Control System Engineer

Requisition Number:  4405
Company:  WECTEC Staffing Svcs LLC

Cranberry Township, 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.

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Are you interested in being part of an innovative team that supports reputable organizations across multiple industries? At WECTEC Staffing Services, a wholly owned subsidiary of Westinghouse Electric Company LLC, 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.


If this sounds like an environment you would thrive in, we have an exciting opportunity for a contract engineer to work in Control and Information Systems Engineering at our Cranberry Township, PA location. 


Opportunity Overview:


This position will support multiple groups who design and implement non-safety control systems, turbine control systems and plant computers for the nuclear power industry.  Our customers operate worldwide and include existing nuclear power plant operators plus new plant projects based on the AP1000 and APR1400 designs.  Individuals in this position will work closely with multiple disciplines including functional design, software design, hardware design, and testing.    Work will be assigned and guided by the respective discipline technical leads.  The ideal candidate should have an interest in and basic understanding of industrial control systems and the fluid systems common to a nuclear power plant. 

This is an entry level position but offers the potential for significant growth in a variety of areas depending on individual capabilities and interest. 


What your day-to-day looks like:


  • Support the design and development of industrial control systems and/or plant computers by analyzing requirements and reviewing customer provided design input
  • Implement control logic and HMI displays based on the functional design
  • Support a variety of calculations including software hazards analysis, susceptibility analysis, FMEAs, and Power/Heat load calculations
  • Prepare documents to support the design, implementation, and delivery of the industrial control systems
  • Prepare and execute test procedures for both unit and system level testing
  • Perform other V&V related activities to support project quality plans

Up to 25% travel could be required to support of customer systems though additional opportunities for field and site work are generally available.


What we’d like to see from you: 




Technical Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering (Preference for Electrical, Mechanical, or Nuclear)




  • 3+ years of experience in a similar role
  • Experience with common PLC, SCADA, or DCS platforms is required.  
  • Experience with the Emerson Ovation platform is highly desired.
  • Knowledge of engineering principles and techniques
  • Understanding of control theory including plant processes, process dynamics, basic control, discrete control, and sequential control.
  • Understanding of general control strategies used within the nuclear power industry
  • Experience in industrial environments or with industrial control systems is a plus.
  • Awareness of field devices and control devices typical to the power industry is a plus
  • Awareness of typical industry standard drawings including P&ID drawings, loop diagrams, cabinet drawings and panel layouts is a plus


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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