CSIRO Job Vacancy: Research Projects Officer - Carbon Capture, Australia

Research Projects Officer - Carbon Capture

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Assist with design, construction & operation of a novel gas-liquid contacting device
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The Position

CSIRO is seeking a Research Projects Officer in our Carbon Capture team.

You as the successful candidate will assist in the further development of a novel gas-liquid contacting device that is aimed at making substantial cost reductions in the post-combustion capture (PCC) of carbon dioxide from power station.

This will include laboratory work - mini-pilot plant experimental work and the design; as well as construction and operation of a single stage contactor module to be operated at the Vales Pt. PCC Pilot Plant.

Location: Newcastle NSW

Salary: $78K - $88K plus up to 15.4% superannuation

Tenure: 15 months

Reference: 41921

To be successful you will need:
Relevant Bachelors/Masters Degree &/or equivalent experience in chemical or mechanical engineering or similar fields, encompassing knowledge of fluid dynamics and/or mass transfer.

Proven ability to design, construct and operate experimental equipment at laboratory and mini-pilot scale

Proven ability to analyse data using spreadsheets or similar tools and arrive at defendable conclusions and recommendations

Proven ability to prepare technical reports and assist in the preparation of scientific manuscripts and reports for publication

Who we are: The Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO)

At CSIRO, we do the extraordinary every day.  We innovate for tomorrow and help improve today - for our customers, all Australians and the world. We imagine.  We collaborate.  We innovate.

How to Apply: Please provide enough information relevant to the selection criteria for this position to enable the assessment panel to determine your suitability, and upload one document containing your CV/resume and cover letter.

Before applying please view the full position details and selection criteria here: Position Details

Applications Close:  11:59pm AEST Tuesday 11 July 2017