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Decent job with good management, but poor treatment of Contractors
Civil Engineer (Former Employee), Cranberry Township, PAMay 28, 2015
Management is great, really support their workers. Hours are flexible. Respectful and comfortable work environment. Great facilities on campus. Tend to lay off contractors regularly.
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Good, secure place to work
Manager, Maintenance and Materials (Current Employee), Newington, NHMay 28, 2015
Pros: Good salary and benefits, pension, tuition reimburement
Cons: High workload/lean staffing, mediocre accountability
Westinghouse is a great employer. They demand a strong work ethic and a focus on first time quality, completion of the tasks on time, at or under budget and done safely.

It is incumbent upon the employee, however, to ensure a safe work/family balance as most salary employees wear more than one hat in an effort to keep the organization lean and financially competitive. Westinghouse will not budget your work/family time to account for that and it is easy to become overloaded/overworked.
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Neutral
Project Controls Specialist (Current Employee), Cranberry, PAMay 12, 2015
Neutral feeling of overall company. I have had both good and bad experiences. I feel that the good somewhat outweigh the bad.
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Intense nuclear power plant design and project implementation
Principal Electrical Engineer (Former Employee), New Stanton, PAApril 30, 2015
Pros: New and multiple locations.
Cons: Upper Management
Great place to work. Management is being revamped, however moral and advancement are low.

There exists a great work ethic amongst the more senoir people. The new hires (too many of them) have little concept of exactly what is expected of them, nor the overall implications of careless or incomplete work.
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Its productive and have great employees
Pipe Support Engineer (Current Employee), Cranberry, PAApril 30, 2015
Pros: great gym, healthy caffetaria, friendly
Cons: Work security.
This job is a great first job to get lot of experience in the office environment. My first day at this job was fun because I got introduced to many people who I ended up working with most. Everyone is friendly when it comes to getting help with certain projects.
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Westinghouse - Not So Great
Project Controls Engineer (Current Employee), Waynesboro, GAApril 20, 2015
Job progression and career paths are vague here at best. Even advanced education won't get you very far. There are no development programs or defined career tracks within the company.

The company has been mismanaged, sells products that it has no complete design for and seems to think that it can rely on having few competitors to turn a profit.

Business is slow since nuclear isn't a very attractive energy source right now and it is expensive. Most projects have been late and over spent.

The company is not diverse or inclusive at all. If you are a minority, you will be tolerated at best, but most likely be overlooked for advancement.

The company is slow to change and not innovative at all. It will take a long time to bring it back to its original glory.

If you have an engineering background and high standards, check out other firms first.
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Excellent
Manager (Current Employee), Newington, NHApril 15, 2015
Served as team leader with up to twenty-six direct reports across three production shifts.
Promoted to lead a team of thirteen employees over three shifts on the Maintenance and Janitorial teams. Awarded responsibility for ten Material Handlers and four Tool Crib Attendants within two months on the job. Responsible for coordinating daily work for all teams over all three shifts. Additional personnel responsibilities include daily payroll and coordination of weekend overtime and vacation/PTO/out-time. Also responsible for hiring, new employee reviews and employee counseling, when necessary. Provide employees with training, resources and tools to maintain and increase service levels to both internal and external customers. Work closely with other departments to support production demands, safety in the workplace and satisfy the needs of internal “value adders”. Responsible for monitoring, analyzing, and reporting monthly debits for reconciliation against three department budgets.
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employees are great managment is another story
materials dept (Current Employee), Shoreview, MNApril 14, 2015
Pros: benefits
Cons: management
receive in parts and put them away. co workers are ok some have their won agendas though. management has no clue what goes on. promote people with no experience and let the ones leave they should try to keep. to much stress during they day get pulled in 10 directions always fighting fires. benefits are great though, if you can stand the rest of it
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Minimal opportunities for technicians to advance
Electrical Engineering Technician (Current Employee), Warrendale,PAApril 13, 2015
Pros: Above average salary, clean work environment, ongoing training
Cons: No ladder to ascend for technicians, job recognition minimal
Choice of 4x10,5x8 or 3x12 weekend night or day shifts
Many types of work daily .
Component Assembly
Cabinet Wiring
Cabinet system testing
Component testing
NRC compliance
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TECO-Westinghouse Motor Company
Mechanical Engineer (Current Employee), Round Rock, TXApril 9, 2015
This is for TECO-Westinghouse Motor Company, not other Westinghouse places.

