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Senior Thermal-Hydraulic Engineer in Columbia, SC at Westinghouse Electric Company

Date Posted: 8/19/2018

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Job ID: 27925BR

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 Senior Thermal Hydraulic Engineer based in Columbia, SC. In this position, a Senior Engineer can expect to be responsible for the following:

1. Perform engineering design and analysis, identify problems and propose operational solutions to projects and tasks that are partially defined and moderately complex in nature, requiring knowledge and experience within given disciplines.
2. Ensure proper controls are in place and document supporting evaluations and analyses.
3. Verify work of other engineers on assignments that range from basic to moderately complex in nature.
4. Communicate nature and status of work performed to appropriate Westinghouse management as well as designated customer engineering personnel.
5. Participate on project teams with internal and/or external representation. May lead teams on well-defined projects.
6. Prepare technical description section for various proposals, including cost benefit studies.
7. Propose and initiate test programs and evaluate results.
8. Identify and communicate areas for product/service improvements to management personnel.
9. Participate in customer and vendor meetings to present technical materials and justification of services and product designs.
10. Provide technical guidance, training, and/or direction to other personnel.
11. Perform work within established scope, budgetary and schedule requirements.
12. Act as primary investigator on minor company sponsored Research and Development programs.
13. Identify and assist in development of new business opportunities.

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:

The successful candidate for this position will possess the following:

- Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical, Nuclear or Chemical Engineering is required. Master's Degree with focus in Thermal-Hydraulics is preferred.
- Minimum 2 years applicable experience is required.
- Knowledge and experience in hydraulic testing is preferred.
- Knowledge and experience in computational fluid dynamics (CFD) is preferred.
- Strong verbal and written communication skills.
- Detail oriented, highly organized, and able to ensure multiple assignments are completed properly and within budget and schedule requirements.


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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