Nuclear Core Designer

Requisition Number:  8316
Company:  WECTEC Staffing Svcs LLC

Cranberry Township, PA, US, 16066

WECTEC Staffing Services

A Wholly Owned Subsidiary of Westinghouse Electric Company LLC

WECTEC Staffing Services provides customer-focused solutions with offerings ranging from high-volume and low-cost to specialized niche solutions, never compromising on delivering best-in-class customer service to both our clients and our professionals each day.

Opportunity Overview:  Nuclear Core Designer – 12 month contract

Westinghouse is looking for a talented nuclear professional with in-depth knowledge and experience in nuclear reactor physics methods, analysis, and design.  The successful candidate will be part of the technology innovation team responsible for development of advanced core analysis methodology for advanced reactors, including space applications.


What your day-to-day looks like:

  • Develop new technology products and services for new reactor designs
  • Develop neutronic models, methods, and codes for innovative new reactor designs and fuel products, including UN and TRISO fuel
  • Be part of a multi-disciplinary team developing of multi-physics code system and analysis methods
  • Support eVinci and Space Nuclear fuel product development efforts


What we need to see from you:               

  • M.S. or PhD in nuclear engineering degree
  • 5+ years in nuclear reactor physics research, development, design or analysis
  • Proficiency with neutronic codes (such as MCNP, Serpent, VERA, CMS, ANC, etc.), strong MCNP knowledge is preferred
  • Strong communication and teamwork abilities and skills


Our Safety Pledge to You:

If you are as committed to your success as we are committed to your safety, then this is the position for you! For us, our guiding principle has always been and will continue to be the safety of our people. It’s that simple!


Why WECTEC Staffing Services?

Through the ever changing and rapidly evolving contract labor market we continue to employ experienced, highly motivated, and qualified employees with proven track records to meet our clients’ needs. We have expanded our scope of services outside of the nuclear industry to include international contracts in more than five countries. Our dedicated employees range in expertise from highly specialized technical niche positions to corporate function positions and we want YOU to be a part of our impressive talent network!


Additionally, WECTEC Staffing Services offers competitive pay as well as benefits to qualifying positions. To learn more about us visit


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