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Principal Nuclear Safety Analysis Engineer in Burr Ridge, IL at Westinghouse Electric Company

Date Posted: 4/9/2019

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Job Description

Job ID: 28848BR

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 Nuclear Safety Analysis Engineer.

Your Day-to-Day:
• Perform safety analysis and engineering consulting services for the nuclear commercial, nuclear new plant and nuclear waste technology, as well as chemical process safety markets
• Specific focus on MAAP software model development, analysis and validation for Boiling Water Reactors (BWRs), Pressurized Water Reactors (PWRs), Canadian Heavy Water Reactors (CANDUs), and Russian designs (VVERs) applications
• Perform RELAP5 and other related analyses for detailed phenomena modeling related to chemical process and nuclear reactor safety.
• Assess process safety and consequences of nuclear fuel storage related activities.

Minimum Requirements:

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

• BS in nuclear, chemical or mechanical engineering, MS or PHD preferred.
• 8 plus years of progressive engineering experience in nuclear and/or chemical process safety required; 10 plus years preferred.
• Prior experience with MAAP and/or RELAP code preferred
• P.E. License preferred

Why Westinghouse?
Westinghouse Electric Company is the global nuclear energy industry’s first choice for safe, clean, and efficient energy solutions. We enable our delivery of this vision by living our value system:
* Safety & Quality First
* Valuing Ethics, Integrity & Diversity
* Passion for Serving Our Customers Globally
* Dedication to Each Other Through Servant Leadership
* Creating Value for Shareholders, Customers and Employees
* Consistently Delivering Our Commitments.

While our Global Headquarters are located in Cranberry Township, PA, we have over 9,000 employees working at locations in 19 different countries. You can learn more by visiting

EOE of Minorities / Females / Vets / Disability.

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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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