Senior Engineer

Requisition Number:  4882
Company:  WSE Bulgaria Branch

Sofia, 22, BG, 1766

Energize your career with Westinghouse! Advanced nuclear plant designs. Nuclear fuel. Service and maintenance. Instrumentation and control systems. No other company is more focused on helping utilities around the world improve their plant technology, reduce outage times, reduce maintenance costs, and have access to the highest quality nuclear fuel.

If you are interested in being a part of a company that is leading the way with a new generation of nuclear technology, helping the world meet growing electricity demand with safe, clean, and reliable nuclear energy, we want to hear from you.

Westinghouse Energy Systems LLC Bulgaria Branch, part of Westinghouse Electric Company LLC, is looking to hire for its VVER Engineering group in Sofia, a System Engineer.

Job Responsibilities comprise:

- Provide VVER technology and operations know-how
- Assume lead technical responsibility for design and implementation of new or modified systems which enhance safety and performance of nuclear power plants
- Specification of new processes and equipment designs, support by installation, fabrication, testing and qualification of new equipment or processes
- Develop design packages, procedures, processes and/or methods for implementing technical requirements
- Advice on definition of and participation in innovation projects supporting the growth of Westinghouse’s VVER business
- Provide information on operating experience of VVER fleet in Bulgaria
- Provide input regarding the Bulgarian licensing process and regulatory requirements
- Support interaction with customers and regulatory body
- Participate in preparation of proposals, provide technical leadership and initiate actions to improve competitive position
- Support regarding selection of business partners, suppliers etc.
- Embrace the Westinghouse culture that values human performance fundamentals, business ethics and both nuclear and personal safety

Requirements for the Position:

- University degree in mechanical engineering, nuclear technology or similar
- Knowledge in VVER technology
- Knowledge of codes and standard applicable to Bulgaria, but also others as e.g. ASME, GOST, PNAE-G would be beneficiary
- Familiar with the Bulgarian nuclear licensing process
- Familiar with the Bulgarian market situation (e.g. customer, supplier, etc.)
- Ability to travel internationally (approx. 10%)
- Fluent in Bulgarian and English
- Experience with work in multi-national project teams is an advantage
- Knowledge about international safety requirements (e.g. WENRA requirements) is an advantage
- Knowledge about VVER-440 and VVER-1000 operation is an advantage

Work Experience:


3+ years of experience in the nuclear industry in the field of:

  • Safety analysis,
  • Component engineering,
  • plant systems engineering, or
  • Reactor operation.

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