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General Electric Senior Mechanical Analysis Engineer (Remote Eligible, U.S) in Remote,

Job Description Summary

Mechanical Analysis Engineers will perform Dynamic and Seismic Analyses on parts and components which may include dynamic loads and vibration. The Engineer will operate in a matrixed engineering team to ensure high quality deliverables in accordance with customer requirements, business procedures and regulatory agency guidelines. Person should be familiar with the nuclear industry and ASME codes.

Job Description

Responsible for mechanical analysis activities that support:

  • GE's existing fleet of BWRs and/or

  • GE’s BWRX-300 Small Modular Reactor (SMR) and/or

  • Gen-IV reactor technologies including Natrium and ARC sodium fast reactors (SFRs).

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Provide technical guidance and leadership, oversee project scheduling and resource planning, develop talent through mentorship, and act as the point-of-contact between your engineering team and both internal and external customers.

  • Responsible for the delivery of high-quality engineering analyses.

  • Confirm Reactor Pressure Vessel (RPV) or Reactor Internals components meet structural dynamic, stress and fatigue criteria.

  • Experience with performing High Energy Line Break Analysis, Fuel Lift Analysis.

  • Translate design information into detailed finite element models of BWR primary structures and equipment using Finite Element methods (Ansys Classic/APDL and Work Bench) and GE in-house computer codes.

  • Develop creative solutions and reduce analysis complexity to create accurate and effective solutions for complex engineering problems.

  • Analyze primary plant structures to develop loads and response characteristics.

  • Engage customers to define scope, review results, and discuss technical risks.

  • Liaise with customers, in partnership with engineering leadership and Project Management.

  • Interface with cross-functional teams and departments necessary to complete assigned system design activities.

  • Improve areas of project execution and department management through lean methodology and Design to Cost principles.

  • Provide clear and complete analysis documentation in accordance with GE engineering procedures. Analysis results typically provided in an engineering report for use by external customers.

  • Coach and mentor less experienced engineers to increase overall knowledge while assuring a successful outcome.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Minimum Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering or other engineering discipline from an accredited college or University.

  • Minimum of 10 years of experience performing mechanical seismic and dynamic analysis with ANSYS

  • 10 years experience with demonstrated expertise in dynamic system modeling and response analysis.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • The preferred work location for this role is at the GEH Headquarters in Wilmington, NC; but highly qualified (US based) remote candidates will be considered.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Expertise in ANSYS APDL

  • Competence scripting in MATLAB (or equivalent)

  • Master’s Degree or greater in an engineering discipline from an accredited college or University.

  • Nuclear Industry knowledge / experience.

  • Experience performing mechanical analysis using ANSYS and APDL (dynamic and seismic analysis, vibrations, fatigue, fracture mechanics, and drafting practices (including geometric dimensioning and tolerancing).

  • Demonstrated ability to lead initiatives, effectively facilitate meetings and provide coaching and mentoring to less experienced coworkers.

  • Working knowledge of the ASME Section III and XI Codes.

  • ASME Section III Class 1 Fatigue design experience.

  • Working knowledge of scripting tools such as PROCD, Python, VBA, etc.

  • A self-starter willing to take initiative.

The salary range for this position is $112k-158k. The specific salary offered to a candidate may be influenced by a variety of factors including the candidate’s experience, their education, and the work location. In addition, this position is eligible for a performance bonus.

Available health and welfare benefits include healthcare, prescription drug, dental, and vision coverage; savings account options (such as a Health Care Flexible Savings Account, Health Reimbursement Account, Limited Purpose Flexible Spending Account, and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account); and an employee assistance program. Additional benefits include a defined contribution 401(k) plan, employee life insurance, optional dependent life insurance, employee accidental death or dismemberment insurance coverage, salary continuance program benefits for disability, optional long-term disability, pre-tax transportation/commuter program, paid holidays, paid time off, parental leave, a layoff plan for salaried employees, tuition reimbursement program, use of Cariloop, adoption assistance, optional identity theft prevention insurance, optional personal legal assistance, and optional personal excess liability insurance.

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This role requires access to U.S. export-controlled information. If applicable, final offers will be contingent on ability to obtain authorization for access to U.S. export-controlled information from the U.S. Government.

Additional Information

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer (https://www.eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/2022-10/22-088_EEOC_KnowYourRights_10_20.pdf) . Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a drug screen (as applicable).

Relocation Assistance Provided: Yes

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