TN Americas, a subsidiary of Orano USA is a leader of the American nuclear dry storage market. The company offers a complete line of products and related services to the transportation, storage, and engineering sectors operating in the fuel cycle materials market.
Orano TN is seeking a Mechanical Engineer III to support the engineering and design work performed to support the design and development of various spent nuclear fuel storage and transport packages. This qualified individual will be responsible for conducting engineering structural analysis for all designs using either commercial software tools such as ANSYS/LSDYNA or by hand calculations using classical stress analysis. Solid understanding of structural mechanics fundamentals is required.
Additional job responsibilities will include the following:
Perform mechanical or mechanical dynamics analysis to support the application for a license from the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC).
Interface with designers, project engineers and other analytical disciplines (Nuclear, thermal, etc.) to ensure the structural integrity of the design.
Conducting finite element analysis on systems and components using either commercial software tools such as ANSYS/LSDYNA or by hand calculations using classical stress analysis. Types of analyses required are linear and non-linear structural analysis, rigid body dynamics, modes and frequencies.
Provide design solutions and verification methods.
Participate in team meetings, technical reviews, design reviews, peer reviews and problem solving meetings.
Produce structural analysis reports and prepare related sections of the Safety Analysis Report (SAR).