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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 Senior Mechanical Engineer on the advanced reactors.

Please note, relocation assistance will not be provided for this position.

Your Day-to-Day:

  • Perform design, test and analyses for the development of one or multiple high temperature reactor components.
  • Support the development of the plan for design and analysis from preliminary through final design. This will include assessing and implementing lessons learned and best practices within the group. Communicate with management on the progress of the design.
  • Use of analysis tools, such as finite element simulations (ex. Ansys) and hand calculations to qualify component design.
  • Execute component qualifications through ASME BPV code Section III Division 5 (High Temperature Reactors) methodologies.
  • Work with component lead to support other component, system and manufacturing leads on the integration of the subsystems and work through emergent design issues.
  • Work with testing organization to develop plans for functional and qualification tested as needed.
  • Work with the manufacturing organization to ensure design for manufacturability and fabrication follow activities.
  • Work with project managers and subsystem/component leads to develop and maintain project schedules.
  • Accomplish project objectives while meeting established schedule and budget requirements.
  • Identify and define technical issues, risks and challenges, direct efforts to successful resolution.
  • Incorporate the use of industry, regulatory, or NRC/DOE/ASME codes, standards, and criteria pertinent to nuclear reactors in design activities.
  • Fast-paced and challenging research and development programs
  • Strong ownership mentality to hold yourself accountable for delivery of high-quality engineering or physical material products.

Who You Are:

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

  • BS in Mechanical Engineering, (alternate degrees such as nuclear, aerospace, structural engineering, etc. will be considered with component design experience)
  • Knowledge and experience in system and component level design
  • Knowledge and experience with design of components
  • Significant experience in a technical leadership role preferred, working autonomously as an individual contributor or leading a small technical team – with aspects of design, analysis and manufacturing.
  • Strong computer skills, proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Strong verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Strong teamwork skills
  • Ability to coordinate and prioritize multiple projects and tasks.
  • Minimum of 4 years of experience required or 2 with an advanced degree.
  • US Citizen or Permanent Resident.

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

EOE of Minorities / Females / Vets / Disability.