Decommissioning Program Administrator

Date: May 12, 2024

Location: Erwin, TN, US

Company: BWX Technologies

Nuclear Fuel Services (NFS) is a division of BWX Technologies. At BWX Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: BWXT), we are People Strong, Innovation Driven. Headquartered in Lynchburg, Virginia, BWXT is a Defense News Top 100 manufacturing and engineering innovator that provides safe and effective nuclear solutions for global security, clean energy, environmental restoration, nuclear medicine and space exploration. With more than 7,000 employees, BWXT has 14 major operating sites in the U.S., Canada and the U.K. 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 restoration and operations management at 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. For more information, visit Follow us on LinkedIn, X, Facebook and Instagram.


Program Administrator (Decommissioning) -- Nuclear Fuel Services, Inc. -  Erwin, TN


Summary Description of Job:


Assists Program Managers in maintaining status of proposals and contract services by the NFS Program Management organization to result in the timely, efficient and accurate supply of materials and services in accordance with contract terms.  Assists as a secondary contact for proposal and contract information collection activities with both internal and external customers as directed by supervisor.


Major Duties and Responsibilities of Job:


  • Maintains records of customer or architect/engineer specifications.
  • Assists in preparation of cost and schedule variance reports, price approval requests and cost control strategies.
  • Assists in development of Gantt charts and CPM schedules to integrate multiple cost center activities.
  • Prepares purchase authorizations following customer specifications and NFS standards and procedures under Program Manager supervision.
  • Recognizes critical elements of contract language and cost accounting practices to assist in simple material delivery contracts with customers.
  • Maintains commercial contract documentation and subsequent changes.
  • Assists in data collection and preparation of project financial accounting information to control revenue, receivables and cost.
  • Under the supervision of a Program Manager, assists in preparation of project governance documents including creating project specific procedures or referenced NFS procedures.
  • Assists in preparation of proposals and presentations for customers and diverse audiences.
  • Under supervision, develops alternative strategies to solve project problems.



Educational Requirements of Job:


B.S. -- Engineering, Technical or Business discipline or In lieu of B. S. degree, eight (8) years of manufacturing or engineering experience.


Experience Requirements of Job (Beyond educational or equivalent)


Three to five years beyond educational or equivalent experience in lieu of degree.  Minimum of 3 years' experience in at least two of the following areas:  Field services; product design; chemical or mechanical engineering; project controls; finance & accounting or manufacturing management. 



Pay: $92,0000.00 - $142,000.00

The base salary range for this position in Tennessee (US-TN) at the start of employment is expected to be between $92,0000.00 and $142,000.00 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.


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.

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.


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