Safety Assessment Specialist PSA in Ottawa, Canada at Naurex Group

Date Posted: 4/7/2021

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Job Description

Responsible for the implementation of the Probabilistic Safety Assessment (PSA)* in the areas of NPP design, operation, maintenance, and accident mitigation and management. The Safety Assessment Specialist analyses with specialized mathematical methods by means of validated extended computer codes the risks associated with operating the NPP applying the probabilistic approach by means of PSA expressed in terms of various metrics related to the different levels of damage to the plant (PSA levels), the core damage frequency (Level 1 PSA), the risk of radioactive release (Level 2 PSA), and the risk on environment -societal or individual risk- (Level 3 PSA).

  • Applying the probabilistic approach to the evaluation of nuclear safety assessment for existing and new built plants.
  • Different uses of PSA to support NPP testing and maintenance planning and optimization.
  • Performing plant specific PSA to support the safety upgrading programmes of plants built to earlier standards.
  • Applying advanced engineering techniques and analysis methods for nuclear accident analyses and radiological evaluations.

Support in determination of methods and solutions for safety related engineering problems