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Safety Analyst

Terrestrial Energy
Oakville ON

The Safety Analyst, under the direction of Safety Manager, is primarily responsible for nuclear Safety Analysis simulations, model development and assessment of model predictions with focus on establishing the risk profile for the IMSR nuclear power plant. Other responsibilities include:

• Perform Safety Analysis; in addition, execute sensitivity and uncertainty analysis studies

• Develop user defined codes in programming/scripting language to support simulations

• Develop analytical models to support accident scenarios

• Perform post–processing of the simulation results and prepare assessment reports

• Present the simulation results to inter-disciplinary design team and management to support Safety decision making

• Perform verification and validation for the Safety Analysis code

• Support planning, development, and implementation of IMSR Safety Basis, including mechanistic source term

• Support development of regulatory deliverables, including safety analysis reports, and license applications

• Support resolution of key strategic issues associated with the safety and licensing basis

• Coordinate closely with other disciplines such as physics, thermal-hydraulics and mechanical to support Safety related studies

• Review assessment documents and provide comments

", "requirements": "

• M.S. or Ph.D. degree in mechanical engineering or other engineering disciplines related to thermal fluid sciences

• Sound fundamental knowledge of conjugate heat transfer and fluid dynamics

• Extensive working knowledge of any programming/scripting language such as C#, C++, Python, Fortran or Matlab

• Skills and ability to learn new analysis tools

• Strong analytical skillsets

• Strong problem identification and problem resolution skills

• Flexibility to adjust to shifting priorities and deadlines

• Exceptional interpersonal and communication (both written and verbal) skills

• Skilled at developing and maintaining strong relationships across all levels of the organization and with external customers and vendors

Core Competencies

• Heat Transfer

• Fluid Dynamics

• Simulation experience (with integral or higher fidelity codes)

• Communication • Critical Thinking • Decision Making

• Planning and Organizing

• Problem Solving

• Results Orientation

• Team player with the ability to collaborate and interact with other groups

• Flexible and adaptable to change


• Education / experience in the nuclear field

• Minimum work experience of 3-5 years in a related field

• Registered as P.Eng. in Professional Engineers Ontario

• Knowledge of molten salt nuclear reactor working principles

• Knowledge of CSA N286.7-16 standard

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Terrestrial Energy

Terrestrial Energy develops its proprietary Integral Molten Salt Reactor ("IMSR") in Canada.