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Principal Engineer in Chattanooga, TN at Westinghouse Electric Company

Date Posted: 5/25/2018

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Job ID: 27292BR

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 NDE development and propose solutions to complex problems that are not well defined.
  • Identify, define and direct approach for successful resolution of NDE technical issues.
  • Coordinate and integrate complex technical projects that encompass multi-functional NDE areas; successfully achieve established budget and schedule requirements.
  • Lead integration and development of major technical descriptions in support of customer proposals.
  • Lead work of other NDE Technicians and provide periodic performance feedback to them.
  • Provide appropriate internal/external personnel with periodic updates and recommendations regarding nature and status of work.
  • Identify and support business growth opportunities and present recommendations to management.
  • Develop new or improved products/services utilizing knowledge of industry needs and recent technical developments. Coordinate and/or prepare technical documents for products/services.
  • Instruct, train, and guide personnel on NDE projects, tasks and activities.
  • Provide specific NDE Level III discipline expert knowledge to peers, vendors and customers. May be required to act as lead technical problem solver within area of specialization.
  • Develop NDE procedures, processes and/or methods for implementing technical requirements.

EOE of Minorities/Females/Vets/Disability

Minimum Requirements:

  • Degree in engineering or 10 years related experience
  • Intimate knowledge of reactor designs for BWR and PWR
  • Experienced in application of Section XI code and industry governing guidelines ie BWRVIP Internals Inspections program
  • Understand and be proficient in procedure and process writing
  • Ability to lead projects without management oversight, (self starter).
  • Ability to work in a team atmosphere and interface well with internal and external customers.
  • Demonstrated competencies in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Work, Excel, PowerPoint, Microsoft Project).
  • Must be certifiable to Level III in NDE disciplines UT, MT, PT and VT

Westinghouse Electric Company is a group company of Toshiba Corporation.


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.


Employment opportunities for positions in the United States may require use of information which is subject to the export control regulations of the United States. Hiring decisions for such positions are required by law to be made in compliance with these regulations. Applicants for employment opportunities in other countries must be able to meet the comparable export control requirements of that country and of the United States.


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