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Engineer 3 -- Mechanical -- Facilities Support Engineering

Date: Mar 9, 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




Engineer 3 -  (Facilities Support Engineering) Nuclear Fuel Services (BWXT)  -  Erwin, TN


Position Responsibilities:


  • Evaluates situations, selects and applies standard engineering techniques, procedures and criteria, using judgement in making minor modifications. 
  • Assignments have a clear objective and require planning and investigation of limited number of possible solutions. 
  • Work is reviewed for application of sound judgment and compliance with contract technical requirements and meet Engineering policies and procedures. 
  • Receives instructions on specific assignment objectives, complex features and possible solutions. 
  • Little to no assistance is furnished on unusual problems and work is reviewed for sound professional judgment.
  • Performs work independently which involves conventional types of plans, investigations; structures or equipment rarely with precedents.
  • Prepare written reports, drawings/sketches, technical documents (Technical Basis, Change Requests, Equivalencies, Set Points, etc.).
  • Designs and conducts tests or experiments, evaluate and correlate data, organize and plan work.
  • Applies understanding of manufacturing technology, technical process specifications, Engineering policies and procedures, QC procedures, department goals, customer needs and contract requirements.
  • Develops ability to interpret technical specifications, conduct meetings, deal with customer, vendor, and other department representatives, prepare time and cost estimates.
  • Work as part of team that creates and manages the Knowledge Management Program.


Position Requirements:


  • A Bachelor’s degree in Engineering from an ABET accredited institution. 4 years of experience required.
  • Ability to effectively communicate complex technical information in writing and verbally.
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a multifunctional team.
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a DOE security clearance.
  • Must be a U.S. citizen with no dual citizenship.


We welcome your experience, safety-oriented mindset, and can-do attitude to our team environment!  This position supports manufacturing and laboratory operations as well as other plant wide processes.  Projects and responsibilities may include engineering support to process ventilation, process water treatment, and modification or repairs to infrastructure such as pipe bridges, installation of walkways and platforms, and utilities.  We are looking for experience developing and implementing engineered solutions to upgrade, replace or repair existing plant equipment.  Experience as part of a project team developing and implementing new equipment or processes and designing for reliability.  Experience specifying sensors, control systems, or other equipment controls.  Structural engineering experience desired.  We value commitment to safety and safe operations, continuous improvement mindset and strong work ethic, and a team oriented attitude.  



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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