Intern Radiation Engineering

Requisition Number:  8185
Company:  W Electric Spain SAU

Madrid, MD, ES, 28020

Are you interested in being part of an innovative team that supports Westinghouse’s mission to provide clean energy solutions? At Westinghouse, we recognize that our employees are our most valuable asset, and we seek to identify, attract and recruit the most qualified talent while recognizing and encouraging the value of diversity in the global workplace.

The Radiation Engineering & Analysis (REA) group at Westinghouse is looking for an intern to support its continued growth.  Current students (bachelor or master degree candidates) are encouraged to apply.  The successful candidate will support REA staff by performing engineering calculations, running computer simulations, and documenting the resulting analyses.


Duties and Responsibilities :


  • Neutron transport calculations in and around the reactor vessel
    • Review plant drawings and build transport models
    • Perform fluence, activation, heating rate, and dosimetry calculations
    • Critically analyze results & produce technical documentation


  • Radiation source term calculations
    • Post-irradiation compositions using ORIGEN, coolant activity, etc.


  • Support for the Decontamination & Decommissioning (D&D) of retiring plants
  • Radiation shielding calculations
  • Decay heat analysis
  • Operating Nuclear Power Plants (NPPs) support:
    • Accident evaluation in compliance with Chapter 15 of NUREG-0800, related NRC Regulatory guides and Spanish Licensing requirements
    • Set-point calculations for liquid and gaseous effluents monitors


Education and Qualifications


  • Nuclear Engineering (or similar) ; M.S. candidate preferred
  • Strong written and verbal skill in English.  Familiarity with commonly-used computer codes such as MCNP, ORIGEN, and SCALE

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