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Communications Specialist

Date: Nov 23, 2022

Location: Barberton, OH, US

Company: BWX Technologies

Communications Specialist - BWX Technologies, Inc. - Barberton, OH


BWX Technologies, Inc. is currently seeking a Communications Specialist for its Barberton, OH location!


BWXT’s mission is to provide safe and effective nuclear solutions for national security, clean energy, environmental remediation, nuclear medicine, and space exploration. We have manufacturing facilities, laboratories, and work sites all across the country, all of which require products and services to work efficiently and effectively. Follow us on Twitter @BWXTech and learn more at


This position will be based in our Nuclear Operations Group facility in Barberton, Ohio. The primary focus of this position is employee communications with additional involvement in events and some external communications.


Responsibilities/duties include:

  • Develop and execute effective employee communications strategies, plans and deliverables that drive employee engagement.
  • Create or assist with the development of a wide variety of company communications such as executive messages, blogs, videos, newsletters, internal websites, social media, brochures, fact sheets, scripts, posters, banners and others supporting employee communications for our three manufacturing facilities in Ohio and Indiana.
  • Although this position will be based in Barberton, the job will include frequent travel to the Euclid, Ohio facility and occasional travel to our site in Mount Vernon, Indiana.
  • Coordinate the execution of special events and promotions such as large employee social events, community relations activities, media relations, customer strategic events and trade shows as needed. Some of this work must be accomplished after normal business hours and on weekends.
  • Be a strong team player with excellent interpersonal skills and a positive contributor to the efforts of the Communications department and company as a whole.


Minimum job requirements:

  • A minimum of a bachelor’s degree in communications, journalism, marketing, or a related field. 
  • A minimum of six (6) years of relevant experience is required.
  • Must be a U.S. citizen with no dual citizenship.
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) clearance.
  • Ability to report to an assigned work location as scheduled. This is not a remote work opportunity.


Additional job requirements:

  • Excellent writing and editing skills, with experience in developing story ideas, researching content, understanding the most effective medium for delivering a message to a specific audience, producing the content and submitting it error-free for approval. A writing test will be administered as part of the interview process and a portfolio of past work demonstrating competency in the above job responsibilities should be submitted with your application.
  • Ability to create and execute a communications plan that delivers measurable results.
  • Ability to post materials to internal and external websites using various software programs.
  • Ability to organize internal and public events involving multiple elements that require detailed organization and coordination with others and represent the company while working at those same events as needed.
  • Ability to work well in a matrixed organization and independently without onsite direct supervision.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel and basic graphic design and video-editing software.



The Communications Specialist will work a 9/80 work week while receiving market leading pay, paid time off, paid winter holiday shutdown, educational refund plan, medical, dental, vision and service-based retirement contributions with additional 401k match.


As a federal government contractor, BWX Technologies, Inc. and any subsidiaries, affiliates and related entities (“BWXT” or the “Company”) complies with all federal, state, and local laws and customer requirements regarding COVID-19 and other health and safety protocols.  As such, all BWXT new hires will be required to adhere to applicable Company COVID-19 requirements within the workplace as a condition of employment. 


Applicants selected will be subject to a Federal background investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information or matter. Position requires U.S. Citizenship (with no dual citizenship) and ability to obtain and maintain a Department of Energy (DOE) security clearance which involves an extensive criminal and financial background investigation and previous employment reference verifications. 


BWXT supports diversity and is committed to the concept of Equal Employment Opportunity. We have established procedures to ensure that all personnel actions such as recruitment, compensation, career development, benefits, company-sponsored training and social recreational programs are administered without regard to race, color religion, gender, national origin, citizenship, age, disability or veteran status.


At BWX Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: BWXT), we are People Strong, Innovation Driven. Headquartered in Lynchburg, Virginia, BWXT is a Fortune 1000 and Defense News Top 100 manufacturing and engineering innovator that provides safe and effective nuclear solutions for global security, clean energy, environmental restoration, nuclear medicine and space exploration. With approximately 6,700 employees, BWXT has 14 major operating sites in the U.S., Canada and the U.K. We are the sole manufacturer of naval nuclear reactors for U.S. submarines and aircraft carriers. Our company supplies precision manufactured components, services and fuel for the commercial nuclear power industry across four continents. Our joint ventures provide environmental restoration and nuclear operations management at more than a dozen U.S. Department of Energy and NASA facilities. BWXT’s technology is driving advances in medical radioisotope production in North America and microreactors for various defense and space applications. Follow us on Twitter at @BWXT and learn more at


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