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Electronic Repair Technician

Date: Feb 21, 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 6,400 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


BWXT is seeking qualified candidates to fill maintenance positions specializing in electronic repair at its facility in Barberton, Ohio. 


Individuals filling this role will be responsible for maintaining, troubleshooting, and calibration of plant equipment to ensure continuous plant operations and production requirements.  Additionally, the following routine tasks will be performed:


  • Works from wiring diagrams, drawings, electrical and electronic tools, gages, calibrating and testing equipment.  
  • Works with A. C. and D. C. motors and generators, transformers, rectifiers, electronic controls and regulators, including various mill and production equipment, electronic computers and control systems, data recording and processing equipment, control circuits, electronic gauges and detectors, x-ray gages, communication equipment, and annunciators.


Desired candidates should have a high school diploma or GED and a minimum of two (2) years’ experience in a manufacturing environment. Lesser experience coupled with formal training and/or previous certifications may be acceptable.  Must be able to climb to any height and must pass all quality control tests and other training classes as required.  Must be willing to work any shift.


Due to our work with the federal government, U.S. citizenship with no dual citizenship is also required.


Candidates considered for this position will be subjected to both written and practical assessments to determine baseline competencies and aptitudes.  Successful candidates will be able to demonstrate the following:


  • Understanding of Allen Bradley PLCs, HMI, VFD, Seimens and Faunc controls.
  • Experience with Machine Tools, including CNC and welding equipment.
  • Understanding of ladder logic and ability to perform some PLC programming functions and troubleshooting.
  • Experience with fork lift, boom lift and scissor lift operation.
  • Ability to read electrical schematics. 


The hourly rate for this position is $31.111 and is complimented by a generous benefits package.



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.


Nearest Major Market: Akron
Nearest Secondary Market: Cleveland

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