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Principal Licensing Engineer in Cranberry Township, PA at Westinghouse Electric Company

Date Posted: 7/15/2018

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Job ID: 27763BR

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.

We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Principal Licensing Engineer. In this position, a Principal Engineer can expect to be responsible for the following:

Provide the Westinghouse Global Product Services (GPS) businesses with licensing and regulatory support as part of the Licensing and Regulatory Affairs (L&RA) team, including communicating with regulatory agencies, customers, industry and internal groups. The primary Fuels Licensing and Regulatory support assignments include but are not limited to; Fuel Engineering licensing, Topical Report development, Innovation programs licensing support, Plant Licensing support, and NRC interface leadership and support. As part of the overall Licensing and Regulatory Affairs Licensing team this position will also be able to provide licensing support to the other L&RA groups, in such areas as: reportability evaluations; operability and licensing change evaluations; licensing inspection and audit support; cross-cutting advance reactor licensing; state, radioactive material and transportation licensing; fuel facility licensing support; and general regulatory requirements identification and management.

Key Responsibilities:
• Interface with customers, regulators, and industry entities (e.g. NRC, NEI, PWROG) and participate in industry activities to ensure Westinghouse interests prevail and to maintain expertise on all current licensing related issues
• Engage innovation and product Line teams in creating Topical Reports, requesting approval by the NRC, and supporting long-term Westinghouse strategic plans.
• Provide licensing and regulatory expertise to internal Westinghouse organizations to improve performance and regulatory margin.
• Prepare 10CFR50.59 evaluations, 10CFR Part 21 evaluations, operability evaluations, licensing reports, licensing amendment requests, and other licensing documentation.
• Assemble and direct engineering teams in responding to complex utility problems related to safety and licensing.
• Support internal Westinghouse organizations, such as US and international fuel facilities, with licensing needs.

EOE of Minorities/Females/Vets/Disability

Please know, your application will only be considered if it is completed and submitted via the Westinghouse careers website. You may search and apply to our additional positions using the following link: .

Minimum Requirements:

* A Bachelor’s Degree in engineering discipline, or equivalent, is required
* A minimum of 6 plus years of Licensing experience is highly desirable
* Understanding of Regulatory/Nuclear Regulatory Commission regulations, methods and processes
* Ability to be effective in dealing with the Regulator, in person, orally and in written communications.
* Experience in the following licensing and regulatory areas is highly desirable:
* Preparation of License Amendment Requests
* 50.59 Evaluations
* Part 21 evaluation and report generation
* Operability assessments
* License Application/Renewal preparation
* Nonconformance response preparation
* Demonstrated ability to effectively integrate multi-discipline inputs in developing solutions to utility problems.
* Understanding of general nuclear industry guidance documents; ASME, ANSI, ACI, INPO, etc.


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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