Job ID: 3155094

Award-Winning Client Seeks Combustion Methods Analysis Engineer

Location: San Diego, California

Industry: Energy – Oil / Refinery / Drilling

Job Category: Engineering – Other Engineering

Job Description:

Our esteemed client, a leader in the Energy industry, is in search of a highly skilled Engineer specializing in Combustion Methods Analysis. This opportunity involves contributing to aerodynamics, heat transfer, and combustion instability prediction/analysis for the design and analysis of a comprehensive range of combustion liners and fuel injectors. You will play a crucial role in injector aerodynamics design, one-dimensional flow analysis of combustion systems, and thermal analysis of injectors using advanced thermal software.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide support for aerodynamics, heat transfer, and combustion instability prediction/analysis.
  • Contribute to the design and analysis of combustion liners and fuel injectors.
  • Assist in applying associated gas, low and medium wobbe gases, and exotic fuel compositions.
  • Conduct injector aerodynamics design and one-dimensional flow analysis of combustion systems.
  • Perform injector thermal analysis using advanced thermal software.


The successful candidate will demonstrate:

  • Self-motivation with a strong aptitude in gas turbine applications.
  • Significant experience in aerodynamics, heat transfer, and combustion instability.
  • Advanced knowledge of combustion system design principles, thermal and fluid science.
  • Willingness to learn and conduct rig validation testing of combustion systems.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, collaborating effectively within an engineering team.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience with gas turbine systems or an MSME and a minimum of 10 years of aerodynamic and heat transfer design/analysis experience.
  • Use of commercial 1D flow network codes.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with Flownex is a plus.
  • Strong working knowledge of three-dimensional simulation tools for aerodynamics and heat transfer.
  • Experience in the use of commercial CFD codes.

Compensation & Benefits:

The total rewards package, beyond the base salary, includes:

  • Annual incentive bonus plan*
  • Comprehensive medical, dental, and vision coverage from day 1
  • Generous paid time off plan (Vacation, Holiday, Volunteer, Etc.)
  • 401(k) Savings Plan including company match
  • Health savings account (HSA)
  • Flexible spending accounts (FSAs)
  • Short and long-term disability coverage
  • Life Insurance
  • Parental leave
  • Employee Assistance Programs
  • Voluntary Benefits and Employee Discounts
  • Career Development

*Subject to annual eligibility and incentive plan guidelines

Note: This employer is not currently hiring foreign national applicants that require or will require sponsorship tied to a specific employer, such as H, L, TN, F, J, E, O.

Job ID: 3155094

Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: San Diego
State: California

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