Laboratory Technician

Requisition Number:  11989
Company:  Westinghouse Electric Co

Churchill, PA, US, 15235

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.

Laboratory Technician Job


Your Day-to-Day


  • Know and use appropriate Personal Protective Equipment
  • Have a knowledge/use of rules and follow job specific safety requirements (Radiological/stored energy/chemical/industrial/etc)
  • Work safely with job hazards such as high heat and stored energy/work safely with hazardous materials
  • Train, document and adhere to quality procedures/work instructions and specified Westinghouse quality requirements
  • Understand gaps in quality procedures/work instructions
  • Collect and process data from testing while following procedures
  • Fabricate test equipment
  • Plan technical approaches by setting up and conducting experiments with support of higher coded technicians or engineers
  • Support and assist in identification of test equipment with higher coded technicians
  • Execute specific work steps in accordance with engineering test plans, industry specifications and standards
  • Support maintenance of lab equipment
  • Routine housekeeping and material disposal
  • Assist in identifying calibration needs of equipment
  • Utilize lean manufacturing processes such as “5S”
  • Perform routine records maintenance
  • Knowledge and use of Westinghouse specific administrative and tracking systems including the corrective action process and Human Performance tools
  • Manage inventory including tools, parts, supplies, chemicals in shop and testing areas


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


  • Associate degree in an Engineering or Technical curriculum.  
  • No amount of experience will be permitted to substitute for the required education in Laboratory Technician position. 
  • However, recognized technical programs from accredited institutions will be permitted to substitute for the required formal education. 
  • Preference will be given to Naval Nuclear or other military programs.

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

EOE of Minorities / Females / Vets / Disability.

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