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Nuclear Engineer

CURIO™ Legacy Ventures, a nuclear technology and innovation company, is seeking to fill the Nuclear Engineer position. The ideal candidate would be part of a team responsible for and tasked with design and development of novel process equipment. As a team member, applicant will work in a fast paced, high octane environment that accelerates operational efficiency.

Candidates are applying for a position that has export control regulations and would require them to be a US citizen or LPR or a citizen of any qualifying nation under 10 CFR Appendix A to Part 810.

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  • Perform nuclear criticality safety analyses to define safety basis for equipment that will handle fissile nuclear material.

  • Determine limits and control on nuclear material in equipment/vessel to maintain criticality margins.

  • Develop and execute computer models to evaluate normal and off-normal scenarios with regards to criticality safety.

  • Advise other engineers on the impact from design changes on criticality safety.

  • Advise engineering team on instrumentation needs.

  • Participate in design reviews with interdisciplinary team.

  • Prepare and review technical reports


  • Experience using Nuclear Criticality Safety (NCS) software.

  • Experience in sizing vessels/facilities containing nuclear material.

  • Experience working with radiation detection instrumentation.

  • Strong grasp of nuclear engineering fundamentals.

  • Willing to be challenged working in an environment developing novel technology.

  • Must be self-motivated with attention to detail.

  • Bachelors degree, masters/PhD preferred.

  • 2 years of related experience.

  • Good writing/oral skills, ability to work with interdisciplinary group.

Job Category: Nuclear Engineer
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Washington DC

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