Role description

The Competence Center has teams in Brussels and in the nuclear power plants of Belgium. You will belong to the team in Brussels.
The daily tasks in Brussels cover 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. From a technical point of view, you will work with a broad range of disciplines. You will manage the interface between Client, Operator and the team in Brussels.


  • 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;
  • Share you experience and expertise with Junior Engineers.

Knowledge, Experience and Skills

  • Civil Engineer with several 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), …);
  • Rigorous and you have scientific mind;
  • Can 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;
  • Good writing skills for technical notes.
  • Knowledge of nuclear domain and safety is considered as an asset;
  • Can communicate in English. The knowledge of French and/or Dutch is an asset.

Essential skills

At least 5 years’of experience in structural analysis and design

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.