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Posted: Tuesday, January 2, 2018 4:13 PM

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Job Summary
Kairos Power LLC is seeking a highly motivated candidate to lead fuel performance modeling, analysis, and design of tristructural isotropic (TRISO) fuel for application to a fluoride:salt cooled reactor system. The candidate should have a strong background in the multi:physics effects of fuel irradiation and fuel performance. The ideal candidate would have experience with the integration of a fuel performance model in a multi:physics environment to understand effects of irradiation behavior on fuel performance and related design codes. Strong commitment to teamwork is required.
Primary Responsibilities
Develop performance model for design and qualification of TRISO fuel with integration in multi:physics models for reactor core design
Contribute to fuels:related analysis and mechanistic:based modeling for FHR conceptual design
Analyze existing and new fuels irradiation data to understand performance and guide fuel design and qualification effort
Specify requirements and contribute to design of fuel handling systems for fresh fuel inspection and for on:line inspection of irradiated fuel elements during on:line refueling
Ability to modify existing codes and models as well as generate new models based on reactor design requirements is required
Experience in benchmarking and performing code verification and validation is also highly desired
Other duties as assigned.
Qualifications
Education: M.S. or Ph.D. in Materials Science and Engineering or Nuclear Engineering, or equivalent
Years of experience: Nuclear or research laboratory experience preferred
Experience working in a laboratory or industrial environment on fuel performance modeling is required
Experience with irradiation behavior and performance of nuclear fuels is required
Experience with coding and modeling of fuel performance is required
Familiarity with TRISO fuel performance is a plus
Familiarity with UCO fuel behavior is a plus
Experience with applicable codes and standards is a plus
Proven team player with excellent verbal, written
communication/presentation, and interpersonal skills.
Great Benefits for Great People
We know that we have some of the most talented and dedicated employees in the world, and we believe in rewarding them accordingly. If you work here, expect to have access to the benefits below:
Competitive compensation packages
Medical, dental and vision benefits for employees and their dependents
Paid Vacation
Commuter Benefits
401k Contribution Match
Kairos Power, LLC is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability.
Kairos Power participates in E:Verify
Candidates only, no recruiters or agencies




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Company Description:/h3:
Kairos Power LLC is a new nuclear energy technology and engineering company whose mission is to enable the worlds transition to clean energy, with the ultimate goal to dramatically improve peoples quality of life while protecting the environment. This goal will be accomplished through the commercialization of the fluoride salt:cooled high temperature reactor (FHR) that can be deployed with robust safety, affordable costs, and flexible operation to accommodate the expansion of variable renewables under current renewable portfolio standards. Kairos Powers development roadmap is focused on prototype demonstration by 2030 followed by a large deployment ramp in U.S. electricity market in the late 2030s as a large fraction of the existing natural gas generating capacity will need to be replaced. Kairos Powers FHR technology is uniquely suited to replace this generating capacity due to the capability to more than double power output by co:fire natura

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