Test Lab / Welding Technician

Requisition Number:  6075
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.


If this sounds like an environment you would thrive in, we have an exciting opportunity for a Test Lab Welding Technician 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:

  • Conduct custom welding and machining operations.
  • Support hands on development of test fixtures and test equipment and maintain responsibility of laboratory equipment (inventory, maintenance, operation).
    • Support of troubleshooting test equipment
    • Coordinate with other site personal on equipment delivery and setup
    • Order tooling and laboratory supplies as needed
    • Hands-on fabrication and assembly of test fixtures and test equipment.
    • Hands-on installation and troubleshooting of instrumentation and equipment controls.
  • Participate in daily meetings to review work tasks with engineering and project management teams on the design and assembly of first of a kind test setup.
  • Prepare detailed sketches, 3D models, and drawings using Auto Cad, Inventor, and/or Solidworks.


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

  • Associates or Bachelors degree in an Engineering curriculum.
  • Prior experience working in a lab/testing environment.
  • Experienced welder using various processes and materials in all positions – SMAW, GMAW, GTAW, brazing.
  • Mechanical problem-solving skills.
  • Hands on fabrication experience.
  • Experience operating manual mills and lathes.
  • Familiar constructing piping assemblies using Swagelok and pipe fittings.
  • Experience with laboratory instrumentation (i.e. pressure, flow, temperature).
  • Ability to read and follow engineering drawings and process flow diagrams.
  • Familiarity with geometric dimensioning and tolerancing (GD&T).
  • Experience with basic wiring.
  • Familiar with safe handling of bottled gasses.
  • Crane and rigging operational experience.
  • 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.
  • Preferred pressure, temperature, and fluid flow instrumentation experience.
  • Preferred working knowledge of ASME Section VIII BPVC code.

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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