Framatome Internship - Fuel Manufacturing Engineering - Summer 2019 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 future strong engineers to help operate the Fuel Manufacturing plant including process engineering and / or plant engineering.


Provide process engineering support to the Operations department. Will be assigned to a more senior engineer mentor and eventually run processes improvement project in mechanical or chemical engineering.


Provide plant engineering support to the Technical Support and Maintenance organization. Will be assigned a more senior engineer mentor and eventually participate in plant engineering project modifications.

Disciplines sought include Mechanical with strong CAD design capabilities, Electrical, or Chemical. Assignment will be flexible to accommodate ongoing class load.


Run process improvement project in mechanical or chemical engineering.


Participate in plant engineering project modifications.

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

  • Currently pursuing a Bachelor's degree in a Mechanical, Manufacturing, Electrical, or Chemical Engineering program with at least 4 semesters (or equivalent) completed by start of internship. Graduate students may also be considered. (Please attach a copy of your academic transcript when applying to this position)

  • Strong academic performance

  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written)

  • Strong computer skills (Excel, Word)

  • Ability to work well with all levels of the organization from technicians to management

  • Available to begin your internship by June 2019

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

  • Proficiency with AutoCAD

  • Proficiency with process improvement methodologies (e.g. Six Sigma, A3 Process, etc.)

  • Academic and/or extra-curricular leadership experience (e.g. leadership on a team project, involvement with industry related student organizations such as NA-YGN, ANS, etc.)

  • 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.

We offer competitive salaries, an excellent benefits package, and flexible work options, as well as a uniquely diverse and unified team of professionals. Our culture supports an environment where employees can continuously learn and gain professional growth through education, exciting projects and career mobility. Framatome recognizes your achievements and excellent performance through various performance incentive, recognition and reward programs.

Come work in an environment that is driven by integrity, innovation and visionary thinking. Join Framatome today, revolutionize the energy industry and energize your future!

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.


Title: Internship - Fuel Manufacturing Engineering - Summer 2019

Location: NORTH AMERICA-Washington-Richland

Requisition ID: DES03098