Be part of our mission to provide scalable, advanced nuclear technology to the production of electricity, heat, and water to improve the quality of life for people around the world. The engineer in this position will develop the design of and then provide manufacturing support for components of the NuScale Power Module. The near-term design work will finalize the integrated and modular system reactor vessel, reactor internals, core support structures, containment vessel, pipes, valves, supports, and control rod drives that have been carefully designed to support all phases of the NuScale Power Module lifecycle.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Generate technical requirements for the components of the NuScale Power Module with some guidance from senior engineers.
Prepare and review engineering specifications, CAD models, 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 with some direction provided by senior engineers.
Work on complex tasks in multiple and diverse areas.
Compile functional and design for lifecycle requirements into component and assembly design with consideration for system interfaces, manufacturability, serviceability, and in-service inspection with some direction provided by senior engineers.
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 with some guidance from senior engineers.
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 with some guidance from senior engineers.
Perform 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/Certification: A minimum of a S. degree in Mechanical Engineering from a four year accredited college or university. A PE license in Mechanical Engineering is desirable, but not required.
Minimum of 2 years of full-time relevant professional experience in engineering design is required. An advanced degree may be accepted in lieu of working experience.
Demonstrated Understanding of engineering concepts, principles, and theories is required.
Some familiarity with the ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code, Sections II, III, and XI, and B31.1 or equivalent is desired.
Strong technical writing skills. Good communication, computer, presentation, and interpersonal skills are required.
Strong organization skills and ability to manage complex projects with multiple work phases are required.
Familiarity with CAD modeling tools and product lifecycle management (PLM) software is desired.
Licensure: An EIT license is desirable.
Industry Requirements: Eligible to work under Department of Energy 10 CFR Part 810.
Quality Assurance: Demonstrated understanding and implementation of quality assurance regulations, standards and guidelines of 10 CFR 50 Appendix B, 10 CFR 21, and NQA-1 is 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.