Principal Mechanical Engineer

Requisition Number:  12602
Company:  Westinghouse Electric Co

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.



Major Focus of Position:  Provide mechanical engineering support at a manufacturing and chemical process facility for equipment, systems and processes for use in commercial nuclear power industry following established practices.

Your Day to Day:

  • Provide direct, day to day technical engineering support for manufacturing and chemical operations and maintenance.
  • Assume lead technical responsibility for design and implementation of new or modified systems.  This includes specification of new processes and equipment designs, as well as, overseeing and coordinating installation, fabrication, testing and qualification of new equipment or processes.  Ensure compliance to safety and regulatory requirements.
  • Apply engineering analytical skills to identify causes of failures in systems and recommended resolutions. 
  • Analyze and recommend utilization of technological innovations in material, machinery, manufacturing, and chemical processing techniques to solve complex manufacturing problems.
  • Develop innovative methods in materials, equipment and process designs.
  • Perform engineering calculations to support equipment and process designs including Finite Element Analyses using ANSYS or other similar software tools.   
  • Assume a project leadership role in developing and coordinating efforts of capital projects including coordination across various departments.  Effectively develop project charters, management plans, schedules, WBS, risk management plans and project budgets. 
  • Address customer and regulatory requirements and concerns.
  • Analyze and make proposals, renew business opportunities and implement strategic plans. 
  • Prepare technical papers and make formal presentations to customers and regulators.

What you need to be Successful in this Role:

  • B.S. in Mechanical Engineering, or similar
  • 5-10 Years of engineering experience in a manufacturing or chemical plant
  • Proficient in AutoDesk and ANSYS, preferred. 
  • Working knowledge of ASME codes
  • Demonstrated experience in leadership of projects from design through commissioning including scope development, schedule development, budget development and execution and monitoring to meet target objectives.  PMP certification a plus.
  • Demonstrated ability to think strategically in alignment with business objectives.
  • Strong teamwork skills – including leadership and participation
  • Oral and written communication skills must be clear, concise, and convincing.
  • Presentation skills critical to influence derived outcome.
  • Ability to create drawings in Inventor or Solidworks or similar CAD program. 

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.

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