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  • Job reference: RMS0153763

Neutronics Analysis Engineer

  • Sector: Power & Energy
  • Location: France - Other
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 06/02/2015
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The Company:
Our client is an international nuclear fusion research and engineering megaproject, which is currently building the world's largest experimental tokamak nuclear fusion reactor.

The Role:
The objective of this role is to support our client Diagnostic Team in the analysis of the diagnostic design.
This will cover the area of neutronics analysis, e.g. nuclear heating, nuclear damage, helium generation, material activation, Radwaste assessment and human dose rates.

Description of responsabilities to be performed:
1. Analytic and numerical calculations supporting diagnostic design and diagnostic port integration, in the area of neutronics analysis as required by our client
2. Neutronic calculations support for collaborations between our client and Domestic Agencies
3. Evaluation of the occupational dose rate during maintenance activity in the Port Interspace and Port Cell (particularly when diagnostics are removed from the Port Plug closure flange)
4. Optimization of radiation shielding properties of the Bioshield structure for the Diagnostic Ports and to study the effect of doglegs for diagnostics in the bioshield plug
5. Calculation/Analysis of the neutron and gamma fluxes in the Port cells
6. Calculation of doses to electronics from activated water.
7. Calculation/Analysis of the Shut Down Dose Rate in the Port Cells and in the Port Interspace as well the dose rate during plasma operation
8. Radwaste assessment of the components in the Port Plugs, Port Interspaces and Port Cells
9. Perform detailed radiation calculations for specific Equatorial Ports
10. Collating and checking calculations
11. Suggesting means of improving design of diagnostic components based on these finds.
12. Document work as required: reports of the activity carried out, conferences reports and documentation required by STAC, MAC, CHD and Diagnostic division.
13. Review technical designs/models and reports from Domestic Agencies
14. Other appropriate work as may be required by the IO-TRO
15. Promoting safety and quality at all times in all job site activities.
16. Ability to be consistent and work well under pressure
17. Ability to provide and deliver documentation in appropriate way

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Education to a minimum Master degree level
Knowledge and working experience of nuclear systems/devices (in particular fusion or high energy physics devices/systems) would be an advantage
Expertise in performing neutronic MCNP analysis on Diagnostics systems and ports
Experience in the development and applications of tools and methods for shutdown dose rate analysis and data pre and post-processing
Radwaste calculations/analyses
Attention to detail and to define critical needs
Able to work with/in international organizations
Capability to work in English language, both verbally and written is essential
Ability to be consistent and work well under pressure
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