SR Nuclear Engineer, Mechanical Engineer, Chemical Engineer, Physics Engineer - Safety Analysis

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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 aSenior Safety Analysis Engineer/ Physics Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, or Nuclear Engineering.


This position is hybrid in nature requiring 2 days/week on-site at the Westinghouse Global Headquarters facility in Cranberry Woods, PA in the Greater Pittsburgh Area. No relocation will be provided for this position. We are able to entertain all candidates authorized to work without sponsorship now and in the future as we are unable to sponsor Visa's for this opportunity.


Your Day-to-Day:

As a Safety Analysis Engineer, your main responsibility will be to carry out calculations and conduct security analyses of our BWR reactors.

  • Perform calculations and analyze the response in a nuclear reactor based on different cases and scenarios
  • Conduct safety analysis based on recurring scenarios, as well as new legal requirements or incident reports
  • Write and review reports based on your findings

You will work in project-based teams in close collaboration with project managers and other Safety Analysis Engineers. The work is mainly carried out on our internally developed programs BISON and POLCA-T.


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


  • A Bachelor of Science in Engineering (Physics, Mechanical, Chemical, or Nuclear preferred) that provides a strong technical and theoretical foundation.
  • A minimum of 5 years of relevant experience or a recent graduate with a postgraduate degree, minimum 3.0 GPA and strong interest to develop.
    • Have programming skills, preferably in Python and/or MATLAB
    • Experience working in Linux/Unix environment
  • You are thorough and structured. You approach tasks and enjoy solving theoretical problems.
  • Due to the nature of the work and our business, it is very important that you have a high level of integrity and can follow instructions with accuracy.
  • You are communicative and enjoy collaborating with other people

Nice-to-Have but Not Required:

  • A Masters of Science in Engineering is preferred.

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.