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System Transients Methodology Engineer

Bellevue, WA 98008

Posted: 01/22/2024 Employment Type: Contract Industry: Core Technologies - Contract Job Number: 28274

Job Description

Position Title: System Transients Methodology Engineer  
Position Description: Protingent Staffing has an exciting REMOTE contract System Transients Methodology Engineer opportunity.
Job Responsibilities:
  • Perform code benchmarking and validation analyses to support code qualification and methodology development using RELAP5-3D.
  • Maintain/Develop python tools to automate RELAP5 calculation submission.
  • Develop methodology studies demonstrating foundational analysis of the reactor to aid in licensing of Natrium.
  • 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 plant wide transients for evaluation of operation narratives and design solution.  
Job Qualifications:
  • B.S. + 5 years, M.S. + 3 years, or PhD + 1 years in nuclear, mechanical, or another related engineering/scientific field.
  • Strong thermal-hydraulic analytical skills with one dimensional hydraulic network analysis, system codes experience and transient analysis.
  • Experience (4+ years) with RELAP5 code.
  • Experience with software development. (python preferred but not required)
  • Experience with version control software (Git, Bitbucket).
  • Familiarity with code V&V and associated regulatory requirements.
  • Experience with scaling analysis as it pertains to RG 1.203 is a plus.
  • Experience with nuclear power plant design or operations a plus.
  • Knowledge of design approach under ASME Boiler Code Section III a plus.
  • 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.
Job Details:
  • Contract
  • Pay Rate Range: $60-90/h DOE
  • ITAR obligations are associated with this role, U.S. citizenship, U.S. legal permanent resident status, or protected person status under 8 U.S.C. § 1324b(a) (1), (3) is required.

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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