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Senior Nuclear Engineer - MAAP Expert

Senior Nuclear Engineer - MAAP Expert

  • Location

    Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi Province, United Arab Emirates

  • Sector:

    Power & Nuclear

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  • Salary:

    Market related

  • Contact:

    Faiza Mehidi

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

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Role - Senior Nuclear Engineer - MAAP Expert

Contract/Permanent - Contract 12 months extendable 

Location - Abu Dhabi

Our Client has a requirement for a Senior Nuclear Engineer - MAAP Expert , who will be required to work on a contract 12 months extendable basis in Abu Dhabi


Job Role Responsibilities:

Brief scope of work:

1. Support Client’s Severe Accident Analysis team to review, test, update, run, and optimize their specific severe accident analysis models using MAAP code.
2. Use MAAP code version 5.03 in the first phase.
Following this, the model should be updated to run in MAAP 5.05.
3. Prepare supporting documentation using client’s templates.
4. Provide training, coaching, and guidance to SAA team members on best practices for MAAP model development and running. This shall be on an ongoing basis during the course of the project.

Description of Services/Material

Support client’s Severe Accident Analysis team to review, test, V&V update, run, and optimize their specific severe accident analysis models using MAAP code.

Planning & Testing of Existing Model

a. Review and update the existing client MAAP model development plan.
b. Prepare a V&V case for the model.
c. Test the existing MAAP 5.03 model and support troubleshooting to run it effectively. Model Update

a. Work with specific team and identified Engineering contact points, use available client design data, and data access systems, to obtain, calculate, and/or update the appropriate plant specific parameters, inputs and bases.
b. Replace generic values and settings with site specific ones.
c. Review the parameters prepared by the client SAA team, e.g. MAAP tracker file, and their bases.
d. Review the process and methods used in the MAAP 5 development project and associated documentation.
e. Use and reference design documents, internal calculations and reports, as much as possible, improve accuracy and appropriateness of the inputs
f. Review associated documentation.

Experience / Skills / Knowledge / Qualifications:


  • 25 years’ experience working with MAAP models and parameter file development. 
  • Experience working with the MAAP developers in developing the MAAP software. 
  • Experience in performing independent reviews of MAAP modelling and analysis, for the developers of the MAAP software
  • Experience working with the nuclear licensing UAE Nuclear regulator 
  • Experience creating user-specific MAAP training programs

Company information

At Talascend International we understand just how important it is to secure the right people. That is why our Recruitment Consultants always take the time to understand requirements in detail and offer sound advice to both clients and candidates.

We actively recruit at all levels and this is a superb opportunity for Senior Nuclear Engineer - MAAP Expert  looking for new employment.