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Nuclear Analyst

Holtec International
Camden, NJ
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description

Holtec International is currently seeking three individuals to join the nuclear analysis group in its South Jersey office. This position requires a highly-motivated individual with the flexibility and willingness to work on a wide array of technical and regulatory topics. The nuclear analysis group supports design, licensing, sales and manufacturing of Holtec’s products.

Typical Responsibilities would include:

  • Criticality and shielding analyses of spent fuel storage pools and dry cask storage systems for domestic and international clients
  • Design, modeling, and analyses of the nuclear core and evaluation of the fuel cycle performance for the SMR-160 passive, natural circulation, integral light water reactor
  • Report preparation and report reviews
  • Computer code validation and verifications
  • Participation in meetings with clients and with the United State Nuclear Regulatory Commission

Applicants should meet the following minimum requirements in order to be considered for this position:

  • MS in Nuclear Engineering or physics (or closely related field) from an accredited college of university
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Proficiency required in Microsoft Office suite of PC applications (Word, Excel, Outlook, Powerpoint)
  • General knowledge of nuclear power plant operations/physics
  • Demonstrated neutronics or radiation transport analytical skills with CASMO/SIMULATE, MCNP, or other similar analysis code packages

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

  • PhD in nuclear engineering with emphasis on reactor physics or radiation transport analysis
  • 2+ years of experience in the nuclear industry, especially performing engineering calculations/evaluations
  • Experience with computer codes such as MCNP, SIMULATE, KENO, SCALE and/or CASMO
  • Experience with computer languages such as Python or Awk
  • Experience preparing licensing documents for submittal to NRC
  • Eligible to work under Department of Energy 10 CFR Part 810
  • Comprehensive knowledge of NUREG-0800 (NRC Standard Review Plan for LWRs) Chapter 4 and 15 requirements

Holtec International is an Equal Opportunity Employer and offers a competitive salary and benefits package.

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