Principal Fluid Systems Engineer

Requisition Number:  10343
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 Principal Fluid Systems Engineer (Hybrid), Cranberry, PA, US.


Your Day-to-Day:

  • Develop and oversee the technical implementation of fluid system design and plant program support to meet schedule, cost, and sales objectives.
  • Identify problems and propose solutions to projects and tasks that are assigned or innovated.
  • Plan and implement complex training programs to develop business in plant programs
  • Work with fellow engineering personnel to set objective and breakdown/resolve various design, analysis, and program efforts
  • Communicate nature and status of work performed to appropriate technical lead and management
  • Participate in customer, vendor, and regulator meetings as needed to present technical materials and justification of services and product designs
  • Perform all work within established scope, budgetary and schedule requirements
  • Ability to be organized, effectively manage time, make data-based decisions, work independently, and communicate with plant management, WEC staff, and other stakeholders.
  • Promote a Safety Conscious Work Environment (SCWE) and Westinghouse’s strong Nuclear Safety Culture.


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

- Bachelor of Science in Engineering (Mechanical, Chemical, or Nuclear preferred)
- 10+ years experience in the Nuclear industry 

- Experience working at a Nuclear Power Plant, testing, or construction facility

- Experience with MathCad or MATLAB or VBA or similar program.
- Familiarity with testing and testing analysis

- Familiarity with ASME Section III

- Familiarity with nuclear power plant licensing

- Familiarity with fluid system and thermal-hydraulic design (pump, valve, heat-exchanger sizing, fluid network analyses)

- Familiarity with the nuclear power plant designs for operating PWR and BWRs and advanced reactors or AP1000.
- Experience with Microsoft Office Software Suite

- Experience with design change control or requirements management


Desired Skills:
- Professional Engineer License

- Design and analysis experience with the Emergency Core Cooling System, Chemical & Volume Control System, Residual Heat Removal System, Reactor Coolant System, and Containment Spray System

- Experience with ASME Section XI

- Experience with MOV, AOV, and check valve programs.

- Experience with HVAC

- Strong written and verbal communication skills.
- Strong organizational skills
- Strong time management skills (Working to a deadline while balancing multiple tasks).
- Be able to resolve complex problems.
- Be detail oriented.
- Highly Motivated with a desire to learn and continually develop


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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