Senior Nuclear Engineer, Criticality & Safety

Requisition Number:  12331
Company:  Westinghouse Electric Co
Location: 

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 Senior Nuclear Engineer, Criticality & Safety

This position is hybrid in nature requiring 2 days/week on-site at the Westinghouse Global Headquarters facility in Cranberry Woods, PA in the Greater Pittsburgh Area.  No relocation will be provided for this position.  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.

 

Your Day-to-Day:

  • Participate in mentor-lead, introductory training focused on standard criticality safety and reactor core depletion analyses. 
  • Perform analysis work for US and international plant facility customers, following industry recognized methodologies and internal procedures while maintaining focus on nuclear safety and quality to produce error-free work 
  • Criticality safety analyses will support the safe storage of fresh and depleted nuclear fuel materials preventing undesired reactivity phenomena and decay heat issues at plant sites and in Westinghouse fuel storage products. 
  • Develop applicable, task-specific engineering skills necessary to meet rigorous analytical objectives using Monte Carlo analysis and discrete core depletion programs. 
  • Prevent emergent criticality safety issues in LWR spent fuel pools and support the integration of Westinghouse fuel products into existing plant licensing bases. 
  • Learn to plan and schedule own work to meet analyses goals within schedule and budget requirements. 
  • Participate in multi-discipline project teams and communicate to responsible project managers the nature and status of work projects. 
  • Interact with nuclear plant customers and industrial regulators to ensure criticality analysis products meet quality and safety goals.

 

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

 

Minium Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering (Nuclear, and/or Materials, etc.) or related Discipline (e.g., Physics, etc.) preferred or recognized equivalent required 
  • Minimum 5 years of engineering experience required 
  • Ability to apply fundamental engineering principles and learn simultaneously from several engineering disciplines 
  • Concise and effective written and verbal skills, ability to learn quickly and display a strong attention to detail 
  • Strong interpersonal skills, experience working effectively in a team environment in person and/or remote 

 

Desired Qualifications

  • Minimum 3.0 GPA strongly preferred. 
  • Experience with Monte Carlo Analysis programs (SCALE, MCNP, SERPANT, etc.) preferred, but not required. 
  • Ability to apply fundamental engineering principles and learn simultaneously from several engineering disciplines 
  • Concise and effective written and verbal skills, ability to learn quickly and display a strong attention to detail 
  • Strong interpersonal skills, experience working effectively in a team environment in person and/or remote 
  • Computer programing or simple script composition skills preferred, but not required 

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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