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At Westinghouse Electric Company, we are pioneers in nuclear technology and our technology is the basis for nearly half of the world's commercial nuclear power plants in operation. Today, we are also building several new reactors that contribute to more fossil-free energy. Globally, we have over 10,000 employees in 19 countries, of which 1,000 are at our Swedish workplaces in Västerås and Täby. Our Swedish operations were founded in 1969 and supply nuclear fuel as well as products and services in automation, maintenance, testing and decommissioning for customers around the world. Read more about us

Safety Analysis Engineer

Are you an engineer with a talent for carrying out complex calculations and analyzing the results? Do you also want to work with advanced technology and contribute to a carbon-free future?

Welcome to Westinghouse and Global Engineering Services! We are around 2000 engineers globally whereof about 60 are located in Sweden. We have competence within several areas such as structural analysis, thermohydraulic, chemistry, components and safety analysis that contributes with engineering expertise to various projects here at Westinghouse.

As a Safety Analysis Engineer, you will be a key player in verifying that our BWR reactors meets the safety requirements set by Westinghouse, our customers, and authorities in different countries. We are currently entering new markets.

You will join a team of eight Senior Safety Analysis Engineers. This means that you will have the opportunity to learn from other talented engineers and develop quickly in your role.

Your contribution for a carbon-free future

As a Safety Analysis Engineer here with us, your main responsibility will be to carry out calculations and conduct safety analyses of our BWR reactors. Among other things, this means that you will:

  • Perform calculations and analyze the response in a nuclear reactor based on different conditions and scenarios
  • Conduct safety analyses based on recurring scenarios, as well as new regulatory requirements
  • Write and review reports

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 codes BISON and POLCA-T.

The role will either be based at our Swedish headquarter in Västerås or at our office in Helsinki, Finland. There is a possibility to work remotely several days per week.

We are looking for you

To be a good match for this role, we believe that you either has 5-10 years of relevant experience or is a recent graduate with strong interest to develop. Relevant education is a MSc in Engineering Physics, or with a similar degree that provides a strong technical and theoretical foundation.

You are thorough and structured in the way 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.

To thrive in this role, we also believe that you are communicative and enjoy collaborating with other people.


  • Master of Science in Engineering Physics, or similar
  • Programming skills, preferably in Python and/or MATLAB
  • Experience working in Linux/Unix environment
  • Full professional proficiency in English

Proficiency in Swedish is meritorious but not a requirement for this role.

Apply today!

We interview candidates on a continuous basis, so please send in your application as soon as possible! Security clearance is carried out as part of the recruitment process.

For more information about the role, please contact the hiring manager Tobias Strömgren via or +46 766 36 15 29.

Union agreement

This role belongs to the union agreement Teknikavtalet.

Union representatives

Akademikerförening på Westinghouse (AFW): Cecilia Wahlström, +46 21 44 01 505,

Unionen: Maria Gunnarsson, +46 21 347 595,

IF Metall: Zlatko Grbic, +46 732 367 035,

We offer

At Westinghouse, we offer an inspiring work environment in a high-tech industry. You will be a part of a network of global experts from several different areas and we offer great opportunities for competence development and career growth, both in Sweden and abroad.
As a member of our team, you will work together with engaged colleagues and be a part of an environment that is both challenging and supportive. Many of our positions are based in activity-based environments which enables a flexible workplace.

At Westinghouse, we have a strong safety culture. Our business is covered by the union agreement Teknikavtalet and local agreements.