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Security Specialist – 12 Months

Richmond, VA


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.


Duties and Responsibilities

  • Background investigations on candidates for employment and contractors seeking access to company facilities.
  • Ensures compliance with regulatory and legal requirements for the collection of individual background information.
  • Interviews individuals within and outside the company regarding a candidate's character and reputation.
  • Provides consultation regarding suitability for employment or access to company facilities.
  • Maintains databases to support security programs and manage access control systems.
  • Analyzes individual applications and reports, ensuring all information provided is accurate, complete, and truthful
  • Demonstrated ability to work with various software applications including SAP and MS Office
  • Knowledge and experience dealing with specific issues associated with providing security at an energy company and critical infrastructure protection.

Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Experience

  • 0-4 years of related work experience
  • Experience with background investigations on candidates for employment and contractors seeking access to company
  • Ability to ensure compliance with regulatory and legal requirements for collection of individual background data
  • Ability to interview individuals within and outside the company regarding candidates’ suitability for employment