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Principal Corrosion Engineer in Churchill, PA at Westinghouse Electric Company

Date Posted: 12/6/2018

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Job ID: 27983BR

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.

Churchill Lab Services currently has an opening for a Principal Corrosion Engineer. In this position, a Principal Corrosion Engineer can expect to be responsible for the following:

• Knowledge of material degradation mechanisms, including, general corrosion, stress corrosion cracking, fatigue, and oxidation.••

• Demonstrated skill in evaluation of stress corrosion cracking in austenitic stainless steels is required, and additional demonstrated skill in evaluation of stress corrosion cracking in nickel base alloys is preferred.

• Testing knowledge and experience with elevated temperature, elevated pressure, and complex solution chemistry control in pressure vessel (autoclave) test rigs.
• Coordinate activities associated with failure analysis of both new and legacy nuclear power plant components, including analytical testing techniques such as electron microscopy, X-ray diffraction, optical metallography, and hardness testing
• Develop or grow knowledge of radiation induced damage mechanisms in reactor vessel and reactor internals materials.
• Interpret material examinations and material testing results and generate customer deliverable failure analysis reports
• Familiarity with applicable ASME Codes, Standards, and regulatory requirements applicable to nuclear reactor vessels and reactor internals materials.
• Support bid, offer, and proposal process for winning new testing and analysis contracts
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to communicate regularly with internal functional groups and customers
• Ability to plan and schedule work to meet assigned schedule and budget requirements

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Minimum Requirements:

The successful candidate for this position will possess the following:

• B.S. or M.S. in Corrosion Engineering, Metallurgical Engineering, Materials Science Engineering, Chemical Engineering or Chemistry
• Must be able to acquire certification of unescorted access to radioactive material quantities of concern (RAMQC) based on criminal background checks.
• 2+ years of experience with corrosion engineering or recent Masters or PHD graduates who specialized in corrosion engineering.


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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