Safety Integration Engineer


Job description

As a safety integration engineer within the MYRRHA Safety Team, you will:

  • contribute to establishing the list of Postulating Initiating Events for the safety evaluation of the installation and coordinate/update the corresponding safety studies in line with the regulatory bodies requirements;
  • interact with the designers to implement design changes and improvements where appropriate, as a consequence of the technical safety studies;
  • interact with the R&D group to align experiments and their priority with the needs of the safety studies;
  • ensure the global coherence of the technical safety studies with the safety approach and coach the engineers in charge of those technical studies accordingly;
  • ensure the safety integration of the various systems of the installation such asprimary system, accelerator, core design (neutronics/thermohydraulics), spallation source, instrumentation and control;
  • contribute, over time, to the internal inspection of safety notes to be submitted to the nuclear safety authority FANC/AFCN;
  • contribute actively at a later stage to the drafting of the PSAR.

Required qualifications

  • Master’s Degree in Engineering Sciences, preferably in mechanical engineering and/or nuclear technique;
  • at least five years of experience in technical safety studies;
  • preferably experience in safety assessment of nuclear installations (interaction with TSO or licensing body);
  • capable of integrating different reactor disciplines (neutronics, thermal-hydraulics, instrumentation and control);
  • experience with computational tools in the domain of reactor safety;
  • good communication and coordination skills;
  • fluency in English, good knowledge of Dutch and/or French is highly appreciated.


Should you have any questions, please contact

Deben Frederik
+32 (0)14 33 25 72