Senior HW Design Engineer

Requisition Number:  12072
Company:  WSE Bulgaria Branch

Sofia, 23, 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 Bulgaria, part of Westinghouse Electric Company LLC, is looking to hire for its Global I&C Center of Competence in Sofia, a Senior Hardware Engineer.



Job Responsibilities:


As a Senior Hardware Engineer you will be responsible for the complete scope of activities related to the design, testing, installation and commissioning of the hardware equipment of the Instrumentation & Control Systems (I&C) delivered to our customers worldwide.

Job responsibilities comprise:

  • Review of Customer Requests for Quotation (RFQ) and Development of Technical Offers related to the system hardware designs
  • Development of System Hardware Design and Installation Documents, which include but are not limited to:
    • System Hardware Architecture Drawings
    • Detailed Electrical Drawings & Schemes
    • Detailed Hardware Bill of Materials
    • Power Supply/Grounding Arrangement Schemes
    • Cable Termination Lists
    • Test Plans, Test Procedures and Test Reports
    • Site Demolition and Installation Packages
  • Support for the Supply Chain Department for the procurement of hardware equipment
  • Supervise and work closely with sub-suppliers providing engineering and factory assembly activities related to the system hardware;
  • Responsible for hardware factory tests;
  • Responsible for the hardware dismantling, installation and test activities at the customer sites;
  • Prepare appropriate documentation supporting the surveillance of the cabinet assembling and testing;
  • Interface with customers, vendors and other functional groups on engineering level to obtain information necessary to perform work assignments.
  • 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.


Requirements for the Position:


  • Bachelor or higher degree in Electrical Engineering;
  • Very good written and spoken English;
  • Advanced knowledge of MS Office, AutoCad, MS Visio;
  • Extensive knowledge in I&C Platforms (Emerson, Siemens, Rockwell, Schneider Electric, ABB);
  • Experience in Design, Testing and Installation of I&C Systems with focus on the  Electrical Design (Internal Cabinet Wiring, External Electrical Interfaces, Selection of HW Components);
  • External Suppliers Supervision practice;
  • Technical Leadership experience;
  • At least 5 years of experience on a similar position working on I&C projects;
  • Readiness to travel abroad and within the country up to 50%.


Desired Skills


  • Fully competent in standard engineering techniques, procedures and criteria used in performing standard tasks.
  • Qualified to Author and Verify appropriate documents per the Bulgarian legislation.
  • Highly organized and task focused.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Ability to work effectively within agreed deadlines with little supervision and mentoring.
  • High level of personal credibility, customer relationship, networking and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to develop and maintain good internal/external customer relations in support of contracted work scope execution

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