Principal Electrical Engineer in Columbia, SC at Westinghouse Electric Company

Date Posted: 1/15/2020

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Job Description

Job ID: 30498BR

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 Principal Electrical Engineer.

Your Day-to-Day:
• Implement plant improvement and expansion projects from the design phase through installation and startup.
• Perform engineering design and analysis and propose solutions to complex problems that are not well defined.
• Coordinate and direct the efforts of designers and craft personnel during implementation of projects.
• Develop scopes of work and bid packages.
• Support and work closely with other plant groups including Operations, Maintenance, Work Management and Reliability Engineering.
• Support Maintenance with advanced troubleshooting of electrical & control issues on a limited basis.
• Participate in hazard and safety analysis reviews.

Minimum Requirements:

Who You Are:

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

  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering, or equivalent degree/experience combination. Advanced degree preferred. Professional registration preferred.
  • A minimum of eight years of professional experience.
  • Experience with electrical distribution systems, lighting systems, and/or fire detection and alarm systems working in a plant environment
  • Experience with manufacturing equipment machine control and automation in a manufacturing facility
  • Experience with process instrumentation
  • Experience implementing plant modifications.
  • Experience should include design, equipment specification, process improvement, project management, equipment installation and startup.
  • Demonstrated history of strong communication skills.
  • Interpersonal skills required to achieve cooperation and reach agreement with project participants





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