Horizontal Machining Center Operator

Date: Jun 25, 2024

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 www.bwxt.com.





Horizontal Machining Center Operator - BWX Technologies, Inc.  -  Barberton, Ohio



Operates a horizontal boring mill, with and without continuous path control, performing contouring, boring, facing, turning, counter boring, grooving, undercutting, reaming, milling, drilling and tapping operations to produce quality product in accordance with established quality and procedural guidelines. Makes in-process changes to programs and edits/writes programs, as necessary, under the supervision of a programmer and/or immediate supervisor.

Minimum Requirements


  • A high school diploma or GED equivalency is required. Formal technical education is preferred, but not required. A minimum of three (3) years' technical experience in a similar role is desired.
  • Must demonstrate ability to maintain detailed records, complete process documentation and other production records.
  • Must be able to demonstrate proper use of instruments such as: dial indicators, verier calipers, precision instruments, micrometers, calipers, jacks, clamps, bolts, shim, jigs, fixtures, and angle plates.
  • Must be able to recognize problems as programs are running and demonstrate ability to write/edit programs using both G and M coded controls (experience with Siemens and Fanuc controls preferred).
  • Must be able to work with tolerances of .000" and to a microfinish 16 when necessary.
  • U.S. citizenship with no dual citizenship is required.
  • Must be open and available to working all shifts.

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 regularly required to stand; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and reach with hands and arms. The employee is frequently required to walk. The employee is occasionally required to stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. 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 noise level in the work environment ranges from normal noise levels to loud.


Please note: This position pays $36.416 per hour and is complemented by a generous benefits package. Upon an offer, a relocation package is available for eligible candidates.




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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