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General Electric Nuclear Fuel Analysis Engineer in Wilmington, North Carolina

Role Summary:The Nuclear Fuel Analysis Engineer will contribute on the Stability & Radiological Analysis (SRA) team in performing MCNP analyses for criticality safety and shielding, fluence evaluations, control blade, dose and decay heat technical analyses, or plant thermal-hydraulic stability analyses, plant noise analyses, PRNM stability interface, and other nuclear safety analyses supporting BWR applications Boiling Water Reactor plants

Essential Responsibilities:As the Nuclear Fuel Analysis Engineer 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, 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 engineering, physics, or closely related science +discipline from an accredited college or university.

  • Minimum of 1 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 nuclear/radiological analysis codes such as MCNP, SCALE, KENO, TSUNAMI, RADTRAD, Microshield, and ORIGEN

  • Experience in control blades and fluence analyses

  • Experience in dose and decay heat analyses

  • Experience with BWRs technology

  • Background in power plant design basis accident dose consequence analyses

  • Experience with radiological chapters of Safety Analysis Report/DCD for new plants (ABWR/ESBWR)

  • Experience in radiation shielding analyses

  • Experience with radiological analysis to support applicable regulatory requirements

  • Knowledge of plant operational support in the radiological area

  • 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 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

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GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy (GEH) is a world-leading provider of advanced reactor technology, fuel, and nuclear services. The alliance combines GE’s design expertise and history delivering reactors, fuels and services globally with Hitachi’s proven experience in advanced modular construction to offer customers around the world the technological leadership required to effectively enhance reactor performance, power output and safety.

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, gender (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, veteran status or any other characteristics protected by law.

Additional Eligibility Qualifications: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). 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 Locations:United States;North Carolina;Wilmington;