Seismic Capability Engineer, Belgium

  • Location: Belgium
  • Remuneration: Competitive
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Sub-Sector: Power

Seismic Capability Engineer




3-6 Months

Job Description

The seismic capability engineer will be working closely alongside the Piping & Structural Integrity team in charge of engineering & designing mechanical structure & components of nuclear power plants & industries. Engineer will be in close interaction with senior engineers, working in a team of around thirty engineers.

Key Responsibilities

•    Designing & calculating nuclear related structures that may be subject to earthquake
•    Able to perform analyses on structures using FEM codes
•    Actively participate in analysis of nuclear structures & its components when subject to earthquake
•    Performing screening walk-downs in the projects; including HCLPF capacity calculations, and simplified/detailed seismic fragility analyses for structures & components.

Candidate Requirements

•    Mechanical or Structural-Civil engineer with significant experience in structural analysis & design.
•    Candidate is familiar with International standards; Eurocodes & American standards included (ASME, ASCE, AISC, ACI, USNRP (SRP & RG) etc.)
•    Ability to predict response of structure subject to static & dynamic pressures
•    Candidate experienced in general purpose Finite Element & structural codes, such as ANSYS for static/dynamic loads, with regard to linear or non-linear analysis.
•    Background in seismic assessment of structures (Category I & other is required)
•    Experienced seismic margin assessor, with SMA and/or SPSA
•    Nuclear domain & safety knowledge
•    Languages; Dutch & English or French