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As Compuational Methods will be responsible for assisting in the development, verification, validation, and maintenance of nuclear engineering codes and methods required for BWR steady-state and transient core simulation. Emphasis is placed on reactor physics and/or thermal-hydraulic elements of methods accuracy, uncertainty qualification, testing, and regulatory licensing interactions.
In addition, you will:
Be responsible for assisting in the development, verification, validation, and maintenance of nuclear engineering codes and methods required for BWR steady-state and transient core simulation
Emphasis is placed on reactor physics and/or thermal-hydraulic elements of methods accuracy, uncertainty qualification, testing, and regulatory licensing interactions
Work within an approved regulatory framework for nuclear software quality assurance for engineering computer programs
Work with a global team of experts to innovate new solutions to improve the accuracy, extensibility, and performance of the methods and/or processes
Communicate with internal/external users of the methods through support, documentation, and training
Bachelor’s Degree in Nuclear Engineering or Mechanical Engineering
Minimum of 3 years of experience in the one of the following subject areas: Nuclear Reactor Theory, Computational Reactor Physics, Two-phase Thermal-hydraulics, numerical methods and Software Engineering
Working knowledge in the following subject areas: nuclear reactor theory, computational reactor physics, two-phase thermal-hydraulics, numerical methods and software engineering
Six Sigma Green belt or Black belt certification (GE Energy Employees only)
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 background investigation and drug screen.
Scientific programming experience in Fortran
Advanced degree in Nuclear Engineering or closely related discipline
Working knowledge of lattice physics methods, steady-state nuclear core simulator technology, and plant accident / transient simulation technology
Working knowledge of GNF / GE or similar nuclear reactor core & fuel design and licensing processes
Working knowledge of applied statistical framework of nuclear reactor core licensing, technical specifications, safety margin basis, and related federal regulations
Working knowledge of large-scale computation, numerical linear algebra, and statistics
Knowledgeable in mathematical evaluation tools such as MS Excel, Matlab, Maple, or MathCad
Strong written and verbal communication skills
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