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Decommissioning Program Administrator

Date: Jan 26, 2023

Location: Erwin, TN, 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 6,100 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




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. 



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.


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