Principal Project Manager

Requisition Number:  9767
Company:  W Government Services LLC

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!


The Principal/Advanced Project Manager will be providing planning, oversight and technical expertise for work performed on government contracts at Columbia Fuel Fabrication Facility.


This role will be based as in office role at our Columbia, SC office.


Your Day to Day:

  • Provide Project Management on moderate complexity projects..
  • Support proposal process for moderate complexity projects.
  • Provide long term planning and procurements of parts needed to perform shop work. Work closely with vendors, engineering, and supplier quality. .
  • Complete all aspects of initiating and planning processes including authoring charters and project management plans which include developing scope, schedule, and cost baselines as well as, risk and stakeholder registers
  • Manage all aspects of project including scope, schedule, cost, risk, procurement, quality, resources, communications, and stakeholders
  • Coordinate project communications ensuring team, customer, and all stakeholders are kept informed of status. Develop or oversee project records in standard databases, systems, and procedures to ensure efficient handling and transmission of project correspondence and documentation internally and externally
  • Interpret and transmit project/contract requirements, and subsequent changes, to functional groups following an integrated change management process
  • Properly close project by archiving work in financial, scheduling, document management, and resource management systems/tools. Perform final project quality assessment and report out. Identify and communicate opportunities for improvement, lessons learned, and risk avoidance for future work.
  • Use interpersonal skills to cultivate positive relationships with team, customer, and other stakeholders (e.g., internal management) to facilitate successful project completion as well as identify opportunities for additional business growth.
  • Work effectively as part of a cross-functional team including quality engineering, supply chain management, project management, and customers.
  • Manage customer inventory
  • Support management with planning and forecasting
  • Support the planning and implementation of current and future capital investment projects
  • Work closely with customer to assist program in future planning.
  • Work closely with suppliers and manufacturing team to ensure smooth execution of fabrication campaigns
  • Position requires light travel <10%


Who You Are:

  • Bachelors Degree
    • Applicable disciplines include: Project Management, Engineering, Business, Manufacturing or related technical field
  • 5+ years of relevant experience as project manager leading and directing low to moderate complexity projects to successful completion.
    • Preferred advanced degree or PMP certification
  • Requires exceptional communication skills. Ability to work directly with customer. Ability to read and understand contractual requirements. Knowledge of FAR clauses a plus. 
  • This position requires US Citizenship and either current access authorization (clearance) at the Q level, or the ability to obtain and maintain such clearance.  Clearance must be maintained without interruption in order to meet position requirements. 


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

EOE of Minorities / Females / Vets / Disability.

Get connected with Westinghouse on social media:
Twitter | Facebook | LinkedInYouTube

Employment opportunities may require access to information which is subject to the export control regulations of the United States. Hiring decisions for such positions are required by law to be made in compliance with these regulations. Applicants for employment opportunities in other countries must be able to meet the comparable export control requirements of that country and of the United States.


Nearest Major Market: Columbia
Nearest Secondary Market: South Carolina

Job Segment: Project Manager, Supply Chain Manager, Nuclear Engineering, Facilities, Supply Chain, Technology, Operations, Engineering