Engineer I - Component Analysis - BG/LYH/Dec 2019
Lynchburg, VA

About $71,000 - $95,000 a year

Looking for an exciting opportunity in the nuclear industry? Grow your career at Framatome!

Framatome is a major international player in the nuclear energy market recognized for its innovative solutions and value-added technologies for designing, building, maintaining, and advancing the global nuclear fleet. The company designs, manufactures, and installs components and fuel for nuclear power plants and offers a full range of reactor services.

With 14,000 employees worldwide, every day Framatome’s expertise helps its customers improve the safety and performance of their nuclear plants and achieve their economic and societal goals.

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Framatome is owned by the EDF Group (75.5%), Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI – 19.5%) and Assystem (5%).


Installed Base Projects and Engineering; Component Analysis & Fracture Mechanics.


Under direct supervision, performs standard engineering work requiring application of standard established techniques and procedures to carry out tasks. Assignments involve responsibility for planning/conducting a complete task or portion of a larger project under direction of more experienced staff. Provides technical support related to planning, designing, analyzing, constructing and maintaining structures, systems and components. Provides engineering advice, as needed.

Required Skills

Required Experience
All candidates must meet the following minimum requirements in order to be considered for this opportunity.

Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering or Civil/Structural Engineering with strong course work in structural analysis, hydraulic analysis, dynamics, and strength of materials (stress analysis) completed by start date plus 0-2 years of relevant work experience. Candidates with an advanced degree and/or experience may be considered for a higher level position.
Please attach a copy of your unofficial academic transcript as part of your application. Transcripts can be added in the Profile Attachments section (Step 5) of the online application.
Strong technical problem-solving abilities
Strong interpersonal skills
Excellent technical writing and verbal communication skills

The following requirements are desired and will be used to differentiate all candidates who apply for this position.

Previous internship/co-op experience in field of study
ASME Section III knowledge.
Experience with Solidworks is a plus.
Python or other programming language is a plus.
Experience interacting and functioning in an international company, specifically interactions with French and German cultures.
Passed Fundamentals of Engineering Exam and working towards attaining
Professional Engineers License is desirable.
Experience with structural analyses (beam, pipe or finite element), loading analysis, stress analysis is a plus.

This opportunity is in Lynchburg, Virginia

After work you will enjoy all that Central Virginia has to offer. From beautiful Smith Mountain Lake to the scenic Blue Ridge Mountains you can hike, mountain bike, snowboard and water ski to your hearts content. You'll avoid the traffic hassles of a major city, while being in driving distance to many of the major cities, beaches and attractions along the mid-Atlantic coast. Take in a minor league baseball game or one of the many festivals in the region. Our Young Generation Nuclear group hosts numerous social and professional development events that will allow you to quickly build relationships and advance your career.

Framatome is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.