Mechanical Equipment Design / Analysis Engineer
GE Power & Water - Wilmington, NC

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In this role, you will be responsible for the design of Mechanical Equipment for ESBWR, and specifically for the North Anna 3 project. The Mechanical Equipment Design / Analysis Engineer will perform design and analysis tasks for reactor equipment where the design authority is within GEH responsibility. This equipment includes the reactor internals in the B11 RPV system, and the Fine Motion Control Rod Drives (FMCRD) and hydraulic control units (HCU) in the C12 CRD system.

Essential Responsibilities
In addition, you will:
  • Perform activities related to analyses, calculations and technical evaluations required for equipment design development such as loading and structural calculations, equipment design and procurement requirements, vendor follow-up, and site support
  • Be responsible for equipment requirement specifications and drawings, and evaluation & assistance in selection of vendors
  • Support vendor manufacturing (respond to questions / requests, review submittals, witness tests)
  • Incorporate mechanical design requirements into design and analyses documents
  • Provide the detailed equipment drawings and specifications, and interface with other discipline skills such as welding, materials, non-destructive testing, and process controls to fully define the design requirements for equipment where the detail design is provided by GEH
  • Be responsible for design and analysis of ASME equipment
  • Generate and maintain equipment design and procurement and installation technical documentation
  • Interface with internal and external customers, suppliers, partners, the NRC and international regulatory authorities on technical issues
  • Work within a team environment to execute work plans within budget and schedule
  • Perform work in compliance with policies and procedures
  • Implement work plans in accordance with the overall GEH Regulatory and Procedure Excellence, and ESBWR Engineering Design Process
  • Support GEH quality requirements, including participation in design reviews, initiating and responding to Corrective Actions
  • Provide on-time, quality delivery of equipment packages and engineering documentation in accordance with contract requirements, business procedures, and regulatory agency guidelines
  • Support commercial and marketing opportunities for New Plants
  • Support Company initiatives: Six Sigma, process improvement, and New Product Introduction

  • Bachelor’s Degree of Science in Engineering, Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, or Computer Science
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in Boiling Water Reactor (BWR), PWR business and/or equivalent technical environment
  • Minimum of 2 years utilizing working knowledge of ASME & Industry codes, standards & regulations related to nuclear power plant design

    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.

    Desired Characteristics
  • Master’s Degree of Science in Engineering discipline
  • Knowledge and experience with Auto Cad Inventor software
  • Proven ability to think strategically, be creative and move quickly
  • Quick learner, able to sort through information and make timely and sound decisions
  • Open communication style and proven ability to develop team relationships
  • Knowledge of GEH ESBWR and ABWR Certified Designs
  • Experience with GE documentation system, practices and requirements (GE Employees only)
  • Demonstrated high energy and the ability to energize others
  • Detail oriented and accountable for completion of work and assignments
  • Team player with strong leadership capabilities
  • Self-starter with a positive, can-do attitude
  • Clearly and confidently communicates based on deep understanding
  • Proven record of delivering on commitments
  • Ability to achieve stretch targets
  • Honest and straightforward with a high level of personal integrity
  • Strong external focus; clear and demonstrated understanding of nuclear industry and/or energy industry
  • ANSYS computer analysis program experience
  • Clear thinker; communicates messages clearly and concisely
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
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