Principal Electrical Engineer

Requisition Number:  5677
Company:  Westinghouse Electric Co
Location: 

Ogden, UT, US, 84404

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.

Principal Electrical Engineer

 

Major Focus of Position:  Provide electrical engineering support at a zirconium manufacturing facility for equipment, systems and processes for use in commercial nuclear power industry.  The plant contains a variety of equipment used in chemical and metals manufacturing industries including chemical processing systems (separators, fluidized bed reactors, distillation furnaces), vacuum arc furnaces, electron beam furnaces and welders, lathes, annealing furnaces, pre-heat furnaces, forges, extrusion presses, pilgers, cranes and lifting fixtures, boilers, cooling towers, planers and mills.   Much of the plant equipment is equipped with control systems including Modicon, Rockwell, Siemens, Honeywell and Emerson Delta-V.  The plant electrical distribution system is fed from an on-site substation which distributes power throughout the plant and is supplemented with an emergency generator providing emergency power to select systems in the event of a loss of main power.   

Responsibilities:

  • Provide direct, day to day technical engineering support and leadership for electrical systems, instrumentation and controls for plant processing equipment, plant operations and maintenance. 
  • Assume lead technical responsibility for design and implementation of new or modified systems.  This includes specification of new equipment, electrical distribution systems, instrumentation, and control systems.  Responsibilities include design development, leading design teams, overseeing and coordinating installation, fabrication, testing and qualification of new equipment or systems. 
  • Lead projects as a project manager and lead electrical engineer utilizing standard project management tools including scope development, schedule development in Microsoft Project, developing and managing a Work Breakdown Structure, risk management and Utilizing Earned Value Management for managing and reporting project status.
  • Develop and execute test plans to ensure proper operation of systems and validation of system designs. 
  • Establish maintenance requirements for new equipment by following manufacturer’s recommendations and instructions and/or performing engineering analyses to justify changes. 
  • Ensure compliance to safety and regulatory requirements for plant and equipment electrical and control systems. 
  • Conduct failure analyses and problem solving to identify causes of failures in systems and recommend resolutions. 
  • Prepare technical reports and presentations to support plant activities and new projects. 
  • Analyze and recommend utilization of technological innovations in industrial and process controls for mechanical equipment and chemical processes to solve complex manufacturing problems.
  • Analyze and make proposals for new business opportunities and implement strategic plans. 

Minimum Requirements: 

  • B.S. in Electrical Engineering
  • Minimum 15 Years of engineering experience in a manufacturing or chemical plant doing project management and leading complex engineering projects as the technical lead and project manager.
  • Strong project management skills utilizing Microsoft Project and Earned Value Management.
  • Strong teamwork skills working across all levels of an organization
  • Working knowledge of ISA, IEEE, NEC, NEMA and NFPA electrical codes and standards
  • Oral and written communication skills must be clear, concise, and convincing.
  • Presentation skills critical to influence derived outcome.

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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