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Engineer - Nuclear Engineering

GE Energy
Wilmington, NC 28401
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Role Summary:In this role, the engineer will contribute to the team responsible for the development, maintenance, analytics, and technical consultation of engineering computer codes, correlations, and methodologies related to Boiling Water Reactor (BWR), Pressurized Water Reactors (PWR), new reactor types, and advanced reactors.

Essential Responsibilities:

+ Provide technical support in the areas of BWR systems and internals heat transfer, two-phase flow, and numerical analysis

+ Provide technical expertise in the areas of numerical analysis and correlation generation

+ Responsible for assisting in the technical development, accuracy and uncertainty qualification, testing, regulatory licensing, and maintenance of analytical methods required for evaluation of steady-state and transient core/fuel performance.

+ Work with nuclear and mechanical engineering teams in the development of new products / software.

+ Work with a global team of experts to innovate new solutions to improve the accuracy, extensibility, and performance of our methods, processes, and procedures.

+ Work within an approved regulatory framework for nuclear software quality assurance for engineering computer programs.

+ Communicate with internal / external users of the methods through support, documentation, and training.

+ Provide support in the area of nuclear fuel bundle and core design

+ Communicate and coordinate activities with other team members on engineering/technical issues

+ Prepare, document and present technical data to internal and external customers

+ Contribute to team process improvements to drive speed and simplification

+ Perform with high quality in accordance with NRC rules and regulations, customer requirements, and business quality assurance standards


+ Bachelors degree in engineering, physics, mathematics, or a closely related technical discipline from an accredited university or college

Desired Characteristics:

+ M.S. in computational methods, thermal-hydraulics, nuclear engineering, or a closely related discipline

+ Previous experience in BWR core and fuel engineering analyses, core licensing, technical specifications, safety margin bases, code methodology licensing, and related federal regulations

+ TRAC and COBRA experience

+ Programming experience with Fortran and C#

+ Experience with thermal-hydraulic test definition, execution, and analysis

+ Python scripting expertise

+ Honest and straightforward with a high level of personal integrity

+ Works easily and communicates effectively within a team environment

+ Strong personal commitment and determination

+ Detail oriented and accountable for results

+ Exceptional organization skills

+ Display a strong drive for continuous improvement

+ Displays an engaging, can-do, optimistic attitude

+ Strong oral and written communication skills

+ Strong interpersonal and leadership skills

About Us:GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy (GEH) is a world-leading provider of advanced reactor technology, fuel, and nuclear services. The alliance combines GEs design expertise and history delivering reactors, fuels and services globally with Hitachis proven experience in advanced modular construction to offer customers around the world the technological leadership required to effectively enhance reactor performance, power output and safety.

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, gender (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, veteran status or any other characteristics protected by law.

Additional Eligibility Qualifications:GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a drug screen (as applicable). This role is restricted to U.S. persons (i.e., U.S. citizens, permanent residents, and other protected individuals under the Immigration and Naturalization Act, 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3)) due to access to export-controlled technology. GE will require proof of status prior to employment.Additional Locations:United States;North Carolina;Wilmington;


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Posted: 2020-05-05 Expires: 2020-06-04

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