I&C Senior Field Service Engineer

Requisition Number:  8035
Company:  Westinghouse Electric Co

New Stanton, PA, US, 15672

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 I&C Senior Field Service Engineer will be responsible for all project management processes on low to medium complexity projects. Requires leading small teams (average <16  team members) which may include project controls. As experience and capability increase, may be assigned to several low to medium complexity projects simultaneously.   May serve as a Technical Inputs Lead for the low to medium complexity project proposals as assigned and as a supervisor, assistant Project Manager, or individual contributor on larger more complex projects.  This position will also be required to understand, and begin to develop, subject matter expertise in one or more Westinghouse I & C systems and has relavent past experience with I&C platforms from other vendors.


Example project disciplines include Engineering, Field Services, Software, Innovation/Product Development, and Process Improvement. All project management is performed in accordance with the established Westinghouse policies, procedures, systems, and requirements.


Your Day to Day

  • Project Planning 
    • Complete all aspects of planning process including authoring project plans and developing scope, schedule, and cost baselines.
    • Assist others in the planning and document generation process for larger more complex projects
  • Project Executing, Monitoring, and Controlling
    • Based on project plan, follow department protocols for acquiring team members as needed to complete the work. Manage all aspects of project including scope, schedule, cost, risk, procurement, quality, resources, communications, and stakeholders.   Interpret and transmit project/contract requirements, and subsequent changes, to functional groups following an integrated change management process. Coordinate project communications ensuring team, customer, and all stakeholders are kept informed of status. Maintain project databases, systems and procedures to ensure efficient handling and transmission of project correspondence and documentation between project team members.
    • Participate as primary author and/or reviewer of project procedures
    • Participate in larger more complex projects as an assistant project manager, supervisor, or individual contributor 
  • Project Closing
    • 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, and risk avoidance for future
  • Training
    • Develop subject matter expertise in one ore more Instrumentation and Control Systems supported by the group
    • Participate in system and field leadership training
    • Assist in preparing and delivering project specific training for crews 
  • Leadership
    • Demonstrate the skills and ability to perform assigned job tasks independently.
    • Supervise assigned projects and small teams with predetermined goals, demonstrating leadership skills.
  • Scope of the Opportunity
    • Leadership - Provide direct oversight of Westinghouse employees and subcontractors while executing work
    • Operational Excellence and Continuous Improvement - Ensure the flawless execution of field projects from planning through closing and identify areas of improvement in everything you do.
    • Problem Solving - Recognize and identify problems with equipment and systems per procedure. Recommend potential solutions for implementation.
    • Decision Making - Able to make simple decisions on a daily basis and seek guidance and coaching from mentor regarding complex problems.
    • Influence - Ability to coach or mentor others at an equal level of position. Direct and coach less experienced personnel.  



Who You Are:

  • Bachelor’s degree in an applicable discipline (Project Management, Engineering, Business, Construction Management or related technical discipline).  
    • Relevant experience will be considered.
      • Preferred - Bachelor’s degree in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering/Engineering Technology
  • (A.) 5 years project management experience OR (B.) 3 years project management experience and 2  years experience in technical role in nuclear or construction industry.
    • Preferred – 5-7 years of experience as project manager in a technical industry such as engineering, manufacturing, nuclear or construction.  
      • Equivalent experience to be commensurate with these standards.
  • PMP or WEC PM certification useful but not required
  • Required Competencies:
    • Communication
    • Driving for Results
    • Planning and Organization
    • Strategic Thinking
    • Teamwork
  • Strong interpersonal skills such as effective verbal and written communications, ability to lead team members, able to develop relationships with internal stakeholders, able to make decisions and carry out multiple tasks as assigned with minimal guidance from supervisory project managers and mentors.
  • Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Office tools. Knowledge and skill of project scheduling and cost management.
  • Demonstrated ability or understanding of the transformation of data to information for visual reports; database concepts in order to manage data within systems; the interaction of company functions that are touch points to projects (Finance, Legal, Quality, Supply Chain, etc.).  
  • High-quality and strong presentation skills.
  • Incumbent will be expected to complete assigned training in Westinghouse Systems, Procedures, and Policies applicable to assignments.


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 Canada, the following are representative of what we offer:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Comprehensive Health, Wellness and Income Protection Benefits
  • RRSP 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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