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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.


If this sounds like an environment you would thrive in, we have an exciting opportunity for a Principal Engineer. The Piping & Pipe Supports group is part of the Global Engineering Services (GES) organization and provides various technical services and engineering support for safe and reliable solutions for piping, pipe supports, and mechanical modules in all areas of nuclear power plants. Typical work includes design and analysis activities for piping systems in new power plants as well as impact assessment and implementation of design change packages in operating plants.


Your Day-to-Day:


The Principal Engineer will be responsible to help with offer development for operating plant projects, coordination of design and analysis activities for new plants including AP1000 future projects and new plant technology, they will contribute further to technology development and improvements, and will take team management & lead responsibility. In that role they will be the direct interface between engineers supporting plant projects and the Piping & Supports group manager.


    • Leadership & coordination during preparation of proposals (work package definition, coordination of technical descriptions, scheduling, calculation of efforts)
    • Leadership in designing piping products, processes, or components as part of a broader engineering solution including creating layouts and detailing mechanisms, structures, and parts for a major/more complex product component, portion of a functional system/manufacturing operation, or technically advanced prototype
    • Drive continuous improvement and recommends alterations to development and design to improve quality of products, processes, and/or procedures, and contributes to development of new methods and processes, as well as their introduction
    • Lead an engineering team (mentoring, training, issue resolution, etc..)
    • Support the Piping & Supports group manager in workload planning and resource assignments
    • Support reduction of composite rate and expand activity beyond US based engineers
    • Lead innovation and internally funded activities

Who You Are:

As a successful candidate, you will bring the following to the team:


  • Bachelor's in Mechanical Engineering Required.
  • Minimum 8 years of experience required; 10 plus year of applicable experience preferred.
  • Ability to get “things done” within Westinghouse through extensive operational and organizational know-how
  • In depth knowledge about piping design, operating plant programs, and industry Codes and Standards
  • Strong technical interest, predisposition for multi-tasking, flexibility, understanding of project priorities and teamwork abilities
  • Extensive engineering knowledge and recognized as a subject matter expert in one or more engineering specialties and is capable to lead engineering efforts on a project at the discipline level
  • Work highly independent, capability of not only mentoring engineers, but also the capability of effectively leading a team of engineers in the execution of complex tasks

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.