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Electrical Engineer - Power Distribution

Date: Jul 22, 2021

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 6,650 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



Electrical Engineer - Power Distribution  -  BWX Technologies, Inc.  -  Barberton, OH


Job Responsibilities: 


  • Applies electrical theory and related knowledge to design then modify the facility power distribution systems as required to support machinery and production support equipment installations in the Maintenance, Facility Engineering, and Operations departments.
  • Performs single-line modeling including short circuit calculations, voltage drop calculations, conductor sizing, time current curve studies, and conduit fill calculations.
  • Assesses needs then designs motor-control systems, switch panels, transformers, and other electrical equipment and components according to sound electrical engineering principles.
  • Prepares electrical scopes of work, evaluates subcontractor quotes, prepares capital authorization request packages, creates schedules, then manages facility power distribution capital and expense projects.
  • Helps maintain the plant power infrastructure, electrical testing, and upgrades of all substations and switchgear on site while complying to applicable code requirements.
  • Responsible for maintaining proper documentation and arc flash labeling per Federal/State/Local applicable code requirements. 
  • Plans facility power outages and oversees electrical contractors during weekends or holidays as needed to minimize disruptions to the growing 24/7 production demand.   




  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering and a minimum of 2 years of design experience in facility power distribution systems is preferred. 
  • Working knowledge of National Electric Codes, National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) codes 70E and 79, NETA MTS Standards, Pearl Reconditioning Standards, and 29 CFR 1910 OSHA Standards.
  • Advanced understanding of facility power distribution systems in a production shop environment is preferred.
  • Experience with AutoCAD and EasyPower software is a plus.





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.

Nearest Major Market: Akron
Nearest Secondary Market: Cleveland

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