Senior Test Engineer / Welding Engineer

Requisition Number:  4621
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.


If this sounds like an environment you would thrive in, we have an exciting opportunity for a Senior Test Engineer/Welding Engineer at our Madison, PA (Waltz Mill site)The selected candidate will work within the Testing and Analysis Engineering group supporting thermal-hydraulic analysis and testing projects, with a focus on the eVinci microreactor test program.  The candidate will work primarily at the Waltz Mill site.

Your Day-to-Day:

  • Research and develop new weld procedures for various weld processes, including laser welding of complex alloys.
  • Perform/direct weld process qualifications (Procedure Qualification Records (PQRs) & Welder Qualification Testing)
  • Perform/direct custom welding and machining operations.
  • Perform experimental welding to evaluate new equipment, techniques, and materials.
  • Conduct failure analyses and cause analyses on welding issues.
  • Prepare technical reports as result of research and development and preventive maintenance investigations.
  • Prepare detailed sketches, 3D models, and drawings using Auto Cad, Inventor, and/or Solidworks.
  • Analyze engineering designs for welding requirements.


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


  • Bachelor’s degree in Welding, Mechanical, Electro-Mechanical, or Aerospace Engineering (or equivalent experience).
  • Working experience with ASME Section VIIII and AWS D1.6
  • Welding experience using these processes: SMAW, GMAW, GTAW, brazing.
  • Mechanical problem-solving skills.
  • Strong organizational, planning skills, and attention to detail.
  • Highly motivated, self-starter.
  • Good judgment and the ability to prioritize a number of diverse tasks.
  • Orientation towards achieving Customer Success.
  • Effective communication, teaming, and team building skills.
  • Strong technical writing ability.
  • Knowledge of geometric dimensioning and tolerancing (GD&T) practices.
  • Preferred experience in 3D modeling software (Inventor or Solidworks).
  • Preferred experience with finite element analysis utilizing ANSYS workbench.
  • Preferred pressure, temperature, and fluid flow instrumentation experience.
  • Preferred working knowledge of ASME Section VIII BPVC code.
  • Preferred working knowledge of NI Labview.

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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