Maintenance Planning Assistant

Date: Jun 8, 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 6,650 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





Maintenance Planning Assistant - BWX Technologies, Inc.  - Barberton, Ohio


The Maintenance Planning Assistant works for the Maintenance Planner and is the focal point for interfacing between maintenance, production, and other departments. This position requires an individual who is a self-starter that has strong organizational, technical, and analytical skills. Experienced in communication and inter-personal skills are required.



  •  Schedules preventative maintenance, predictive maintenance, and repair maintenance to minimize disruption to the shop schedule.

  • Verifies all material required for jobs is on-hand prior to the job commencement.

  • Coordinates with production outside vendor repairs to mitigate conflicts with production schedule and vendor work.

  • Utilizes SAP maintenance modules to develop long range PM plans and communicates these plans with order departments for load planning.

  • Prepares reports, develops metrics, and monitors maintenance work to ensure work is being accomplished in a timely manner.

  • Communicates with maintenance and production personnel as needed on the upcoming schedule and gives updates during the execution of work.

  • Identifies and resolves scheduling conflicts between maintenance and production schedules to optimize workload.

  • Trains new SAP users in the use of the maintenance modules for work order creation.

  • Monitors work orders, investigates unclear work orders, and corrects any work orders that have errors. 

  • This is a 1st shift position with the following core hours, Mon-Fri (7:30am-4:00pm).  Additional details on schedule requirements will be covered.  



  • At least 6-years maintenance experience in an industrial environment is required.

  • Experience with HBM, VBM, Lathes, Robot welders and production welding is desired.

  • Previous experience in maintenance planning is preferred.

  • 3-years’ experience with SAP maintenance is strongly preferred.

  • Effective oral and written communication skills are a must.

  • Computer skills in Microsoft Office suite are a must.

  • Must be available for scheduled overtime, including some weekends.






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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