Lead Nuclear Engineer - Reactor Operator

Requisition Number:  9485
Company:  Westinghouse Electric Co

Cranberry Township, PA, US, 16066

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 a Lead Engineer.

Your Day-to-Day:

The Nuclear Operations (NucOps) group has an exciting opportunity with a position of Lead Engineer/Engineering Supervisor (Global Grade 9) within the Global Engineering Services (GES) organization. The purpose of this role is to act as deputy manager for NucOps by fulfilling lead/supervisor responsibilities as defined in the  Leadership Bars 2.0. The workload associated with this role is expected to be up to 50%. The remainder of these supervisory duties will consist of technical and/or project work in support of NucOps. NucOps is part of a new Engineering Department in GES focusing on plant operations and training.


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

Prerequisites for this position consist of the following:

  • Proven engineering leadership, either as a Technical Lead or Project Manager. including
    • Management of teams in challenging situations
    • Familiarity with Engineering processes including hardware design, testing, software development, etc…
    • Frequent interactions with customers
  • Qualification in at least one of the following technical areas of NucOps is required:
    • On-site testing/diagnostic/troubleshooting (Physics Testing, Rod Drop Testing, NIS, new plant testing and commissioning, etc…)
    • Senior Reactor Operator (SRO) License or SRO Certification
    • Development and management of plant procedures (NOPs, AOPs, EOPs, FSGs, …)
    • Reactor Engineering and/or incore instrumentation
    • Low Power Physics Testing Service Lead
  • This position is open to Principal Engineers and Lead Engineers
  • This position is US-based with a preferred (but not limited to) location in Cranberry.

This position will report directly to the Senior Manager of the Nuclear Operations group and will act for him in case of absence or unavailability.


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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