Industrial Machine Repair Technician (Millwright)

Date: Feb 2, 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


We are currently seeking qualified applicants to fill Industrial Machine Repair Technician (Millwright) openings at our facility in Barberton, Ohio. Millwrights at this facility will maintain and repair all plant area machines, tools, and equipment and will diagnose and repair mechanical, piping and minor electrical malfunctions on any and all machines, tools and equipment. Additionally, millwrights will:


  • Make or assist in making installations of all types, including repositioning of present equipment and original installation of new equipment; also performs precision alignment on new or existing machinery.
  • Test run machines and equipment while diagnosing or making repairs and prior to releasing for production.
  • Perform carpentry and rigging duties as required.
  • Perform welding, brazing, burning and heating as required.
  • Move material and equipment to and from work area by use of any transportable means.
  • Work from blue prints, sketches, repair manuals, bills of material and written or verbal instructions from salaried personnel or employee being assisted.
  • Detect and report faulty operation and defective materials.
  • Keep work areas, machinery and equipment clean and orderly.
  • Maintain and sign necessary records as required.


Additional Qualifications/Requirements

  • Candidates must first complete and achieve an acceptable score on a written Milwright exam.  In addition, an online assessment will be administered and will include a mechanical comprehension section
  • A high school diploma or GED equivalency is required, along with a minimum of five (5) years' experience in industrial maintenance.  Lesser experience coupled with formal training and/or previous certifications may be acceptable
  • Must be able to read hydraulic, pneumatic and electrical schematics
  • Must be able to climb to any height.
  • CNC/Machine tool experience desired
  • Must be open and available to working all shifts
  • Must pass pre-employment physical, drug screen and background check prior to hire date
  • Must be able to effectively take instruction from management and supervision
  • Must possess skills necessary to complete detailed records and maintain appropriate documentation
  • Must be a US citizen with no dual citizenship


Please note: The pay for this position is $35.993 per hour and is complemented by a generous benefits package.  Shift assignments will be made at the time of offer and will be dependent upon business need and availability of positions at the time of offer.  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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