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Senior Reactor Core Mechanical Analysis Engineer

Bellevue, WA 98008

Posted: 02/23/2023 Employment Type: Direct Hire Industry: Core Technologies - FTE Job Number: 26876

Job Description

Position Title: Senior Reactor Core Mechanical Analysis Engineer
Position Description: Protingent Staffing has an exciting direct hire Senior Reactor Core Mechanical Analysis Engineer opportunity with our client located in Bellevue, Washington. 

Job Responsibilities:
  • Perform mechanical analyses of reactor structures, systems, and nuclear island components to verify that their performance remains within imposed limits as defined by applicable structural and pressure equipment codes and standards (AISC and ASME BPVC).
  • Work with interdisciplinary team of engineers to establish and optimize nuclear components design consistent with required functional and quality requirements.
  • Establish and maintain documents of analysis results and design solutions.

Job Qualifications:
  • B.S, or advanced degree in Mechanical Engineering from accredited university. Aerospace and Civil Engineering degrees are also considered.
  • Minimum of five years of related experience with a B.S. degree, relevant M.S. and Doctorate degrees may be credited for up to two and four years of experience respectively.
  • Proficient in finite element stress analysis, mechanical analysis methods and commercial mechanical stress analysis modeling tools with emphasis on ABAQUS or ANSYS.
  • Strong understanding of solid mechanics, fracture mechanics, and metal fatigue principles.
  • Candidate should have demonstrated experience in mechanical analysis of equipment or components. This may include buckling analysis, thermal analysis, or creep / inelastic analysis.
  • Candidate should have demonstrated experience in seismic analysis of equipment or components; in particular, experience with response spectrum and time history modeling techniques in accordance with the requirements of ASCE 4, ASCE 7, and/or ASCE 43 is highly desirable.
  • Experience or familiarity working under stringent quality assurance requirements such as ASME NQA-1, MIL-Q-9858A, or ISO-9000.
  • Working experience with pressure equipment design codes and standards such as ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code Section VIII, Section III, ASME B31.1, and ASME B31.3.
  • Working experience with structural design codes and standards such as AISC N690, AISC 360, AWS D1.1, and AWS D1.6 is desirable.
  • Proficient in computer code development and knowledgeable in modern programming tools on personal computers and code development for parallel processing such as Python preferred.
  • Experience in Verification and Validation of Software to the requirements of NQA-1 or V 10 preferred.
  • Thorough understanding of the requirements for the design one or more applicable pressure equipment codes (i.e., ASME B31.1 Power Piping, ASME B31.3 Process Piping, ASME Boiler Pressure Vessel Code (III, or VIII) preferred.
  • Experience or familiarity with the rules of  ASME Boiler Pressure Vessel Code Section III Division 5 preferred.
  • Thorough understanding of the requirements for the design to one or more applicable structural design codes (i.e., AISC N690, AISC 360) preferred.
  • Thorough understanding of code and standards requirements related to the seismic design of equipment (i.e., ASCE 4, ASCE 7, ASCE 43) preferred.
  • Previous experience in the nuclear industry preferred.
  • Experience with design for Flow Induced Vibration (FIV) or working under a Comprehensive Vibration Assessment Program (CVAP) preferred.
  • 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:
  • Direct Hire
  • Salary Range: $116,030 - $218,119

Benefits Package: Protingent offers competitive salaries, 2 insurance plans (100% paid for employee only -HDHP plan, and a buy up 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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