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Westinghouse Electric Company

Senior Counsel AP1000



Full Time

On Site


Cranberry Township, Pennsylvania, 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.

At Westinghouse, our mission is to help the world address the challenge of a changing climate by enabling public utilities and local governments to deliver clean, safe, reliable, and carbon-free energy. The Legal and Compliance organization plays a critical role in striving toward this goal. We have an exciting opportunity for the right candidate to join our organization and provide critical support for our business partners within the Energy Systems Business Unit.

We are looking for a Senior Counsel - AP 1000, to join the Energy Systems legal team! The Energy Systems legal team is responsible for supporting business initiatives throughout the world. We provide legal support for our colleagues in various functional areas. This opportunity will provide legal support focused on our growing AP1000 technology. We will support a hybrid/mobile or US Remote candidate for this role. There will be domestic and international travel required for business collaboration as needed.

The Senior Counsel - AP 1000, will work with other in-house and outside counsel as well as members of our contracts and compliance groups to act as a strategic partner to the Energy Systems business unit, support the offer development process, and support project execution and disputes. The lawyer should expect to interface with the project teams, commercial operations, corporate center functions, and various other organizations within Westinghouse, as well as its customers, vendors and partners.

Your Day to Day:

• Identifying risk to the enterprise and devising ways to mitigate or eliminate such risk while achieving business objectives.

• Reviewing, analyzing, and negotiating governmental contracts, commercial agreements, including, EPC agreements, supply agreements, technical services contracts, nondisclosure agreements, software licensing, development agreements, financing agreements, acquisition agreements, divestiture agreements and strategic corporate alliances.

• Drafting terms of complex, large project customer contracts based on NEC 3, NEC4, FIDIC (silver, yellow and green book), Orgalime terms and translation of prime contract sales terms as appropriate to suppliers and vendors. Experience in developing supply chain master or blanket agreements for critical long lead material procurements.

• Draft and negotiate complex negotiations with domestic and international customers and suppliers.

• Advise management and executive leadership on legal risks associated with business transactions.

• Collaborate in order to partner with internal project management groups and business teams to achieve corporate objectives.

• Recognition of regulatory compliance issues and the ability to train and advise management on compliance efforts and risk mitigation.

Who You Are:

• Juris Doctorate Degree with 8-10 years’ experience with a majority in EPC projects in either Energy, or Oil & Gas, or major Infrastructures sector

• Legal experience in the European market and knowledge of nuclear sector is a plus

• Membership in local bar, with good standing

• A track record of successful navigation of corporate procedure and governance in the achievement of business objectives.

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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