Principal Engineer

Requisition Number:  6288
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.


The AP1000 Front End Engineering group is seeking one principal engineer for the support of exciting New Plant opportunities.  This engineer will engage on a vast set of nuclear power plant design topics in support to Westinghouse International new build market development and capture. This role provides a solid development and growth opportunity for those seeking to develop as a technical leader or business leader, as support will go beyond one specific discipline spanning the new nuclear reactor design and support the development of a large network within Westinghouse.


What your day-to-day activities looks like:

  • Assess incoming customer requests, develop response plan
  • Compile existing technical design information across various technical areas into reports
  • Interact with various engineering groups and other departments involved in a new build project to drive the delivery of engineering commitments on time and with the appropriate quality
  • Develop and deliver presentations to international customers, regulators and other new build project stakeholders
  • Support various aspects of future bid and proposal efforts in various European countries
  • Perform project-specific front end engineering tasks in support of new AP1000 plant projects

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

  • Bachelor or Masters Degree in Engineering
  • Cognizance of the AP1000 plant design, processes and tools preferred
  • 6+ years of relevant experience
  • Ability to travel internationally as projects require (up to +/- 25% for peak times)
  • Effective oral and written communications
  • Ability to establish effective networks across various functional areas


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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