Nuclear Engineer - Lynchburg
Company: BWX Technologies, Inc.
Posted on: February 25, 2021
At BWX Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: BWXT), we are People Strong,
Innovation Driven. H eadquartered in Lynchburg, Va., BWXT provides
safe and effective nuclear solutions for national security, clean
energy, environmental remediation, nuclear medicine and space
exploration. With approximately 6,400 employees, BWXT has 12 major
operating sites in the U.S. and Canada. We are the sole
manufacturer of naval nuclear reactors for U.S. submarines and
aircraft carriers. Our company supplies precision manufactured
components, services and fuel for the commercial nuclear power
industry across four continents. Our joint ventures provide
environmental remediation and nuclear operations management at more
than a dozen U.S. Department of Energy and NASA facilities. BWXT's
technology is driving advances in medical radioisotope production
in North America and microreactors for various defense and space
applications. Follow us on Twitter at @BWXTech and learn more at
www.bwxt.com . BWXT is currently seeking a Nuclear Engineer for its
Lynchburg, VA - Ramsey Place location! The Advanced Technologies
(AT) group at BWXT designs and develops innovative new nuclear
reactors, medical isotope solutions, and related systems for
internal and external customers. AT Engineering is seeking an
experienced Neutronic Design Engineer to assist in the development
of these systems. The Nuclear Engineer will work as part of a
high-performing, innovative, and multi-disciplinary team employing
an integrated approach for neutronics, thermal hydraulics,
mechanical/stress, and safety analysis, to achieve accelerated
reactor design development. Source term estimation, shielding, and
radiation analysis will also be performed. If you are looking for a
career where your experience is valued, innovative thinking is
fostered, and barrier-free teamwork is embraced every day, then
this opportunity is for you. The position will be located in the
Lynchburg, VA office. Job Description/Duties:
- Participates in the development of novel advanced reactor
designs, serving as the lead for core neutronic design.
- Supports development of core neutronics modeling and simulation
- Coordinates with interdisciplinary team, providing
data/requirements to other disciplines and receiving
data/requirements from them.
- Performs radiation transport simulations for nuclear
criticality, radiation shielding analyses, neutron activation, and
radiation-induced material impact assessments. Job
- A Master's degree in Nuclear Engineering or Radiation Health
Physics from an ABET-accredited university is required. PHD
- Experience in reactor physics analysis, radiation transport
applications, neutron activation, and radiation shielding. .
- Must have demonstrable neutronics analysis skills using core
design and analysis codes and tools (e.g., MCNP, SCALE).
- Must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills
to write and deliver high quality technical reports and
documentation, including presentations to customers, regulators,
and other organizations.
- Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite, including Word, Excel,
- Must be a US Citizen with no dual citizenship.
- Must be able to obtain and maintain a U.S. Department of Energy
- Travel (10-20%) domestic and international is required. U.S.
Citizenship, with--no dual citizenship--is required for this
position.-- Applicants selected will be subject to a Federal
background investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for
access to classified information or matter. Position requires U.S.
citizenship with (no dual citizenship) ability to obtain and
maintain a Department of Energy (DOE) security clearance which
involves an extensive criminal and financial background
investigation, drug test and previous employment reference
verifications. BWXT supports diversity and is committed to the
concept of Equal Employment Opportunity. We have established
procedures to ensure that all personnel actions such as
recruitment, compensation, career development, benefits,
company-sponsored training and social recreational programs are
administered without regard to race, color, religion, gender,
national origin, citizenship, age, disability or veteran
Nearest Major Market: Lynchburg
Nearest Secondary Market: Virginia
Job Segment: Hydraulics, Nuclear, Engineer, Nuclear Engineering,
Thermal Engineering, Engineering, Energy
Keywords: BWX Technologies, Inc., Lynchburg , Nuclear Engineer - Lynchburg, Engineering , Lynchburg, Virginia
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