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General Electric Lead Engineer, Stability & Radiological Analysis in Wilmington, North Carolina

Job Description Summary

The Stability & Radiological Analysis (SRA) Engineer will contribute on the SRA team by performing MCNP analyses for criticality safety and shielding, fluence evaluations, control blade, dose and decay heat analyses technical analyses. There will also be an opportunity to perform plant thermal-hydraulic stability analyses, plant noise analyses, and other nuclear safety analyses supporting BWR applications Boiling Water Reactor (BWR) plants operating with GNF fuel.

Job Description

In this position, you will:

  • Perform technical evaluations and provide technical support in the areas of criticality safety and shielding, fluence evaluations, control blade, dose and decay heat analyses technical analyses or plant thermal-hydraulic stability analyses, plant noise analyses, and PRNM stability interface.

  • Effectively communicate and coordinate activities with internal and external project managers, technical personnel, and customers on engineering/technical issues.

  • Maintain and/or exceed baseline project schedule and cost in delivery of nuclear fuel reload engineering deliverables.

  • Prepare, document and present technical data to internal and external customers.

  • Contribute to team process improvements to drive speed and simplification.

  • Ensure work is performed with high quality in accordance with NRC rules and regulations, customer requirements, and business quality assurance standards.


  • Bachelor's degree in Nuclear engineering, Physics, or closely related discipline.

  • Minimum of 3 year of experience in nuclear radiological, nuclear safety analysis and methods, or nuclear fuel, core, or plant design.

Desired Characteristics:

  • M.S. or Ph.D in Nuclear Engineering or closely related discipline from an accredited college or university

  • Experience with BWR technology

  • Knowledge of plant operational support

  • Knowledge of reactor licensing requirements

  • Experience with BWR simulator and use of 3-Dimensional neutron kinetics code (e.g., PANAC, PARCS)

  • Experience in reactivity control such as reactivity insertion accident, rod withdrawal error, control rod drop accident analyses

  • Experience with BWR/PWR system codes such as MCNP, TRACG, RELAP, TRACE or equivalent safety analysis system codes

  • Object-oriented programming experience such as Java, C#, C++ Demonstrated high energy and the ability to energize others

  • Honest and straightforward with a high level of personal integrity

  • Work easily and communicate effectively within a team environment

  • Strong personal commitment and determination

  • Detail oriented and accountable for results

  • Exceptional organization skills

  • Display a strong drive for continuous improvement

  • Displays an engaging, can-do, optimistic attitude

  • Strong oral and written communication skills

  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills

The salary range for this position is $88-149k. 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.

This role is restricted to U.S. persons (i.e., U.S. citizens, permanent residents, and other protected individuals under the Immigration and Naturalization Act, 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3)) due to access to export-controlled technology. GE will require proof of status prior to employment.

Additional Information

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer ( . 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