New Graduate Fuel Rod Design Engineer

Lynchburg, Virginia

Posted in Manufacturing and Production

$63,000.00 - $82,000.00 per year

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Job Info

What You've Accomplished

You will complete a BS in Mechanical Engineering, Nuclear Engineering, or a related engineering degree plus 0-2 years of engineering experience. You may have participated in engineering or nuclear internships while completing your degree and are ready to join Framatome and help deliver clean, safe energy and advance nuclear technology.

Who You Are

Your actions, behaviors, and decisions are made in a manner consistent with our Core Values:

You may have also acquired the following skills:

  • Fundamental understanding of mechanical and thermal analysis techniques and are comfortable with one or more coding languages.
  • You display positive and effective team interaction skills and value positive peer relationships.
  • You place a focus on leadership and initiative and can be counted on to maintain focus on customer requirements.
  • You have developed excellent written and oral communication skills.
Your Opportunity

This full-time role is about making an impact on people's lives and the future of clean energy. You will leverage your skills and experience to be part of an innovative team and make a difference for our customers. As a Fuel Rod Design Engineer in Lynchburg, VA or Richland, WA, you will be part of the proven team in the Materials and Thermal Mechanics Business Line in the Fuel Business Unit which is responsible for a broad range of activities including fuel rod and control component design, materials development, manufacturing support, and fuel performance code development. The engineering activities are coordinated with other Framatome fuel engineering departments both locally and worldwide. Your work will include:
  • Perform thermal and mechanical analyses to support the safe irradiation of existing and advanced fuel designs. These analyses involve the use of engineering computer codes and employ both empirical and first principal methods.
  • Maintain existing fuel rod analysis codes and develop automation software to streamline the analyses.
  • Participate in and support interfaces with customer and regulatory authorities to obtain regulatory approval of the Framatome reactor core design, codes, and methods.
  • Prepare and review design specifications, calculation files, test requirements and associated reports.
This position requires occasional travel. Together we will enable clean, safe, and economical low-carbon energy to meet the global ambition for a better tomorrow.

Who We Are

Framatome is an international leader in nuclear energy recognized for its innovative solutions and value-added technologies for the global nuclear fleet. More than 2,000 dedicated U.S. Framatome employees work every day to supply ever cleaner, safer, and more economical low-carbon energy for our communities and world. As well as supporting new nuclear builds, advancing new technology and advancing nuclear energy in the U.S. and abroad. Like you, we want a brighter future.

See how the Fuel Business Unit contributes to this future:

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.

Discover Lynchburg, Virginia:

Your Total Rewards Package

The range of base salary for the position is between $63,000 - $82,000, and may also include annual incentives, performance bonuses and benefits. Please note that the base salary range is a guideline, and individual total compensation will vary based on factors such as qualifications, skill level, competencies and work location.

Framatome offers a broad employee benefits portfolio as a key component of your total rewards. This includes:

Multiple medical plans; dental and vision plans; Life and Accidental Death and Dismemberment; long- and short-term disability; optional plans including dependent life, accident, critical illness and hospital indemnity insurance; retirement savings plans (401k) with employer match; paid time off including up to 3 weeks of vacation, 8 days of sick leave, and 13 paid holidays; education reimbursement; adoption assistance; employee assistance programs; opportunities for professional development.

Positions within Framatome may require access to proprietary information that is subject to U.S. export control regulations. As such, the Company must ensure that any hires for these job openings fully comply with all US regulations. Foreign national applicants that are citizens or residents of countries not included on the Department of Energy's Generally Authorized Destinations list may not be eligible for immediate need positions. See list here: A to Part 810

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.

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