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Codes and Automation Engineer


Lynchburg, VA
ID: 1581-378

Who We Are

Framatome is an international leader in nuclear energy recognized for its innovative solutions and value-added technologies for the global nuclear fleet. With worldwide expertise and a proven track record for reliability and performance, the company designs, services and installs components, fuel, and instrumentation and control systems for nuclear power plants. More than 2,000 Framatome employees in the U.S. work every day to help our customers supply ever cleaner, safer, and more economical low-carbon energy. See how the Fuel Business Unit is a part of that:



The Opportunity

The Codes and Automation Engineer position is within the PWR Codes & Methods Development organization in the Fuel Business Unit which is responsible for a broad range of activities including engineering code development and maintenance, topical report development and submittals, and first-of-a-kind core design and subsequent neutronics, thermal hydraulic, and safety analyses. The engineering activities are coordinated with other Framatome fuel engineering departments both locally and worldwide.



What You’ll Do at Framatome

You will be responsible for creating new or revising existing engineering software packages that are used to perform the engineering work which support our customer’s licensing analyses. Typical assignments include:

  • Work with other engineering teams to define new software requirements.
  • Program new or revise existing codes and automation tools based on engineering needs.
  • Perform testing to verify and validate code performance.
  • Provide input on hardware interfaces, look for ways to increase code performance.

Required Experience

Who You Are

You are proficient within LINUX environments and have a high degree of familiarity with software development processes and NQA-1 requirements.  You display positive and effective team interaction skills and value positive peer relationships. You place a focus on leadership and initiative and can be counted on to maintain focus on customer requirements. You have developed excellent written and oral communication skills.

You align with



What You’ve Accomplished

You will have completed a BS in Nuclear Engineering, Computer Science, or a related engineering degree. You may have also obtained an advanced degree in similar fields. You have worked in an engineering or programming role for a minimum of 2 years and are ready to join Framatome and help deliver clean, safe energy and advance nuclear technology.



What Framatome Offers You




Our total rewards package

The range of base salary for the position is between $70,000-$92,000, and may also include annual incentives, performance bonuses and benefits. Please note that the base salary range is a guideline, and individual total compensation will vary based on factors such as qualifications, skill level, competencies and work location.


Framatome offers a broad employee benefits portfolio as a key component of your total rewards. This includes:

Multiple medical plans; dental and vision plans; Life and Accidental Death and Dismemberment; long- and short-term disability; optional plans including dependent life, accident, critical illness and hospital indemnity insurance; retirement savings plans (401k) with employer match; paid time off including up to 3 weeks of vacation, 8 days of sick leave, and 11 paid holidays; education reimbursement; adoption assistance; employee assistance programs; opportunities for professional development.




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Framatome is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.

This position is located at 3315 Old Forest Rd, Lynchburg, VA 24501, Lynchburg, VA. View the Google Map in full screen.