Probabilistic Risk Engineer

Job Locations US-NC-Cary | US-MD-Rockville | US-MD-Baltimore | US-VA-Fairfax
Experienced Engineering and Consulting


JENSEN HUGHES is seeking mid-senior level engineers with Nuclear consulting and PRA in the southeastern part of the U.S (North Carolina preferable).  For experienced individuals, there is an opportunity to work remotely.  Our team provides safety and reliability consulting to the nuclear industry and serves customers located throughout North America.  We perform specialty technical services in a wide variety of engineering projects, which range from day-to-day nuclear power plant operation to cutting edge research and development in all areas related to plant safety. 



The PRA Engineer will join a dynamic team of nuclear consultants located nationwide.  The successful candidate will perform probabilistic risk assessments (PRA) and engineering analyses, and develop technical documentation to support the safe operation of nuclear power plants. As a consultant, a solid grasp of engineering fundamentals, ability to learn quickly, analytical mindset, attention to detail, and excellent oral and written presentation skills are key.


  • B.S. degree in an Engineering discipline required; Mechanical, Nuclear, or Electrical Engineering preferred

  • Prior experience in the power industry or with nuclear technology (e.g., U.S. Navy Nuclear Program) is a plus

  • Excellent communications and writing skills

  • Proficient in the use of EXCEL and/or ACCESS database tools to track/analyze data in support of various risk analysis tasks; MathCAD experience a plus

Experience in the following is preferred: 

  • CAFTA and EPRI Risk and Reliability Software suite
  • PRA internal events, fire PRA, external hazards, risk-informed applications (e.g., RICT, 50.69)
  • Thermal-hydraulic deterministic codes (e.g., MAAP, MELCOR, GOTHIC)


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