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General Electric Senior Engineer - Mechanical Analysis in Markham, Ontario

Job Description Summary

Mechanical Analysis Engineers will perform analyses on parts and components which may include stress, fracture, thermal and 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.

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 stress and fatigue criteria.

  • Qualify RPV or Reactor Internals repairs or replacement components considering static, dynamic, thermal, and flow-induced loads.

  • Translate design information into detailed finite element models of BWR primary structures and equipment using Finite Element methods 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 8 years of experience performing mechanical components/parts analysis and/or piping analysis.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Relocation to Markham, ON is required.

Desired Qualifications:

  • 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 (stress analysis, heat transfer, non-linear systems, 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.

  • Experience with performing High Energy Line Break Analysis.

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

  • A self-starter willing to take initiative.

GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in Canada for this opening. This position requires access to and/or use of information subject to U.S. Export Control Laws, which mandate all citizenships be from the U.S. Department of Energy’s List of Generally Authorized Countries (10 CFR Part 810 Appendix A); otherwise a specific authorization from the U.S. Department of Energy will be required. More information can be found here: . 

You must have legal authorization to work in Canada and any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background investigation. The drug screen requirement in the background check process is not required if the role is based in Canada.

Additional Information

Relocation Assistance Provided: Yes