Senior Nuclear Engineer - Nuclear Safety Analysis

Burlington, Kansas
04 Oct 2016
25 Oct 2016
Oil and Gas
Contract Type
Full Time
JobID :   22771BR

Energize your career with Westinghouse Electric Company!  Our commitment to safe, clean nuclear energy is second to none, and we're proud of our rich heritage of technical innovation and commitment to our global customers' success.  If you are interested in being a part of a company that values exceeding customer expectations and providing future generations around the globe with emission-free energy, we want to hear from you.

We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Senior Nuclear Safety Analysis Engineer
In this position, a Senior Engineer can expect to be responsible for the following:

This senior engineer will provide miscellaneous plant support functions to support the operations of the Wolf Creek Generating Station (WCGS) in fulfillment of the Core Design & Safety Analysis function outsourcing arrangement between the Wolf Creek Nuclear Operating Company and Westinghouse Electric Company.   These responsibilities require knowledge of WCGS's in-house safety analyses, acquiring and maintaining the necessary qualifications in WCGS procedures and processes, and extensive knowledge of the Westinghouse safety analyses to be used to support the operation of the WCGS.  A secondary focus will entail the provision of transient analyses, as assigned, to support other Westinghouse customers.
•Perform safety analysis engineering efforts at Wolf Creek Generating Station (WCGS).  This involves performing complex engineering design and analyses in the commercial nuclear industry and providing technical input and written documents supporting the design, development, training, performance, and delivery of technical products and services.
•Effectively define, implement, and drive projects to successful completion.
•Initially, primary focus will be supporting the successful transition of the WCNOC core design and safety analysis methodology to Westinghouse methodology.
•Directly responsible for daily overall WCNOC customer satisfaction in the area of fuel reload design and support.
•Support resolution of emergent plant issues.
•Provide periodic updates and recommendations regarding the nature and status of work/projects to all appropriate internal and external personnel. Develop and deliver presentations to communicate statuses, problem resolutions, recommendations, or promote business-related products.
•Provide expert knowledge within specific engineering discipline to peers, vendors, and customers.
•Develop procedures, processes, and methods for implementing technical requirements.
EOE of Minorities/Females/Vets/Disability

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Job Requirements
The successful candidate for this position will possess the following:

•Bachelor's degree in engineering or physics required; post-graduate degree preferred. 
•Minimum 4 years of applicable experience required; 5 plus years experience preferred.
•Ability to perform assigned analyses related to the delivery of fuel reloads including fuel core and thermal hydraulic design, Chapter 15 LOCA, non-LOCA and containment transient analysis.
•Professional Engineer license (Kansas) is desirable (or ability to obtain a PE license in the near future).
•Expertise in the use of standard Thermal-Hydraulic computer codes used to support WCGS operations, including RETRAN02, VIPRE01, and Westinghouse-specific equivalents.
•Familiarity with NRC Regulations and requirements for safety analysis applications.

Westinghouse Electric Company is a group company of Toshiba Corporation

Employees enjoy a comprehensive benefits package including Competitive Pay, Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance, Short Term Disability & Long Term Disability, Life & Accident Insurance, Flexible Spending Accounts, 401(k) Savings Plan, and Paid Vacation. We also offer a number of work/life programs such as flextime and a variety of training and development opportunities.


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