineer, you will be working in electricity generation power plants to serve as a technical advisor for the Solar Energy Technology Office’s (SETO) Concentrating Solar Power (CSP) Program. In this role you will interface with SETO staff and R&D organizations, including government labs, industry, and academia, to identify transformation scientific concepts and unproven technologies that are high-risk, high-payoff investments, designed to advance the nation’s CSP capabilities.
Your background will include.
  • Assess current and emerging thermal energy products and technologies and identify the benefits/challenges of applying them to integrated commercial energy systems.
  • Serve as a technical advisor developing user requirements, evaluation of proposed technical designs/applications, technical progress evaluations, and risk assessments/mitigation planning.
  • Prepare scientific/technical material for and participate in stakeholder engagement forums such as conferences, symposiums, and technical interchange meetings that may include government representatives, academia, and industry partners.
  • Assist in reviews of application materials and concept papers and complete pre-screening of related documents on behalf of the government customer to support current and future competitive solicitations.
  • Assist the government team in synthesizing information flow from Federal Contract Managers and Industry Partnerships, support decision-making, and ensure execution of directives at Federal offices, National Laboratories, and industry partnership organizations.
  • Conduct research and prepare technical briefings, white papers, or related deliverables as assigned.
Qualifications, Skills, and Experience:
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in engineering or physical sciences.
  • 5 or more years of direct relevant research/work experience.
  • US Citizenship with an active Secret Clearance or a willingness to obtain one.
  • Willing to work in the Washington DC office at least several days per month.
If you have the necessary skills and experience and are interested in a #hybridwork role, this is an opportunity to explore.

Established in 2010, @Orchard has an exceptional reputation, providing staffing solutions to time-sensitive, talent scarcity issues to deliver better talent management ROI.  Our specialty lies in the critical area of program talent acquisition and resource management, not in one narrow skillset, but across many areas of technical and functional delivery. To learn more about our other exciting opportunities, visit our Jobs Page at www.atorchard.com

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