Senior Engineer

Requisition Number:  13003
Company:  WECTEC Staffing Svcs LLC

Cranberry, PA, US, 16066

WECTEC Staffing Services

A Wholly Owned Subsidiary of Westinghouse Electric Company LLC

WECTEC Staffing Services provides customer-focused solutions with offerings ranging from high-volume and low-cost to specialized niche solutions, never compromising on delivering best-in-class customer service to both our clients and our professionals each day.

If this sounds like an environment you would thrive in, we have an exciting opportunity for Senior Engineer based in Cranberry Township, PA.  


Your Day-to-Day:
•Environmentally Assisted Fatigue (EAF) and Metal Fatigue
•Supporting Environmentally Assisted Fatigue (EAF) and Metal Fatigue.
•Performing a variety of engineering tasks in support of our Westinghouse-developed WESTEMS program.  The WESTEMS program is a fatigue aging management
software for monitoring plant transients and performing fatigue analysis.
• Developing site specific WESTEMS models
• Processing data from operating plants to develop transient cycle counts and fatigue usage at monitored locations
• Supporting coding upgrades to the WESTEMS software to enhance its functionality and efficiency
• Providing ongoing customer support for use of the WESTEMS software, including software installation, training, and user group meetings
• Interfacing with external customers to define projects for commercial offers
• Performing a variety of engineering tasks in support of our License Renewal and Subsequent License Renewal Projects with a focus in the areas of Time-Limited Aging Analyses (TLAAs), Metal Fatigue, and Environmentally Assisted Fatigue (EAF); these tasks may include the following:
• Identifying TLAAs, fatigue analyses of record (AORs), and design transients that are part of the current licensing basis
• Reviewing plant data, operator logs, etc. to identify past transient occurrences and develop projected transient cycles for the period of extended operation
• Performing EAF screening evaluations to identify leading component locations requiring further evaluation
• Performing hand calculations to reduce conservatism in the fatigue AOR and apply EAF penalty factors (Fen) in the calculation of EAF cumulative usage factors (CUFen)  
• Utilize the ANSYS software to develop finite element models and transfer functions for use in downstream WESTEMS evaluations
• Utilize the WESTEMS software to perform detailed stress and fatigue evaluations per ASME Code Section III Subsection NB-3200 criteria
• Interfacing with external customers to define project scope and resolve comments on documents
• Providing customer consultation to resolve NRC questions and requests for additional information


Who You Are:
As a successful candidate, you will bring the following to the team:

•    Bachelor degree engineering 
•    Minimum 4 years of applicable experience required; 
•    Component structural analysis
•    Piping systems and component analysis
•    Experience with ASME Section III and Section XI criteria preferred
•    Experience with FEA and ANSYS/ABAQUS preferred.
•    Ability to learn quickly and display a strong attention to detail
•    Nuclear plant primary systems knowledge preferred


Our Safety Pledge to You:

If you are as committed to your success as we are committed to your safety, then this is the position for you! For us, our guiding principle has always been and will continue to be the safety of our people. It’s that simple!

Why WECTEC Staffing Services?

Through the ever changing and rapidly evolving contract labor market we continue to employ experienced, highly motivated, and qualified employees with proven track records to meet our clients’ needs. We have expanded our scope of services outside of the nuclear industry to include international contracts in more than five countries. Our dedicated employees range in expertise from highly specialized technical niche positions to corporate function positions and we want YOU to be a part of our impressive talent network!

Additionally, WECTEC Staffing Services offers competitive pay as well as benefits to qualifying positions. To learn more about us visit

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Nearest Major Market: Pittsburgh

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