Stress Analyst / Engineer

Stress Analyst / Design Engineer - WFH/Warrington - Duration 12 months - Rate c£NEG/day umbrella.
Key words / skills: Stress, Nuclear, Design, FEA, Transport, Mechanical, BSc, DYNA, Abaqus, Security Cleared, Security Clearance, SC Cleared.

Wilde Recruitment Ltd are working along side NTS Global in order to recruit a Stress Analyst to work on a 12 month contract WFH with some visits to Warrington.
As a Stress Analyst your duties and responsibilities will include:
A lead engineer is required with a minimum of 5 years experience of substantiating Type B RAM transport packages in thermal and impact accident scenarios using analytical engineering tools, predominantly FEA. Working within an engineering team and reporting to the Principal Engineering Analyst, the engineer will be asked to work autonomously, leading on several major projects and providing checking support for other lead engineers, throughout a two year period. The engineer would be expected to prepare reports on his/her findings suitable for submission to the Office of Nuclear Regulators in a Package Design Safety Report. The role is expected to be predominantly home based although some face to face meetings will be required.
A minimum of 5 years experience of advanced pre/post processing tools and solvers such as: Altair Hyperworks, LS DYNA, Abaqus and/or the Oasys suite.
A minimum of 5 years experience of heat transfer, thermal stress and/or impact analysis of RAM transport packages.
Ability to perform hand calculations and use alternative methods of checking complex FEA results e.g. use of Matlab/MathCAD/Excel to provide evidence of solution verification of detailed FEA simulations.
A good knowledge of the IAEA Regulations for transporting radioactive material is essential.
Experience of using the described engineering tools on a Linux based operating system (command line driven), is essential.
The engineer should be well versed in the use of appropriate guidance material, codes of practice and relevant standards used to prepare assessments within the nuclear industry such as TCSC, British Standards and ASME.

Desirable skills
Ability to use TeX based systems to generate reports and engineering documents would be advantageous.
A good understanding and knowledge of containment assessments and ISO 12807 would be advantageous.
Ability to automate repetitive working processes using a programming language is desirable e.g. a working knowledge of one or more of bash/perl/python/Matlab/Fortran is advantageous.

You will be an experienced Stress Analyst.
5-10 years experience.
Degree ideal.

To discuss this vacancy please contact: James Walker or Mike Kelly
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