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Deep Drill Operator

Date: Nov 17, 2020

Location: Barberton, OH, US

Company: BWX Technologies

At BWX Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: BWXT), we are People Strong, Innovation Driven. Headquartered in Lynchburg, Va., BWXT provides safe and effective nuclear solutions for national security, clean energy, environmental remediation, nuclear medicine and space exploration. With approximately 6,400 employees, BWXT has 12 major operating sites in the U.S. and Canada. 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 remediation 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 @BWXTech and learn more at

We are hiring a Deep Drill Operator at our facility in Barberton, Ohio.  The individual selected for this role will set up and operate deep hole drilling machines to perform machining operations on medium-to-large components requiring exact precision.



  • Sets up parts on gun drill table according to written and verbal instructions
  • Maintains machine coolant supplies and cleanliness of system, including sump tank, holding tank, troughs, coolant filters, and cooling units.
  • Starts and observes machine, manuscript, and display tube for proper operations.
  • Sets machine feeds and speeds according to material being machined and finish required.
  • Cleans and preps surfaces for inspection. Marks completed material, job number, and heat number.


Minimum Qualifications

To perform this position successfully, an individual must be able to perform each job duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.

  • High school diploma or GED equivalency
  • A minimum of two (2) years’ experience performing similar functions is desired.
  • Must be able to recognize potential problems by reviewing manuscript as program is running and make edits, as needed.
  • Must be able to work to 0.000” tolerances and to a microfinish 16.
  • Must be able to work from blueprints, sketches, process sheets, written and verbal instructions, set-up sheets, CNC memory and/or DNC.
  • Must be able to accurately perform mathematical calculations.
  • Must pass all required pre-employment assessments, drug screen, and physical examination.
  • Must be able to maintain detailed work records.


Physical Demands

The characteristics listed below are representative of the physical demands required by an individual to successfully perform the essential duties of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and reach with hands and arms. The employee is frequently required to walk. The employee occasionally required to stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to lift and/or move up to 50 lbs. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts, toxic, and caustic chemicals and fumes or airborne particles. The noise level in the work environment ranges from normal noise levels to loud.


Please note: This is a THIRD SHIFT position.  The hourly rate for this position is $28.161 and is complimented by a generous benefits package.


BWX Technologies, Inc. (BWXT) embraces diversity of thought, values individuality, encourages new perspectives and provides equal opportunity in employment for all qualified employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other category protected by federal, state, and/or local law.


Nearest Major Market: Akron
Nearest Secondary Market: Cleveland

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