Electrical Engineering Technician

Requisition Number:  17173
Company:  Westinghouse Electric Co

Hopkins, SC, US, 29061

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.

Perform a variety of Electrical technical and engineering assignments for Technical Services including design, drafting, and implementation of mechanical, electrical and instrumentation projects (Capital, Expense, Development) under the guidance of a qualified professional engineer.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Engineering technician – Manage drafting/design/engineering request workload and coordinate requests to ensure timely completion and level loading.  Perform role of electrical engineering support technician to Technical Services
  • Equipment and systems design - Prepare conceptual/preliminary design of electrical equipment or systems using CAD software under the guidance of a Westinghouse engineer.  Perform basic design calculations as required to produce conceptual and preliminary designs.  Select hardware and software to meet functional requirements.  Proficient in the use of Bill of Material software/uses.  Perform inspection and verification of field conditions during design
  • Project support activities – Perform advanced project controls (scope, cost, estimate, and schedule) for assigned projects under the guidance of a Technical Services engineer or project manager.  Generate installation instructions, coordinate and interface with contractors, and provide technical and project oversight for installation activities.  Perform computer, measuring devices and instrumentation support for Capital projects
  • Equipment and Material Specification, Sourcing, and Vendor Surveillance – Help prepare requirements and specification documents for purchasing and fabricating equipment and systems under the guidance of WEC engineer or project manager.  Generate requests for quotes and purchase requests to purchase materials and equipment.  Identify, Set-up and acquire spare parts for Capital/Expense and Environmental projects
  • Perform Drafting and Design function as well as technical oversight – Perform CAD drafting of electrical designs under the direction of a WEC engineer.  Comply with facility specifications and Technical Services engineering and drafting procedures.  Software subject matter expert (SME) for multiple engineering tools i.e. L2L, ENOVIA, SharePoint, PowerBI, etc.  Scanner/Plotter and other hardware tool troubleshooting and support
  • Safety and Standards expert – Well versed in Industry standard best safety practices i.e. INPO, 5S along with ANSI, IBC, AISC, NAASCO, PACP, etc.  Perform full support role to WEC safety leads in all areas

Education and Qualifications:

  • High School diploma plus two years technical school training in electrical engineering technology or equivalent experience. 
  • Mechanical knowledge, understanding and experience a plus
  • 5-10 years of experience
  • 2D CAD and/or 3D modeling certifications a plus
  • 2-year technical degree or equivalent a plus

Skills and Competencies:

  • Proficient in AutoCAD and/or Electrical design software
  • Inventor, Revit or similar 3D experience is a plus
  • Microsoft Office skills (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, etc.)
  • Verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skill levels

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.

EOE of Minorities / Females / Vets / Disability.

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Nearest Secondary Market: South Carolina

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