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Thermal Hydraulics Engineer

Company: Actalent
Location: Wilmington
Posted on: March 17, 2023

Job Description:

Description: This role primarily supports thermal-hydraulic analysis of the systems/sub-systems in sodium-cooled fast reactors, including the procurement, benchmarking, verification, validation, and licensing of the requisite software. The engineer in this role may also support customers with emergent questions in the areas of reactor thermal-hydraulics, heat transfer, two-phase flow, and leakage flow rates. This role will support cross project, commercial, and DOE projects. In this role, the engineer will contribute to the team responsible for the development, maintenance, analytics, and technical consultation of engineering computer codes, correlations, and methodologies related to nuclear reactor design and analysis. --- Provide technical direction in the benchmarking, verification, validation, and licensing of software to model T/H of a sodium-cooled fast reactor. --- Provide technical support in the areas of reactor systems and internals heat transfer, two-phase flow, leakage, and numerical analysis. --- Work within an approved regulatory framework for nuclear software quality assurance for engineering computer programs. --- Prepare, document and present technical data to internal and external customers. --- Contribute to and lead 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. --- Drive a team culture based on team work, integrity, candor, transparency, and execution on commitments. --- Effectively communicate and coordinate activities with other team members on engineering/technical issues. --- Assist and provide support to the team technical leader and functional manager to plan, status and execute projects. --- Honest and straightforward with a high level of personal integrity. --- Detail oriented and accountable for results. --- Strong interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to work in a team. --- Displays a strong drive for continuous improvement. --- Displays an engaging, can-do, optimistic attitude. --- Excellent oral and written communication skills. --- Strong analytical capabilities, problem solving skills, and process skills. Skills: thermal hydraulics, nuclear, heat transfer, reactor design, reactor analysis, ANSYS Fluent, RELAP, COBRA, TRAC Top Skills Details: thermal hydraulics,nuclear,heat transfer Additional Skills & Qualifications: B.S. degree from an accredited university or college in nuclear engineering, physics, mathematics, or a closely related technical discipline --- Six or more years of cumulative engineering experience, with specific experience in nuclear plant T/H analyses and Computational FluidPrior experience with thermal hydraulic methods (eg, ANSYS Fluent, CFX, RELAP5-3D, TRAC, COBRA) --- Prior experience with thermal-hydraulic test definition, execution, and analysis. Dynamics (CFD) Must Haves: Bachelors Degree in Engineering Experience with thermal hydraulics, heat transfer, 2 phase flow. Nuclear analysis within those areas Ideally 6-8 years experience but flexibility on that, potentially down to 2 years Any experience with molten salt would be a huge bonus Experience Level: Intermediate Level About Actalent: Actalent connects passion with purpose. Our scalable talent solutions and services capabilities drive value and results and provide the expertise to help our customers achieve more. Every day, our experts around the globe are making an impact. We're supporting critical initiatives in engineering and sciences that advance how companies serve the world. Actalent promotes consultant care and engagement through experiences that enable continuous development. Our people are the difference. Actalent is an operating company of Allegis Group, the global leader in talent solutions. The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.

Keywords: Actalent, Wilmington , Thermal Hydraulics Engineer, Engineering , Wilmington, North Carolina

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