Principal Engineer

Requisition Number:  3066
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.

Principal Engineer - Burlington, Canada 


Your day to day: 
•    Design and optimization of custom tooling systems incorporating electrical and mechanical components.  
•    Analysis of systems using finite element analysis software, fatigue, thermal, vibration, and acoustic assessments.
•    Analysis and specification of electro-mechanical and electro-hydraulic systems
•    Develop 3D models, detailed manufacturing drawings and bills of materials in accordance with the Laveer Quality Assurance Manual (QAM)
•    Assemble and oversee the assembly of developed systems
•    Develop component specifications and purchasing requests in compliance with the Laveer QAM
•    Interface with outside vendors for component selection, manufacturing, and assembly.
•    Read and interpret technical drawings, schematics, and computer-generated reports.
•    Confer with senior engineers and other personnel to implement assembly procedures, resolve system issues, and provide technical information
•    Research and analyze customer design proposals, specifications, manuals, and other data to evaluate the feasibility, cost, and maintenance requirements of designs or applications
•    Develop test procedures for systems to ensure compliance with design specifications
•    Assist with the operation of the final tooling system in the customers facility
•    Strong verbal and written communication skills
•    Excellent problem solving and time management skills
•    Good mechanical/electrical aptitude and knowledge
•    Knowledge of electronic equipment and computer hardware and software
•    Self-motivated and highly organized
•    Proficient in 3D CAD modeling and FE analysis
•    Background in component design of portable tooling systems preferred

Who you are: 
•    Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering
•    P. Eng. License
•    5+ years of experience
•    Autodesk Inventor experience
•    Strong written communication skills

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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