Senior Project Engineer

Requisition Number:  12379
Company:  Westinghouse Electric Co

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.


Senior - Project Engineer


 Your Day-to-Day:

  • Assist various discipline leads in the execution of design work packages in support of the design of a Small Modular Reactor, including schedule and budget (labor hours) tracking and reporting to Project Management Leads. 
  • Develop effective working relationships across organizational boundaries and with Customers.
  • Develop flexible project plans for existing and new scopes of work, including schedule and budget activities
  • For each discipline assigned, provide Project Management with weekly schedule and budget updates
  • Work with discipline technical leads to understand design challenges and provide input to the development of efficient solutions
  • Capture lessons learned at work package closeout and implement best practices
  • Support preparation of technical resolution paths of emergent issues related to design, procurement, construction, commissioning, and operation
  • Understand and leverage Westinghouse expertise across different functional disciplines and global work locations
  • Develop decision making skills that meet project technical, commercial, and schedule needs
  • Exhibit strong verbal and written communication skills to interface with peers and management, including delivering presentations and regular updates to internal and external stakeholders
  • Drive results while exhibiting flexibility and adaptability to lead efforts in support of critical path schedule activities for project milestones, while concurrently managing many tasks
  • Travel requirements: 10-20% as needed


Who You Are:

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

  •  Bachelor’s degree in engineering or equivalent.  Civil Engineer preferred.
  • Minimum 2 years applicable engineering experience required
  • Knowledge of the design and operation of pressurized water reactor (PWR) plants is a plus. 
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Experience in making presentations and facilitating meetings.


No Relocation Assistance will be available


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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