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Date: Mar 10, 2023

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 7,500 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


Fitter  -  BWX Technologies, Inc.  -  Barberton, OH



We are currently hiring qualified fitters to join our growing team in Barberton, Ohio!


Individuals selected for this role will perform critical production work in a high consequence, heavy fabrication environment.  Daily tasks and general responsibilities will include:


  • Fitting, aligning, assembling, and securing internal and external component parts, sub-assemblies, and final assemblies of varying size, complexity, shape, and design; performing layouts and other incidental fitting tasks.
  • Rigging and installing lifting equipment and fixtures to components; assembling and disassembling of components, tools, and fixtures
  • Assisting crane operators with the movement of parts; operation of pendant and jib cranes
  • Attaching of thermocouples
  • Wrapping of wire on electrical preheats and working to exacting tolerances under any required preheat
  • Flushing and cleaning of components; painting of components, tooling, and fixtures
  • Torqueing closures for hydro-testing; setting up and operating vibrational conditioning and hydro equipment as required.
  • Chipping, grinding, milling, and tapping to obtain proper fit, remove defects, alter geometry, or in preparation for NDE, inspection, or painting
  • Assisting with the loading and tying down of components, fixtures, tools, and other materials on trucks, trailers, and railcars; shipping of equipment, material, and product as required.


Minimum Requirements
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
  • Two (2) years minimum experience in a manufacturing environment is preferred; lesser experience coupled with formal training or certification may be considered.
  • Ability to operate mobile lifts, lift trucks/tow motors, electric trucks, hand trucks, and pallet movers
  • Ability to work above and below floor level
  • 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


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.


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




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