Senior Nuclear Licensing Engineer

Cranberry Township, Pennsylvania
04 Oct 2016
10 Nov 2016
Oil and Gas
Contract Type
Full Time
JobID :   23074BR

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 Licensing Engineer in our US Licensing organization located in Cranberry Township, PA.  If you are interested in taking your engineering experience and expanding it with more customer and NRC interaction, then a position in the U.S. Licensing group might be for you.  This is an opportunity to present and communicate the Westinghouse AP1000 design to the customers and regulators.

Westinghouse Nuclear Power Plants is responsible for new nuclear plant designs, licensing, engineering and component design within Westinghouse.

This Senior Licensing Engineer candidate must possess a strong  engineering background.  The candidate must possess superior written and oral communication skills and the ability to interface with multiple organizations to ensure work is delivered on time.  The candidate can expect to develop a working knowledge of the AP1000 and provide guidance to other licensing engineers. The candidate needs to have the ability to interact with customers to resolve their questions and comments. It is beneficial to have background with the AP1000 or other PWR plants.
In this position, a Senior Licensing Engineer can expect to be responsible for the following:
•Create, review and verify 50.59 like evaluations and License Amendment Requests (LAR) or Non-LAR departures for the AP1000.
•Interface with AP1000 licensees and Westinghouse Engineering and Licensing personnel to deliver high quality licensing evaluations on schedule.
•Develop and maintain a working knowledge of the AP1000 design.
•Provide technical guidance to other licensing engineers creating the evaluations.

EOE of Minorities/Females/Vets/Disability

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Job Requirements
The successful candidate for this position will possess the following:

•Bachelor's Degree in engineering required (Nuclear, Mechanical, Electrical). Master's Degree  preferred.
•Minimum 4+ years of applicable engineering experience required.
•Nuclear industry experience required. Nuclear Regulatory Licensing experience preferred.
•Motivation to deliver high quality work on time.
•Excellent written communication skills.
•Ability to communicate project schedule, priorities, and challenges to management.
•Capability of comprehending a complex process quickly.
•Excellent organizational skills and ability to multi-task with a number of different organizations and task demands.
•Ability to read a project schedule

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.


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