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Senior Fuel Handling Design Engineer

Company: System One
Location: Bellevue
Posted on: November 19, 2023

Job Description:

System One is seeking a to contract with an experienced, nuclear industry Fuel Handling Design Engineer for our client's new reactor technology project. This role is being offered as a REMOTE, 12 month contract with likely extension. - Senior Fuel Handling Design Engineer In this role, you will create structural and mechanical design solutions, 3D CAD models, and engineering drawings for the conceptual and preliminary design development of advanced Generation IV nuclear reactors. Candidates must have extensive experience in mechanical/structural design and drafting using a mainstream CAD system. Responsibilities:

  • Design of nuclear fuel handling equipment from requirements through final design.
  • Coordinate and review inputs and requirements from Engineering and Project teams.
  • Support planning efforts and maintain schedule adherence for design activities within a system, as well as their integration with an overall plant design delivery schedule.
  • Identify and ensure effective application of correct design codes into the design of plant systems such as ASME, ANS, ASTM, ASHRAE, IEEE, NFPA, and regulatory requirements.
  • Interface with multiple design disciplines (such as mechanical, instrumentation and controls, civil, and nuclear).
  • Create engineering CAD 3D models, assemblies, and drawings, applying standards such as ASME 14.1 and Y14.5.
  • Perform and review scoping analysis and calculations for design options.
  • Document design engineering work through technical writing of equipment design specifications, design reports, and calculations or analyses.
  • Present design results in design reviews.
  • Review and assess technical merit of solutions provided by team members and subcontractors by participating in design reviews.
  • Support continuous learning -and application of nuclear industry best practices to maintain the -highest quality of engineering design and proactively identify process change/enhancement opportunities. Key Qualifications and Skills
    • Education: B.S. degree in Mechanical engineering or equivalent preferred
    • Minimum of ten years of equipment / component design experience; relevant M.S. degree credited as two years of experience.
    • Working experience with ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code Section III, or Section VIII.
    • Experience writing design specifications.
    • Familiarity with CAD, SolidWorks preferred.
    • Experience in finite element stress analysis, mechanical analysis methods, and commercial mechanical stress analysis modeling tools with emphasis on ANSYS.
    • Experience in Design for Manufacturability (DFM) and Design for Assembly (DFA).
    • Excellent writing and communication skills.
    • Experience in seismic analysis of equipment or components; in particular, experience with response spectrum and time history modeling techniques in accordance with the requirements of ASCE 4, ASCE 7, and/or ASCE 43 is highly desirable.
    • Strong analytical/problem solving skills, creative thinker.
    • Ability to work on multiple tasks concurrently during a given work week, with minimum direction to solve challenging problems
    • The successful candidate will possess a high degree of trust and integrity, communicate openly and display respect and a desire to foster teamwork.
    • Actual position starting level and title will be determined based on assessment of qualifications.

Keywords: System One, Bellevue , Senior Fuel Handling Design Engineer, Engineering , Bellevue, Washington

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