Electrical and Controls Engineer

Requisition Number:  12311
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.


Electrical and Controls Engineer

Allen Bradley Programmable Logic Controllers, Honeywell Experion Distributed Control Systems, Instrumentation and Controls design, and Project Engineering are a preferred requirement for this role.

If this sounds like an environment you would thrive in, we have an exciting opportunity in the Design Engineering and Plant Modifications group at our Columbia facility.

The Electrical and Controls Engineer will be a member of a multidisciplinary team to modify existing equipment and install new process equipment at the Columbia Fuel Fabrication Facility.  The project engineer will be involved with all phases of the project starting with developing concepts, providing estimates, developing installation timelines, designing power and controls, supporting installation, and testing of the equipment.  This is a hybrid opportunity requiring a minimum of two days onsite – the rest will be remote work.

Your Day-to-Day:

  • Understand and help define project specifications and performance requirements for the equipment and system.
  • Understand and help define project modification to DC, single phase AC and three phase AC power systems.
  • Understand and help define project requirements for modifications to existing control systems or installation of new control system hardware to meet project needs.
  • Understand and help define project requirements for instrumentation, servos, and drives.
  • Provide rough order of magnitude estimates for changes and new equipment.
  • Provide changes to Process and Instrumentation Drawings, Electrical Elementaries and Loop Sheets.
  • Prepare technical documents to support purchase of equipment, installation of equipment, and testing / qualification of equipment.
  • Convey project information to all levels of the organization including technical and non-technical stakeholders.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree Electrical Engineering. A degree in other disciplines may be considered with demonstrated instrumentation and controls acumen.
  • Minimum 2- 5 years of experience with relevant work experience
  • Demonstrated experience modifying equipment in a manufacturing environment.
  • Preferred skills:  Allen Bradley Programmable Logic Controllers, Honeywell Experion Distributed Control Systems, Instrumentation and Controls design, and Project Engineering.


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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Nearest Major Market: Columbia
Nearest Secondary Market: South Carolina

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