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Lead Nuclear Engineer


General Electric Company

Job Location:

Wilmington , NC

Industry Type: Energy Producers- Developers
Job Description:
Essential Responsibilities:

Responsible for performing applicable analyses within the nuclear, radiological, criticality, reactivity control, thermal-hydraulic stability analysis, and safety analysis engineering function of the nuclear analysis center of excellence to support all business units within GEH including fuel, services, and new plants. Perform monte carlo analyses for criticality safety and shielding, spent fuel pool, optimization of Fuel burnup and storage, reactivity insertion accident analyses such as control rod drive accident analyses, control blade depletion, dose, atmospheric dispersion, and decay heat analyses, plant thermal-hydraulic stability analyses, plant noise analyses, PRNM stability interface, and other safety analyses supporting existing and new BWR, ABWR, ESBWR, PRISM, and advanced reactor type applications. Develop enhanced deterministic fluence methodology to support analyses of reactor vessel integrity and reactor vessel internals functionality especially for Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) fuel license amendment and plant life extension. Maintain nuclear codes with the fortran/C/C# Software language. Develop learning materials and train engineers in nuclear reactor physics, flux calculations, and fuel cycle economics. Communicate and coordinate activities with project managers, technical personnel, and customers on engineering issues. Maintain baseline project schedule and cost in delivery of nuclear fuel engineering deliverables. Prepare, document, and present technical data to customers. Ensure all work is in compliance with NRC regulated policies and procedures. Use six sigma and lean principles to identify and implement process improvement opportunities. Develop software applications to support process improvements to drive speed, simplification, and escaping defect reduction using VBA, excel, and word automation/templates.


The position requires a Masters degree, or foreign degree equivalent, in Nuclear Engineering or a related field and two (2) years of experience in a related occupation. 1 year of experience in Radiological Engineering, including criticality, shielding, dose, and fluence. 1 year of experience in Nuclear Engineering, including MCNP analyses, reactivity control, thermal-hydraulics, and safety analysis. 1 year of experience with BWR technology. 2 years of experience in training on nuclear reactor design and safety. 2 years of experience in software development in C OR C#. 2 years of experience in software development in FORTRAN77 and FORTRAN90. 2 years of experience working with thermal-hydraulics systems CODE RELAP, TRACE OR TRACG. Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the background investigation and drug screen.
GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy Americas LLC will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening.
Company Description: GE is Imagination at Work - a diversified technology, media and financial services company focused on solving some of the world's toughest problems. With products and services ranging from aircraft engines, power generation, water processing and security technology to medical imaging, business and consumer financing, media content and industrial products, we serve customers in more than 100 countries and employ more than 320,000 people worldwide.

GE has a strong set of global businesses in infrastructure, finance and media aligned to meet todays needs, including the demand for global infrastructure; growing and changing demographics that need access to healthcare, finance, and information and entertainment; and environmental technologies.

In 2008, GE earned $18 billion, our third highest year in history. Thanks to the extensive repositioning of our portfolio over the past eight years, GE redeployed capital to enable growth. Operating cash flow for the year 2008 remained strong at over $19 billion.

GE traces its beginnings to Thomas A. Edison, who established Edison Electric Light Company in 1878. In 1892, a merger of Edison General Electric Company and Thomson-Houston Electric Company created General Electric Company. GE is the only company listed in the Dow Jones Industrial Index today that was also included in the original index in 1896.

Our Businesses


GE has a strong set of global businesses in infrastructure, finance and media aligned to meet todays needs, including the demand for global infrastructure; growing and changing demographics that need access to healthcare, finance, and information and entertainment; and environmental technologies.

Our infrastructure businesses are helping build the energy, health, transportation, and technology infrastructure of the new century. These businesses provide the products and services that help developing regions participate in the global economy while also helping developed regions upgrade with cleaner, more efficient and better infrastructure technologies.

Our financial business offers an array of products and services aimed at enabling commercial businesses, consumers, and markets worldwide to build a stronger, better future. With a smaller, more focused structure, GE Capital is concentrating on the strategic partnerships and joint ventures that help GE as a whole capitalize on market-specific opportunities.

Through NBC Universal, one of the world's leading media and entertainment companies, we are developing, producing and marketing film, television, news, sports and special events to a huge global audience. At the same time, commerce and information continue to change form radically through digital technology. Whether it's growing the role of cable television or monetizing the internet, GE is part of todays technological convergence and tomorrows most effective ways of doing business.

Healthcare Nuclear Pharmacies

GE Healthcare provides transformational medical technologies that are shaping a new age of patient care. GE Healthcare's expertise in medical imaging and information technologies, medical diagnostics, patient monitoring and life support systems, disease research, drug discovery, and biopharmaceutical manufacturing technologies is helping physicians detect disease earlier and to tailor personalized treatments for patients.

GE Healthcare Nuclear Pharmacies are a network of full-service pharmacies that aim to provide the highest quality radiopharmaceuticals and services. GE Healthcare nuclear pharmacy offers a full line of radiopharmaceuticals, including many products manufactured by our company, as well as select products from other pharmaceutical manufacturers. We are committed to providing only the highest quality products and service in a timely and cost-effective manner. GE Healthcares suite of quality radiopharmaceutical products is backed by an experienced and professional staff committed to servicing the diverse needs of all our customers.

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