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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.


General Job Function:

The Principal Trainer plans, develops, delivers and coordinates a wide variety of technical, administrative, and professional training for Columbia Fuel Fabrication Facility personnel.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide intermediate and advanced level classroom training using standard lesson plans
  • Deliver training to all levels of employees using Teams and Blackboard
  • Translate complex technical topics into understandable terms for the general population
  • Design, develop and revise advanced level materials for classroom, web-based, on-the-job, virtual, and online instructor-led training using ADDIE, approved procedures and formats
  • Provide instruction, guidance and mentoring to other assigned training personnel
  • Evaluate performance of students, identify deficiencies and take corrective actions to ensure satisfactory student performance
  • Evaluate performance of training programs, mock-ups and training equipment to obtain, develop or requisition necessary items identified through appropriate methods and procedures
  • Administer department records management activities assuring that records are kept in compliance with standard Westinghouse policies and procedures
  • Maintain training metrics

Education and Qualifications / Skills and Competencies:

Education Level:

4-year degree or equivalent in a technical discipline or administrative/educational emphasis with demonstrated leadership, presentation and training skills

Advanced degree or equivalent in Education, Adult Learning preferred


Years of Experience:


Minimum of two years in similar position or recognized equivalent of 5-years experience at the professional or management level and experience in a manufacturing environment


Professional Certification:

Professional certification in instructional design preferred


Skills and Competencies:

Excellent leadership skills, verbal and written communications, facilitation and presentation, negotiating/persuasion skills and problem solving.


Proficient in knowledge and experience with instructional design, Training Needs Analyses, Adult Learning principles, ADDIE, methods of training delivery, and Kirkpatrick Model of Training Evaluation. Extensive experience in delivery of classroom training with experience in delivery of virtual and online instructor-led training preferred. Detailed knowledge and understanding of technical products, services and manufacturing operations and/or maintenance.


Proficient using Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel and use of software for online training creation, and Adobe Premiere and/or Rush or similar video editing. Experience with Articulate Storyline 360, Articulate Rise 360, PowerBI, Blackboard Learn, Adobe Photoshop/Illustrator/Audition/Animate is preferred. Demonstrated ability to interface with, influence and gain commitment at all levels of the organization.


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.

EOE of Minorities / Females / Vets / Disability.

Work Location: In person