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Principal Mechanical Engineer in Madison, PA at Westinghouse Electric Company

Date Posted: 1/25/2018

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Job ID: 26708BR

Energize your career with WesDyne International LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of 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. WesDyne International specializes in the development and application of advanced non-destructive examination inspection equipment, and services for reactor vessel, turbine generator and related systems.

We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Principal Mechanical Engineer in our WesDyne organization with the position being located in Madison, PA. In this position, a Principal Engineer can expect to be responsible for the following:

- Perform Design activities in accordance with the design process. Create, modify, maintain and responsible for all or parts of a project consisting of: cost estimating, functional/design specifications, detailed design with calculations to support, tooling concepts, holding design reviews, final manufacturing drawings, following fabrication, assembly and tooling qualification, training of personnel, first field implementation of new tooling.
- Perform moderately complex to complex engineering design evaluations and analysis.
- Creating and/or revising procedures in support of design or field activities.
- Identify and assist in development of new business opportunities.
- Plan and schedule own work to meet assignment requirements within scheduler and budgetary requirements.
- Troubleshoot, repair and functionally test electro/mechanical equipment prior to deployment to nuclear plant sites.
- Become proficient with software used to perform inspection activities at nuclear plant sites.
- Interface on a regular basis with vendors and other internal functional groups on engineering level to obtain information necessary to perform work assignments.
- Identify and recommend improvements in processes on continuing basis and assist in implementation. .
- Support field implementation and troubleshooting of equipment used for inspections at nuclear plant sites.
- Create and conduct training on new tooling design and operations
- Must be a U.S. Citizen

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.

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Minimum Requirements:

The successful candidate for this position will possess the following:
• Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering required
• A minimum 5+ years of experience required; 7 plus years preferred.
• Nuclear power plant and knowledge of nuclear industry requirements experience is desirable
• Knowledge about non-destructive examination techniques is desirable.
• Design, control and operations knowledge of robotics, multi-axis scanners and control systems.
• The incumbent must possess analytical skills, critical thinking, a passion for attention to details and excellent communication skills including technical writing.
• Must be fluent with the Microsoft office suite of products including; Microsoft Excel, Word, Access, PowerPoint, etc.
• Must be fluent with drawing packages such as: AutoCad and Inventor.
• Candidate must be able to obtain and maintain unescorted access in commercial nuclear power facilities.
• Candidate must be a United States Citizen.
• Travel of 20 – 30% expected.
• Physical requirements will include: lifting 50lbs., Bending and twisting, Standing or sitting for long periods of time, walking, climbing ladders, scaffolding, pipes, Exposed to elements such as noise, heat/cold and oil. Occupational radiation exposure.


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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