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Senior Project Engineer - Nuclear Power Plants

Company: Westinghouse Electric Company, LLC
Location: Cranberry
Posted on: March 17, 2023

Job Description:

Are you interested in being part of an innovative team that supports Westinghouse's mission to provide clean energy solutions? At Westinghouse, we recognize that our employees are our most valuable asset and we seek to identify, attract and recruit the most qualified talent while recognizing and encouraging the value of diversity in the global workplace.

New Plants Engineering group is part of the International AP1000 Project Engineering department and is seeking newly graduated engineer for the support of exciting New Plant opportunities. The engineer will engage on a vast set of nuclear power plant design topics in support to Westinghouse International new build market development and capture.

The International AP1000 Project Engineering department missions are:

  • The integration of Global Engineering Services input in support of new build offers
  • The management of Global Engineering Services scope for programs aiming at improving the International marketability and the delivery of AP1000 projects worldwide
  • The lead and integration of Global Engineering Services scope in support of new build market development, early works and FEED contracts (up to the establishment of a project-specific org)
  • The development of International Project Engineering resources in support of future new build projects (up to the establishment of a project-specific org) The International AP1000 Project Engineering department includes two groups, one US-based and one Europe-based, the EMEA New Plants Engineering group. The two groups, together with the other leaders of the department, work jointly to deliver the missions of the department.

    What your day-to-day activities looks like:
    • Applying and reinforcing Nuclear safety Culture Traits and Human Performance tools at Westinghouse
    • Support various aspects of future bid and proposal efforts in various European countries. This includes working across various technical areas (e.g. Engineering, Licensing, SCM, QA, etc.) lead cross functional engineering teams supporting various aspects of future bid and proposal efforts.
      • Drive results with high accountability while exhibiting flexibility and adaptability to lead efforts in support FEED and New Build Project milestones, while concurrently managing many tasks
      • Develop solution paths for issues involving technical, commercial, and financial problems
      • Develop effective working relationships across organizational boundaries and with Customers (internal and external)
      • Develop flexible project plans, including schedule and budget activities as part of New Build AP1000 support.
      • Lead team meetings and ensure deliverables and handoffs are executed per plan
      • Drive technical and commercial decisions as appropriate
      • Leverage Westinghouse expertise across different functional disciplines and global work locations
      • Drive decision making that meets project technical, commercial, and schedule needs
        • Exhibit strong verbal and written communication skills to interface with peers and executive management
          • Including delivering presentations and regular updates to internal and external stakeholders
            • Interface with construction partners, module suppliers/fabricators, potential customers, partners and regulators in support of Westinghouse stakeholder engagement plans
              • Optimize spending to successfully manage budgets for assigned projects
              • AP1000 design experience including, but not limited to, modules (structural and mechanical), layout, piping/isometrics, pipe supports, valves and equipment, and systems.
              • Familiarity with AP1000 design criteria as well as governing applicable code requirements
              • Previous interactions support AP1000 construction and/or module fabricators is a plus.
                • Leading internal Department projects which may include:
                  • Department improvement initiatives for future estimation process for New AP100 Plant Builds
                  • The creation of a database for FEED Scopes and Technical Descriptions.
                  • Optimization efforts for Long Lead procurement items and AP1000 Construction Support.

                    Who You Are:

                    As a successful candidate, you will bring the following to the team:
                    • Bachelor's degree in engineering or equivalent required. Mechanical, Chemical, Nuclear, Electrical or Civil Engineer preferred.
                    • Minimum 5 years applicable engineering experience required; 10-12 years experience preferred.
                    • Effective oral and written communications
                    • Project or Construction Management experience a plus Why Westinghouse?

                      Westinghouse Electric Company is the global nuclear energy industry's first choice for safe, clean, and efficient energy solutions. We enable our delivery of this vision by living our value system:
                      • Safety and Quality
                      • Integrity and Trust
                      • Customer Focus and Innovation
                      • Speed and Passion to Win
                      • Teamwork and Accountability Westinghouse offers competitive benefits to all our employees around the globe to keep them healthy and enhance their well-being. In the U.S. the following are representative of what we offer:
                        • Competitive Salary
                        • Comprehensive Health, Wellness and Income Protection Benefits
                        • 401(k) Savings Plan with Company Match
                        • Paid Vacations and Holidays
                        • Opportunities for Flexible Work Arrangements
                        • Educational Reimbursement Program
                        • Employee Referral Program
                          While our Global Headquarters are located in Cranberry Township, PA, we have over 9,000 employees working at locations in 19 different countries. You can learn more by visiting

                          EOE of Minorities / Females / Vets / Disability.

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                          Employment opportunities may require access to information which is subject to the export control regulations of the United States. Hiring decisions for such positions are required by law to be made in compliance with these regulations. Applicants for employment opportunities in other countries must be able to meet the comparable export control requirements of that country and of the United States.

Keywords: Westinghouse Electric Company, LLC, Erie , Senior Project Engineer - Nuclear Power Plants, Professions , Cranberry, Pennsylvania

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