Program Manager, Space & Energy Systems

Requisition Number:  12269
Company:  W Government Services LLC

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 Program Manager, Space & Energy Systems will plan, execute, and lead US government facing projects related to defense and space energy systems, working closely with applicable engineering and technical leadership as well as managing engagements with key program stakeholders.


This role will be Hybrid/Mobile (2 - 3 days/week) based as out of our Cranberry Twp office.



Your Day to Day:

  • Provide Project Management on moderate complexity and first-of-a-kind development projects.
  • Support the proposal process in development of scope, schedule and budget for moderate complexity projects.
  • Complete initiation and planning processes for new projects including authoring charters and project management plans which include developing scope, schedule, and cost baselines as well as, risk and stakeholder registers.
  • Manage all aspects of projects including scope, schedule, cost, risk, procurement, quality, resources, communications, and stakeholder management.
  • Coordinate project communications ensuring team, customer, and all stakeholders are kept informed of status. Develop or oversee project records in standard databases, systems, and procedures to ensure efficient handling and transmission of project correspondence and documentation internally and externally.
  • Interpret and transmit project/contract requirements, and subsequent changes, to functional groups following an integrated change management process.
  • Properly close projects by archiving work in financial, scheduling, document management, and resource management systems/tools. Perform final project quality assessment and report out. Identify and communicate opportunities for improvement, lessons learned, and risk avoidance for future work.
  • Work closely with facility security officer and IT to ensure project compliance for controlled information.
  • Use interpersonal skills to cultivate positive relationships with team, customer, and other stakeholders (e.g., internal management) to facilitate successful project completion as well as identify opportunities for additional business growth.
  • Work effectively as part of a cross-functional team including quality engineering, supply chain management, project management, legal, security, and customers.
  • Provide high-level technical guidance and direction to and collaborate with other personnel including customers, partners, or subcontractors.   
  • Support management with planning and forecasting.
  • Position requires light travel <10%


Who You Are:

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

  • Bachelor’s degree in Project Management, Engineering, Manufacturing or Business.
  • Typically, 5+ years professional experience in Program and Project management.   
    • PMI/PMP certification desired.
  • Experience in Nuclear, Space, and/or Defense (DOE) industries preferred.
    • Government Contract experience strongly preferred
  • Strong interpersonal and time management skills.
  • Strong verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Strong teamwork and leadership skills.
  • Track record of delivering projects on schedule within budget and with high quality.
  • Strong analytical thinking capability and ability to escalate issues as appropriate.
  • Organizational experience with planning, budgeting, operations and objectives.
  • Knowledge of team building, planning techniques, principles and practices. 
  • Experience in developing and successfully implementing scope, schedule and budget plans.
  • Ability to coordinate and prioritize multiple projects and perform tasks under pressure
  • This position requires the ability to obtain and maintain a US Government security clearance. 


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

EOE of Minorities / Females / Vets / Disability.


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