Nuclear Safety Analysis Engineer
Janesville, WI 
Posted 25 days ago
Job Description

General Purpose of the job:

The purpose of the position is to provide the development and application of nuclear safety analysis methodologies for safe and effective operations of the subcritical fission processes and accelerator technology for the production of medical isotopes. This work includes transient and accident analysis, system thermal-hydraulic analysis and nuclear criticality safety analysis.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Specific duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Perform system analyses of anticipated transients and postulated accidents to demonstrate that safety and licensing requirements are satisfied
  • Perform radiological and chemical dose calculations for normal and accidental releases
  • Support of nuclear criticality safety evaluations and analysis, including development and evaluation of computer models
  • Support Integrated Safety Analysis (ISA) activities including hazard evaluations (e.g., HAZOP, FMEA), process hazard analyses (PHA), and accident sequence development.
  • Systems analysis to include thermal hydraulics, modeling, heat transfer, transient kinetics, two-phase flow, system protection characteristics, and plant control system functions
  • Perform hand calculations using first principles of heat transfer, fluid dynamics, and thermodynamics to support and validate analysis results
  • Perform code benchmarking and validation analyses to support code qualification and methodology development
  • Contribute to licensing documents for NRC review and approval that describe how the suite of nuclear analysis codes will be applied along with inputs, models, and correlations to establish the design bases


  • B.S. degree in Mechanical Engineering, Nuclear Engineering or related discipline from an accredited institution at a minimum
  • A minimum of five (5) years of experience in nuclear safety analysis
  • Strong thermal-hydraulic analytical skills
  • Demonstrated technical writing skills
  • Familiarity with nuclear engineering design, operations, regulatory requirements, and industry precedents
  • Basic knowledge of NRC Rules, Regulations, Organization, Processes, Procedures, Instructions, Inspections, Enforcement, and understanding of relevant portions of Title 10 of the Code of Federal Regulations
  • Strong problem-solving and analytical skills
  • Strong data management and computer skills
  • Must be skilled in the use of Microsoft desktop software


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
5 years
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