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Safety Analysis Engineer

Bellevue, WA 98008

Posted: 04/29/2024 Employment Type: Contract Industry: Core Technologies - Contract Job Number: 28748

Job Description

Position Title: Safety Analysis Engineer
Position Description: Protingent Staffing has an exciting *remote* contract Safety Analysis Engineer opportunity.
Job Responsibilities:
  • Depending on qualification and skills, perform transient analyses to meet the safety analysis needs of the Reactor Demonstration reactor for Anticipated Operational Occurrence (AOO), Design Basis Event (DBE), Design Basis Accident (DBA), and Beyond Design Basis Event (BDBE).
  • Collaborate with safety methods development engineers to establish methods, computational models, and other aspects of the Evaluation Models.
  • Work with an interdisciplinary team of engineers to establish SSC functional, performance, safety, and quality requirements as well as support the overall design.
  • Establish and maintain documentation of model development and analysis.
  • Perform engineering reviews of analyses and other engineering design media.
  • Contribute, as needed, to the development of computational models supporting system modeling for design and operational transients as well as PRA.
  • Contribute, as needed, to the assessment of the Evaluation Models against applicable tests and perform appropriate benchmark calculations.
Job Qualifications:
  •  B.S. or higher in nuclear engineering or other relevant engineering degree, with a minimum of 10 years of experience in the nuclear field.
  • Knowledgeable of nuclear systems fundamentals such as thermal-hydraulic, neutronics, dynamics, and reactor transient behavior in general.
  • Familiarity and experience with analysis of Anticipated Operational Occurrence (AOO), Design Basis Event (DBE), Design Basis Accident (DBA), and/or Beyond Design Basis Event (BDBE) are required.
  • Experience with model development and analysis using engineering computer programs in the following areas
    • System transient analysis: SAS4A/SASSYS-1 or equivalent experience with RELAP5, GOTHIC or TRACE will be considered
    • Radionuclide transport analysis (source term development and analysis): MELCOR, RADTRAD, SRT or equivalent.
  • Experience with performing and submitting LBEs analyses to the NRC is highly desirable.
  • Familiarity with nuclear design, regulatory requirements, and risk-informed performance-based technology guidance for Non-Light Water Reactors is a plus (Licensing Modernization Project process described in NEI-18-04).
  • Experience with SFR safety analysis is highly desirable. Experience with other reactor designs can be considered when differentiating candidates.
  • Demonstrated strong quantitative, analytical, modeling and reporting skills.
  • Understanding of NQA-1 requirements associated with analysis and software management as well as experience working under a quality assurance programs.
  • Experience in working in multi-disciplinary engineering teams to address engineering challenges.
  • Programming skills in any language is a plus.
  • The successful candidate will possess a high degree of trust and integrity, communicate openly and display respect, and a desire to foster teamwork
  • Actual position starting level and title will be determined based on assessment of qualifications.
Job Details:
  • Contract 
  • Pay Rate Range: $65- $90/h DOE
Benefits Package: Protingent offers competitive salaries, insurance plan options (HDHP plan or POS plan), education/certification reimbursement, pre-tax commuter benefits, Paid Time Off (PTO), and an administered 401k plan.

About Protingent: Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom, and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding, and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.

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