Mechanical 3 - Reactor Module Component Engineer (941-2019)

Nuscale Power, LLC Corvallis , OR 97333

Posted 5 months ago

Posting is for a Full-Time position working in our Corvallis, OR offices.

POSITION SUMMARY: The Reactor Module (RXM) Component Design Engineering organization generates technical requirements and associated design parameters for the modular advanced light water reactor (ALWR) nuclear steam supply system (NSSS). Utilizing proven state-of-the-art methodologies Reactor Module components are engineered to nuclear industry standards. The person in this position provides component engineering and manufacturing support in accordance with the ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code and applicable Nuclear Regulatory Requirements.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Generate technical requirements for the modular ALWR nuclear steam supply system.

  • Prepare and review engineering specifications, drawings, and other documentation that communicate the design and technical aspects of components, systems, and structures associated with the reactor coolant system and nuclear steam supply system. Works on complex tasks in multiple and diverse areas.

  • Compile functional and design requirements into component and assembly design with consideration for system interfaces, manufacturability, serviceability and in-service inspection.

  • Develop design parameters associated with the reactor pressure vessel, pressurizer, steam generator, reactor vessel internals, containment pressure vessel, main steam and feedwater piping, component supports, valves, and control rod drive mechanisms.

  • Perform supporting applied mechanics analyses (fluid and solid mechanics) utilizing symbolic math software and other computer aided engineering tools (ANSYS).

  • Perform engineering calculations consistent with the requirements defined in the ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code, Section III and the ASME B31.1 Power Piping Code.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

CORE COMPETENCIES: To perform the job successfully, the individual should demonstrate competencies in performing the essential functions of this position by performing satisfactorily in each of these competencies.

  • Problem solving: Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner, gathers and reviews information appropriately. Uses own judgment and acts independently; seeks input from other team members as appropriate for complex or sensitive situations.

  • Oral/written communication: Listens carefully and speaks clearly and professionally in all situations. Edits work for accuracy and clarity, Is able to create, read and interpret complex written information. Ability to develop strong interpersonal networks within the organization.

  • Planning/organizing: Prioritizes and plans work activities, organizes personal and project timelines and deadlines, tracks project timelines and deadlines, and uses time efficiently.

  • Adaptability: Adapts to changes in the work environment, manages competing demands and is able to deal with frequent interruptions, changes, delays, or unexpected events.

  • Dependability: Consistently on time and at work, responds to management expectations and solicits feedback to improve performance.

  • Team Building: Capable of developing strong interpersonal networks and trust within the organization.

  • Safety Culture: Adheres to the NuScale Safety culture and is expected to model safe behavior and influence peers to meet high standards.

MINIMUM SKILLS, QUALIFICATIONS AND ABILITIES:

  • Education: A minimum of a S. degree in Mechanical, Civil or Nuclear Engineering from a four year accredited college or university.

  • Licensure: A PE license in Mechanical, Civil, or Nuclear Engineering is desirable.

  • Experience: Minimum 5 years of relevant professional experience. Demonstrated experience in:

  • Engineering design and analysis of pressure vessels, component supports and piping preferably in the nuclear industry.

  • Familiarity with the ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code, Sections II, III, and XI, and B31.1 or equivalent.

  • Preferred candidate will have previous exposure/experience to manufacturing design support for reactor heavy components (pressure vessels, heat exchangers, etc.), such as resolution of departures from specification and review of manufacturing/forging drawings.

  • Industry Requirements:
    Eligible to work under Department of Energy 10 CFR Part 810.

  • Overall Job Knowledge and Performance: Understanding of engineering concepts, principles, and theories.

  • Skills:
    Strong technical writing skills. Good communication, computer, presentation and interpersonal skills. Exceptional organization skills and ability to manage complex projects with multiple work phases. Familiarity with commercial finite element and/or computational fluid dynamics software and CAD modeling tools is desired, ANSYS Products and Solidworks are preferred.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Ability to understand and communicate clearly using a phone, personal interaction, and computers.

  • Ability to learn new job functions and comprehend and understand new concepts quickly and apply them accurately in a rapidly evolving environment.

  • The employee frequently is required; to sit and stand; walk; bend, use hands to operate office equipment; and reach with hands and arms.

  • Ability to travel nationally and locally using common forms of transportation.

Disclaimer: Employee(s) must perform the essential duties and responsibilities with or without reasonable accommodation efficiently and accurately without causing significant safety threat to self or others. The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employee(s) assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and/or skills required of all employees in this classification.


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