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Welding Specialist (2nd Shift)

Date: May 18, 2022

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


Welding Specialist  -  BWX Technologies, Inc.  -  Barberton, Ohio


Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:


- Maintains all automatic welding equipment operational in production shops, assists Welding Engineer in performance of duties.

- Assist Welding Engineer in performance of duties and with development of new processes and procedures 

- Trains and assist welder/operators in production welding environment and evaluate production welds to applicable standards 

- Must be able to operate and qualify on automatic welding equipment 

- Performs development projects as directed by Welding Engineer 

- Assist in daily technical maintenance and troubleshooting and assist with installation of new welding equipment 

- Instructs hourly operators for acceptance and qualifications 

- Examines and evaluates production welds 

- Performs other investigations and test programs as required 

- Set up shop welds per Welding Engineer's direction and/or shop supervision 

- Program welding parameters on programmable equipment 

- Assist and instructs on setup of robotic welding equipment 

-This position is on 2nd shift.


Job Qualifications / Requirements:


- High School graduate, or equivalent, formal welding technical education (Trade School for example) is a plus but not mandatory

- 3 to 5 years of welding experience in a shop environment

- Applicants should have a good understanding/working knowledge of manual, semi-automatic, and mechanized/automatic welding processes 

- Experience with robotic welding is a plus 

- Hand-on welding experience is desirable to aid in training of shop personnel 

- Ability to work on a PC, using Microsoft Office applications 

- Ability to work well with various departments 

- Ability to follow detailed manufacturing plans and provide direction to shop personnel 

- Availability to work overtime, some daily and occasional weekend support 

- Must be a U.S. citizen with no dual citizenship 

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.

Nearest Major Market: Akron
Nearest Secondary Market: Cleveland

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