Field Specialist

Requisition Number:  12262
Company:  Westinghouse Electric Co

Madison, PA, US, 15663

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.

Field Specialist

General Job Function: Westinghouse Inspection Services, Reactor and Balance of Plant inspections group performs Non-Destructive Examinations (NDE) at operating and new construction nuclear power plants. The Reactor portion of the group focuses NDE on the reactor vessel, reactor head, and reactor internal structures utilizing automated/robotic delivery systems while the Balance of Plant portion focuses NDE on pressurizer and steam generator girth welds, Class 1/2/3 pipe welds, supports, snubbers, containment building metal liner and concrete, etc utilizing primarily manual inspection techniques.

Responsible for all project management processes on low to medium complexity projects. Requires leading small teams, average <14 team members, to deliver projects at customer sites. As experience and capability increase, may be assigned to several low to medium complexity projects simultaneously. May serve as a Technical Inputs Lead for the low to medium complexity proposal projects as assigned. 


Duties and Responsibilities (in the order of priority):

  • Complete all aspects of planning process including authoring project plans and scope, schedule, and cost 
  • Manage all aspects of project including scope, schedule, cost, risk, procurement, quality, resources, communications, and stakeholders. Interpret and transmit project/contract requirements, and subsequent changes, to functional groups following an integrated change management process.
  • Coordinate project communications ensuring team, customer, and all stakeholders are kept informed of status.
  • Maintain project databases, systems and procedures to ensure efficient handling and transmission of project correspondence and documentation between project team members.
  • Properly close project by archiving work in financial, scheduling, document management, and resource management systems/tools. 
  • Perform final project quality assessment and report out. Identify and communicate opportunities for improvement, lessons, and risk avoidance for future work.
  • Utilize interpersonal skills to cultivate positive relationships with team, customer, and other stakeholders (e.g. internal management) to facilitate successful project completion as well as identify opportunities for additional business growth.
  • Identify, assess, and implement improvement opportunities which will add value.


Education and Qualifications / Skills and Competencies:

  • Bachelor’s degree in applicable disciplines: Project Management, Engineering, Construction Management or related technical degree or  equivalent non-degreed technical experience in an industrial environment (field service, nuclear, power plant, NDE, oil/gas, construction).
  • 2 years project management experience or 1 years project management/supervisory experience and 1 years experience in technical role: field service, nuclear, power plant, NDE, oil/gas, construction industry.
  • Familiar with the Project Management Institute’s
  • Project Management Body of Knowledge
  • Required Competencies:
  • Communication
  • Driving for Results
  • Planning and Organization
  • Strategic Thinking
  • Teamwork
  • Strong interpersonal skills such as effective verbal and written communications, ability to lead team members.
  • Develop relationships with internal stakeholders, able to make decisions and carry out
  • Multiple tasks as assigned with minimal guidance, from supervisory project managers and mentors
  • Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Office tools. Knowledge and skill of project scheduling and cost management.
  • Demonstrated ability or understanding of the transformation of data to information for visual reports; database concepts in order to manage data within systems; the interaction of company functionsthat are touch points to projects (Finance, Legal, Quality, Supply Chain, etc.).
  • High-quality presentation skills.


What will you get?

Westinghouse is a firm believer in fostering a workplace that is powered by inclusive leaders, teams and culture.  This commitment separates us as a leader in our industry and differentiates from our competition. You will be working closely with global leaders who will support your development through coaching and managing opportunities. Together, and using the talents of our employees, 

will advance technology and services to power a clean, carbon-free future. This is a challenging position that will e a solid technical background.  Strong interpersonal and communication abilities are essential to be successful in our team-based environment. You will possess problem solving skills and a creative yet methodical approach.

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

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