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Test Facility Technician

Date: Jul 16, 2019

Location: Barberton, OH, US

Company: BWX Technologies

Headquartered in Lynchburg, Va., BWX Technologies, Inc. (BWXT) is a leading supplier of nuclear components and fuel to the U.S. government; provides technical, management and site services to support governments in the operation of complex facilities and environmental remediation activities; and supplies precision manufactured components and services for the commercial nuclear power industry. BWXT has more than 5,200 employees and significant operations in Lynchburg, Va.; Erwin, Tenn.; Mount Vernon, Ind.; Euclid, Ohio; Barberton, Ohio; and Cambridge, Ontario, as well as more than a dozen U.S. Department of Energy sites around the country. Follow us on Twitter @BWXTech and learn more at


Test Facility Technician  -  BWX Technologies, Inc.  -  Barberton, OH


Responsibilities include:


  • The test facility technician will be required to undertake a multitude of tasks, as workload demands shift.
  • The prime responsibility includes the design, development, maintenance, and construction of experimental flow test loops. 
  • The technician will be relied upon to help design new flow loops, or modify existing to meet customer specifications.
  • The technician will also assist in procurement of required hardware. Maintenance of existing test facility flow loops is required.
  • Secondary responsibilities include operation of stress relief furnaces, and fabrication of tooling/fixturing for production use.





  • The ideal candidate will have ten years' experience with a test laboratory environment, have machining capability, and excel in manual welding. ASME certified welder or technical schooling is a plus.
  • Ability to operate small machine tools (lathe, mill, shear)
  • Manual welding of carbon steel, inconel, and stainless steel
  • Read and interpret mechanical drawings
  • Assemble process piping
  • Perform rigging and lifting of complex components weighing up to 5 tons
  • Perform maintenance of pumps as large as 1750 hp.
  • Obtain and record critical as-built measurements for test components. Dimensional certification is a plus.
  • Required to be familiar with basic PC use, including Microsoft Outlook, Word, and Excel.  








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.

Nearest Major Market: Akron
Nearest Secondary Market: Cleveland

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