Experienced PRA Engineer

Requisition Number:  7364
Company:  W Electric Canada Inc

Burlington, ON, CA, L7L 0E6

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.


If this sounds like an environment you would thrive in, we have an exciting opportunity for an Experienced PRA Engineer

Your Day-to-Day:

  • Perform complex Probabilistic Risk Assessments (PRA) for nuclear power plant systems, evaluating plants potential vulnerability to all risk and hazard types (i.e., seismic, fire, flooding, etc.) for domestic and international plants
  • Develop PRA applications for next generation nuclear power plants and new commercial nuclear markets
  • Lead project teams effectively contributing to the technical execution as well as the schedule and financial objectives
  • Identify and lead strategic initiatives, develop product offerings and pursue target product markets
  • Present technical topics and interface with global customers and regulatory bodies
  • Develop and support innovation products from conception through marketing and delivery

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


Education Discipline

  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering required(Mechanical, Electrical, Nuclear, or Chemical)
  • Professional Engineer License considered a plus


Desired Skills

  • 20+ years professional experience in Canada
  • Minimum of 20 years experience with PRA Model development applied to nuclear plants;
  • Strong knowledge of PWR reactor operation, particularly focused on CANDU reactors
  • Should have a strong knowledge of
    • Internal/External Hazards PRAs;
    • Level 2 PRAs;
    • Human Reliability Analysis (HRA)
    • Emergency Operating Procedures (EOPs)
  • Proficiency with PRA software (CAFTA, RiskSpectrum);
  • Experience with preparing and publishing technical papers
  • Peer Review leadership experience


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 http://www.westinghousenuclear.com.


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