Pressure Equipment Engineer TCWS-040

Pressure Equipment Engineer TCWS-040

ITER - International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor

Saint Paul-lez-Durance, France


  • To provide engineering support during the procurement, manufacturing, installation, testing and commissioning of the Tokamak Cooling Water System (TCWS) Equipment;
  • To be part of the TCWS Project Team and to integrate on-site activities, in close collaboration with the Construction Department and Construction Management as Agent (CMA).

Main duties/Responsibilities

  • Reviews all technical deliverables (e. g. stress reports, drawings, Manufacturing Inspection Plans) received from the TCWS Equipment suppliers;
  • Assesses Supplier Deviation Requests and Non-Conformities with the aim of finding the best technical and cost effective solutions;
  • Performs and reviews structural analyses related to TCWS equipment, supports and supporting structures;
  • Develops and reviews detailed drawings for piping, equipment and supports and supporting structures;
  • Collaborates with CAD designers to make sure that the TCWS layout is compliant with the requirements and interfacing systems;
  • Collaborates with process engineers to make sure that process requirements are correctly implemented in the structural reports;
  • Participates in the inspection and testing/commissioning of the TCWS and reviews associated reports;
  • Supports the pre-assembly of the TCWS and assesses in real time proposed modifications coming from on-site requirements or similar (e. g. modifications during commissioning);
  • Supports the elaboration of the installation sequence of the TCWS;
  • Coordinates technical interfaces between TCWS PT and all other internal/external stakeholders;
  • Assures consistency amongst the mechanical and piping systems in the installation phase and the engineering work packages issued by the engineering departments;
  • Implements the technical control of the Protection Important Activities, as well as their propagation to the entire supply chain;
  • May be required to work outside normal working hours, including nights, weekends and public holidays;
  • May be requested to be part of any of the project/construction teams and to perform other duties;
  • Reports to the TCWS Design Section Leader;
  • Acts as an interface with other internal and external resources for the installation activities for all Balance of Plant Areas.

Measures of effectiveness

  • Develops/reviews detailed designs of equipment and supporting structures in a timely manner;
  • Issues/review structural reports drawings in a timely manner and to a high quality;
  • Assesses proposed in-field changes in a timely manner;
  • Manages effectively the interfaces associated with his/her scope of activities;
  • Contributes effectively in ensuring the satisfaction of safety and functional requirements flow-down.

Level of study

Master or equivalent degree.


Mechanical or Nuclear Engineering.

Level of experience

At least 5 years.

Technical experience/knowledge

  • At least 5 years of experience in the design of nuclear pressurized equipment (heat exchangers, tanks, pressurizers);
  • Knowledge of international mechanical components and piping systems standards illustrated by proven experience in Quality Assurance/Quality Control procedures for the installation, commissioning and operation of mechanical components and piping systems, including safety relevant components;
  • Good experience in and knowledge of structural supports systems design and steel structures construction as well as fixation systems for nuclear plants;
  • Proven experience in the fabrication follow up of large and complex systems for nuclear plants or oil and gas sectors;
  • Experience in implementing French ESP/ESPN regulations and their practical application will be considered advantageous;
  • Proven experience in managing a Notified Body/Agreed Notified Body will be considered an advantage;
  • Experience in real time analyses of in-field changes.

General skills

  • Collaborate: Ability to dialogue with a wide variety of contributors and stakeholders;
  • Communicate Effectively: Ability to adjust communication content and style to deliver messages to work effectively in a multi-cultural environment;
  • Drive results: Ability to persist in the face of challenges to meet deadlines with high standards;
  • Manage Complexity: Ability to gather multiple and diverse sources of information to understand problems accurately before moving to proposals/solutions;.
  • Instill trust: Ability to apply high standards of team mindset, trust, excellence, loyalty and integrity.


  • Master’s Degree or equivalent in Mechanical or Nuclear Engineering with competencies in equipment detailed mechanical design;
  • Extensive experience in similar jobs (involving similar work responsibilities) and/or additional training certificates in relevant domains may be considered a reasonable substitute for the required educational degree.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office standard (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook) is required;
  • Knowledge of 2D-3D CAD software (AVEVA PDMS, Intergraph Smartplant or Catia) is appreciated.
  • Knowledge of structural analysis software (e. g. Ansys, GTStrudl, etc.).


  • English (Fluent).

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