Jacobs Nuclear Simulation Analyst in Birchwood, United Kingdom
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About the Opportunity:
Jacobs is currently recruiting for a Nuclear Simulation Analyst to join our Advanced Reactors business.
As the demand for our expertise continues to grow, an opportunity has arisen to work in the area of nuclear simulation, based in our Birchwood office to support our technical lead in a number of UK and international nuclear projects.
The role will include, but not be limited to, a selection of the following, data processing and programming, shielding design, criticality safety and radiation protection.
You will be a key part of our team, supporting a wide range of consultancy projects, small and large, for a variety of customers across the nuclear industry, including new build projects, SMR and AMRs, existing civil and defence plant, fusion reactor design and decommissioning.
Mentoring and training will be provided to support the development of your technical and professional skills throughout your career at Jacobs, appreciating that you may not have experience in all of the areas listed above.
Key Responsibilities include:
Developing advanced computer-based models
Performing complex calculations
Data processing and automation using programming
Assessment of complex problems and developing associated solutions
Production of high-quality technical reports
Here’s What You’ll Need:
We are looking for some of the following skills and experiences
Degree in any numerate scientific or engineering discipline
Enthusiasm for technical modelling and simulation
The ability to write well-structured reports that present clear argument with a sound basis for recommendations
Ability to build strong relationships with clients and colleagues
Degree in relevant discipline
Experience with radiation physics and radiation transport modelling
Experience in programming, digital design/analysis and simulation
You will be required to have the ability obtain UK Security Clearance to SC level to be considered for this role.
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