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HukariAscendent is a Service-Disabled, Veteran-Owned, Small Business specializing in comprehensive engineering and technical support services associated with commercial nuclear power and other Department of Energy (DOE) nuclear activities.
Estimated duration: 9 months
Work and onboarding will be done remotely with travel to Corvallis office as needed
POSITION SUMMARY: The Nuclear Steam Supply System (NSSS) design engineering organization generates technical
requirements and associated design parameters for the modular advanced light water reactor (ALWR) NSSS. Utilizing proven
state-of-the-art methodologies NSSS components are engineered to nuclear industry standards. The person in this position
performs thermal-hydraulic analysis in accordance with industry standards and applicable regulatory requirements. All work
within the NSSS design organization is completed under ASME NQA-1 quality assurance requirements and respective U.S.
Nuclear Regulatory Commission guidelines.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
1. Prepare, check, and review calculations related to thermal-hydraulic performance of reactor coolant system (RCS)
and nuclear steam supply system (NSSS) utilizing hydraulic software code NRELAP5 and other needed hand
2. Plans, organizes, and performs complex assignments in a team environment. Interfaces with upstream and
downstream users of work product to ensure all inputs and analysis needs are addressed.
3. Acquires, maintains and develops training qualifications.
4. Performs other duties as assigned.
CORE COMPETENCIES: To perform the job successfully, the individual should demonstrate competencies in performing the
essential functions of this position by performing satisfactorily in each of these competencies.
Problem solving: Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner, gathers and reviews information appropriately.
Uses own judgment and acts independently; seeks input from other team members as appropriate for complex or
Oral/written communication: Listens carefully and speaks clearly and professionally in all situations. Edits work for
accuracy and clarity, Is able to create, read and interpret complex written information. Ability to develop strong
interpersonal networks within the organization.
Planning/organizing: Prioritizes and plans work activities, organizes personal and project timelines and deadlines,
tracks project timelines and deadlines, and uses time efficiently.
Adaptability: Adapts to changes in the work environment, manages competing demands and is able to deal with
frequent interruptions, changes, delays, or unexpected events.
Dependability: Consistently on time and at work, responds to management expectations and solicits feedback to
Team Building: Capable of developing strong interpersonal networks and trust within the organization.
Safety Culture: Adheres to the NuScale Safety culture and is expected to model safe behavior and influence peers to
meet high standards.
Quality Assurance: Demonstrated understanding and implementation of quality assurance regulations, standards
and guidelines of 10 CFR 50 Appendix B, 10 CFR 21, and ASME NQA-1 is preferred.
MINIMUM SKILLS, QUALIFICATIONS AND ABILITIES:
Education/Certification: A minimum of a B.S. degree in Engineering, preferably Nuclear or Mechanical Engineering,
from a four year ABET accredited college or university.
Experience: Minimum 8 years of directly relevant full-time professional experience is required. Must have recent,
demonstrated experience with:
Engineering design and analysis of nuclear steam supply systems - reactor coolant system, steam
Thermal-hydraulic analysis using RELAP hydraulic code.
Industry Requirements: Eligible to work under Department of Energy 10 CFR Part 810.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee
to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals
with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
HukariAscendent offers an excellent benefits package including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance, 401(k) plan, and paid time off.
Opportunities with HukariAscendent change frequently. For a complete listing of our current openings, please visit our website at https://www.hukari.com.
HukariAscendent is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.