PSA Engineer - Nuclear

Brussels-Capital Region, Brussels
20 May 2019
05 Aug 2019
Skilled Trades
Contract Type
Full Time
As one of the world's largest engineering consultancy companies and with more than 150 years of experience, TRACTEBEL is able to offer to its customers multidisciplinary solutions in energy, water and infrastructure. Its broad range of expertise extends across Europe, Africa, Asia, Middle East and Latin America, and allows to rise to our clients' most demanding challenges with the same high-quality engineering and consulting services no matter where their projects are. TRACTEBEL is part of ENGIE Group, a global energy company and leading provider of electricity, natural gas and energy services.

Tractebel's Nuclear Business Entity seeks for its "Nuclear Safety" Competence Center a :

PSA Engineer

The working environment

The competence centre "Licensing & Safety" offers its expertise in licensing, regulatory compliance support and safety assessment.

In this context, "Licensing & Safety" is responsible for the development of probabilistic safety assessment (level 1). These studies aim at modelling the behaviour of a nuclear plant following different initiating events by using event trees and fault trees.

Your function

  • Perform probabilistic safety assessment, to meet the regulatory requirements in PSA Level 1 (internal events/hazards and external hazards);
  • Update of existing PSA Level 1 models for all Belgian nuclear units (using Risk Spectrum PSA Professional), taking into account:
    • Current status of the plant (taking into account experience feedback for the development of operating profiles, operating procedures, plant modifications, etc.);
    • The State of the Art.
  • Support to the Operator in the use of these models for various applications (assessment of plant modification, decision-making process, optimizing the training of operators, etc.);
  • Contacts, presentation and / or justification of studies with Safety Authorities.
  • You have a master degree in Engineering. A Master in Nuclear Science constitutes a further asset;
  • You have several years of professional experience in PSA techniques ; an experience in nuclear energy is a further asset;
  • You have inquiring and critical mind, you are dynamic, rigorous and pragmatic;
  • You have good knowledge of English, French and/or Dutch, willing to learn the second national language;
  • Knowledge of computer Languages (e.g. Visual Basic) is an asset;
  • You are a team player;
  • You are able to work autonomously.

What we offer

  • An interesting and varied job in an international environment with a good work/life balance ;
  • A stable work environment where professional growth and development are stimulated (via the Tractebel School and the ENGIE University) ;
  • An attractive compensation package with fringe benefits ;
  • A permanent contract to ensure the roles offered are in accordance with your skills, interests, career goals and lifestyle .

Tractebel welcomes candidates from all backgrounds, and actively promotes Diversity in the workforce.

Additional Information
  • Posting Date: Feb 6, 2019

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