Senior Engineer - Advanced Reactor Nuclear Systems Engineering

Job Description Summary

The Senior Engineer will work in a global, cross-business team responsible for GE Hitachi Nuclear "Advanced Reactor Nuclear Systems Engineering" function.
They will provide technical guidance, resources and training needed to ensure high quality deliverables in accordance with customer requirements, business procedures and regulatory agency guidelines.

Job Description

Essential Responsibilities:
  • (1) The delivery of cohesive, high quality technical solutions to commercial, DOE, NASA, and DOD customers of the new plants businesses in an on-time manner.
  • (2) The development, maintenance, application and improvement of design and analysis processes (including procedures).
  • (3) The support of business growth initiatives, including new product and services introductions, and the development of innovative technical solutions for new plants by staying current in industry trends and partnering with stakeholders leveraging industry relationships.
  • (4) The development of technical talent and technical depth within the organization in Generation IV reactor technology areas such as PRISM, Natrium, the Versatile Test Reactor (VTR) and high-temperature gas reactors for mobile terrestrial and space nuclear applications.


Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in mechanical or nuclear engineering.
  • Minimum of 8 years of experience in an engineering and/or technical environment.
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience with advanced reactor technology systems.
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience working with customers.


Desired Qualifications:
  • Actual technical experience and working knowledge in design, plant systems, and/or technical analysis with advanced high-temperature sodium fast and molten salt reactor technologies for research and power reactors, high-temperature gas reactors and HALEU or high-enriched research and test reactor fuel.
  • MS Engineering degree.
  • Proven ability to create real and positive change, think creatively and respond rapidly to changing priorities and customer needs.
  • Extensive technical knowledge of at least one of the technical fields within the organization.
  • Open communication style and proven ability to develop team relationships, including global teams.
  • Demonstrated business knowledge with cross-functional awareness.
  • Demonstrated leadership skills.
  • Knowledge of GEH's products, business processes, customers, and competitive environment.
  • Demonstrated ability to establish a vision and direction for a new organization.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage a large, matrixed team with multiple demands and priorities.
  • Demonstrated project management skills, including cost and schedule control.
  • Six Sigma Blackbelt certification (GEH employees only).
  • Nuclear Plant Operations experience


The salary range for this position is $104-160k. The specific salary offered to a candidate may be influenced by a variety of factors including the candidate's experience, their education, and the work location. In addition, this position is eligible for a performance bonus.

Available health and welfare benefits include healthcare, prescription drug, dental, and vision coverage; savings account options (such as a Health Care Flexible Savings Account, Health Reimbursement Account, Limited Purpose Flexible Spending Account, and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account); and an employee assistance program. Additional benefits include a defined contribution 401(k) plan, employee life insurance, optional dependent life insurance, employee accidental death or dismemberment insurance coverage, salary continuance program benefits for disability, optional long-term disability, pre-tax transportation/commuter program, paid holidays, paid time off, parental leave, a layoff plan for salaried employees, tuition reimbursement program, use of Cariloop, adoption assistance, optional identity theft prevention insurance, optional personal legal assistance, and optional personal excess liability insurance.

This role is restricted to U.S. persons (i.e., U.S. citizens, permanent residents, and other protected individuals under the Immigration and Naturalization Act, 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3)) due to access to export-controlled technology. GE will require proof of status prior to employment.

Additional Information

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer . Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a drug screen (as applicable).

Relocation Assistance Provided: Yes

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