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Fuel Performance Engineer - Lynchburg

Company: bwxtechnologies
Location: Lynchburg
Posted on: August 3, 2022

Job Description:

b'At BWX Technologies, Inc./xc2/xa0(NYSE: BWXT), we are People Strong, Innovation Driven. Headquartered in Lynchburg, Va.,/xc2/xa0BWXT/xc2/xa0provides safe and effective nuclear solutions for national security, clean energy, environmental remediation, nuclear medicine and space exploration. With/xc2/xa0approximately 6,400 employees, BWXT has 12 major operating sites in the U.S. and Canada./xc2/xa0We 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/xc2/xa0joint ventures provide environmental remediation and nuclear operations management at more than a dozen U.S. Department of Energy and/xc2/xa0NASA facilities. BWXT/xe2/x80/x99s 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/xc2/xa0[is currently seeking a Fuel Material Development Engineer for its Lynchburg, VA /xe2/x80/x93 Ramsey Place location!/nBWXT Advanced Technologies is seeking a highly motivated nuclear fuel development engineer with materials expertise to advance the state of the art fuel systems and materials for use in advanced reactor applications./n/xc2/xa0/nJob Description/Duties:/n * This position will involve:/n * Development of advanced fuel forms (TRISO, etc.),/n * Material selection and optimization of fuel material architecture,/n * Developing manufacturing and test requirements/specifications,/n * Providing materials engineering support for procurement and manufacturing of components,/n * Evaluating feedback from in-pile testing,/n * Developing technical approaches to support licensing,/n * Supporting core design development,/n * Supporting fuel performance modeling,/n * Providing a strong interface with the BWXT/xe2/x80/x99s TRISO manufacturing team and with national laboratory partners in the development and testing of advanced fuel materials for various applications, and/n * Working with interdisciplinary team of engineers to ensure fuel and moderator solutions meet the overall objectives./n/xc2/xa0/nJob Qualifications/Requirements:/n * A Bachelor of Science degree in Material Engineering or equivalent (e.g., Nuclear Engineering, Chemistry, or Mechanical Engineering with materials science background) from an ABET-accredited university is required./n * Must have a minimum of four (4) years of experience in the nuclear field with a focus on advanced fuel material development and performance. /xc2/xa0/n * Must possess an understanding of the interplay between reactor design, fuel development, , advanced fuel materials, and fuel testing / qualification programs./n * Must possess excellent technical writing, communication, and presentation skills./n/xc2/xa0/n/xc2/xa0/nAs a federal government contractor, BWX Technologies, Inc. and any subsidiaries, affiliates and related entities (/xe2/x80/x9cBWXT/xe2/x80/x9d or the /xe2/x80/x9cCompany/xe2/x80/x9d) complies with all federal, state, and local laws and customer requirements regarding COVID-19 and other health and safety protocols./xc2/xa0 As such, all BWXT new hires will be required to adhere to applicable Company COVID-19 requirements within the workplace as a condition of employment./n/xc2/xa0/nApplicants selected will be subject to a Federal background investigation/xc2/xa0and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information or matter. Position requires U.S. citizenship with (no dual citizenship)/xc2/xa0ability to obtain and maintain a Department of Energy (DOE) security clearance/xc2/xa0which involves an extensive criminal and financial background investigation,/xc2/xa0drug test/xc2/xa0and previous employment reference verifications./n/xc2/xa0/nBWXT 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 status./n[[

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