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Job Title: Nuclear Design Engineer
Location: Decatur, AL
Duration: 12 Months

Our client has a need for a Nuclear Design Engineer. This is a contract position; however, it is not uncommon for assignments to transition into permanent positions with our clients. If you have the background we’re looking for, and you’re interested in an opportunity to get your foot in the door with a leading company, we want to talk with you!


Nuclear Design Engineer to provide reactor vessel and internals analysis for subsequent License Renewal.


• Provides technical leadership, coordinates, and reviews the work of a small staff of multidiscipline engineers, specialists, technicians and/or contractor personnel in a nuclear engineering work group.
• Serves as the primary point of contact for the work group regarding new or modified tasks, makes work assignments to lower-level staff, responsible for meeting designated completion dates. In a working lead capacity, plans, develops, coordinates and directs the day-to-day technical aspects of large and important engineering projects or a number of small engineering projects with many complex features.
• A substantial portion of the work directed is comparable to that performed by senior level engineers.
• Provides input to the engineering manager on work in progress, technical issues which need elevation and workplace matters.
• May be assigned senior level engineering work as part of regular day-to-day responsibilities in addition to lead responsibilities.
• Applies intensive and diversified knowledge of nuclear engineering design principles and practices in broad areas of assignments and assigned project responsibilities.
• Makes engineering judgments and decisions independently on engineering design problems and methods.
• At the request of the engineering manager, represents the work group in meetings to plan, schedule and coordinate work projects; to resolve technical issues; or to report and obtain information.

Required Experience:

• Bachelor’s degree in nuclear engineering from an ABET accredited curriculum, plus appropriate continuing education.
• 20+ years experience in BWR Nuclear Fuel and Reactor Engineering
• Previous experience with the design and licensing basis of the Browns Ferry Nuclear Plant
• Specific Expertise in BWR Thermal Hydraulic Stability
• Experience with Framatome Atrium 10/11 Fuel and related plant licensing
• Previous 10CFR50.59 Training
• Current or previous involvement with the BWR Owners Group (BWROG)
• Several years of experience in nuclear engineering design project work similar to that performed in a plant environment, including at least one year of experience in a nuclear organization.
• Licensed Professional Engineer is desirable. Membership in professional and technical societies is desirable.
• Must be able to obtain and maintain unescorted nuclear plant access and S-3 and S-4 medical qualifications when applicable.
• Must be able and willing to assume “on-call” rotational assignments which may include 24 hour-a-day, 7 day-a-week availability.
• Must be able and willing to travel to plant locations as required when performing assigned tasks and, as necessary, to be temporarily assigned to a field location.
• Must be willing and medically able to work rotating shifts and maximum overtime permitted by company procedures during peak periods.
• Must be able and willing to travel to plant locations as required when performing assigned tasks and, as necessary, to be temporarily assigned to a field location.


As an employee with ASAP, you will be working through an established and well respected organization that goes above and beyond for our Clients and Talent. We are dedicated to providing our Associates with professional and responsive attention and we are here to assist with any questions or concerns you may have. Your diligence and professional commitment will be rewarded with competitive compensation, including benefits.
Available benefits for this position may include (but are not limited to):

• Excellent medical, dental, and vision
• 401(k)
• Short Term Disability/LTD

Who We Are:

ASAP is the expert solution for companies seeking a skilled contract/contingent workforce. Our expertise, market knowledge and recruitment proficiency make us the source for providing companies seeking highly skilled Financial, IT, Engineers and Technicians to fill contract, temp-to-perm, and direct hire opportunities.

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