Electrical Designer 1

Requisition Number:  5732
Company:  Westinghouse Electric Co

Rock Hill, SC, US, 29730

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 an Electrical Designer 1 

Your Day-to-Day:


􀂃 Gather supporting documents and information for assigned tasks

􀂃 Read and understanding the electrical layout portions of the Engineering, Procurement and Construction

(EPC) contract

􀂃 Review and understanding drawings (including vendor drawings), defining steel, piping, concrete, and

equipment arrangements

􀂃 Review design deliverables with engineering and physical layout lead

􀂃 Generate design deliverables using policies, procedures, codes, and standards

􀂃 Execute the design using approved software and tools

􀂃 Obtain review and approval for design deliverables

Physical Designer 1 Sub-Disciplines

In addition to the above basic job requirements, Physical Designers can also focus on (depending on project assignment) one or more of the following sub-disciplines. The primary Physical Designer 1 job activities associated with each of these sub-disciplines are outlined below.


Raceway Design

􀂃 Perform conduit sizing calculations per corporate standards, as directed by others

􀂃 Develop detailed ductbank/conduit arrangements with explicit direction from engineering team

􀂃 Select appropriate typical support details

􀂃 Identify raceway tagging

􀂃 Load raceway info into database, as directed by others

􀂃 Generate and annotate two-dimensional (2D) drawings, including bill of materials, for raceway design

Equipment Arrangement

For a limited subset of electrical equipment types:

􀂃 Review codes, standards, design criteria and vendor requirements to define equipment clearance

requirements, as directed by a more senior designer

􀂃 Review and understanding equipment arrangement drawings

􀂃 Locate equipment per equipment space allocation standards, as directed by others

􀂃 Define mounting requirements and details, with interdisciplinary participation, as directed by others

􀂃 Identify flooring, roofing, and wall penetrations, as directed by others

􀂃 Generate and annotate 2D drawings, as directed by others

􀂃 Identify equipment tagging

Grounding & Lightening Protection Design

􀂃 Locate grounding conductors and rods using design criteria, as directed by others

􀂃 Locate above grade equipment and raceway grounding system, as directed by others

􀂃 Develop lightning protection drawings at the direction of engineering

􀂃 Generate bill of materials, as directed by others

Cable Routing

􀂃 Identify equipment locations, as directed by others

􀂃 Evaluate and selecting raceway routes, as directed by others

Lighting Design

􀂃 Locate fixtures and receptacles as directed by others

􀂃 Define circuit assignments

􀂃 Generate and annotating 2D drawings for lighting design, including bill of materials, as directed by others

Plant Services Design

􀂃 Develop riser diagrams, location drawings (for page party system, fire detection, telephone/LAN, heat tracing,

security), and bill of materials, as directed by others

3D Modeling Related Activities

􀂃 Non-Applicable (N/A)


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

* 2 year Associate Degree Preferred; Minimum High School Diploma 


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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Nearest Secondary Market: South Carolina

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