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Engineer of Radiological Work

Date: Apr 6, 2021

Location: Erwin, TN, 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




  • Requires in-depth knowledge and experience in own area and general knowledge in related areas.
  • Ability to work independently with minimal guidance. Uses best practices and knowledge of internal or external business issues to improve products or services.
  • Solves complex program; takes a new perspective on existing solutions; exercises judgement based on the analysis of multiple sources of information.
  • Has knowledge of best practices and how own area integrates with others; is aware of the competition and the factors that differentiate the company in the market.
  • Acts as a resource to other team members; may lead projects with limited risks and resource requirements.


Responsibilities include:  


  • Perform detailed engineering and prepare comprehensive work procedures to support D&D projects in a nuclear facility.
  • Maintain project-related documentation, status, and prepare required reports.
  • Maintain knowledge of technical requirements applicable to the assigned scope of work.
  • Walk down systems and site areas with craft labor and other project personnel to generate and verify design accuracy
  • Ensure project deliverables are completed on time and according to schedule.
  • Generate construction drawings for specific project tasks using CAD software (Autodesk, Microstation, Solidworks, etc.).



  • Bachelor of Science from an accredited Engineering program (Mechanical, Civil, Electrical, Structural) with a minimum of 2 years of engineering experience.  
  • Field experience on electrical systems (both high and low voltage systems and I&C) is highly desired.
  • Electrical and Structural Engineers with P.E are highly desired
  • Previous qualification as an Engineer of Radiological Work is highly desired
  • Able to read and understand Piping and Instrumentation Drawings.
  • Efficiency in AutoCad, Microstation, Inventor, Solidworks, or similar CAD and 3D CAD software is highly desired.
  • Previous experience in the nuclear or radiological field is highly desirable.
  • Must be a US Citizen, no dual citizenship.
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a Department of Energy Level "Q" Security Clearance. Current clearance is highly desired.


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: Asheville
Nearest Secondary Market: Knoxville

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