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Weekend Shift Manual Welder (SMAW, GTAW, & SA-GMAW)

Date: Nov 5, 2021

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 6,400 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


Candidates please note: This position is available on our weekend shift which consists of twelve (12) hours on Saturday and Sunday and eight (8) hours on Monday (the eight hour shift could be Friday instead of Monday); work thirty two (32) hours and get paid for forty (40) hours.  Scheduled off days are Tuesday through Friday or Monday through Thursday depending upon the shift.  Training will be on the Monday - Friday crew before being assigned to the weekend crew. 


We are currently hiring a qualified manual SMAW (stick) and GTAW (TIG) welder for our facility in Barberton, Ohio. The welder selected for this position will set up and perform extremely critical welds using stick, TIG, electric arc and heliarc welding processes to produce pressure and strength welds in all positions.  Maintaining strict compliance to technical documentation and instructions is required. Control of welding parameters, interpass cleaning and preheating is required.


Our manual welders are some of the best at what they do. Opportunities to continue fine tuning your welding skills and to share with others in a team environment are key to how we operate.


Minimum Qualifications

Desired candidates will have a high school diploma or GED equivalency coupled with a minimum of two (2) years’ demonstrated experience performing similar welding tasks. Lesser experience coupled with formal training and/or certification may be considered. Additionally:


  • All applicants must successfully complete a pre-employment weld screen
  • Must have the ability to read and understand manufacturing prints and weld data sheets
  • Must be a citizen of the United States with no dual citizenship
  • Must successfully complete a pre-employment physical, drug screen and background check


Compensation and Benefits
BWXT values its employees and recognizes the significant role they play in the company’s overall success.  We are proud to offer competitive wages and generous benefits that include:

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Life Insurance
  • Retirement Plan
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • On-site clinic
  • Cafeteria
  • Paid Time Off
  • Holiday Pay
  • Overtime
  • Annual Pay Increases


Pay for this position is $30.312 per hour.


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 safety protocols, including, but not limited to, any applicable COVID-19 vaccination and testing requirements.  This means that any existing BWXT employees and new hires, whether working at a customer site, working remotely, or working in a BWXT facility, will be required to adhere to applicable COVID-19 requirements.  These requirements may include vaccination, attestations regarding vaccination status and/or regular COVID-19 testing, and employees may be required to show proof of vaccination and/or negative test results as a condition of employment.  Requests for a reasonable accommodation will be reviewed and assessed pursuant to applicable law and Company policy.  Please speak with your BWXT Talent Acquisition Representative to determine which protocols will apply to the work location assigned to the job you are seeking.


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, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.


Nearest Major Market: Akron
Nearest Secondary Market: Cleveland

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