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Principal Pipe Rupture Hazards Engineer in Cranberry Township, PA at Westinghouse Electric Company

Date Posted: 4/5/2018

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Job ID: 26987BR

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 Pipe Rupture Hazards Engineer. In this position, a Principal Engineer can expect to perform the following duties:

- Work within AP1000 Engineering Area Management, Handling Components, and Hazards group as a Pipe Rupture Hazards engineer.
- As a mechanical engineer, provide technical leadership in mechanical design, including but not limited to structural analysis, dynamic analysis, piping and steel design.

- Provide technical guidance within the organization mentoring junior engineers, performing peer check reviews and providing guidance to external organizations.

- Make sound technical evaluations to support critical engineering decisions.

- Author, review and verify mechanical engineering designs. Conduct in-depth reviews of mechanical and structural analyses delivered by external organizations and support them by providing guidance so the analyses can be modified to meet quality standards. The review process implies final acceptance of designs provided by third parties.

- Develop detailed mechanical designs working with drafting teams to prepare “certified for construction” (CFC) quality engineering drawings. Conduct in-depth reviews of CFC drawings delivered by external organizations and support them by providing guidance so the drawings can be modified to meet CFC quality. The review process implies final acceptance of designs provided by third parties.

- Provide engineering support to construction and fabrication organizations including responding requests for information (RFI’s) and attending telecoms and construction site visits.

- Provide engineering support to the project management organization in scheduling, preparation of estimates and budgets, and meeting deadlines.

- Time management skills, ability to manage multiple tasks, reporting progress and conflicting priorities to support commitments in a fast-paced environment.

- As part of a multi-organization project, flexibility, communication and negotiation skills are required.

EOE of Minorities/Females/Vets/Disability

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Minimum Requirements:

The successful candidate for this position will possess the following:

- Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical or Structural Engineering.

- Minimum 6 years experience required; 8 plus years in mechanical or piping design and analysis preferred.

- Recommended nuclear industry experience.

- Working knowledge of AWS, ANSI N-690, ASME Section III and B31.1

- Experience in the production of project drawings, including supervision, review and approval of piping and support drawings.

- Experience in the preparation, review and approval of calculation notes and project specifications to support structural design.

- Experience with Finite Element Analysis (FEA) software to support structural analysis, specifically with ANSYS is required. A strong background in concrete and steel design with ANSYS is desirable.


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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