Senior Nuclear Licensing Engineer

Requisition Number:  12780
Company:  Westinghouse Electric Co

Cranberry Township, PA, US, 160666

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 Licensing Engineer.


Please note, relocation assistance is not available for this position 

Your Day-to-Day:


  • The engineer will regularly interface with internal and external customers and ensure regulatory submittals meet high quality standards. 
  • Leads and coordinates preparation of proposals, including work definition, coordination of technical descriptions, scheduling
  • Researches & develops licensing approaches for products and services
  • Drives continuous improvement of products, processes, and/or procedures
  • Mentors and trains new licensing employees
  • Leads technical teams in licensing products and processes as part of a broader engineering solution
  • Works independent and demonstrates capability of mentoring engineers leading teams in the execution of complex tasks
  • Leverages knowledge of Westinghouse products as a differentiator to positively impact customer relationships
  • Partner with Westinghouse innovation and engineering groups to develop a successful product licensing strategies rooted in regulation and industry guidance
  • Develop Reports for submittal to the US Nuclear Regulatory Commission (US NRC). 
  • Develop  licensing evaluations for US nuclear utilities such as License Amendment Requests, 10 CFR 50.59 evaluations, and safety evaluations.
  • Act as a focal point for communication between Westinghouse engineering, customers/licensees, and the US NRC.  Present information to the US NRC and respond to requests for information.
  • Provide licensing and technical expertise for strategic initiatives, including communication with Westinghouse leadership. 
  • Mentor other engineers in the execution of complex tasks.  Provide day-to-day oversight of individuals or teams, ensuring that policies, practices and procedures are understood and followed.
  • Drive  continuous improvement to Westinghouse products, processes, and procedures.
  • Lead group-level technical training.


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

  • A minimum of a Bachelor of Science in Engineering.  Nuclear or Mechanical Engineering preferred.
  • Minimum of 6 years of applicable experience in the nuclear field; 8 plus preferred
  • Knowledge and familiarity with US NRC regulations and nuclear industry guidance
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Experience with developing License Amendment Request, Topical Reports and 10 CFR 50.59 evaluations
  • Knowledge of the design and operation of pressurized water reactor power plants
  • Willingness for 5% travel to customer locations and regulator locations


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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