SR Mechanical Engineer - Nuclear Plant Engineering

Requisition Number:  13560
Company:  Westinghouse Electric Co

Cranberry Township, US

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.

SR Mechanical Engineer - Nuclear Plant Engineering

This position is hybrid requiring 2 days/week on-site at the Westinghouse Global Headquarters facility in Cranberry, PA in the Greater Pittsburgh area.


The position is within the Plant Engineering group in the Global Engineering Services organization.  The primary roles within this group including piping & HVAC layout, seismic interaction assessments, internal/external missile assessments, fuel handling and material handling equipment & tooling design, commodity clearance evaluations, flooding evaluations and other hazard protection designs.  The position provides broad-ranging experience of advanced nuclear plant designs including interfaces with systems, equipment, structures, and physical plant arrangement. 

Your Day-to-Day Responsibilities

  • Work on teams that support the design, fabrication, construction, and maintenance of large-scale nuclear and non-nuclear projects
  • Perform physical arrangement of the nuclear island structures, equipment, piping, commodities, and supports using 3D design software
  • Perform hazards evaluations with state-of-the-art 3D plant models and analysis software
  • Read and interpret engineering drawings and criteria documents
  • Work with the Westinghouse proprietary digital design architecture (WNEXUS) to author, review and verify engineering designs and conduct in-depth reviews of 3D model and plant designs
  • Help prepare reports to satisfy applicable regulatory, code, and/or customer contract requirements
  • Provide engineering support and problem solving to design, fabrication, and construction organizations including responding to requests for information (RFI’s), identify design changes, and address deviations by interfacing with engineers in different departments and global work locations


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

  • Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering
  • @4-8 years of professional experience with the mentioned job requirements
  • A strong motivation to pursue Engineer in Training (EIT) Certification and Professional Engineering licensure (PE)
  • Strong written and verbal communication, organizational, and time management skills.
  • Highly motivated with a desire to learn and continually develop. High personal investment in your development, both in terms of technical knowledge as well as leadership
  • A capability to embrace work in a highly diverse environment, with team members from different cultures and experiences in integrated global teams, respecting and leveraging each professional’s contribution
  • Ability to work effectively both remotely, from home office, as well as from customer site to support customer projects globally

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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