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Framatome Engineer I - Mechanical (Temporary) - LS - RCH - May 2021 in Richland, Washington

Looking for an exciting opportunity in the nuclear industry? Grow your career at Framatome!

Framatome is a major international player in the nuclear energy market recognized for its innovative solutions and value-added technologies for designing, building, maintaining, and advancing the global nuclear fleet. The company designs, manufactures, and installs components and fuel for nuclear power plants and offers a full range of reactor services.

With 14,000 employees worldwide, every day Framatome’s expertise helps its customers improve the safety and performance of their nuclear plants and achieve their economic and societal goals.

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Framatome is owned by the EDF Group (75.5%), Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI – 19.5%) and Assystem (5%).


Framatome is seeking a candidate for engineering support of its Richland Manufacturing facility. The candidate will gain exposure to and experience at the plant in the processes used to support fuel fabrication (either process or plant engineering). Once introductory training period is over, transfer to be made as a best fit in either Process engineering or Plant engineering. This transfer will be based on skillset demonstrated as well as highest priority need. We are seeking candidates with a strong desire to contribute, learn and accomplish projects in a modern manufacturing facility.

This is a full-time, temporary position (not more than 12 months).

Required SkillsRequired Experience

All candidates must meet the following minimum requirements in order to be considered for this opportunity.

  • Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering completed by start date plus 0-2 years of relevant work experience. Candidates with an advanced degree and/or experience may be considered for a higher level position.

  • Please attach a copy of your unofficial academic transcript as part of your application. Transcripts can be added in the Profile Attachments section (Step 5) of the online application.

  • Strong technical problem-solving abilities

  • Strong interpersonal skills

  • Excellent technical writing and verbal communication skills

The following requirements are desired and will be used to differentiate all candidates who apply for this position.

  • Previous internship/co-op experience in field of study

  • Strong CAD skills.

  • Hands-on mechanical aptitude and technical problem solving skills.

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills able to work with all levels personnel.

This opportunity is in Richland, Washington

Richland is located in the Columbia River basin in southeastern Washington a few hours east of Seattle. After work, the Richland, Kennewick, Pasco Tri-cities area offers a variety of water sports and fabulous fishing. A short drive puts you in the beautiful Cascade Mountains. With very little rainfall annually, you can enjoy the outdoors year-round. Join your co-workers in a Habitat for Humanity build, join a sports league or enjoy one of the unique restaurants in the area.

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.