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Framatome Principal Risk Informed Engineer in Lynchburg, Virginia

What You’ve Accomplished

You have completed a BS in Mechanical Engineering, Nuclear Engineering, or related Engineering degree. You may have also obtained an advanced degree in similar fields. You have worked in an engineering role for at least 7 years and are ready to join Framatome and help deliver clean, safe energy and advance nuclear technology.

Who You Are

Your actions, behaviors, and decisions are made in a manner consistent with our Core Values:

You may have also acquired the following skills:

  • Provides technical support related to development and quantification of Probabilistic Risk Assessment (PRA) models.

  • Experience with Risk Informed Applications, including Surveillance Frequency Change Program and 10 CFR 50.69.

  • Experience with proposal writing and client interaction.

  • Strong communication skills and ability to collaborate and work across various engineering organizations.

  • Key Competencies: Results Oriented, Building Networks, Customer Orientation, Flexibility, Innovation.

    Your Opportunity

    This full-time role is about making an impact on people’s lives and the future of clean energy. You will leverage your skills and experience to be part of an innovative team and make a difference for our customers. As a Principal Risk Informed Engineer in Lynchburg, VA (remote work will also be considered), you will be part of the proven team in the Installed Base Business Unit. Probabilistic Risk Assessment group analyzes components and systems in nuclear power plants to ensure their safe performance. The group uses statistical analysis and data to evaluate component failure rates and the impact on plant operation and safety. This work provides valuable insight for plants regarding the safety and economic impact of components and systems. Your work will include:

  • Provides technical support related to development of Probabilistic Risk Assessment models and Risk Informed applications.

  • Responsible for planning / conducting a complete task or portion of a larger project under the direction of more experienced staff.

  • Performs standard engineering work requiring application of established techniques and procedures to carry out tasks.

  • Provides input to technical proposals and engineering advice as needed.

    This position requires occasional travel. Together we will enable clean, safe, and economical low-carbon energy to meet the global ambition for a better tomorrow.

    Who We Are

    Framatome is an international leader in nuclear energy recognized for its innovative solutions and value-added technologies for the global nuclear fleet. More than 2,000 dedicated U.S. Framatome employees work every day to supply ever cleaner, safer, and more economical low-carbon energy for our communities and world. As well as supporting new nuclear builds, advancing new technology and advancing nuclear energy in the U.S. and abroad. Like you, we want a brighter future.

    See how the Installed Base Business Unit contributes to this future:

    Discover Lynchburg, Virginia:

    Your Total Rewards Package

    The range of base salary for the position is between $110,000 - $149,000, and may also include annual incentives, performance bonuses and benefits. Please note that the base salary range is a guideline, and individual total compensation will vary based on factors such as qualifications, skill level, competencies and work location.

    Framatome offers a broad employee benefits portfolio as a key component of your total rewards. This includes:

    Multiple medical plans; dental and vision plans; Life and Accidental Death and Dismemberment; long- and short-term disability; optional plans including dependent life, accident, critical illness and hospital indemnity insurance; retirement savings plans (401k) with employer match; paid time off including up to 3 weeks of vacation, 8 days of sick leave, and 13 paid holidays; education reimbursement; adoption assistance; employee assistance programs; opportunities for professional development.

    Positions within Framatome may require access to proprietary information that is subject to U.S. export control regulations. As such, the Company must ensure that any hires for these job openings fully comply with all US regulations. Foreign national applicants that are citizens or residents of countries not included on the Department of Energy’s Generally Authorized Destinations list may not be eligible for immediate need positions. See list here:

    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.

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