Thermalhydraulic and nuclear safety expert


Thermalhydraulic and nuclear safety expert

Permanent contract


Sector: Nuclear R&D

Category: Engineering

Our client, an innovative company committed to accelerating the availability of clean energy, is looking for an expert in thermal-hydraulics and nuclear safety.

You will be responsible for thermal-hydraulic and safety assessments, as well as licensing the design of a GEN4 reactor.

In this role you will:

  • Set up thermohydraulic models to (partially) simulate the reactor system
  • Contribute to definition and justification of the safety case
  • Contribute or establish effective coupling with other codes and results from other disciplines, such as core physics and thermomechanics
  • Contribute to the development of experimental facilities, and code validation
  • Create transparency on development progress, identify issues and propose solutions that will help team problem-solving and design integration
  • Implement a learning loop and ensure lessons learned are systematically captured
  • Keep the team engaged and stakeholders informed
  • Report to the CTO.

About you:

  • You have a Master’s degree in science or engineering, experience in the nuclear field is a plus
  • You have minimum 5 to 8 years of proven experience in the (nuclear) thermal hydraulic and (nuclear) safety field. A PhD is regarded work experience, if the subject of study is relevant to the job position
  • Experience with nuclear technology, particularly where thermohydraulics meet nuclear safety assessment, is regarded a plus
  • Experience with code validation, and the development and operation of experimental facilities is regarded a plus
  • You work well in a team and have a keen interest in other disciplines and new technology
  • You are a fast learner who is able to see the bigger picture in complex multi-disciplinary projects
  • You solve problems creatively, feel responsibility automatically, and know when to ask for help
  • You are an excellent communicator in English and French, both spoken and written
  • You are a hands-on self-starter who likes to work in a multicultural and dynamic environment that is growing fast
  • You are willing to travel regularly to work with the team in the Netherlands (up to 5 days a month, flexible)
  • You have an intrinsic motivation to make an impact and want to contribute to a responsible energy supply.

Jordanna Deesse

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Experienced recruitment specialist with a proven track record in the management consulting industry. Strong human resources professional with a masters degree focused on work psychology. My role is to meet the requirements of clients and candidates by giving them all the support and recommendations. At all times.

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