Principal Specialist, Industrial Safety

Requisition Number:  3862

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 Principal Specialist, Industrial Safety is a key role in the Global Quality, Environmental, Health and Safety organization that develops and implements governance for Westinghouse locations throughout our 50+ Westinghouse Facilities in 19 countries and 5 continents.  This position is accountable for developing and implementing global safety and health programs, tools and standards, including training and communication in a manner that ensures compliance to regulatory and internal requirements as well as business needs.  Key to this role is building and maintaining strong relationships with the Business Unit / GOS leaders along with the onsite safety and health teams to support them in driving best in class methods to achieve compliance to Westinghouse’s rigorous safety and health expectations.  This is a US ONLY Remote Role.


Your Day to Day:


Key areas of responsibility include:

  • Act as a technical lead for Corporate EHS issues and opportunities, in areas of industrial safety that include rigging and lifting, material handling, energy control, fall protection and prevention and electrical safety.
  • Provide technical assistance and support and serve as key point of contact for safety issues and events globally.
  • Leads or participates in interdisciplinary teams to create and implement new or improved safety and health standards, documentation and processes. 
  • Facilitate the development and sharing of essential health and safety learning (including operating experience, lessons learned and best practices).   
  • Effectively communicate new initiatives, standards, regulations, and events throughout the organization.
  • Collaborate with colleagues across multiple disciplines within the company to assure effective program implementation and cohesiveness Lead or participate in incident investigations or reviews.
  • Promote the successful integration of safety and health risk management into key business operations, processes and results.
  • Conduct / facilitate audits and assessments and identify, implement or partner with sites and business functions to implement effective corrections and controls.
  • Perform data analytics on company and industry safety and health information to drive improvement initiatives.
  • Promotes health and safety awareness throughout the organization though effective employee communications, participation, and programming.
  • Assist in the coordination of safety due diligence for pre and post integration of new acquisitions.

Travel 10-25% of time, including internationally.

Must be able to pass requirements for access to US and EMEA nuclear facilities.


Who You Are:

  • Bachelors' Degree in Safety Engineering/Sciences or similar.
  • 8 years of progressive safety experience with a minimum of 3 years in a high industrial safety / health risk work site.
  • CSP or equivalent professional certification(s) is required.
  • Highly knowledgeable of safety and health regulations and regulatory agency interaction processes
  • Demonstrated project management skills and the ability to work independently to lead and complete tasks.




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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