Senior Systems Engineer

Website Westinghouse Electric Company

Senior Systems Engineer Job Highlights

Title Senior Systems Engineer
Type Full Time
Experience 5+ Years
Function Information Technology
Location Burlington, ON, Canada
Company Westinghouse Electric Company

Company Profile

Westinghouse Electric Company is the world’s leading supplier of safe and innovative nuclear technology. The company provides the most reliable, dependable nuclear power plants, nuclear fuel, plant automation, and operating plant products and services.

Job Profile

The company is searching for a Senior Systems Engineer who will be responsible, for the design of mechanical systems or components both in the traditional nuclear market and in new initiatives to develop nuclear technology and future nuclear-powered systems.

Educational Qualification

  • Applicants should have a Degree in Mechanical, Mechatronics, or Electrical Engineering
  • P.Eng. in the province of Ontario

Work Experience

  • Possess 5+ years of related engineering experience


  • Assist with the development of test procedures for systems to ensure compliance with design specifications
  • Assist with the operation of the final tooling system in the customer facilities
  • Collaborating globally within the Westinghouse Engineering framework alongside SMEs and nuclear specialists
  • Confer with senior engineers and other personnel to develop procedures, resolve project issues, and provide technical information to customers and vendors
  • Develop component specifications and purchasing requests in compliance with the Westinghouse QAM
  • Develop project documentation in accordance with the Westinghouse Quality Assurance Manual (QAM)
  • Driving innovation and new methods in the development of new technologies and nuclear systems
  • Interface with customers and outside vendors on issues and decisions surrounding the project execution
  • Performing classical hand calculations to qualify systems or components against applicable codes and standards
  • Preparing clear and concise design reports and technical specifications
  • Providing input and direction to the development of conceptual/detailed equipment designs as they progress through a structured design process
  • Read and interpret technical drawings, schematics, and computer-generated reports
  • Research and analyze customer requests, specifications, manuals, and other data to evaluate the feasibility, cost, and maintenance requirements of designs or applications in support of developing high-quality proposals
  • Support assembly and oversee the assembly of developed systems
  • Supporting resolution of issues throughout the design, manufacture, and testing of systems or components


  • Excellent problem-solving and time-management skills
  • Self-motivated and highly organized
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Strong interpersonal skills, and experience working effectively in a team environment.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills and comfortable leading meetings and giving presentations

Preferred Qualifications

  • Application of the relevant codes and standards applicable to the design of nuclear components and systems including specialized tooling and remote handling equipment.
  • Experience interfacing with customer representatives and also providing oversight of vendors.
  • Experience working in a quality program that meets the requirements of CSA N299.1
  • Extensive experience in conceptual design development, design reviews, and engineering change control processes
  • Thorough understanding of manufacturing techniques, welding procedures or specifications, and associated inspection techniques.


  • Competitive Salary
  • Educational Reimbursement Program
  • Employee and Family Assistance Program
  • Employee Referral and Recognition Program
  • Incredible opportunity for growth in an innovation-driven, global company
  • Paid Vacations, Flextime, Sick/Personal, and Holidays
  • Retirement Savings Plan with Company Match
  • Pay 100% of the medical/dental/vision insurance premiums for you and your family
  • Encourage healthy work-life balance and offer flexible schedules and the potential to work from anywhere in Canada

Employer’s Statement

Westinghouse Electric Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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