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Nuclear Engineer - Lemont, IL


Argonne National Laboratory

Job Location:

Lemont , IL

Industry Type: Energy Producers- Developers
Job Description:
The Nuclear Science and Engineering Division is seeking a highly motivated Nuclear Engineer to join the Safety and Engineering Analysis Department. You will develop computational strategies and computer codes to model the physics and engineering of advanced nuclear reactors; analyze the multi-physics aspects of nuclear fission reactors including neutronics, thermal-hydraulics, structural mechanics, and fuel behavior; investigate performance of nuclear fission reactors and fuel cycle facilities and contributes to optimization of reactor and fuel cycle design; produce papers and reports describing results of development work, analyses, and investigations.

Position Requirements

Position Requirements
Knowledge of nuclear engineering principles, theories, and practices for the design and analysis of reactor systems.
Skill in the conception, design, and evaluation of innovative approaches and solutions to quantitative problems.
Knowledge of fluid flow, heat transfer, and reactor kinetics for nuclear system applications and reactor safety analyses.
Knowledge of computation methods and numerical solvers for engineering applications.
Skill in the use of computers and in the analysis of computational results, in the clear and effective documentation and communication of results, and in interaction with co-workers and support personnel.
Demonstrated interpersonal, oral and written communication.
Ability to model Argonne's Core Values: Impact, Safety, Respect, Integrity, and Teamwork.
Experience in modern software engineering and knowledge of object-oriented programming techniques.
Experience with numerical methods and data structures in both compiled and interpreted languages such as Fortran, C/C++, and Python.
Knowledge of reactor transient and accident analysis methods and computational modeling of advanced (non-light water) reactor designs.
This level of knowledge is typically achieved through a formal education in nuclear engineering, mechanical engineering, or associated field at the Ph.D. degree level & 0 years' professional experience, or Master's degree & 3 years, or Bachelor's degree & 5 years of experience.

As an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer, and in accordance with our core values of impact, safety, respect, integrity and teamwork, Argonne National Laboratory is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace that fosters collaborative scientific discovery and innovation. In support of this commitment, Argonne encourages minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities to apply for employment. Argonne considers all qualified applicants for employment without regard to age, ancestry, citizenship status, color, disability, gender, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, national origin, pregnancy, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

Argonne employees, and certain guest researchers and contractors, are subject to particular restrictions related to participation in Foreign Government Talent Recruitment Programs, as defined and detailed in United States Department of Energy Order 486.1. You will be asked to disclose any such participation in the application phase for review by Argonne's Legal Department
Company Description: Argonnes mission is to serve the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and national security by advancing the frontiers of knowledge, by creating and operating forefront scientific user facilities, and by providing innovative and effective approaches and solutions to energy, environmental, and security challenges to national and global well-being, in the near and long term, as a contributing member of the DOE laboratory system.

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