Senior Engineer - Plant Layout

Requisition Number:  16478
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.


If this sounds like an environment you would thrive in, we have an exciting opportunity for a Senior Plant Layout Engineer (Mechanical Engineer / Plant Engineer / Civil Engineer / Structural Engineer).  We are able to entertain all candidates authorized to work without sponsorship now and in the future as we are unable to sponsor Visa's for this opportunity.


This position is hybrid in nature requiring 2 days/week on-site at one of the following Westinghouse locations:

  • WEC Cranberry, PA facility in the Greater Pittsburgh Area
  • WEC Rock Hill, SC facility located approximately 40 minutes South of Charlotte, NC


Your Day-to-Day 


The position is within the Plant Engineering group in the Global Engineering Services organization. The primary roles within this group include nuclear plant site layout, equipment, 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 evaluations. The position provides broad-ranging experience of advanced nuclear plant designs including interfaces with systems, equipment, structures, and physical plant arrangement. 



  • Plan the task and schedule the work for a given task/activity
  • Provide technical oversight of the work (including technical reviews of work products – from a process or usability type view)
  • Have a strong questioning attitude and challenge assumptions
  • Provide technical coordination between different functional areas related to the tasks in order to avoid technical conflicts
  • Lead responses for requests for additional information from internal and external customers
  • Be able to communicate well with and make presentations related to the tasks to internal and external customers.



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

  • Bachelor of Science in Engineering (Civil/Structural/Architectural or Mechanical Engineer).
  • 4-10 years of experience 
  • Experience in use of 3D modeling software to assess physical equipment arrangements and develop site layout plot plans
  • Strong visual and spatial design skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication, organizational, and time management skills
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Strong leadership and program 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 diverse cultures and experiences in integrated global teams, respecting and leveraging each professionals contribution.

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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