Thermal Engineer III

  • Regular/Permanent
  • USA / Maryland
  • Full-time Regular (REG)
  • Day job

Welcome to Orano

Helping to meet current and future challenges to preserve our world and build the world of tomorrow while taking care of everyone's health is stimulating for you. For us too. By joining the Orano Group, a leading international player in the nuclear industry, you are in the right place.

Every day we work to produce efficient low-carbon energy, to fight global warming, to find solutions that save natural resources, and to contribute to progress in health.

Our strengths? Across the entire fuel cycle, we have extensive expertise in cutting-edge technologies, safe, high value-added products and services, and a strong capacity for innovation. All of these factors reflect the strong skills of our 16,500 employees, whom we are constantly striving to develop. With their different backgrounds and experience, they are proof of our openness to all talents. They share the same ambition: to give nuclear energy its full value.

Job description

TN Americas:

 
TN Americas, a subsidiary of Orano USA is a leader of the American nuclear dry storage market.  The company offers a complete line of products and related services to the transportation, storage, and engineering sectors operating in the fuel cycle materials market. 

 

Job Description:

Orano TN is seeking a Thermal Engineer III to support the engineering and design work performed to support the design and development of various spent nuclear fuel storage and transport packages. This qualified individual will be responsible for conducting thermal analysis using either commercial software tools such as ANSYS, FLUENT or by hand calculations using classical methods. Solid understanding of heat transfer fundamentals in conduction, free and forced convection, and thermal radiation is required.

Additional job responsibilities will include the following:

  • Perform calculations in support of design, development and licensing in the thermal discipline.
  • Interface with designers, project engineers and other analytical disciplines (structural, nuclear, etc.) to ensure the thermal integrity of the design.
  • Typical responsibilities include conducting finite element analysis and / or computation fluid dynamic analysis on systems and components using either commercial software tools such as ANSYS/FLUENT and / or by hand calculations using classical methods. Types of evaluations required are conduction, free and forced convection, and thermal radiation analyses.
  • Provide design solutions and verification methods.
  • Participate in team meetings, technical reviews, design reviews, peer reviews and problem solving meetings.
  • Document thermal analysis calculation and prepare related sections of the Safety Analysis Report (SAR) and/or Technical Reports as part of TN AMERICAS LLC’s licensing submittals to the NRC.

Our Full-Time Benefits

  • Competitive compensation 
  • Health, Dental, and Vision insurance – with generous employer contributions 
  • 401(k) with employer matching and contribution amounts 
  • Life insurance and Short- and Long-Term Disability insurance provided by the company
  • Generous Paid Time Off and holiday schedules 
  • Numerous Training and Development opportunities 

Ideal qualifications

All candidates must meet the following minimum requirements in order to be considered for this   opportunity.  Candidates who exceed minimum qualifications may be considered for a higher level position.

  • BS in Engineering (Mechanical) plus a minimum of 2-5 years of related engineering work experience. A Master's degree may be substituted for 1-2 years of related work experience.
  • Experienced in Computational Fluid Dynamics
  • Experienced in Finite Element Analysis using ANSYS
  • A demonstrated background where quick thinking and problem solving plays a critical role
  • Excellent organization, planning and priority setting skills
  • Ability to communicate well with regulatory authority and customers.

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

  • Master's Degree in Engineering
  • Computational Fluid Dynamics experience is required
  • Finite element analysis experience is preferred
  • Use of Computer Software like ANSYS, FLUENT, ICEM CFD or related industry standard codes

 

Orano is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, citizenship, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic predisposition or carrier status or any other characteristic protected by law. 

Orano is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, citizenship, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic predisposition or carrier status or any other characteristic protected by law. 

Thermal Engineer III

Ref: 2022-10278

Regular/Permanent

Columbia

ORANO-USA

TN Americas LLC

TN Americas is a global provider of dry storage, management, and transportation for used nuclear fuel and radioactive materials.

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