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Field Machinist level 3 in Lake Bluff, IL at Westinghouse Electric Company

Date Posted: 4/13/2019

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Job ID: 28753BR

Energize your career with Westinghouse Electric Company! Our commitment to safe, clean nuclear energy is second to none, and we’re proud of our rich heritage of technical innovation and commitment to our global customers’ success. If you are interested in being a part of a company that values exceeding customer expectations and providing future generations around the globe with emission-free energy, we want to hear from you.

Perform work of equal or lower skill level as required.

1. Perform technical / service lead and shift supervisor activities, including but not limited to, project supervision and planning / scheduling, customer orientation and conflict resolution.
2. Act as subject matter expert (SME) to develop training and lesson plans and oversee program implementation.
3. Supervise, lead set up, operate, maintain, and troubleshoot field machining services and equipment at customer sites. Serve as technical advisor as required.
4. Ensure personal and team practice and understanding of ALARA principles and a “Safety First” attitude as an integral part of all activities. Demonstrate and promote good house keeping practices in work areas.
5. Provide support to engineering and training by performing activities such as equipment modifications, equipment setup and testing, mock-up preparation, process testing, and equipment and process qualifications. Accurately document equipment performance issues during field implementation, recommend options to the responsible system engineer, and ensure corrective actions are complete prior to next scheduled use.
6. Provide documented feedback to engineering and internal customers regarding design documentation errors as well as recommended changes.
7. Via training or demonstration of existing skills, operate machine tools, electrical test equipment, welding equipment, and measuring devices in the fabrication, repair, calibration, and maintenance of tools, equipment, and management skills to the level of proficiency required in the Machinist Level 3 criteria of certification.
8. Read and interpret mechanical and or electrical drawings and blueprints. Record data in required form.
9. Develop, exercise and promote team building skills with peers, superiors, contractors, customers, and other departments.
10. Demonstrate customer service sensitivity and customer service skills.
11. Develop and maintain a focus on creative problem solving.
12. Assist in all project areas when need arises.
13. Develop and deliver performance feedback on personnel to management for specific projects or work assignments

Minimum Requirements:


High school graduate, or the recognized equivalent plus post high school degree / certificate, or appropriate military experience with specific knowledge in electrical or mechanical curriculum and use as required.

A minimum of five (5) year documented work experience of field Machining. Demonstration of use of portable: drilling, boring, turning, grinding operations as a minimum. CNC operated equipment preferred. Two (2) years work experience in a machine shop maybe substituted providing that evidence demonstrates the set up and use of lathes, milling machines, drill presses, and precision grinding is provided. Five (5) years of verifiable work experience in the trade (Millwright or Pipe fitter) may also be substituted. Education and certifications maybe substituted for experience.

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 & Quality First
* Valuing Ethics, Integrity & Diversity
* Passion for Serving Our Customers Globally
* Dedication to Each Other Through Servant Leadership
* Creating Value for Shareholders, Customers and Employees
* Consistently Delivering Our Commitments.

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.

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Employees enjoy a comprehensive benefits package including Competitive Pay, Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance, Short Term Disability & Long Term Disability, Life & Accident Insurance, Flexible Spending Accounts, 401(k) Savings Plan, and Paid Vacation. We also offer a number of work/life programs such as flextime and a variety of training and development opportunities.


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