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Early Career LOCA Safety Analysis Engineer

Company: WayUp
Location: Lynchburg
Posted on: May 22, 2023

Job Description:

Framatome is an international leader in nuclear energy recognized for its innovative solutions and value-added technologies for the global nuclear fleet. With worldwide expertise and a proven track record for reliability and performance, the company designs, services and installs components, fuel, and instrumentation and control systems for nuclear power plants. More than 2,000 Framatome employees in the U.S. work every day to help our customers supply ever cleaner, safer, and more economical low-carbon energy. See how the Fuel Business Unit is a part of that:
The Loss-of-Coolant Accident (LOCA) Analysis Engineer position is within the PWR Codes & Methods Development organization in the Fuel Business Unit which is responsible for a broad range of activities including engineering code development and maintenance, topical report development and submittals, and first-of-a-kind core design and subsequent neutronics, thermal hydraulic, and safety analyses. The engineering activities are coordinated with other Framatome fuel engineering departments both locally and worldwide.
You will be responsible for performing new or evaluating existing LOCA analyses which support our customer's licensing analyses. Typical assignments include:

  • Performing new or revising existing small break and large break LOCA analyses for pressurized water reactors using a Framatome version of RELAP5
  • Evaluating and documenting the impact of plant and core design changes on existing LOCA analyses
  • Contributing to methods development activities in support of new products
  • Contributing to the development of automation and software tools to improve operating efficiency
  • Interfacing with other engineering teams to ensure successful customer delivery

    Required Skills Required Experience
    You are familiar with pressurized water reactors and are interested in the plant system thermal-hydraulic and core response during transients. You display positive and effective team interaction skills and value positive peer relationships. You place a focus on leadership and initiative and can be counted on to maintain focus on customer requirements. You have developed excellent written and oral communication skills and have a passion for problem solving.
    Your actions, behaviors, and decisions are made in a manner consistent with Framatome's Core Values:
    You will have completed a BS in Nuclear Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or a related engineering degree. You may have also obtained an advanced degree in similar fields. You are ready to join Framatome and help deliver clean, safe energy and advance nuclear technology.
    The range of base salary for the position is between $67,000 - $87,000, and may also include annual incentives, performance bonuses and benefits. Please note that the base salary range is a guideline, and individual total compensation will vary based on factors such as qualifications, skill level, competencies and work location.
    Framatome offers a broad employee benefits portfolio as a key component of your total rewards. This includes:
    Multiple medical plans; dental and vision plans; Life and Accidental Death and Dismemberment; long- and short-term disability; optional plans including dependent life, accident, critical illness and hospital indemnity insurance; retirement savings plans (401k) with employer match; paid time off including up to 3 weeks of vacation, 8 days of sick leave, and 11 paid holidays; education reimbursement; adoption assistance; employee assistance programs; opportunities for professional development.
    After work you will enjoy all that Central Virginia has to offer. From beautiful Smith Mountain Lake to the scenic Blue Ridge Mountains you can hike, mountain bike, snowboard and water ski to your hearts content. You'll avoid the traffic hassles of a major city, while being in driving distance to many of the major cities, beaches and attractions along the mid-Atlantic coast. Take in a minor league baseball game or one of the many festivals in the region. Our Young Generation Nuclear group hosts numerous social and professional development events that will allow you to quickly build relationships and advance your career.
    Discover Lynchburg, Virginia:
    Framatome is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.

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