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Entry Level Machinist

Date: Nov 3, 2020

Location: Barberton, OH, US

Company: BWX Technologies

Headquartered in Lynchburg, Va., BWX Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:BWXT) is a leading supplier of nuclear components and fuel to the U.S. government; provides technical and management services to support the U.S. government in the operation of complex facilities and environmental remediation activities; and supplies precision manufactured components, services and fuel for the commercial nuclear power industry. With approximately 6,250 employees, BWXT has eleven (11) major operating sites in the U.S. and Canada. In addition, BWXT joint ventures provide management and operations at more than a dozen U.S. Department of Energy and NASA facilities. Follow us on Twitter @BWXTech and learn more at


We are currently seeking qualified candidates to fill the role of Broaching Operator at our facility in Barberton, Ohio.  The Broaching Operator will operate the broaching machine to broach tube supports, tube sheets, strainer plates and similar products of ferritic and austenitic materials.


Summary of Responsibilities:

  • Set up work station and operate broaching machine to broach external surfaces of metal work pieces.
  • Align machine with work pieces, insert broaching tools and activate machine pulling tools through components broaching openings to specifications/requirements.
  • Perform in-process inspection on work to determine quality standards are met and detects machine out-of-tolerance conditions; escalates out-of-tolerance conditions to the team lead and assists with corrections.
  • Change worn broach tooling, clean machine, and perform setup on new broach tooling.
  • Clean machine work area, components, and pit.
  • Deburrs and grinds as required.
  • Operate crane and assist with crane moves.


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.


  • Must have a high school diploma or GED
  • A minimum of two (2) years’ machining experience, preferably in a medium-to-heavy manufacturing environment, is preferred
  • Must be able to read and understand prints, process sheets, written and verbal instructions.
  • Must demonstrate ability to use and set up measuring instruments, such as fixed gauges, calipers, and micrometers.
  • Must ensure compliance with environmental health and safety policies.
  • Must be able to keep detailed records.
  • Must be willing to learn and be assisted by other operators on proper operational procedures.
  • Must be willing and able to perform housekeeping and other job related duties as assigned.
  • Must demonstrate above skills by passing written and practical tests.
  • Due to our work with the federal government, U.S. citizenship with no dual citizenship is required.


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 constantly required to stand; will frequently use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and will frequently lift, push/pull, bend, and carry. The employee is frequently required to walk. The employee is occasionally required to stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, and turn or twist. The employee is regularly required to lift and/or move up to 50lbs. 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 employee is frequently in contact with water or othr liquids and should expect a wet work environment. The noise level in the work environment ranges from normal noise levels to loud.


Pay for this position is up to $27.747 per hour 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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