Principal Hardware Engineer

Requisition Number:  15399
Company:  Westinghouse Electric Co

Warrendale, US

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.


Principle Hardware Engineer


This position is responsible for the design, integration, and documentation of Plant Control Computer Systems used in nuclear power plants.


This position designs, documents, assists with build, tests and debugs system hardware acquisition equipment designs to ensure customer requirements are met.


This position requires multidisciplinary research and collaboration with hardware and software engineers in the planning, design, development, and utilization of electronic data processing systems for product and commercial software.


This position includes design of custom adapters/cabling and interfaces to transition existing plant equipment to new state of the art computer equipment.


Cabinet layout and design incorporated with needed power distribution, network distribution, network equipment, data acquisition equipment a servers are the primary design components.


The position also prepares documentation required by the customer to maintain the system after



This is a mobile position requiring you to work both remote and onsite


Your Day to Day

  • Performs hardware design and review in the area of system architecture, network layout,
  • cabinet design, system cabling interface, custom panel and kit design, and cabinet power design.
  • Performs data acquisition designs including interface cabling and custom adapter designs.
  • Component selection to meet system needs and contract schedule deliverables.
  • Participate in the set-up, system modification and system integration and testing, and delivery
  • of our non-safety I&C system upgrade projects.
  • Performs network switch configuration and documentation
  • Performs proposal development and establishing costs and budgets for hardware
  • design efforts for system components.
  • Understand and implement the quality standards applicable to the nuclear industry.
  • Willing to travel and work with local and international customers and vendor suppliers.


Who are you:

The Successful candidate will bring:

  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering / Mechanical Engineer with applicable

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

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