Project Engineer - Welding

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Project Engineer - Welding  -   BWX Technologies, Inc. -   Barberton, Ohio 


Responsibilities include:

  • Schedule, organize, control, and complete weld-related engineering projects (i.e., additive manufacturing, filler material development, etc.).
  • Review contract and quality requirements needed for projects (ex. technical package).
  • Prepare, review, and release welding procedures in accordance with specifications and procedure qualifications.
  • Preparation of welding and manufacturing plans (i.e., bead placement sketches, setup sheets, welding instructions)
  • Qualification, documentation, and maintenance of welding procedures.
  • Trouble shooting of welding operations (i.e., weldability issues, welding equipment failures).
  • Interface with Vendor and Customer representatives as needed.
  • Prepare and submit technical reports and documents.
  • Develop cost estimates to support proposals.


Job Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Theoretical and working understanding of the gas tungsten, gas metal, shielded metal, and submerged arc welding processes.
  • Working knowledge of commercial or military welding qualification and fabrication specifications through practical or classroom experience.
  • Theoretical understanding of ferrous and non-ferrous materials includes but is not limited to, bulk microstructure, phase transformations during welding, and proper selection of filler material.
  • Bachelor of Science in Welding Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or other related field of study.
  • Strong communication and technical writing skills, an interest in working in and with multi-disciplinary teams in support of product design and manufacture, and experience in project management and execution. 
  • Qualified candidates must be a U.S. citizen, able to obtain and maintain a DOE issued Security Clearance and pass pre-employment background and drug screening.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with additive manufacturing, laser or electron beam welding, and powder-metallurgy hot-isostatic pressing
  • Experience working in a defense or aerospace-related environment
  • Proficient in AutoCAD, SolidWorks, or other related CAD/CAM software
  • Experience in navigating specification and contractual requirements



The base salary range for this position in Ohio (US-OH) at the start of employment is expected to be between $62,000 and $97,000 per year. However, the base salary offered is based on local job market factors, and may vary further depending on factors specific to the selected job candidate, such as job-related knowledge, skills, experience, and other objective business considerations. Subject to these considerations, the total compensation package for this position may also include other elements, such as an annual cash incentive in addition to a full range of medical, retirement, and/or other benefits. Details of participation in these benefit plans will be provided at such time the selected job candidate receives an offer of employment. If hired, the selected job candidate will be employed 'at-will,’ unless employed at a location and in a position subject to a collective bargaining agreement.  The company further reserves the right to modify base salary (as well as any other discretionary payment, compensation or benefit program) at any time, including for reasons related to individual performance, company or individual department/team performance, and other market factors.


<span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif">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 health and safety protocols.  As such, all BWXT new hires will be required to adhere to applicable Company health and safety 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) ability to obtain and maintain a Department of Energy (DOE) security clearance which involves an extensive criminal and financial background investigation, drug test 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.


Barberton OH

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