General Electric Technical Leader - Nuclear Engineering in Wilmington, North Carolina
Role Summary:The thermal-hydraulics technical leader on the Analytical Methods Technology team will work within the Core & Fuel Engineering COE to support all business units within GNF/GEH across Fuels, Services, and Design Engineering.
The role involves leading engineers towards development, verification, validation, and maintenance of current and advanced computational methods for thermal-hydraulic analysis of existing BWRs, PWRs, and future nuclear reactor core and fuel designs, as well as leading the team to develop advanced fuel design products such as ATF, ARMOR, etc.; planning, assigning and managing resources for the team performing the analysis described.
Provide technical leadership for thermal-hydraulic analysis within the AMT team
Establish and maintain relationships with teams and commercial leaders within Services and Design Engineering to understand upcoming thermal-hydraulic work demands and provide inputs on team capability and availability
Work with other engineering leaders to advance risk-informed designs
Perform manager review and approval of engineering technical deliverables for GNF/GEH customers
Work with project managers and commercial program managers to provide work planning, scheduling and technical support for customer deliverables
Perform technical evaluations, analyses and verifications in the areas of nuclear reactor thermal-hydraulics and fuel product development.
Work within a team environment to perform thermal-hydraulic analyses and related evaluations to support a variety of Fuel and Services design and licensing projects
Perform work in compliance with NRC regulated policies and procedures
Interface with internal and external customers on technical issues
Support Company initiatives including Simplification process improvement and New Product Introduction
Meet customer commitments and drive continuous improvement
Bachelors Degree in Nuclear Engineering (or a related technical field) from an accredited university or college
Minimum of 6 years of cumulative Engineering experience
Experience with nuclear/thermal-hydraulic analysis codes such as ANSYS/FLUENT, CFX, COBRA, TRAC, ISCOR
Experience in Services and Design Engineering related to Jet pump, steam dryer, separator, and relevant thermal-hydraulic evaluations
Experience in nuclear reactor theory and computational methods
Experience with numerical methods and software engineering
Experience with fuel product development
Experience with BWR and PWR technology
Background in two-phase thermal hydraulics and computational fluid dynamics
Knowledge of reactor licensing requirements
Project management training & experience with enterprise scheduling tools such as Primavera
Demonstrated high energy and the ability to energize others
Team player with strong leadership capabilities
Self-starter with a positive, can-do attitude
Legacy of delivering on commitments; tenacious, with a proven track record of overcoming obstacles; ability to achieve stretch targets
Strong external focus; clear and demonstrated understanding of nuclear industry and/or energy industry
Excellent writing and verbal communication skills
Clearly and confidently communicates based on deep understanding
Ability to interface effectively with all levels of the organization and external customers
Ability to work to tight deadlines and cope under pressure
Six Sigma or equivalent quality training
Dedicated coursework and / or experience in the area of thermal-hydraulic analysis
About Us: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;