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System Transients Analysis Engineer

Bellevue, WA 98008

Posted: 01/18/2023 Employment Type: Direct Hire Industry: Core Technologies - FTE Job Number: 26738

Job Description

Position Title: System Transients Analysis Engineer
Position Description: Protingent Staffing has an exciting direct hire System Transients Analysis Engineer opportunity with our client located in Bellevue, Washington. 
Job Responsibilities:
  • Develop RELAP5-3D models for steady state and transient one-dimensional network hydraulic analyses.
  • Perform calculations using first principles of heat transfer, fluid dynamics, and thermodynamics to support and validate analysis results.
  • Perform analysis of reactor normal operations, upset events, emergency events and faulted events as defined in the ASME BPVC Section III to establish design, service, and test loadings and limits.
  • Perform analysis of plant wide transients for evaluation of operation narratives and design solutions.  
  • Perform multiscale and multidisciplinary neutronics and control analyses involving the thermal hydraulics of sodium, molten salt, and non-condensable fluids.
  • Integrate with other engineering groups performing aspects of component, system, fuel, and control system design and related thermal-hydraulic testing.
  • Perform code benchmarking and validation analyses to support code qualification and methodology development.
Job Qualifications:
  • M.S. or PhD in nuclear or mechanical engineering.
  • Strong thermal-hydraulic analytical skills with one dimensional hydraulic networks analysis, system codes experience and transient analysis.
  • Experiences with system codes (RELAP5, TRACE, RETRAN, GOTHIC, etc.) are highly desirable
  • Familiarity with code V&V and associated regulatory requirements.
  • Experience with nuclear power plant design or operations a plus.
  • Knowledge of design approach under ASME Boiler Code Section III a plus.
  • Experience developing new analytical methods highly desirable.
  • Experience with first-of-a-kind or high temperature nuclear reactor design projects is a plus.
  • Strong technical writing skills.
  • Effective communication skills.
  • The successful candidate will possess a high degree of trust and integrity, communicate openly and display respect and a desire to foster teamwork.

Benefits Package: Protingent offers competitive salary, 100% paid health insurance, 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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