We are currently recruiting for one of our Belgian client a Civil Design Engineer. It will be a 1 year contract (with possibility of extension) starting with an on site mission of 6 months in Tihange.

Role description

You will be involved in a wide variety of civil construction activities, ranging from new built projects that often run over several years, short-term renovation projects as well as punctual assistance to the Operator on a Nuclear Power Plant.


  • Oversee the design and calculations of nuclear related structures and building subjected to internal and external hazards
  • Perform structural analyses using FEM code
  • Participate actively in the dynamic analysis of nuclear structures and components to various hazards: earthquake, gas explosion, tornado, plane crash accident
  • Participate in the writing of technical specifications (design requirements) and the review of technical documents issued by the Contractor
  • Participate in the preparation of offers or the invitation to tender

Essential skills

  • Civil Engineer with 5 to 10 years of experience in structural analysis and design
  • Familiar with international codes and standards (Eurocodes as well as American Standards such as ASCE, ACI, USNRC (SRP and RG), …)
  • Able to predict the response of structures under static and dynamic loading
  • Experienced in general purpose Finite Element and structural codes (such as ANSYS, SCIA, …) for static loads or dynamic loads , in case of linear or non-linear analysis
  • A background in seismic assessment of seismic structures and other structures including soil-structure interaction aspects is an asset
  • Knowledge of nuclear domain and safety is considered as an asset
  • Able to communicate in French and English
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Thomas Thor Associates is a consulting and recruitment organisation providing services to the global nuclear sector. We represent nuclear industry experts and provide nuclear jobs to our clients for either freelance contract assignments or permanent staff positions.

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