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Direct Dimensional Inspector

Date: Dec 1, 2022

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


Our facility in Barberton, Ohio is growing!  Do you have experience with precision measurement equipment and a desire to be part of a dynamic team?  If so, our Direct Dimensional Inspection openings may be a fit for you!


Why Apply?
This is a new position for our facility and will involve hands-on work with our inspection team.  Successful applicants will use various types of manual precision measurement equipment to inspect one-of-a-kind medium-to-heavy fabricated components.  You’ll get to work in a safe, clean, and highly-specialized environment with a great team, and we’ll provide the necessary training and certification! 


Initial pay for this position is $32.266 per hour, with additional shift premiums offered for second and third shift work.  Ability to earn an increase once additional inspection qualifications are achieved. Opportunities for promotion/pay increases are available for those who earn advanced certifications.  In addition, the company offers a generous benefits package that includes medical, dental, and vision coverage; life insurance; a retirement plan; employee assistance programs; an on-site medical clinic and cafeteria; paid time off; holiday pay; overtime; and annual pay increases. 

What You’ll Do
In this role, you will regularly perform inspections using hand gages, optical comparators, granite surface plates, and borescopes in all shop areas and within Material Services.  Additionally, you will:


  • Locate and move nonconforming materials and product with the use of jib cranes, hand trucks, fork trucks, and other lifting/moving equipment when required
  • Clean and remove minor burs or upset metal as required to facilitate inspection
  • Assist Front Line Managers in ensuring inspections are ready to work, including collaboratively working with engineers and management at all levels to resolve administrative, scheduling, and tooling issues
  • Work with Test Examiners to develop inspection methods to suit unique conditions and to train new employees when necessary
  • Identify, tag, and accept or reject parts
  • Make sketches and complete reports of inspection forms
  • Interpret prints, sketches, and printed material descriptions of any complexity
  • Verify completeness of shop and inspection operations and non-destructive tests when required

What We Need from You
To be successful in this role, candidates must possess the skills necessary to safely and effectively complete required tasks.  This includes, at a minimum:


  • A high school diploma or equivalency
  • Ability to demonstrate proper use of various manual precision measuring tools
  • Ability to perform advanced mathematical calculations
  • Ability to operate mobile lifts, lift trucks/tow motors, electric trucks, hand trucks, and pallet movers
  • Ability to work above and below floor level; must be able to climb
  • Ability to work from verbal and written instructions, such as prints, process sheets, sketches, and bills of materials
  • Ability to work any shift
  • Ability to adhere to strict PPE and safety requirements
  • Ability to pass written exams during qualification period; ability to obtain and maintain qualifications necessary to perform assigned duties
  • Ability to pass all pre-employment processes, to include a background check, pre-employment physical and drug screen, verification of education and work history, and reference checks
  • Due to our work with the US government, US citizenship with no dual citizenship is also required for this position


Applicants, please note: We currently have multiple openings for this position.  Shift assignments will be made at the time of offer based upon availability and business need.  Successful applicants must be willing to work any shift.

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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.


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, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.


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