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Test Engineer

Everett, WA 98203

Posted: 05/13/2024 Employment Type: Contract Industry: Core Technologies - Contract Job Number: 28856

Job Description

Position Title: Test Engineer

Position Description: Protingent Staffing has an exciting contract Test Engineer opportunity.

Job Responsibilities:
  • Serve as a Test Engineer for the testing of molten salt systems and components for company's technology.
  • Support the implementation and development of instrumentation required for molten salt systems.
  • Develop and program the control system for associated tests and experiments.
  • Implement test requirements, plans, specifications, and procedures for testing activities for unique components in a high temperature molten salt environment. 
  • Assist with fabrication and assembly of system testing hardware at company's laboratories.
  • Conduct testing activities at company's laboratories to ensure safe operation and successful gathering of high-quality data related to high temperature molten salts.
  • Perform scientific analysis on test data and generate test reports to document new knowledge related to molten salt reactors.Support continuous learning and application of nuclear industry best practices to maintain the highest quality design and to identify process change/enhancement opportunities.
  • Help foster a collaborative and safe work environment for testing and laboratory activities.

Job Qualifications:
  • B.S. degree in Electrical, Mechanical, Chemical, Nuclear or Materials Science Engineering or equivalent; advanced degree a plus.
  • Experience in research with exotic fluids desired, especially at temperatures above 400°C.
  • Experience with hands-on, ground-up design, fabrication, operation, and scientific analysis of first-of-a-kind equipment is highly desirable.
  • Experience with SolidWorks and/or AutoCAD for two- and three-dimensional experimental design desirable.
  • Experience with programming, troubleshooting, and operating DAQ/PLC/SCADA systems and software. LabVIEW or Siemens experience is desirable.
  • Experience with data acquisition and controls for complex engineering systems with inputs/outputs (I/O) from varied instruments and devices.
  • Field experience in start-up/commissioning, troubleshooting, diagnostics, testing, and calibration of electrical/I&C systems.
  • Familiarity with electrical design, wiring, and fabrication per electrical codes and regulations (e.g. NFPA 70/70E/79, UL) preferred.
  • Track record of working safely with laboratory chemicals and in hazardous physical conditions preferred.
  • Familiarity with fabrication, joining, and cladding processes and limitations desired.
  • Experience with scripting and automation of analysis tools desired.
  • Ability to participate in a multi-disciplinary team of engineers and scientists.
  • Strong analytical/problem solving skills, creative thinker.
  • Ability to work on multiple tasks concurrently during a given work week.
  • Excellent writing and communication skills.
  • Willingness to learn and solve challenging problems in a fast-paced environment.
  • 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:
  • Location: Onsite
  • Job Type: Contract 
  • Pay Rate Range: $60-80/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

Meet Your Recruiter

Chris Walsh

Since 2013 I have been able to meet a lot of bright minded and interesting people while recruiting for Protingent. I specialize in hardware and software product development engineers. My recruiting style is to build a strong, lasting relationship as I help you achieve your career goals. I am a straight forward open minded individual and treat others as I wish to be treated. I enjoy sports, food and wines. Let’s get started today.

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