Fuel Performance Engineer

More than 6 months ago

Cranberry Township, Pennsylvania, United States

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Job Description

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, Core Engineering has an exciting opportunity for a new graduate/early careerFuel Performance Engineer (hybrid work arrangement) to join the Fuel Rod & Thermal-Hydraulic Design team.


Your Day-to-Day:

  • Participate in introductory training focused on standard analyses and obtain qualifications in the Fuel Performance functional area
  • Perform standard analysis work for US and international customers, following approved methodologies, procedures and internal processes while maintaining focus on nuclear safety and quality to produce error-free work.  Analyses will support safe plant operation by confirming that fuel rods generate and transfer heat to the reactor coolant system while preventing the release of fission byproducts or to provide initial (pre-transient) fuel rod conditions as input to downstream safety analyses.
  • Develop skills necessary to assume more independent assignments and verify standard evaluations and analyses performed by others
  • Support emergent issues and interface with our customer base and other functional groups within Westinghouse to support safe plant operation
  • Plan and schedule own work to meet assignment requirement within schedule and budget requirements
  • Participate on project teams and communicate to responsible project managers the nature and status of work projects
  • Identify and recommend improvements in process and tools on a continuing basis and assist in implementation


**Who You Are:

As a successful candidate, you will bring the following to the team:**

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering (Nuclear, and/or Mechanical, etc.) or related Discipline (e.g., Materials, etc.) preferred or recognized equivalent required
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA strongly preferred
  • Minimum 0-3 years of engineering experience required
  • Ability to apply fundamental engineering principles
  • Concise and effective written and verbal skills, ability to learn quickly and display a strong attention to detail
  • Engineer in Training (EIT) Certification is a plus
  • Computer programing skills preferred but not required


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 and Quality
  • Integrity and Trust
  • Customer Focus and Innovation
  • Speed and Passion to Win
  • Teamwork and Accountability

Westinghouse offers competitive benefits to all our employees around the globe to keep them healthy and enhance their well-being.  In the U.S. the following are representative of what we offer:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Comprehensive Health, Wellness and Income Protection Benefits
  • 401(k) Savings Plan with Company Match
  • Paid Vacations and Holidays
  • Opportunities for Flexible Work Arrangements
  • Educational Reimbursement Program
  • Employee Referral Program

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 http://www.westinghousenuclear.com.

EOE of Minorities / Females / Vets / Disability.

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Founders:George Westinghouse

Founded date:1884

Investors:Toshiba Corporation, US Department of Energy



Westinghouse Electric Company is the supplier of safe and innovative nuclear technology. They provide our utility customers around the world with the most reliable, dependable nuclear power plants, nuclear fuel,...read more

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