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General Electric Senior Transient Analysis Engineer in Wilmington, North Carolina

Job Description Summary

This individual will work on a variety of projects including technical evaluations and analyses in the area of Anticipated Operational Occurrences, Anticipated Transients without Scram, Reactor Heat Balance, and Thermal Hydraulic Fuel Channel Analyses. This individual will deliver products at a consistently high and sustainable level in accordance with customer requirements, business procedures, and regulatory agency guidelines. This individual must have excellent communication, presentation, and teamwork skills as they will be required to interface with a variety of individuals with diverse backgrounds. Additionally, this position has direct customer-facing opportunities through training, deliverables, and collaboration.

The location for this role is Wilmington, NC. However, remote work may be considered for highly qualified candidates.

Job Description


  • Work effectively and make positive contributions in a dynamic team environment.

  • Prepare thorough and accurate technical reports, correspondence, documentation, and calculations.

  • Perform technical verifications of engineering technical deliverables.

  • Provide engineering expertise, guidance, and technical mentoring.

  • Prepare, communicate, and present complex technical issues to internal and external customers and recommend solutions.

  • Implement continual improvement of transient analysis work processes.


  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering (Nuclear, Mechanical, or similar).

  • 8 years commercial application experience with BWR core simulation and thermal-hydraulic systems codes (e.g. ODYN, TRACG, RELAP).

Eligibility Requirements:

  • The location for this role is Wilmington, NC. However, remote work may be considered for highly qualified candidates.


  • Masters of Science degree or Ph.D. in Engineering (Nuclear, Mechanical, or similar); or Senior Reactor Operator Certification.

  • Understand standard engineering work planning, scheduling, and conduct independent work requiring judgment in the application of engineering techniques.

  • Extensive knowledge of BWR Systems and integrated plant response.

  • Extensive knowledge of the fundamental principles of nuclear engineering such as nuclear physics, thermal hydraulics, and mechanical design, as applied to BWR.

  • Experience with standard engineering work planning and design process techniques

  • Honest and straightforward with a high level of personal integrity.

  • Demonstrate a strong personal commitment and determination.

  • Detail-oriented and accountable for results.

  • Communicate with credibility and confidence.

  • Display a strong drive for continuous improvement.

The salary range for this position is $109-163k. 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