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Intern - Codes & Methods Development - JH/JT - LYH - May 2021

  • Framatome
  • Lynchburg, VA, USA
  • Nov 09, 2020

Job Description

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 Framatomes expertise helps its customers improve the safety and performance of their nuclear plants and achieve their economic and societal goals.Join the energy conversation with Framatome Inc. on Twitter: @FramatomeUS and Facebook: @FramatomeUS.Framatome is owned by the EDF Group (75.5%), Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI 19.5%) and Assystem (5%).JOB DESCRIPTIONFuel Engineering provides the leading support and coordination for reactor core fuel management development, design, licensing, safety analysis, and methods development required to support any commercial PWR reactor design. This position is within the Codes and Methods Development team, with performs a full range of PWR neutronic and thermal-hydraulic studies for first-of-a-kind applications using advanced codes, methods, or unique designs. The department is also responsible for creating new and maintaining existing codes and methods as well as performing loss-of-coolant accident analyses for W/CE designed plants.Main Assignment: A temporary position in FDD-AL that includes working with engineering staff to support engineering studies associated with special contracts for US customers. It also may involve the support of the computer codes and automation tools relating to the performance of engineering work. Assigned Projects: Preparation of documentation supporting engineering studies associated with core design optimization, loss-of-coolant accidents, or application of advanced methods. Creation or modification of automation codes supporting engineering calculations.Required SkillsRequired ExperienceAll candidates must meet the following minimum requirements in order to be considered for this opportunity.+ Currently pursuing a Bachelor's degree in Nuclear Engineering or Computer Science with at least four semesters completed by start of internship/co-op.+ 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 academic performance+ Strong technical problem-solving abilities+ Strong interpersonal skills+ Excellent written and verbal communication skillsThe 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+ Programming skills in FORTRAN, C, Python, and/or C+++ Familiarity with LINUX+ Completed Nuclear Engineering coursesThis opportunity is in Lynchburg, VirginiaAfter 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.
Associated topics: decommissioning, nuclear, nuclear engineer, nuclear reactor, radiation, radiochemical, radiochemist, reactor, spent fuel