People are great to work with. It has a sense of family atmosphere. People really carry for each other. People from engineers to shop workers are really approachable. Many people have 10+ yrs of experience.
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Struggling to change
Multi-billion leader (Current Employee), United StatesApril 6, 2015
Pros: Challenging work.
Cons: Benefits, pay, no growth.
Westinghouse is struggling along with the rest of the nuclear industry. No real career paths, difficult to get promoted.
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Fast-paced environment comitted to quality and safety.
Project Specialist (Current Employee), Cranberry, PAMarch 28, 2015
In my current position attention to detail is essential, critical project milestones are priority and handling multiple jobs simultaneously is the norm.

Throughout my career I have acted as “the hub” of information: communicating and coordinating efforts across multiple groups and organizations with an emphasis on quality and teamwork.
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Good place to work with great benefits and pay rates
Recruiting Coordinator, HR-Talent Acquisition (Current Employee), Township of Cranberry, PAMarch 27, 2015
Pros: Free parking, great pay and benefits, access to many amenities on campus
Cons: Too far from home to last until retirement from the company
Westinghouse is a great place to work with great benefits and pay rates. Transition training could be better. Work atmosphere is good. A lot of changes have taken place which has bogged down employees with extra workload in most areas of business. I would stay but since moving from Monroeville to Cranberry Township it has caused my work/home life balance to be a bit off and I would like to be closer to home.
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Engineering Co-op
Reactor Services Field Technician I (Former Employee), New Stanton, PAMarch 12, 2015
Hatfield’s Ferry Power Station – Masontown, Pennsylvania

Unit 3 Heat Rate Analysis
Plant & Coal Yard Environmental Survey
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fun place to work,a laugh a sec.
Inspector II (Former Employee), Windsor, CTMarch 11, 2015
Pros: beautiful lunches
Cons: communtions with mangement
a productive a work. educationa.l

always learning new procedure's.

management very straight forward and easily going.

co workers fun to work with ,we have each others back.

hardest part of the job knowing that the job will end one day.

enjoyable part of the job, is knowing the product will help energize the worlds electricity.
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Abundant Paperwork, Testing, and Design of Power Plants
Test Engineer (Current Employee), Warrendale, PAFebruary 16, 2015
As a test engineer, I document and test a safety system of a power plant at a testing facility. On a typical day of work, I interface with other engineers and technicians on testing cabinets of the safety system.
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Nice, safe job but not much room for advancement
Piping Analysis/Fracture Mechanics Engineer (Current Employee), Cranberry Twp, PAFebruary 12, 2015
Pros: promotes safety
Cons: poor management
There is not much effort from upper management to provide you with incentive to work harder. You feel stuck in your position.
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Engineering (Former Employee), Cranberry, PAFebruary 11, 2015
Excellent pay and benefits. Corporate direction and leadership are lacking. Hopefully, nuclear gets back on its feet and direction will be more apparent.
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Meetings, Mettings, Meetings
Senior Engineer (Current Employee), Windsor, CTJanuary 28, 2015
Pros: interesting work
Cons: design by committee
In any given eight hour work day, you can expect to attend up to six hours worth of meetings, sometimes more. Some of that you may be asked to make up on your personal time. A practice called "casual over time".

When you're not in meetings you'll spend countless hours in a futile attempt to be current on your ever changing training curriculum. Or trying to figure out how to use the new and improved replacement to whatever business tool was phased out last week.

Eventually, you'll find some time to try and get some real work done. However, you will eventually run into a procedural road block. At which time, you will be required to go to a meeting.

Not all bad, the work is very niche and therefore interesting. You can learn a lot and meet a ton of fascinating people in the process.
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Challenging and Rewarding
Internship (Former Employee), Madison, PAJanuary 12, 2015
As an intern at Westinghouse, I was responsible for structural analysis of steam generator tube sections. I worked extensively with ANSYS classic to build and solve FEA models, which I then used engineering calculations and ingenuity to determine if the models solved correctly or not. These calculations were then used in multiple subsequent calculation notes, and then stored in the Westinghouse database.

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About Westinghouse Electric Company, LLC

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Westinghouse Electric Company, LLC Salaries

Engineer
$67,500 per year
Senior Engineer
$90,000 per year
Program Manager
$120,000 per year
Project Manager
$87,000 per year
System Engineer
$64,000 per year

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