Engineering Intern

Requisition Number:  10005
Company:  Westinghouse Electric Co

Madison, PA, US, 15663

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.

As the Engineering Intern You will be part of a talented team that supports the nuclear field service product lines.  In this role, you’ll help to create and maintain Non-Destructive Testing and robotic delivery systems for our internal and external nuclear customers.  We need electrical/software system experts to develop, design, and diagnose our systems to continuously improve performance and robustness. Ideal candidates have both a software and electrical background. 


 Duties and Responsibilities (in the order of priority):                                                            

  • Take abstract concepts and ideas to effectively define, implement and drive project/tasks to successful on-time completion.
  • Understand and follow the design process.
  • Create project/task time estimates, budgets, and schedules
  • Coordinate/communicate/cooperation with other engineers to ensure success of a project.
  • Assist in the development and implementation of unit testing of code using simulation tools and actual hardware.
  • Electrical hardware design, follow fabrication, testing, training, and field use.


Education and Qualifications / Skills and Competencies: 

  • BS degree in Electrical/Computer/Software/Systems Engineering, Computer Science, or a related field/experience.
    3-5 years of experience in complex development electrical/software environments
  • Experience creating, reading, and understanding electrical schematics
  • Experience writing robust, efficient, and safe code.
  • Experience with signal processing algorithm development and implementation.
  • Communicating with internal and external system operators to troubleshoot issues in-person or over email, phone, video chat, etc.
  • Understanding motion control theory/application programming.
  • Software development using Visual Studio (C/C++/C#) for Windows 10
  • Graphical User Interface (GUI) development in using Win32 API, MFC, Java or WinForms.
  • Embedded programming including FPGA development
  • 3D data modeling using OpenGL
  • Software development in a Linux environment.

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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