Principle Project Manager

Madison, Pennsylvania
04 Oct 2016
21 Nov 2016
Oil and Gas
Contract Type
Full Time
JobID :   23174BR

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 Project Manager in the United States within the Operating Plants Business Product Line.   In this position, an Project Manager can expect to be responsible for the following:
  • Complete all aspects of initiating and planning processes including authoring charters and project management plans which include developing scope, schedule, and cost baselines, as well as risk and stakeholder registers.
  • Based on project management plans, follow department protocols for acquiring team members as needed to complete the work.  Manage all aspects of projects including scope, schedule, cost, risk, procurement, quality, resources, communications, and stakeholders.  Interpret and transmit project/contract requirements, and subsequent changes, to functional groups following an integrated change management process. Coordinate project communications ensuring team, customer, and all stakeholders are kept informed of status. Develop or oversee project records in standard databases, systems, and procedures to ensure efficient handling and transmission of project correspondence and documentation internally and externally.
  • Properly close projects by archiving work in financial, scheduling, document management, and resource management systems/tools. Perform final project quality assessment and report out. Identify and communicate opportunities for improvement, lessons learned, and risk avoidance for future work.
  • Use interpersonal skills to cultivate positive relationships with team, customer, and other stakeholders (e.g., internal management) to facilitate successful project completion as well as identify opportunities for additional business growth.
  • Identify, assess, and implement improvement or recovery opportunities that will promote successful project delivery.

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: .
Job Requirements
The successful candidate for this position will possess the following:
  • Bachelor's degree.  Applicable disciplines are Project Management, Engineering, Business, Construction Management, Manufacturing, or related technical discipline.  Advanced degree preferred.
  • One year of experience as project manager leading and directing low complexity projects to successful completion.
  • Familiarity with the Project Management Institute (PMI®) Project Management Body of Knowledge.
  • Required Competencies: Driving for Results, Planning and Organization, Strategic Thinking, Teamwork
  • Strong interpersonal skills, such as effective verbal and written communications; ability to lead team members; ability to develop relationships with internal and external stakeholders; and ability to make decisions and carry out multiple tasks as assigned, with minimal guidance from supervisory Project Managers and mentors.
  • Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft® Office tools. Knowledge and skill in project scheduling and cost management.
  • Demonstrated ability or understanding of the transformation of data to information for visual reports; database concepts in order to manage data within systems; the interaction of company functions that are touch points to projects (Finance, Legal, Quality, Supply Chain, etc.). High-quality presentation skills.
  • Expected to complete assigned training in Westinghouse systems, procedures, and policies applicable to assignments.
Westinghouse Electric Company is a group company of Toshiba Corporation

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.