Design Engineer for Thermal-hydraulic Fuel Assembly and Reactor Core Design

Reference 2023-14653

Non fixed term




Your missions

Your tasks include:

  • Design calculations for thermal-hydraulic fuel assembly and core design, for boiling water and pressurized water reactors
  • Safety analyses – especially core transients – using scientific and engineering  computer codes
  • Creation of quality-assured licensing documents
  • Maintenance and development of analysis methods and computer codes
  • Performance of studies and benchmarks on reactor operation, validation of computer programs or fuel assembly development
  • Representing the area of expertise in front of customers, authorities and experts


  • apply scientific computer codes, such as RELAP, RAMONA, COBRA, ARCADIA
  • document and assess your work results
  • prepare licensing documents for the design and operation of fuel assemblies and reactor cores for contractual projects
  • represent your group’s work results in front of customers, authorities and external experts
  • work closely with other disciplines of fuel assembly design (neutron-physics design, mechanical design)

You are

You have

  • a degree in nuclear engineering, physics or comparable
  • Basic knowledge of reactor physics and fluid mechanics
  • Interest in application of scientific and engineering computer codes
  • Basic knowledge of BWR technology is a plus
  • Interest to learn about nuclear fuel assembly technology and to improve your professional qualification

Additional information

Specialization: TAH - Safety, process and systems design - Reactor operation & functional design

Level of education (all) Master

Place: Germany, Bayern - Erlangen, Erlangen