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Materials Engineer

Bellevue, WA 98008

Posted: 05/13/2024 Employment Type: Contract Industry: Core Technologies - Contract Job Number: 28855

Job Description


Position Title: Materials Engineer

Position Description: Protingent Staffing has an exciting *HYBRID/REMOTE* contract Materials Engineer opportunity.

Job Responsibilities:
  • Interface with project teams to provide material selection, processes, and requirements for Company's reactor development programs.
  • Perform scientific analysis of reports and test data (e.g., metallography, non-destructive inspection, mechanical properties, ductility) and generate technical specifications to document new knowledge related to reactor design and qualification.
  • Oversee test programs designed to develop an understanding of complex mechanical phenomena (e.g. creep, fatigue, creep fatigue, stress corrosion cracking, and fracture) in sodium cooled fast reactor plant materials such as steel alloys
  • Provide materials engineering support for the procurement of engineered components and systems including leading technical development of suppliers to increase technology readiness level of key components.


Job Qualifications:
  • Minimum of 3 years of related experience with a B.S. degree; or an advanced degree with related experience,  or equivalent experience. A degree in Materials Science/Engineering or a related technical discipline is desired.
  • Prior experience in materials development, testing, and characterization for a nuclear reactor environment is desirable
  • Experience qualifying materials for service in highly regulated applications is preferred
  • Experience with ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code (BPVC) is preferred
  • Experience developing material processing specifications, evaluating material selections and reviewing vendor material definitions.
  • An understanding of complex mechanical phenomena (e.g., creep, fatigue, creep fatigue, stress corrosion cracking, and fracture) in high temperature systems
  • Strong communication skills desired
  • The successful candidate will possess a high degree of trust and integrity, communicate openly and display respect, and a desire to foster teamwork
  • Actual position starting level and title will be determined based on assessment of qualifications

Job Details: 
  • Job Type: Contract 
  • Pay Rate Range: $55-80/h DOE
  • ITAR obligations are associated with this role, U.S. citizenship, U.S. legal permanent resident status, or protected person status under 8 U.S.C. § 1324b(a) (1), (3) is required.

Benefits Package: Protingent offers competitive salaries, insurance plan options (HDHP plan or POS plan), education/certification reimbursement, pre-tax commuter benefits, Paid Time Off (PTO), and an administered 401k plan.

About Protingent: Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom, and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding, and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.

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