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Westinghouse Electric Company

Senior Project Manager



Full Time

On Site


Hopkins, South Carolina, United States

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, we have an exciting opportunity for a Senior Project Manager

Your Day-to-Day:

Responsible for all project management processes on low to medium complexity projects or on a portion (i.e. work package) of highly complex projects. Lead small project teams (sizes up to 10 team members) which may include project controls. May be assigned overall project manager responsibility of a highly complex project in a deputy capacity (with direct guidance of an Advanced Project Manager or higher).

Example project disciplines include Fuel design Engineering, Software development, Digital & Innovation projects, capital projects and Process Improvement initiatives. All project management is performed in accordance with the established Westinghouse and further Nuclear Fuel Engineering’s organizational policies, procedures, systems, and requirements.

  • Complete all aspects of planning process including authoring project plans and developing scope, schedule, cost baselines, resource and financial forecasts, and risk registers.
  • Manage project execution to achieve quality, schedule, and financial goals while following the department protocols for acquiring team members to complete the work. This includes:
    • Management of the scope, schedule, cost/revenue, risk, quality, resources, communications, and stakeholders while aligned with project/contract requirements.
    • Preparation and oversight of project cost/revenue expenditures forecasts and progress evaluations/projects to support project and financial reporting requirements.
    • Promote teamwork and effective communication, including issuing and maintenance of project process metrics and process maps to ensure team, customer, and all stakeholders are kept informed of project status.
    • Develop and/or oversee project databases, systems and procedures to ensure efficient handling and transmission of internal/external project correspondence and documentation
  • Properly close project by archiving work in financial, scheduling, document management, and resource management systems/tools and supplement the close out through identification and communication of opportunities for improvement, lessons, and risk avoidance for future work.
  • Serve as single representative to customer (mostly internal) utilizing interpersonal skills to cultivate positive relationships with team, customer, and other stakeholders (including Product Management) to successfully facilitate project completion and identify opportunities for business growth.
  • Identify, assess, and implement improvement opportunities which will add value.

Who You Are:
As a successful candidate, you will bring the following to the team:

  • Bachelor’s degree. Applicable disciplines are Project Management, Engineering, Business, Construction Management or related technical discipline.
  • Minimum of 6 years of applicable expericne which includeds at least 3 years of experience as project manager leading and directing low or medium complexity projects to successful completion. 3 years in technical/engineering role may be considered as equivalent.
  • Broad knowledge of technical topics related to nuclear power plants.
  • Solid (or ability to quickly acquire) understanding of the fuel engineering processes


  • 5+ years of experience as project manager in a technical industry such as engineering, manufacturing, nuclear or construction
  • Project Management Institute’s Project Management Professional certification, or approved equivalent

Required Competencies:

• Communication

• Driving for Results

• Employee Development

• Planning and Organization

• Strategic Thinking

• Teamwork

  • Advanced interpersonal skills such as effective verbal and written communications, ability to lead and direct complex team structures, able to develop relationships with stakeholders in upper management positions, able to analyze problems, establish facts, and make complex decisions with little to no supervision.
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft® Office tools. Strong working knowledge in project schedule, cost and risk management processes and associated tools (e.g., Primavera, SAP, Active Risk Manager, or other related tools).
  • Advanced ability or understanding of the transformation of data to information for visual reports; database concepts 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.

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 [Register to View] .

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